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The Tallis Scholars

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York
Saturday 15 December 7:30pm

Adults £25.00 | Concessions £22.00 | Students £5.00
Event 10: York Early Music Christmas Festival

Please note that online booking is no longer available but tickets can be bought on the door from 6.30pm on Saturday evening.
Directed by Peter Phillips

Journey of the Nativity

Chant Ave Maria
Palestrina Missa Ave Maria
Praetorius Magnificat Tone V
Praetorius Ecce dominus veniet
Eccard Übers Gebirg
Eccard Maria wallt zum Heiligtum
Praetorius Ecce dominus
Praetorius In dulci jubilo

In this carefully crafted programme The Tallis Scholars will take us on a journey from The Annunciation, via the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth and the birth of Christ, to the Presentation of Jesus in the temple. This concert is particularly rich in that alongside popular works by Praetorius, The Tallis Scholars will perform Palestrina's gloriously architectural (and very rarely heard) Missa Ave Maria, launching our Journey to Christmas with the most famous of all plainsong melodies, the Ave Maria.

The world-renowned Tallis Scholars were founded in 1973 by their director, Peter Phillips. Their extensive recording and highly-acclaimed concert performances have established them as the leading exponents of Renaissance sacred music throughout the world.

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