The Canticum Novum Singers is now in its 37th season under the direction of its founder, Harold Rosenbaum. During the past 36 years, this chamber choir has achieved both national and international recognition for its stylistic versatility, vocal blend and expressive range. The ensemble has presented dozens of world, American and New York premieres by composers ranging from Handel, J.C. Bach, Fauré and Bruckner, to Harbison, Berio, Schnittke, Rorem, Schickele and George Benjamin.
The Canticum Novum Singers has performed in many New York concert halls and has collaborated with the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the American Symphony Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Riverside Symphony, the Madeira Bach Festival Orchestra in Portugal, L'Orchestre Philharmonique D'Europe in Paris, and the Symphony Orchestra of Budapest in Spain and Andorra.
The Canticum Novum Singers has performed over 450 concerts worldwide. It allows amateur singers from many different professions the opportunity to perform choral music at a professional level. Admission is by audition. The Canticum Novum Singers is Chorus-in-Residence at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church in New York City.