The Sixteen

The Sixteen’s popular Immortal Legacy programme has a distinctly British feel, spanning over 500 years of choral music. 

 

Supported by Dunard Fund

Experience the richness and intensity of one of the world's most renowned choirs in the beautiful surroundings of St John's Kirk in Perth City Centre.

The Sixteen’s popular Immortal Legacy programme has a distinctly British feel, spanning over 500 years of choral music. 16th-century composers Tallis and Byrd wrote at times of religious turmoil and national upheaval, producing magnificent works of beauty and musical mastery.

Their legacy can be traced to some of Britain’s most celebrated 20th and 21st century composers, including Britten, Tippett and James MacMillan, whose works complete this enlightening programme.

Running time approx. 1 hour 45 minutes, including interval.

Programme

Tallis, Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter (1-4)

Tallis, Salvator mundi

Morley, April is in my mistress’ face

Gibbons, The Silver Swan

Byrd, This sweet and merry month of May

MacMillan, Sedebit Dominum Rex

Sheppard, In manus tuas III

Tippett, Five Spirituals from “A Child of Our Time”

INTERVAL 

Tallis, O nata lux

Tallis, O sacrum convivium

Tallis, Loquebantur variis linguis

MacMillan, Mitte manum tuam

Byrd, Laudibus in sanctis

Britten, Gloriana Dances

Tallis, Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter (5-8)

 

18th

MAY 2019

Adults £21.50 - £36.50. Children £11.50.

All prices include a £1.50 booking fee.