DIRECTED BY PETER PHILLIPS
Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7;30 p.m.
Knox Presbyterian Church - 120 Lisgar (Lisgar at Elgin
Tickets: Reserved: $45, General: $35, Senior: $30, Students: $20
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Peter Phillips directs the Grammy-Award winning Tallis Scholars in a beautiful evening dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Works of the profoundly spiritual composers of the Renaissance celebrate the difficulties and the joys of life. Through their recordings and concert performances, they have established themselves as the leading exponents of Renaissance sacred music throughout the world.
“…as near extraterrestrial as you can get sitting in a concert hall…” Fiona Maddocks, The Observer
“…an uncanny ability to increase emotional intensity so subtly that you don’t realise it’s happening. Then, suddenly, pow! The music’s blazing; so are you…” The Times
“…The rock stars of Renaissance vocal music.…” The New York Times
Francisco Guerrero, Maria Magdalene
Alonso Logo, Maria Magdalene
Gregorio Allegri, Miserere
Hildegard of Bingen, Chant
Robert White, Regina caeli
Tomas Luis de Victoria, Salve Regina a 8
Hieronymus Praetorius, Magnificat v
Tallis Scholars in Concert - a live performance of Nunc Dimittis by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
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