“…Those who stayed on for the late-night Prom by the Tallis Scholars had the benefit of the evening's most compelling experience... Inspiring and deeply moving…”
400th Anniversary of Tomas Luis de Victoria
The Tallis Scholars have waited a long time to celebrate the anniversary of this most loved of High Renaissance composers. Unlike his great contemporaries, Palestrina and Lassus, Victoria lived into the 17th century, only writing his greatest work - the six-voice Requiem - in 1605. By that time he had come to represent an entire school of composers, epitomising intensely spiritual Spanish expression.
As part of the celebrations for the 400th Anniversary of Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548--1611) in 2011, Gimell and The Tallis Scholars released a video on YouTube of the First Lamentation for Maundy Thursday.
NCEM Composers Award 2010 in association with BBC Radio 3 and The Tallis Scholars
This short documentary from the 2010 competition gives an insight into the process of the award and has clips of the premières of each work, performed by The Tallis Scholars in Chester Cathedral on 30 June 2010. The winners of the NCEM Composers Award 2010 were Owain Park, aged 16 from Bristol in the 18 years and under category and Alexander Campkin, aged 25 from London in the 19 - 25 category.