The a cappella ensemble perform works by John Taverner, Arvo Pärt, and Nico Muhly
White Light Festival: Transcending TimeAlice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center (1941 Broadway, New York, NY) Map it $45
Capturing the timeless transcendence of the human voice, the Tallis Scholars highlight the hallowed works of John Taverner, who served as choirmaster of Christ Church, Oxford, during the reign of Henry VIII. The a cappella ensemble moves gracefully through the ages, incorporating contemporary work by Arvo Pärt and a Lincoln Center commission by New York composer Nico Muhly.
Peter Phillips, conductor
Taverner: Kyrie “Leroy,” selections from Missa “Gloria tibi Trinitas”
Tallis: Audivi vocem
Nico Muhly: Recordare, Domine (New York premiere)
Arvo Pärt: ...which was the son of...