Peter Phillips, director
|GIBBONS||O clap your hands|
|NICO MUHLY||Rough Notes (West Coast Premiere)|
|PALESTRINA||Te e Petrus|
|JOHN RUTTER||Hymn to the Creator of Life|
|DES PREZ||Alsalon, fili mi|
|ARVO PÄRT||Which was the Son of…|
Celebrating their 50th anniversary this season, the peerless Tallis Scholars are at the very height of their powers, winning both the Recording of the Year and the Choral Award in BBC Music Magazine last year, and taking home the 2021 Gramophone Music Award in Early Music. These Berkeley favorites are master performers of sacred Renaissance choral music, and here lend their crystalline clarity and pinpoint precision to an exciting program of works that includes Tallis’ monumental Suscipe quaeso, Byrd’s masterful Tribue domine, and contemporary works by Nico Muhly and Arvo Pärt.
This performance is made possible, in part, by Susan Graham Harrison & Michael A. Harrison.