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November 28, 2017

The 60th Grammy Award nominations were announced on November 28th, 2017, and include Alliance artists The Crossing (Best Choral Performance) and Jordi Savall (Best Classical Compendium).

October 10, 2017

‘Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott’, Vox Luminis' recording of the music of the Reformation, is a Gramophone Editors Choice for October 2017.

August 25, 2017

The Crossing's 2017 Month of Moderns series brought new choral music to performances in the choir's hometown of Philadelphia. The Month of Moderns concerts will be broadcast on Philadelphia's WRTI, with the first airing on Sunday, August 27th at 4PM.

August 16, 2017

Chicago's WFMT explores what makes The Tallis Scholars sound so special.

 
August 16, 2017

The 2017-18 'Concerts from the Library of Congress' season has been announced, and includes performances with both Spektral Quartet and Camerata RCO. 

August 7, 2017

After seeing So Percussion perform David Lang's man made with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Times critic Anthony Tommasini featured a video of the group performing Steve Reich's Drumming as among the "Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube."

Members of So Percussion at Lincoln Center, from left: Adam Sliwinski, Josh Quillen, Eric Cha-Beach and Jason Treuting.
August 3, 2017

Spektral Quartet and composer Tonia Ko have been awarded a Chamber Music America Commissioning Grant, which will fund a new work composed by Ko for the quartet's 2018-19 season.

June 20, 2017

The Crossing have been awarded a $200,000 Project Grant from Philadelphia's Pew Center for Arts and Heritage. The grant will support the development of 'Aniara', a hybrid choral-theater work developed in collaboration with The Crossing and Finnish theater company Klockriketeatern, with music composed by Guggenheim and Pew Fellow Robert Maggio.

June 20, 2017

Cantus has announced its 2017-18 Season, with highlights including a new commission by New York composer Gabriel Kahane, a performance of Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” and a pre-season collaboration with Sweet Honey in the Rock.

June 20, 2017

Jordi Savall is featured in a June 2017 New York Times 'Daily 360' video, as conductor for the revival of Marin Marais' 'Alcyone' at the Royal Opera of Versailles. These are the first performances of 'Alcyone' in 246 years. 

June 17, 2017

In a June 2017 interview with host John Romeri on Orange County Catholic's Music from the Tower program, Tallis Scholars founder Peter Phillips discusses the origins of the ensemble in 1973, offers reflections on over forty years of performance, and details what's coming up with the Scholars.

June 11, 2017

On June 11th, 2017, The Crossing opened its Month of Moderns series at Philadelphia's Crane Arts, with the premiere of composer Joshua Stamper's ‘mid the steep sky’s commotion.

June 7, 2017

Alliance Artist Management is delighted to welcome Trio Karénine to its growing roster of world-class ensembles.

 
June 1, 2017

Composers Dominic Wills and Frederick Viner have been announced as the winners of the National Centre for Early Music's 2017 Young Composers Award. In September 2017, The Tallis Scholars will premiere works composed by the awardees at a concert at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. The concert will also be broadcast on The Early Music Show on BBC Radio 3.

May 25, 2017

On July 1st, 2017, at Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia, The Crossing will present the world premiere of composer Michael Gordon's Anonymous Man, a choral memoir of Gordon's block on Desbrosses Street in Lower Manhattan.

May 24, 2017

On May 31 at Symphony Space, Selected Shorts presents Shaken and Stirred with Amy Stewart. David Schwimmer, Kathleen Chalfant, Joey Slotnick, Jordan Klepper, and Maria Dizzia will perform classic and contemporary tales of hoisting, imbibing, and the morning after.

May 24, 2017

Williams Center for the Arts in Easton, PA presents the US premiere of So Percussion's ambitious From Out a Darker Sea on October 13, 2017.

 
May 22, 2017

NPR Classical features The Crossing's new album, Canticles of the Holy Wind, with new work by Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Luther Adams.

April 7, 2017

In March 2017, violinist Nicola Benedetti and Tavis Smiley discussed her North American tour with Venice Baroque Orchestra.

April 3, 2017

In February 2016, So Percussion participated in the TED Conference in Vancouver, BC, presenting an excerpt of Bryce Dessner's 'Music for Wood and Strings.' The performance is now available to stream on the TED website.

March 15, 2017

Grammy-nominated string quartet brings innovative programming & a sly sense of humor.

March 10, 2017

Artistic Director Donald Nally & The Crossing have received the 2017 American Composers Forum Champion of New Music Award. The Award honors individuals or ensembles that have made a significant contribution to the work and livelihoods of contemporary composers. 

March 7, 2017

On March 19th, 2017, The Crossing presents the world premiere of a new concert-length work by Lansing McLoskey at its home in Philadelphia. Zealot Canticles is based on Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka’s 'Twelve Canticles for the Zealot'.

February 18, 2017

In an interview with the Violin Channel, violinist Nicola Benedetti discusses her 2017 collaboration and coast-to-coast U.S. tour with Venice Baroque Orchestra.

February 14, 2017

In a February 2017 broadcast on Classical MPR, Cantus joins host Alison Young for an hour of music and conversation in celebration of Valentine's Day. The broadcast includes music from the vocal ensemble's program, "The Four Loves".

February 3, 2017

WQXR is streaming Jordi Savall's February 2017 'Millenarian Venice: Gateway to the East' concert from Carnegie Hall's La Serenissima Festival. The program traces the melodies from across the Mediterranean to Persia, the Ottoman empire; and from Rome to France to 11th century Greece — all through music that moved through Venice.

January 1, 2017

Alliance Artist Management is delighted to announce the addition of Camerata RCO to its exclusive roster of international ensembles. Formed by members of Amsterdam's famed Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Camerata RCO performs chamber music focused on Classical and Romantic repertoire for winds and strings and maintains active relationships with Dutch composers.

December 6, 2016

Donald Nally and The Crossing have been nominated for the Best Choral Performance Grammy Award for the recording of Thomas Lloyd's Bonhoeffer. 

December 1, 2016

The Fifth Century, which features The Crossing and conductor Donald Nally performing new music by Gavin Bryars, is included in Chicago Tribune's list of best classical albums of 2016.

November 30, 2016

Vox Luminis is featured in a November 2016 article on the popular classical music network Classic FM. The feature includes a video of the vocal ensemble performing Thomas Tallis's motet 'If ye love me' live at the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge. 

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