Past Events

Laus Polyphoniae, Antwerp 2015: The Spy's Choirbook

27 August 2015

Thursday, 27 August 2015
Carolus Borromeus Church, 8pm

Alamire & the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble join forces for the 22nd edition of the Flanders Festival in Antwerp. The festival theme is PETRUS ALAMIRE! Music from the Spy's Choirbook, and the greatest English composers of the early 16th century including Davy, Lambe and Fayrfax. More information to follow soon: http://www.alamirefoundation.org/

David Skinner with the Zenobia Consort (Madrid)

6 March 2015 - 8 March 2015

Information to follow.

http://www.zenobiaconsort.es/

The Spy's Choirbook at Shakespeare's Globe, London

8 February 2015

Wanamaker Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe
Sunday 8 February, 2.30pm

Given in 1516 as one of the several musical gifts from Petrus Alamire to Henry VIII, The Spy’s Choirbook is one of the finest early 16th century musical treasures in the British Library. Alamire and the English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble perform a selection of the finest pieces from the collection, interwoven with illuminating tales of the book’s history.

BOOK NOW!
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/theatre/whats-on/concerts-by-candleligh...

There is no rose: Alamire in Edinburgh

13 December 2014

SATURDAY 13 DECEMBER 2014, 7.45pm, Canongate Kirk
http://www.gcs.org.uk/concert3.htm

Alamire perform William Byrd's Propers for Christmas Day interspersed with works from the Trinity Carol Roll (from Trinity College, Cambridge) - the earliest source of the English polyphonic carol. The thirteen works in this manuscript include the famous Agincourt Carol, celebrating Henry V's victory over the French in 1415, and the much-loved and performed There is no rose.

USA TOUR: ACDA CONFERENCE IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA

14 February 2014 - 28 February 2014

Alamire will perform at the 50th anniversary conference of the American Choral Directors Association (Western Division). Details of this and other engagements during the tour will be posted soon.

Ther is no Rose: Alamire at NCEM York

8 December 2013

National Centre for Early Music, York, 19:30

http://www.ncem.co.uk/?idno=189&EventID=1594&StyleID=1&thisMonth=12&this...

PART 1
Byrd: Puer natus est nobis
Trinity Carol Roll [TCR]: Haile Mary ful of grace
TCR: Eya martir Stephane
Anon: Lully, lullay: Als I lay on Yoolis night
Byrd: Viderunt omnes / Dies sanctificatus
TCR: Nowel, nowel, nowel
Byrd: Tui sunt caeli
Byrd: Viderunt omnes fines terrae

PART 2
Anon: Swete was the songe the Virgin soonge
Byrd: Hodie Christus natus est
TCR: Qwat tydynges bryngyst thu messager

PALESTRINA AT THE ABBEY OF MARIA LAACH, GERMANY

21 July 2013

Abbey of Maria Laach, Germany, 19.00

Lheritier: Nigra sum
Palestrina: Missa Nigra sum, Kyrie
Palestrina: Missa Nigra sum, Gloria
Palestrina: Trahe me post te
Palestrina: Veneam meam
Descendi in hortum nucum
Palestrina: Missa Nigra sum, Credo

- Interval -

Palestrina: Nigra sum
Palestrina: Missa Nigra sum, Sanctus
Surgam et circuibo civitatem
Palestrina: Pulcrae sunt
Palestrina: Sicut lilium
Palestrina Missa Nigra sum, Agnus Dei
Palestrina: Osculetur me
Palestrina: Surge propera

CADOGAN HALL FESTIVAL, LONDON

24 April 2013

Cadogan Hall, London, 7.30pm
Tickets available from the following website:
http://www.cadoganhall.com/event/alamire-130424/

The Tudor Dynasty: “For every syllable a note”

Part I
Lambe: Nesciens mater
Taverner: O Christe Jesu, pastor bone
Sheppard: Filiae Jesusalem
Taverner: Quemadmodum
Sheppard: Verbum caro
Taverner & Tye: O spendor gloriae

Part II
Tallis: If ye love me
Tallis: Tunes for Archbishop Parker's Psalter
Byrd: Peccantem me quotidie
Tallis: Honor virtus et potestas
Tallis: In ieiunio et fletu
Tallis: Dum transisset sabbatum
Byrd: Emendemus in melius

FUNDACION JUAN MARCH, MADRID

10 October 2012

Castello, Madrid, Spain
www.march.es
Box office: +34 91 435 42 40

VIA ANGLICA: Music & the Reformation in Renaissance England

Part I (Pre-Reformation Church Music)
Pycard : Gloria in excelsis Deo
Lambe: Nesciens mater
Fayrfax: Eterne laudis lilium
Taverner: Mater Christi
Taverner y Tye: O spendor gloriae

- INTERVAL (20 mins) -

Part II (The mid-16th Reformations of Edward
VI and Mary I & Cantiones Sacrae, 1575)
Tallis (d. 1575): If ye love me
Tallis: Tunes for Archbishop Parker's Psalter
Tallis: Asperges Domine
Byrd: Peccantem me quotidie
Tallis: In ieiunio et fletu

LITTLE MISSENDEN FESTIVAL

6 October 2012

20:00

St John the Baptist Church, Little Missenden, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, UK
[email protected]
Box office: (+44)1494 958148

www.kerryandrew.net

Programme:
Byrd: Emendemus in melius
Byrd: Attolite portas
Byrd: Peccantem me quotidie
Arvo Pärt: The Woman with the Alabaster Box
Tallis: Salvator mundi [i]
Tallis: Asperges Domine
Tallis: In manus tuas
John Tavener: Funeral Ikos

- Interval -

Tallis: Candidi facti sunt
Tallis: In ieiunio et fletu
Tallis: O sacrum convivium
Byrd: Tribue Domine
Andrew: Where the Marsh Plants Grow (new commission)