CHRISTMAS WITH TALLIS VOCALIS
Dec 9 (Mon) 2019 | 8pm | St. Andrew’s Church
Here comes Tallis Vocalis’ first Christmas concert!
The festive programme features works drawn from the vast collection of advent and Christmas music by masters of the Renaissance period together with some of the leading living composers of the day. It also includes the world premiere of the first commissioned work by our Associate Composer, Vanissa Law.
Patrick Craig, former countertenor of The Tallis Scholars and currently director of the all-female professional choir Aurora Nova of UK, will conduct.
JOHN TAVENER | The Lamb
OWAIN PARK | Shepherds’ Cradle Song
JUDITH WEIR | Drop Down, Ye Heavens, From Above
WILLIAM BYRD | Rorate caeli
PAUL MEALOR | A Spotless Rose
JOHN SHEPPARD | Verbum caro
VANISSA LAW | O Holy Night* (World premiere)
CECILIA MCDOWALL | Now May We Singen
JAMES MACMILLAN | Nova! Nova! Ave fit ex Eva
TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA | Ave Maria a 8
JIM CLEMENTS | Gabriel’s Message
HIERONYMUS PRAETORIUS | In dulci jubilo (arr. Pearsall)
THOMAS TALLIS | Videte miraculum
SALLY BEAMISH | In the Stillness
* This new work is commissioned by Tallis Vocalis in 2019
with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund.