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“The classical music sandwich: delicious, nutritious and necessary” »

The enduring genius and beauty of centuries-old pieces by Byrd, Francisco Guerrero and Palestrina came into even sharper focus when contrasted with music by living composers

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The Company of Heaven series at Wigmore Hall »

[ September 13, 2018 7:00 pm to June 20, 2019 11:00 pm. ] The Saints of the Church have long provided inspiration for composers, especially in the medieval, Renaissance and early Baroque periods when the Church and its ceremonies stood at the centre of daily life.

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Tallis: The Votive Antiphons (Hyperion Records) »

“This superbly sung selection of some of his finest Latin church music will surely prove to be one of Tallis’s very best 500th birthday presents.”

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Lichfield Festival on Monday 9 July »

We’re very sorry to announce that Andrew Carwood is indisposed and so won’t be able to conduct The Cardinall’s Musick’s concert in Lichfield on Monday 9th July.  However, we’re delighted that Patrick Craig has kindly agreed to take his place.

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BBC Radio 3 Record Review »

Alexandra Coghlan included The Cardinall’s Musick in a survey of recordings of Tallis’s Lamentations of Jeremiah on Saturday 31st March, describing the “thrilling breadth and richness”, “full blooded musical drama” and “glossy, gorgeous power” of the group’s recording.
“Their phrasing rocks the listener gently, holding up as just the fingertips of their powerful sound.  The effect […]

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The Cardinall’s Musick on BBC Radio 3 »

Andrew Carwood and four of The Cardinall’s Musick will perform on BBC Radio 3 in a special edition of In Tune, from the Marble Hall at Hatfield House, on Thursday 15th June between 4.30 and 5.30 pm, singing music by Byrd and Dowland, whose letters are held in the archive at Hatfield House.
This edition forms […]

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Tallis: Spem in Alium CD »

Tallis: Spem in Alium CD

Spem in Alium voted among the Best Classical Music Recordings of 2016

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Tallis: Spem in alium and other sacred music »

The Cardinall’s Musick’s thrilling exploration of Tallis’ sacred music comes to a glorious close …

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Tallis: Lamentations CD »

Tallis: Lamentations CD

“… a splendid series …”

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New Tallis CD release »

The group’s latest recording project on the Hyperion label, due out on April 29 2016, is the last but one in the series of the complete sacred music of Thomas Tallis

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Tallis: Ave, Dei patris filia »

Tallis: Ave, Dei patris filia

“The sprawling majesty of Thomas Tallis’s Ave, Dei patris filia is brought to startling life here by both the fine voices of the Cardinall’s Musick”

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“Perfomances of the highest standard all round, and a fitting launch to the Proms Chamber series.” »

“Perfomances of the highest standard all round, and a fitting launch to the Proms Chamber series.”

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Tallis: Ave, rosa sine spinis »

Tallis: Ave, rosa sine spinis

The singing is as excellent as we’ve come to expect from this ensemble …

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Tallis: Missa Puer natus est nobis »

Gramophone Record of the Year-winning group The Cardinall’s Musick continues its exploration of Tallis’s sacred music

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Concert: Wigmore Hall – Cardinall’s Musick’s 25th birthday »

[ July 26, 2014; ] The Cardinall’s Musick’s 25th birthday

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Radio 3 “Building a Library” – Byrd Mass for Four Voices »

The Cardinall’s Musick continue to receive accolades for their wonderful recordings of the works of William Byrd.

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William Byrd: Great Service (Hyperion Records) »

William Byrd: Great Service (Hyperion Records)

The Cardinall’s Musick’s latest recording release, of Byrd’s Great Service, is attracting favourable attention:

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Andrew Carwood interview for The Tablet »

Rick Jones interviewed Andrew Carwood for The Tablet’s March 10th issue, focussing on the forthcoming Byrd Tour:

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Andrew Carwood interviewed by Ivan Hewett for the Telegraph »

In the run-up to the group’s Byrd Tour, Andrew Carwood was interviewed by Ivan Hewett and asked whether Byrd could and should be considered England’s greatest composer:

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Byrd Tour 2012 »

Byrd Tour 2012

Our landmark Byrd Tour drew to a close at St John’s, Smith Square, on Wednesday 19th December 2012.  Byrd has been a major feature of our concerts for many years and the 2012 tour presented almost every note of Latin church music (and some English as well!) in a series of concerts around the UK.  Each programme explored […]

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