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Described as “phenomenal” (The Times) and “devastatingly beautiful” (Gramophone Magazine), award-winning choir Tenebrae, under the direction of Nigel Short, is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles renowned for its passion and precision.

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Holy Week Festival 2017

7th October 2016

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Tenebrae is thrilled to introduce its inaugural Holy Week Festival, a partnership between the choir and St John’s Smith Square.

It has long been an aim of the choir to curate a series of concerts for Holy Week based around some of the most atmosph... continued

Nigel's Blog

Spring has sprung!

31st March 2017

A standing ovation following our performance in Trinity Church, Oslo.

We had a wonderful trip to Oslo two weeks ago for our first concert in Norway. We sang in the beautiful Trinity church in the centre of the city and were delighted when we walke... continued

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Busy months ahead

1st March 2017

Tenebrae and the English Chamber Orchestra performing Mozart Requiem

Following on from a jam-packed few weeks, I am very much looking forward to our inaugural Holy Week Festival which will take place 9 – 15 April 2017. We have some of the finest c... continued

Nigel's Blog

Happy New Year!

18th January 2017

It’s been rather a long time since I’ve checked in, and a lot has happened since then!

In November I spent a wonderful week with the people of Brigham Young University working on Handel’s Messiah. The orchestra and choirs worked their socks off a... continued

Featured Events

Path of Miracles

Thursday 18th May 2017, 7:30 pm

Path of Miracles (Hull – UK City of Culture 2017)

Holy Trinity Church, Hull, United Kingdom

Path of Miracles

Friday 7th July 2017, 7:45 pm

Path of Miracles (London)

Voices of London Festival

St Bartholomew-the-Great, London, United Kingdom

Nigel rehearsing with Hull Choral Union,City of Hull Youth Choir + Holy Trinity Church Choir for our world premiere… https://t.co/7DeofUjfoy

  • Here's Nigel in the magnificent Holy Trinity Church in Hull, rehearsing with our participating choirs for the world premiere of @owainpark Footsteps!

    Here's Nigel in the magnificent Holy Trinity Church in Hull, rehearsing with our participating choirs for the world premiere of @owainpark Footsteps!
  • Congrats to our magnificent Associate Artists who were soloists in last night's Messiah - what a team!

    Congrats to our magnificent Associate Artists who were soloists in last night's Messiah – what a team!
  • The first of our late-night liturgical events last night - will we see you this evening? 10pm at @stjohnssmithsquare

    The first of our late-night liturgical events last night – will we see you this evening? 10pm at @stjohnssmithsquare
  • What a terrific evening in @stgeorgesbristol - here's a candid balcony shot of the final bows!

    What a terrific evening in @stgeorgesbristol – here's a candid balcony shot of the final bows!
  • Excited to be recording at @classicfm today exclusively to celebrate their 25th anniversary #watchthisspace #Tenebrae15

    Excited to be recording at @classicfm today exclusively to celebrate their 25th anniversary #watchthisspace #Tenebrae15

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