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Howells and the Tudors

  • St Katharine Cree 86 Leadenhall Street London, EC3A 3BP United Kingdom (map)

The Brandenburg Choral Festival of London welcomes back fabulous chamber choir Khoros for this programme featuring the music of Herbert Howells and the Renaissance composers who inspired him. His rarely-hear Missa Sine Nomine will be interspersed with motets and anthems by Byrd, Gibbons, Tallis and Taverner, and the programme will also include his Take him, earth, for cherishing, written for the funeral of John F. Kennedy. Patrick Allies conducts this a cappella concert in the fantastic acoustic of St Katharine Cree.


Thomas Tallis | Why fum’th in fight
Herbert Howells | Missa sine nomine: Kyrie and Gloria
William Byrd | Iustorum animae
Herbert Howells Credo (Missa sine nomine)
Orlando Gibbons | Almighty and everlasting God
John Taverner | Audivi vocem de caelo
Herbert Howells | Take him, earth, for cherishing


Herbert Howells | Requiem: Requiem aeternam (I)
Thomas Tallis | In manus tuas
Herbert Howells | Sanctus and Benedictus (Missa sine nomine)
Robert White | Christe qui lux es et dies IV
William Byrd | Ave verum corpus
Herbert Howells | Agnus Dei I and II (Missa sine nomine)
Thomas Tallis | Te lucis ante terminum I (festal tone)

Patrick Allies — Conductor

Tickets £23 (premium) £18 (unreserved) £5 (children) — book online now!

Our premium tickets include a reserved seat (this differs per venue according to acoustic, but is usually 3–5 rows from the front, near the centre aisle), a programme, and a voucher for a drink which can be redeemed either before the concert or during the interval.

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