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THE TUDOR CHOIR'S 2014-2015 SUBSCRIPTION SERIES
Four concerts plus the opportunity to add the Tallis Scholars
The Tudor Choir's 2014-2015 season includes a tribute concert in memory of composers John Tavener and Peter Hallock, our annual Christmas concert, Gabriel Jackson's new Passion setting, and a performance of contemplative music for the evening. The choir will be joined by its instrumental ensemble, the Tudor Players, for two performances.

The Tudor Choir will also once again present the world-renowned TALLIS SCHOLARS. Tickets for the Tallis Scholars must be ordered separately from your subscription order. See below for details.

All concerts will be performed at historic Blessed Sacrament Church in Seattle's University District, where the choir is a resident ensemble.

For those who might be out of town for the holidays, take advantage of subscription savings and simply give your December concert tickets away as a gift!

Subscription prices represent a 25% discount off single ticket prices, and subscribers and their guests sit in a reserved section in the front of the church.

SUBSCRIPTION PRICES
(4 concerts, not including the Tallis Scholars)
$90 General Admission
$60 Student/Senior (65+)

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***PLEASE NOTE: When purchasing a subscription, subscribers will receive only one ticket (for the September 20 concert) from Brown Paper Tickets. The remaining three series tickets will be available to be picked up at the first series concert on September 20. For subscribers opting for will call tickets, all four series tickets will be available for pick up at the September 20 concert.

Single tickets to each series concert are also available. See below for details.

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Series #1
Saturday, September 20, 2014 @ 7:30PM
FLIGHTS OF ANGELS: A concert in memory of John Tavener and Peter Hallock

The Tudor Choir pays tribute to the musical genius of John Tavener (1944-2013) and Peter Hallock (1924-2014) in this memorial concert of their beautiful and moving works for unaccompanied choir.

Series #2
Saturday, December 27, 2014 @ 7:30 PM
CHRISTMAS DAY: Traditionals carols and CD release concert

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.

Series #3
Saturday, February 21, 2015 @ 7:30 PM
THE PASSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST: West Coast premiere

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 our Lord Jesus Christ.

Series #4
Saturday, May 2, 2015 @ 7:30 PM
NIGHT MUSIC: Music for the soul

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

The Tudor Choir's 2014-2015 subscription series is co-presented by the Tudor Choir and Blessed Sacrament Church.

"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
FLIGHTS OF ANGELS
A concert in memory of John Tavener and Peter Hallock
Saturday, September 20, 2014 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 pays tribute to the musical genius of John Tavener (1944-2013) and Peter Hallock (1924-2014) in this memorial concert of their beautiful and moving works for unaccompanied choir.

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PROGRAM

HALLOCK: Ad te de luce vigilo, Deus
TAVERNER: Dum transisset sabbatum
HALLOCK: Respexit me et exaudivit
TAVERNER: Quemadmodum
TAVENER: In the month of Athyr
SIEGFRIED: Media vita
TAVENER: Annunciation

HALLOCK: Lullay, my liking

TAVENER: The Lamb

HALLOCK: There is a stream

TAVENER: Song for Athene


"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 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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TICKETS $25-$50 (Reserved and non-reserved seating available)
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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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TICKETS $20-$30
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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

Directions >>

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

Directions >>

TICKETS $20-$30
Buy tickets >>

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