interest in 16th-century vocal music was established during her
years as a student at Oxford University
, where she
sang with the pioneering group the Clerkes of Oxenford and studied with its director, David Wulstan.
Since then, her
career as a professional consort singer in the UK has developed hand-in-hand with continuing in-depth study of the music as editor, writer, researcher and teacher.
sings regularly with Philip Cave's ensemble Magnificat, and is a founder member of the Sixteen; she
also sang more than 1000 concerts with the Tallis Scholars, recording and travelling widely for more than 20 years, and appears with other groups including the Gabrieli Consort
and Ensemble Plus Ultra.
has pursued an interest in preparing performing editions from original sources, many of them recorded and some published by Mapa Mundi, the Church Music Society
and Oxenford Imprint.
is increasingly involved in sharing her
experience, both through summer schools (as a regular faculty member with Chorworks
in Washington DC, and in 2010 at Dartington with I Fagiolini), and workshops through the Sixteen as well as various Early Music Forums in the UK, and for the Company of Musicians at Sawston.
In 2004 Sally
was the joint winner (with Philip Cave) of the Noah Greenberg Award, through the AMS, for her work on the music of Philippe Rogier.
This episode features a discussion with the distinguished early music soprano, editor, and presenter, Sally Dunkley
Together, Philip and Sally explore the Requiem Mass and other music of the great Spanish renaissance composer Tomás Luis de Victoria, commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death.
and Philip Cave present music from the Royal Courts of England and Spain.
The workshop is presented by The Renaissance Singers of London.
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January 21, 2012 - One Day Workshop
The Glory of the Muses
Visiting the UK?
Save the date for a one-day workshop in Oxford
on Saturday 21st January.
and Philip Cave present music by three of the great English composers of the 16th century: Parsons, White and Byrd.