Tallis Scholars
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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

“A Renaissance Christmas” pivots around two texts central to the Christmas story: Hodie Christus...

Early Music

Tallis Scholars

A Renaissance Christmas

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 8pm

Church of St. Mary the Virgin

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The renowned Tallis Scholars make their annual appearance on Miller’s Early Music series with beloved, festive Renaissance favorites including Palestrina’s Missa Hodie Christus natus est. The thrilling program features the world premiere of a work commissioned by Miller Theatre for the occasion by sought-after American composer Nico Muhly.

Please note: This event occurs at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin.


  • Nico Muhly  Rough Notes (2018), world premiere, Miller Theatre commission
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Hodie Christus natus est
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Missa Hodie Christus natus est
  • John Nesbett    Magnificat
  • William Byrd   Lullaby
  • Hieronymus Praetorius Magnificat V

Additional Information

This performance is currently sold out, but tickets may be available on standby. A standby line will form at 6 p.m. on the night of the performance and any available seats will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, for that evening's performance only. Discounts (including senior and student pricing) do not apply for standby sales; all standby tickets will be $55; $45; $40 each.