The Waiting sky

music for advent and christmas

The Waiting Sky is a collection of our favourite pieces for the Christmas season from Advent to Epiphany. The programme explores the anticipation of Christmas, through works by masters of the Renaissance alongside pieces by living composers, combining to conjure an aura of mystery and excitement. 


Photo: Nick Rutter

Recorded between 25-27 June 2019, The Waiting Sky was released on Resonus Classics on Friday 27 September 2019.

Thomas Tallis - Videte miraculum à6
Josquin des Prez - Inviolata, integra, et casta es Maria à5
Judith Weir - Ave Regina caelorum
Hieronymus Praetorius - Joseph, lieber Joseph mein—Magnificat Quinti Toni—In dulci jubilo
James MacMillan - Dominus dabit benignitatem
Oliver Tarney - The Waiting Sky
Rhiannon Randle - O magnum mysterium
John Tavener - The Lamb
Oliver Tarney - Balulalow
Marco Galvani - The Oxen
William Byrd - Reges Tharsis à5
Oliver Tarney - The Wise Men and the Star
Marco Galvani - On Christmas Morn

Album artwork by Charlie Barton