What People Say

“Exquisite singing—undoubtedly one of the premier choral ensembles in the world.”

Dr. Gary L. Ingle, President, American Classical Music Hall of Fame

“The singing is superb, the sound outstanding, and it provides one with a truly spiritual as well as musical experience.”

Samuel Adler, American composer, conductor, author, and professor

“We were all under the deep spell of the excellence performance of your choir. The concerts you sang will remain in the memory of all who heard them.”

His Holiness, Metropolitan Patriarch Alexy II, Patriarch of Russia

“I was proud to be their representative here – the very best of America.”

Mark Palmer  Former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary

“Gloriæ Dei Cantores’ voices sound like angels descending from Heaven. A glorious celebration—a joyous melding of mission and gift.”

Mark O’Connor, Grammy Award-winning Violinist, Composer

“Your presence in this town is greatly appreciated and will be remembered. This kind of cultural and spiritual exchange is more important than economic exchanges.”

Metropolitan Antonie, Sibiu, Romania

“One of the finest crafted, best blended, and innately musical ensembles with which I have had the pleasure to work.”

Keith Lockhart, Conductor, Boston Pops

“Your chorus is simply wonderful and our Mozart Requiem is the best musical experience I had in my life.”

Philippe Entremont, Conductor, Munich Symphony

“You are the first American group to perform here in 50 years. At this difficult moment of crisis in our country, this choir is a message with a bright ray of hope from America.”

Feim Ibrahimi, Director of Opera Theater, Tirana, Albania

“The choir has a large repertoire and its high standards rival those of the great European choirs. They bring musicianship, enthusiasm and total commitment to all they undertake and, consequently, their many concerts have received the highest critical acclaim.”

The late Dr. George Guest, Fellow, Choirmaster and Organist, St. John’s College, Cambridge, England

“Thank you for your service to our country. Your last ‘alleluia’ tore my heart. We will never forget you.”

Pavel Vychopen, General Secretary of the Ecumenical Council of Churches, Czechoslovakia