Available: Spring 2022
Composer David Lang was reminded of Galileo when Peter Phillips, founder and conductor of The Tallis Scholars, approached him about writing a new piece to be performed alongside Antoine Brumel's monumental Renaissance mass for 12 voices Missa Et ecce terræ motus.
Available: April 19 - May 8, 2022
This program, made up of some of the finest polyphony from the Spanish Siglo de Oro, culminates in the 6-voice Requiem of Tomas Luis de Victoria. Considered to be one of the greatest masterpieces of the High Renaissance, it presents in perfect balance both the lamentation and the hopefulness that is inherent in the words of this service.
Available: November/December, 2022
The Virgin Mary has inspired composers since the earliest days of sacred music as an art-form. This is a selection of such inspirations, from both the Catholic and Orthodox traditions, ranging from Josquin to Stravinsky.
Available: November 29 - December 12, 2023
This program takes a slightly different look from usual at the Christmas story, viewing it from the point of view of the shepherds who came to worship at the crib. Music is by masters of the late Renaissance, from all over Europe.