The Tallis Scholars 50th Birthday Concert In 1973, Peter Phillips, then an undergraduate organ scholar in Oxford, founded a group dedicated to the performance of Renaissance polyphony. 50 years, and well over 2300 performances later, they are the premier modern interpreters of this music, while also developing fruitful relationships with the cream of today’s composers.This concert – their first ever in St Albans – celebrates those 50 years. The programme honoursthe composer and the style that have (literally) made the group’s name, while also reaching rightup to the present by including several modern figures who have been inspired by that distinctivesound. Tickets £30, £25, £18, £15, £10 (unreserved seats in the aisles), book below. If you are accompanying a person with a disability or access requirements, or are booking a ticket for someone who is accompanying you, please select the companion ticket at checkout. Seats marked with a K are only to be booked by people accompanying the adjacent wheelchair user. Only one companion ticket permitted per transaction. ProgrammeOrlando Gibbons | O clap your handsThomas Tallis | Suscipe quaesoNico Muhly | Rough NotesWilliam Byrd | Tribue domineGiovanni Pierluigi | da Palestrina Tu es PetrusJohn Rutter | Hymn to the Creator of LightNicolas Gombert | Lugebat DavidJosquin des Prez | Absalon fili miArvo Pärt | Which was the son of... PerformersAmy Haworth sopranoEmma Walshe sopranoVictoria Meteyard sopranoDaisy Walford sopranoCaroline Trevor altoElisabeth Paul altoSteven Harrold tenorSimon Wall tenorTim Scott Whiteley bassRob Macdonald bassPeter Phillips director Sponsored by Rogers Covey-Crump.Presented by St Albans International Organ Festival: celebrating 60 years.