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We are delighted to return to the BBC Proms with Tallis's magnificent Spem in alium.

Tallis’s extraordinary Spem in alium – the magnificent 40-voice motet that’s one of the one of the great landmarks of polyphony – forms the dazzling centrepiece of our late-night meditation in the Royal Albert Hall. Around this we weave together music from the medieval to the contemporary, with sublime and tranquil works from John Sheppard, John Tavener and Sir James MacMillan.

PROGRAMME

  • Traditional

    Plainsong ‘Salve Regina’

  • Tavener

    A Hymn to the Mother of God

  • Tallis

    Spem in alium

  • Sir James MacMillan

    Miserere

  • Tye

    Missa ‘Euge bone’ – Agnus Dei

  • Górecki

    Totus tuus

  • Sheppard

    Missa ‘Cantate’ – Agnus Dei

  • Sir James MacMillan

    Vidi aquam

  • Byrd

    Diliges Dominum

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