Saturday 17 June | 7.30pm | Clifton Cathedral spem in alium 
The Tallis Scholars
with the Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields

Tickets: £30, £26, £23, 
£15 (restricted view)
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Internationally renowned ensemble The Tallis Scholars returns to the beautifully warm acoustic of Clifton Cathedral with a programme of Renaissance polyphony centred around Tallis’s iconic forty-part masterpiece Spem in Alium.

 

Joined by The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Tallis’ motet is paired with David Bednall’s
Lux Orta for eight five-part choirs, a dazzling and expressive depiction of light.

 

Programme:

Taverner Leroy Kyrie

Taverner Dum transisset sabbatum

Tavener As One Who Has Slept

Tavener  The Lord's Prayer

Tavener Funeral Ikos

Bednall Lux orta est iusto *

Tavener The Lamb

Tavener Song for Athene

Taverner Gaude plurimum

Tallis Spem in alium *

 

* Performed by The Tallis Scholars joined by The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields

 

“…as near extra-terrestrial as you can get sitting in a concert hall…”

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer

 

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