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Events

Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium

Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium

Tredegar Band in concert in a programme inspired by the works of Thomas Tallis.

Llandaff Cathedral

Sat

19

May 2018

7.30pm

£12 (adults) £10 (concessions)

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Spem in Alium

Tredegar Band renowned reputation for the exploration of new artistic horizons will see them perform in the beautiful surroundings of Llandaff Cathedral in a concert inspired by some of the most beautiful renaissance music ever written.

The centre piece will be the world premiere of ‘Spem in Alium’ by Thomas Tallis, a magnificent 40 part motet composed in 1570, and described as Tallis’s ‘crowning achievement’.

Specially arranged for an extended brass band by Christopher Davies, it will see eight ensemble quintets positioned around the Cathedral to bring a completely immersive multi-phonic experience to the audience.

Specially arranged for an extended brass band by Christopher Davies, it will see eight ensemble quintets positioned around the Cathedral to bring a completely immersive multi-phonic experience to the audience.

Also included in the programme will be other works inspired by Tallis from the pens of composers such as Vaughan-Williams, Peter Graham and Philip Sparke.