Experience one of the world’s greatest choirs in the acclaimed acoustics of the QPAC Concert Hall

Overview

The Sixteen is a musical treasure.

After 35 years of worldwide performance and recording, the vocal ensemble is renowned for its tonal richness, expressive intensity and compelling collective artistry, drawn from the passion of Founder and Conductor Harry Christophers CBE.

One of The Sixteen’s most popular programs, An Immortal Legacy has a distinctly British feel, spanning over 500 years of choral music. 16th century composers Tallis and Byrd wrote at times of religious turmoil and national upheaval, producing magnificent works of beauty and musical mastery.

Their legacy can be traced to some of Britain’s most celebrated 20th and 21st century composers, including Britten, Tippett and James MacMillan, whose works complete this enlightening program.

“A tiny soundbite of heaven.”  The Times, UK
“Singing of the highest standard.”  Bachtrack

PROGRAM

Tallis Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter, Nos. 1 - 4     
Tallis Salvator mundi
Morley April is in my mistress’ face
Gibbons The Silver Swan
Byrd This sweet and merry month of May    
Macmillan Sedebit Dominum Rex
Sheppard In manus tuas III
Tippett Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time
Tallis O nata lux
Tallis O sacrum convivium
Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis
Macmillan Mitte manum tuam
Byrd Laudibus in sanctis
Britten Gloriana Dances
Tallis Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter, Nos.  5 - 9  

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