'War and Peace'

Calgary is the last stop on The Tallis Scholars' War and Peace tour of the US and Canada. The concert programme commemorates all those who lost their lives in the First World War, 1914-1918.

The tour concert programme will contain selections from the following:

Monody: L'Homme Armé 
Josquin: 'Kyrie' from the Missa L'Homme Armé
Guerrero: 'Gloria' from the Missa Batalla
Pärt: The Woman with the Alabaster Box
Jean Mouton: Quis dabit oculis
Lobo: Versa est in luctum
Guerrero: 'Credo' from the Missa Batalla

Interval

Victoria: 'Requiem aeternam' from the Missa pro Defunctis
Guerrero: 'Sanctus' from the Missa L'Homme Armé
Palestrina: 'Agnus dei' from the Missa Papae Marcelli
Victoria: 'Libera me' from the Missa pro Defunctis

In addition, members of Luminous Voices will collaborate on John Tavener's Song for Athene for the concert in Calgary. We'll post articles over the next weeks about some of the composers and the repertoire to be performed.

 Some of the composers featured on the 'War and Peace' tour programme by The Tallis Scholars. Clockwise from top left: Josquin des Prez (c.1450/55-1521), Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594), Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611), Alonso Lobo (1555-1617).

Some of the composers featured on the 'War and Peace' tour programme by The Tallis Scholars. Clockwise from top left: Josquin des Prez (c.1450/55-1521), Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594), Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611), Alonso Lobo (1555-1617).