Tudor Choir Performs Songs of War and Heaven At The Moore Theatre 10/16
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by BWW News Desk
Seattle Theatre Group (STG) presents Seattle's renowned Tudor Choir performing Songs of War and Heaven at The Moore Theatre on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 8pm.
Songs of War and Heaven is an exciting and moving program of a cappella Medieval, Renaissance, folk and contemporary music carried by 13 vocalists, directed by Doug Fullington, with Maria Sampen on violin and Timothy Christie on viola. The program includes:
"We're very excited to sing at The Moore Theatre. It's natural acoustics and historic ambience will join with this great music to create a thrilling and memorable experience for the audience," said Tudor Choir Director Doug Fillington.
Tickets: Ticket prices are $21.00 in advance, $23.00 day of show and $15.00 with student ID. Tickets are on sale now and available online at www.stgpresents.org, by phone at (877) 784-4849, in person at The Paramount Theatre box office, Monday through Friday 10:00am-6:00pm and The Paramount and Moore Theatre venue kiosks, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, powered by Tickets.com. Group sales are available through STG's Group Sales Hotline at (206)315-8054. The Moore Theatre is located at 1932 2nd Ave. in downtown Seattle.
The Tudor Choir has performed extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest, including concert appearances in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia. The choir has been a Resident Ensemble at St. James Cathedral, Seattle; Artists-in-Residence at St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle; and a Resident Ensemble at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Medina. The Tudor Choir presented an annual concert series from 1993 through 2007, and has performed under guest conductors, includingPeter Phillips, Paul Hillier, Andrew Parrott, Stephen Cleobury and Martin Haselböck.The choir has made guest appearances with Mark Morris Dance Group, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Early Music Guild of Seattle.Recent appearances include performances at Festival Vancouver and Annas Bay Music Festival (Union, WA), for Early Music Society of the Islands (Victoria, BC), and with Auburn Symphony.
The Tudor Choir has cultivated relationships with a number of world-renowned conductors and especially with Peter Phillips, director of the Tallis Scholars. Mr. Phillips has conducted the choir in a number of performances, including a joint performance with members of the Tallis Scholars for the opening of the 2005 Tallis Scholars Summer School in Seattle, co-hosted by the Tudor Choir. The choir has also sung under the direction of Stephen Cleobury (King's College, Cambridge), Martin Haselböck (Vienna), Paul Hillier (Hilliard Ensemble, Theatre of Voices) and Andrew Parrott (Taverner Choir).
About STG: STG is the 501 (c)(3) non-profit arts organization that operates the historic Paramount and