The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars - Spem in alium

Rescheduled from 18 Jun & 24 Sep 2020 & 24 Mar 2021

Wednesday 8 June 2022, 19:30

Prices from £19.00 to £47.00

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Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis
Tallis Miserere nostri
Tallis Sancte deus
Tallis If ye love me
Tallis Hear the voice and prayer
Tallis Gaude gloriosa
Tallis Lamentations of Jeremiah II
Tallis Derelinquat impius
Tallis In ieiunio et fletu
Tallis O nata lux
Tallis Spem in alium


The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips director

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, this performance has been rescheduled to Wednesday 8 June 2022 at 7.30pm. This will enable the concert to go ahead safely and as originally planned.

Existing tickets for the original 18 June & 24 September 2020 and 24 March & 3 June 2021 performances will remain valid for this rescheduled performance date. We will not be reissuing tickets with the new performance date on them to bookers of the original date. Instead, your original tickets will remain valid unless you decide to return them. Please retain your tickets for use on the new performance date.

If you do not have your tickets, please rest assured we have a record of your booking on our box office system. If you have any questions, please call our box office on 020 7730 4500.

If you are unable to make the new date, please contact your original point of sale and a member of the team will assist you.

We are doing our utmost to support the national effort in reducing the spread of coronavirus and the health and well-being of all our visitors, staff members, and visiting performers is our number one priority. Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to welcoming you back, very soon.

Thomas Tallis’ epic motet Spem in alium remains one of the most astonishing creations of the human mind. There is a theory that the piece was first performed in 1570, making our planned performance date in 2020 the 450th anniversary of it’s premiere. True or not, one hardly needs a special reason for presenting Spem in alium.

Surrounding it with more music by Thomas Tallis gives us an opportunity to understand just how versatile he was. Big and small, Catholic and Protestant, he excelled in every genre, influencing all the English musicians of his time, and for generations to come.

‘… as near extraterrestrial as you can get sitting in a concert hall…’ The Observer

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