2016–2017 Season » The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars

St. Paul Church, Cambridge

The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, director

O splendor gloriae: Festive Music of Josquin, Victoria, Taverner, and more

With more than 2,000 concert performances around the globe, director Peter Phillips and The Tallis Scholars continue to be among Early Music’s most essential ensembles, with breathtakingly virtuosic performances of pristine clarity. A fixture of the BEMF concert stage for 28 consecutive years, they return this holiday season with a festive program of classic texts associated with Christmas. Enjoy Josquin’s Christmas motet Praeter rerum seriem, Taverner’s elaborate O splendor gloriae, and more from de Rore, Victoria, de Sermisy, and Renaissance Mexican master Hernando Franco. Celebrate the season with an evening of sublime beauty and unparalleled artistry.


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“Flawless and marvelously transparent singing.”

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Josquin: Praeter rerum seriem
de Rore: Missa Praeter rerum
de Rore: Hodie Christus natus est
Victoria: Magnificat Primi Toni
de Sermisy: Salve regina
Franco: Salve regina
Taverner: O splendor gloriae

Programs are subject to change.

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