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Syntony – The Golden Renaissance

The Golden Renaissance:
Music by Byrd, Tallis and their contemporaries

In the soaring acoustic of St Peter’s Cathedral Syntony presents a concert of glorious English Renaissance music. A central figure in this period was William Byrd and we commemorate the 400th anniversary of his death. From cathedral favourites to newly discovered gems this will be a program filled with sumptuous harmonies and pure vocal joy!

William Byrd – Ne irascaris
Thomas Tallis – If ye love me and O nata lux
Orlando Gibbons – See, see the Word is incarnate
John Taverner – Dum transisset sabbatum
Thomas Tomkins – When David heard
plus music by Thomas Morely, Martin Peerson and Richard Dering

Bridget Warnes: Soprano
Emma Horwood: Soprano
Matthew Rutty: Countertenor
David Hamer: Tenor
Ben Whittall: Tenor
Jonathan Bligh: Bass
with Andrew Georg: Chamber Organ

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