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Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis
Muhly In One Place
Tallis Why fumth in fight
Tallis Lamentations of Jeremiah
Muhly Recordare, Domine
Sheppard In manus tuas
Muhly Pater noster
This vast and magnificent library, hidden in Stepney Green, plays host to a celebration of Thomas Tallis and the glories of the English choral tradition, sung by one of the UK’s finest early music groups, The Erebus Ensemble.
The programme will feature Tallis’ much-loved Lamentations of Jeremiah, Loquebantur variis linguis and If Ye Love Me alongside contemporary responses from composer Nico Muhly (ENO, Metropolitan Opera, Britten Sinfonia), who absorbs the Tudor sound world within his own lyrical style, steeped in the Anglican choral tradition.
The Erebus Ensemble
Director Tom Williams
Pre-concert talk with Tom Williams: 6.30pm–7pm, free to ticket holders
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Inspired by the Reading Room of the British Library, the Queen’s Building at the Octagon was designed by E R Robson. This Grade II listed building features a beautiful high-domed ceiling and provides an atmospheric setting perfect for the Tallis Lamentations.