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Choral at Cadogan - The Sixteen

An Immortal Legacy


Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter (1-4)
Salvator mundi
April is in my mistress’ face
The silver swan
This sweet and merry month of May
Sedebit Dominum Rex
In manus tuas III
Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time
O nata lux
O sacrum convivium
Loquebantur variis linguis
Mitte manum tuam
Laudibus in sanctis
Choral Dances from Gloriana
Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter (5-8)


Harry Christophers

The Sixteen explore the great British choral tradition with a programme focusing on arguably its two most creative periods: glorious Renaissance polyphony in Tallis’ 1567 Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter (which includes a tune used by Vaughan Williams in his Tallis Fantasia) and motets by Byrd, Morley and Gibbons, juxtaposed with 20th-century works – the vivid pageantry of Britten’s Choral Dances from his opera Gloriana, Tippett’s arrangements of African-American spirituals, which function as chorales in his oratorio A Child of our Time, and two of James Macmillan’s Strathclyde Motets.

Part of Choral at Cadogan 2013/14

Part of Choral at Cadogan 2013/14

The Tallis Scholars

Opening the 2013/14 Choral at Cadogan season on his actual birthday, Peter Phillips hosts a programme of his favourite works, including Tallis' thrilling Gaude gloriosa.

Stile Antico

Our Choral at Cadogan series continues with masterpieces by Taverner, Tallis, Gibbons and White, and the exquisite five-part Mass by William Byrd, a programme drawn entirely from the Tudor Church...

Temple Church Choir

Britten's delightful A Ceremony of Carols is the centrepiece in a programme ranging from traditional carols to beautiful settings of Ave Maria by Elgar and Bruckner and Byrd's exhilarating Vigilate.

Vox Luminis: Stabat Mater

Italian Baroque music at its finest with this Gramophone Award-winning vocal ensemble, including seldom heard works by Lotti, Monteverdi and Ciaia, and Scarlatti's Stabat Mater.

The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter

In a rare live appearance the choir presents a programme of choral music old and new, sacred and secular including John Rutter favourites.

BBC Singers: St John Passion

Kirill Karabits conducts a performance of C.P.E. Bach's long-lost St John Passion with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the composer's birth.

The Tallis Scholars 2

A thought-provoking programme of works ranging from Victoria and Guerrero to Pärt and Tavener to commemorate those who lost their lives in the First World War.

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