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Composer: Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da (1525-1594)

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Year of birth1525
Year of death1594
April 2018
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MadridCiclo Satélites: Redemptio

Ciclo Satélites: Redemptio
Victoria, Mouton, Palestrina, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Donostia, Poulenc, Whitacre, Tormis, Penderecki
Marco Antonio García de Paz; Analema Ensemble

BudapestRichter János102 - The Sacred Wagner

Richter János102 - The Sacred Wagner
Wagner, Palestrina
Sebastian Weigle; Hungarian State Opera; István Kovácsházi; Eszter Sümegi; Judit Németh

LondonHolst Singers

Holst Singers
Palestrina, Lobo, Victoria, Allegri
Stephen Layton; Holst Singers

ElyItalian Baroque at Ely Cathedral

Benevolo, Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Palestrina
Hervé Niquet; Le Concert Spirituel

LondonBook of Hours: Salve Regina – The Sixteen

© Arnaud Stephenson
Victoria, Sheppard, Byrd, Palestrina, de Lassus, Anerio
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen
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Strikingly dramatic Weir in a convincing première

David Hill conducts the BBC Singers © BBC | Mark Allan
Judith Weir's dramatic new choral work receives a convincing world première from David Hill and the BBC Singers at Southwark Cathedral. 
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Festive riches from The Sixteen

Andrea Mantegna's The Adoration of the Magi
The Sixteen launched us into the final days before Christmas with a well-thought out and diverse combination of songs on The Three Kings.
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Ensemble Odhecaton sings Palestrina in Oslo

Ensemble Odhecaton © Marco Caselli Nirmal
The Italian male choir Ensemble Adhecaton gave a wonderful performance of Renaissance motets and Palestrina's Missa Papae Marcelli at the Oslo International Church Music Festival.
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Make-over for Allegri’s Miserere in Sydney

Harry Christophers and The Sixteen © Molina Visuals
Is Allegri's Miserere really the most famous choral work of all time? Harry Christophers and the Sixteen offer a significantly altered version of this work, in a programme otherwise devoted to the religious music of Palestrina and Macmillan.
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The King's Singers charm Dublin

The King's Singers © Axel Nickolaus
Madrigals and Folksongs: the King's Singers entertain and delight in a progromme spanning 400 years with glorious singing. 
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