The Tallis Scholars
Video on demand from 15 May 2023
available until 15 May 2024

The Tallis Scholars

The legendary British vocal ensemble in a live stream from the Grand Hall.

Famous for their crystal-clear sound, the Tallis Scholars from the UK have been the world’s leading a-capella ensemble since they were formed 50 years ago. During their anniversary tour with their founder Peter Phillips conducting, they will be visiting the Elbphilharmonie for the first time as part of the Hamburg International Music Festival. In keeping with the festival theme, the programme is all about »love«. The singers present a variety of compositions about King Solomon’s »Song of Songs« from the Bible.

The programme ranges from the 16th century and composers such as Orlando di Lasso to the present day and Judith Weir, the first woman to be given the title »Master of the King’s Music« – and who is thereby responsible for new music for the British royal family.


»The rock stars of Renaissance vocal music.«

The New York Times

The Tallis Scholars
The Tallis Scholars © Nick Rutter


The Tallis Scholars vocal ensemble

conductor Peter Phillips


»The Song of Songs«

Sebastián de Vivanco
Magnificat Octavi Toni / aus: Liber magnificarum

Robert Parsons
O bone Jesu

Heinrich Isaac
Tota pulchra es

Sebastián de Vivanco
Sicut lilium

– intermission –

Sebastián de Vivanco
Veni, dilecte mi

Costanzo Festa
Quam pulchra es

Judith Weir
Ave regina caelorum

Orlando di Lasso
Ave regina caelorum

Francis Poulenc
Salve regina

William Cornysh
Salve Regina

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