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The Sixteen & Harry Christophers

Immortal Legacy

We are delighted to welcome The Sixteen back to the Concert Hall with something a little different to what Classical Music Alive audiences are used to; a distinctly British programme spanning over 500 years of choral music. 16th-century composers Tallis and Byrd wrote at times of religious turmoil and national upheaval, producing magnificent works of beauty and musical mastery. Their legacy can be traced to some of Britain’s most celebrated 20th and 21st century composers, including Britten, Tippett and James MacMillan, whose works complete this enlightening programme.

Programme to include:
Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter

The Silver Swan

Mitte manum tuam

Laudibus in sanctis

Gloriana Dances

Pre-concert talk 6.30pm  
The Town Hall (FREE) 


Please note, this concert is scheduled to go ahead without social distancing measures and you will be seated next to other people. However, certain COVID safety procedures will remain in place for the safety of customers, staff and performers.

Please bring a face mask with you and follow the venue guidelines on the day of the event. For your information, the latest measures in place for The Town Hall are available HERE.

All precautions are subject to UK government and local government guidelines updated on 19 July '21. Please see Reading Arts' latest Covid-19 page and general SEE IT SAFELY information HERE