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Catch the 'polyphony bug' with The Tallis Scholars on Classical KC

Peter Phillips (upper right) and The Tallis Scholars
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Peter Phillips (upper left) and The Tallis Scholars

Peter Phillips, the founder and director of the famed Tallis Scholars, joins Classical KC for a program highlighting the English vocal group's award winning career. We'll find out more about their Kansas City performance, explore their catalog, including a selection of music for the Christmas feast season, and learn how they plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary.


Brooke Knoll


Peter Phillips, founder and director


O Lord, in thee is all my trust
Magnificat a 4
by Thomas Tallis

Missa Hercules Dux Ferrarie
IIa. Gloria in excelsis Deo
IIIc. Et in Spiritum Sanctum
Vc. Agnus Dei III
by Josquin des Prez

Coventry Carol
by anon.

Nowell sing we
by anon.

Missa Pastores quidnam vidistis
III. Credo
by Jacob Clemens non papa

Veni, redemptor gentium
by anon.

A solis ortus
by anon.

Ave Maria (Slavonic version)
by Igor Stravinsky

You can learn more about The Tallis Scholars, and more information about their Kansas City performance is at

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