Tallis's 40-part motet Spem in alium

A celebration of the Vernal Equinox in much-cherished choral treasures of the English Renaissance crowned by Tallis’s resplendent 40-part motet Spem in alium.
The Song Company leads other beloved choirs and singers from around Sydney in two performances, firstly in the Crypt of St Mary's Cathedral, one of Sydney's most evocative and acoustically vibrant venues, and secondly in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's world-class concert space, Verbrugghen Hall.

program (from 1 to 40 voice parts):

Thomas Tallis Spem in alium

Orlando Gibbons Song 44 – Veni Creator (“Come, Holy Ghost”)
John Dunstaple Veni Sancte Spiritus – Veni Creator
Tallis Sancte Deus

Tallis O nata lux
Henry Purcell Remember not, Lord
Robert Parsons O bone Jesu

Tallis Suscipe quaeso
Thomas Tomkins O sing unto the Lord
Purcell Hear my prayer, O LORD

Tallis Psalm 67: God grant with grace (“Tallis’s Canon”)
Tallis Spem in alium


Chloe Lankshear | Amy Moore | Stephanie Dillon | Oscar Smith | Dan Walker | Ethan Taylor | Elias Wilson | Edward Elias | Hayden Barrington | Antony Pitts

with singers from

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Chamber Choir | Conservatorium High School | Gondwana Chorale | Sydney Philharmonia Choirs – Vox | The SongCo Chorale | and more...

Friday 20 September 2019 – 7pm | St Mary's Cathedral Crypt, Sydney !!SOLD OUT!!
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Saturday 21 September 2019 – 7pm | Verbrugghen Hall, Conservatorium of Music, Sydney
This concert is presented by the Conservatorium High School in collaboration with The Song Company
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