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THE TALLIS SCHOLARS
Music for Advent by Josquin and Byrd


 

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Blessed Sacrament Church
5041 9th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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The world-renowned Tallis Scholars return with an Advent-themed concert of music by Josquin Desprez and William Byrd.

PROGRAM
BYRD: Vigilate
JOSQUIN: Missa Gaudeamus
BYRD: Laetentur caeli
BYRD: Plorans plorabit
BYRD: Ye sacred muses
BYRD: Ne irascaris
TURGES: Magnificat (Caius Choirbook)

"The choir impresses with its ability to get to the very essence of each song, whether the mood is ecstatic or contemplative. This is a choir that is thinking about the words being sung, and their performances are wonderfully honest and unaffected…This is a choir to watch." — Fanfare
CHRISTMAS DAY
Traditional carols and CD release concert
Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Blessed Sacrament Church
5041 9th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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The Tudor Choir and Players celebrate the release of their new English Christmas CD with a concert of selections from the recording and more classic holiday fare.




PROGRAM

arr. WILLCOCKS: I saw three ships
ARBEAU/arr. WOOD: Ding dong! merrily on high
TRADITIONAL: A virgin most pure
HADLEY: I sing of a maiden
RUTTER: What sweeter music
arr. WILLAN: What is this lovely fragrance?
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
HOLST: Christmas Day
TERRY: Myn liking
WARLOCK: Pieds en l’air, from Capriol Suite
WARLOCK arr. CARTER: Lullaby my Jesus
DARKE: In the bleak midwinter
arr. RUTTER: I wonder as I wander
arr. RIDOUT: Silent night
RUTTER: Shepherd’s pipe carol

"The choir impresses with its ability to get to the very essence of each song, whether the mood is ecstatic or contemplative. This is a choir that is thinking about the words being sung, and their performances are wonderfully honest and unaffected…This is a choir to watch." — Fanfare
THE PASSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
West Coast premiere of Gabriel Jackson's new Passion setting
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Blessed Sacrament Church
5041 9th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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TICKETS $20-$30
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British composer Gabriel Jackson's new setting of the Passion premiered in April 2014 to enthusiastic reviews in the UK and the States. Jackson draws from all four Gospel accounts and includes the Gregorian hymns for Holy Week plus a selection of poetry to create a unique Passion setting for choir, soloists, and ensemble of ten instrumentalists. Join the Tudor Choir and Players for the west coast premiere of Gabriel Jackson's The Passion of 0ur Lord Jesus Christ.

Read more about Gabriel Jackson's Passion here >>

PROGRAM
JACKSON: The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ

"The choir impresses with its ability to get to the very essence of each song, whether the mood is ecstatic or contemplative. This is a choir that is thinking about the words being sung, and their performances are wonderfully honest and unaffected…This is a choir to watch." — Fanfare
NIGHT MUSIC
Music for the soul
Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Blessed Sacrament Church
5041 9th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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TICKETS $20-$30
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The Tudor Choir closes its season with a concert of peaceful and contemplative music for the evening, including chant and unaccompanied settings of psalms and songs.

PROGRAM to come.

 

"The choir impresses with its ability to get to the very essence of each song, whether the mood is ecstatic or contemplative. This is a choir that is thinking about the words being sung, and their performances are wonderfully honest and unaffected…This is a choir to watch." — Fanfare