Sir James MacMillan and ORA Singers conductor Suzi Digby
Spem in alium from Tate Modern4:42, 11th September 2020
The 450th anniversary of Thomas Tallis’s Spem in alium will be celebrated in a free online concert hosted by Tate Modern, London.
The ORA Singers, conducted by Suzi Digby, will perform Tallis’s renowned 40-part motet in the Turbine Hall, followed by the world premiere of a specially commissioned contemporary 40-part response by Sir James MacMillan, Vidi aquam.
The programme also includes settings of Ave verum corpus by William Byrd and Roderick Williams.