Praised for their impeccable tuning and supple clarity of tone, The Tallis Scholars are one of the world's finest vocal ensembles, and the leading exponents of Renaissance sacred music.

Directed by Peter Phillips, they present a specially tailored, spine-tingling programme 'Inspired by Josquin', which features one of Josquin's greatest Mass settings. The ensemble will then perform masterpieces by composers whom Josquin inspired: Lassus, Palestrina, and their own John Tavener and Christopher Fox - all chosen to showcase the beautiful sound for which the Tallis Scholars have become so widely renowned.

Thursday 25 January 2018
7.30pm, Hall 1, Kings Place

Lassus Magnificat Praeter rerum seriem
Josquin Missa Faysant regretz
Josquin Pater noster
Tavener Our father Christopher
Fox From the water
Palestrina Lamentations – ‘Lectio II’ from Sabbato Sancto
Palestrina Tribulationes civitatum
Palestrina  Jubilate deo

The rock stars of Renaissance vocal music
— THE NEW YORK TIMES
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Opening act: NYCGB Fellowship Octet
The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain Fellowship Octet consists of eight of the most highly skilled and multi-talented young choral singers in the country. We are thrilled to present this stunning group of exceptional young musicians as the opening act for The Tallis Scholars.

NYCGB is our Festival Partner: more information here.