Josquin at 500 (CD Review)

Josquin: Missa Hercules Dux Ferrarie – Missa D’ung aultre amer – Missa Faysant regretz Tallis Scholars Gimell Records   Josquin Motets and Mass Movements Brabant Ensemble Hyperion Records   The Golden Renaissance: Josquin des Prez Stile Antico Decca Classics   While scholarly consensus on Josquin’s birthdate has moved around over time (current estimates are aroundContinue reading “Josquin at 500 (CD Review)”

Tallis Scholars: new CD, Concerts in Princeton and New York

Now in their forty-sixth year of singing, the Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, have long made an annual December concert at Church of St. Mary the Virgin in midtown Manhattan a stop on their winter tour. Part of Miller Theatre’s Early Music Series, these concerts have focused on Renaissance polyphony, but there have alsoContinue reading “Tallis Scholars: new CD, Concerts in Princeton and New York”

Tallis Scholars Premiere Nico Muhly in Midtown

Tallis Scholars: A Renaissance Christmas Miller Theatre Early Music Series Church of St. Mary the Virgin December 1, 2018 Published on Sequenza 21 By Christian Carey NEW YORK – The Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, made their annual appearance in New York as part of Miller Theatre’s Early Music series at the Church ofContinue reading “Tallis Scholars Premiere Nico Muhly in Midtown”

Tallis Scholars at St. Mary’s (Concert Review)

Tallis Scholars at St. Mary’s: Bass Hit Sequenza 21 By Christian Carey   NEW YORK – On December 10th, the Tallis Scholars found themselves in a bit of a quandary. Scheduled to give their annual Renaissance Christmas concert as part of Miller Theatre’s Early Music Series at Church of St. Mary the Virgin, the ten-voiceContinue reading “Tallis Scholars at St. Mary’s (Concert Review)”

Scholars of Tallis … and Pärt too

Christmas Across Centuries The Tallis Scholars Church of St. Mary the Virgin Miller Theatre’s Early Music Series December 5th Church of St. Mary the Virgin On Saturday December 5th at New York’s Church of St. Mary the Virgin, the Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, presented a program that included two composers firmly ensconced inContinue reading “Scholars of Tallis … and Pärt too”