A Renaissance Christmas
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Early Music

Renowned ensembles from all over the globe explore the musical riches of the pre-Classical era, from Medieval...

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Tallis Scholars: A Renaissance Christmas

Before contemporary life made the festive season simple, Christmas was a time to celebrate the unknown....

Early Music

A Renaissance Christmas

The Tallis Scholars

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 8pm

Church of St. Mary the Virgin

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Britain’s lauded Renaissance choir returns with a seasonal program focused on classic texts about the Christmas story, as interpreted and set to music by some of the lesser-known masters of early music. Josquin, Victoria, and Taverner mingle with Franco-Flemish and Mexican contemporaries, in a program that celebrates the wonder and magic of the season.


  • Josquin des Prez Praeter rerum seriem
  • Cipriano de Rore Missa Praeter rerum
  • Cipriano de Rore Hodie Christus natus est
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria Magnificat Primi Toni
  • Claudin de Sermisy Salve regina
  • Hernando Franco Salve regina
  • John Taverner O splendor gloriae

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