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Peter Phillips

Peter Phillips (Conductor)

Born: 15th November 1977, London, England

Nationality: English

Peter Philips has made an impressive if unusual reputation for himself in dedicating his life’s work to the research and performance of Renaissance sacred music. Having won a scholarship to Oxford in 1972, Peter Phillips studied Renaissance music with David Wulstan and Denis Arnold, and gained experience in conducting small vocal ensembles, already experimenting with the rarer parts of the repertoire.

Besides his work with The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips has for many years contributed a regular column (as well as a cricket column) to The Spectator.

Further Reading: Peter Phillips

Interview, Peter Phillips on Josquin and Bauldeweyn

Peter Phillips discusses the penultimate volume in the Tallis Scholars's unprecedented complete set of Josquin Masses, which pairs Josquin's late Missa Mater Patris with the disputed Missa Da pacem.

Recording of the Week, The Tallis Scholars perform two Masses by Josquin

David listens to the Tallis Scholars' new double-bill of Josquin masses, including the mysterious and unorthodox 'Dice Mass'.

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