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.
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 4-24, 2024
The journey behind this program is an obvious one at this time of year. The program proceeds from the darkness associated with Lent to the hope and joy which is Easter in the Christian calendar.