Tallis Scholars Perform at Singletary

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Tallis Scholars

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Known for their impeccable tone quality and pure sound, The Tallis Scholars give up to 80 concerts a year throughout the world. In 1994, the ensemble performed in the Sistine Chapel to mark the final stage of the complete restoration of Michelangelo’s frescoes.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 16, 2004) -- One of the world's premier choral ensembles, The Tallis Scholars, will close the 24th annual Corner on Classics season at the University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts with a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, March 26.

Tickets are $25 for the general public, $22 for UK faculty/staff and senior citizens, and $12 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the Singletary Center Ticket Office or by calling (859) 257-4929 or online.

Founded by director Peter Phillips in 1973, the 10-voice ensemble is referred to as the "leading exponent of Renaissance sacred music," said Holly Salisbury, Singletary Center director.

Known for their impeccable tone quality and pure sound, The Tallis Scholars give up to 80 concerts a year throughout the world. In 1994, the ensemble performed in the Sistine Chapel to mark the final stage of the complete restoration of Michelangelo’s frescoes.

The Tallis Scholars have won numerous awards with their recordings through Gimell Records.


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