CANTUS COELLN Vocal Ensemble
“Impeccable in expression and sound.” — LE MONDE DE LA MUSIQUE
Lead by lutenist Konrad Junghänel, Cantus Cölln is considered one of the most renowned vocal ensembles of its kind worldwide. Its repertoire comprises the German and Italian vocal literature from the Renaissance to the Baroque era. The ensemble sound is characterised by its flawless homogeneity, without any loss of individual vocal timbres. Cantus Cölln impresses with perfect intonation, sublime vocal transparency and soulful expressivity. In numerous concerts around the globe the ensemble has received great acclaim from the public and the press. Many of its more than 35 CDs have been awarded international prizes and are seen as reference interpretations today.
“Cantus Cölln (…) plainly in their element, blazing a thrilling trail of dynamic declamation, manipulating colorific effect and always with a focused immediacy in the vocal line.” — FONOFORUM
“Cantus Cölln is singing these works so beautifully that even adamant atheists will be converted.” — DER TAGESSPIEGEL
“A keen sense of rhetoric, dramatic expression, stylistic perfection: Cantus Cölln possesses all that in abundance.” — LE MONDE