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New York Polyphony performs “Tallis Lamentations”

Miller Theatre
at Columbia University 

continues its 2017-18 Early Music series with

New York Polyphony
Tallis Lamentations

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
 

Church of St. Mary the Virgin (145 West 46th Street, New York, NY)

Tickets: $30-$45 • Students with valid ID: $7-$27 


Thomas Tallis’s setting of the Lamentations of the prophet Jeremiah is undeniably one of the most revered works of the Renaissance canon. While 16th century Roman Catholics like Tallis primarily associated this text, which describes the aftermath of the destruction of Jerusalem, with Holy Thursday, Tallis’s beautiful arrangement of the verses transcends liturgical use. Performed by the superb singers of New York Polyphony, this story of finding faith in times of despair proves as relevant today as it has throughout millennia.


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Columbia University’s Miller Theatre is located north of the Main Campus Gate
at 116th St. & Broadway on the ground floor of Dodge Hall.

 
For photos, please contact Lauren Bailey at 212/854-1633 or lrb2113@columbia.edu.