Gloriæ Dei Cantores (Singers to the Glory of God) holds a passionate dedication to illuminate truth and beauty through choral artistry, celebrating a rich tradition of Sacred choral music from Gregorian chant through the twenty-first century.
Under the direction of Richard K. Pugsley, Gloriae Dei Cantores has touched the hearts of audiences in twenty-three countries, receiving extensive critical acclaim for its artistic elegance, performance authenticity, and compelling spirituality. Distributed internationally by Naxos, the choir’s catalog of more than fifty recordings showcases their extensive repertoire. Highlights of their career include three tours to Russia, opening the 900th anniversary of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy, live broadcasts with the BBC, film soundtracks, the tree-lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Plaza, and performances in some of the finest concert halls throughout the world. The choir’s collaborative ventures have included a sixteen-city US tour of Mozart’s Requiem with Philippe Entremont and the Munich Symphony Orchestra, performances with Her Majesty’s Coldstream Guards, concerts of of Mozart’s Requiem with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic in Russia, and ten Holiday Tours with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops. Gloriæ Dei Cantores makes its home at the Church of the Transfiguration (Orleans, MA) where the choir sings weekly worship services, seasonal concerts, and records throughout the year. www.gdcchoir.org www.gdcrecordings.com