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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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Upcoming London Concert Schedule

14th June 2018

We are proud to announce that we will be returning to London’s top venues the latter half of this year, including St John’s Smith Square, Kings Place and Wigmore Hall, with a range of choral repertoire from Bernstein, Copland and Elga... continued

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Guest Blog: Beth Partridge – Associate Artist

31st May 2018

The post-Easter season has been somewhat quieter for Tenebrae, following our USA tour and Holy Week residency at St John’s, Smith Square. The Associate Artists have, however, been kept busy with various educational workshops ... continued

Nigel's Blog

No rest for the wicked

8th May 2018

Tenebrae performing at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, USA. Credit: Rene Zajner.

March took Tenebrae to the US for another tour of fabulous concert venues and ecclesiastical spaces. This time round we were performing Joby Talbot’s cho... continued

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Guest Blog: Elisabeth Paul – Associate Artist

9th April 2018

Well, what a crazy but musically rewarding month March has been. With the USA tour and the Holy Week Festival at St John’s Smith Square taking up much of the month, I’ve found a bit of time post-Easter to reflect on some of... continued

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Holy Week Festival 2018 Highlights

2nd April 2018

We’re really pleased with how well the 2018 Holy Week Festival went. We had concerts from Ex Cathedra, Temple Church Choir, our own concert of Pärt’s Passio with Aurora Orchestra, a Come and Sing Messiah, Polyphony with the Britten Sinfonia and... continued

Featured Events

Friday 6th July 2018, 7:30 pm

Psalms & Prayers from the New World

London Season 2017-18

Americana '18

St John’s Smith Square, London, United Kingdom

Want to combine your love of choral singing and space exploration?! Join @EricWhitacre's #virtualchoir5 with thousa… https://t.co/B9Kk9bvkiM

  • Join us on Friday 6th July for a concert of 20th century American choral music. With players from @auroraorchestra at @stjohnssmithsquare. Tickets available from the link in bio - see you there! .....#tenebrae #choir #concert #americanmusic #choral #whitacre #bernstein #copland #

    Join us on Friday 6th July for a concert of 20th century American choral music. With players from @auroraorchestra at @stjohnssmithsquare. Tickets available from the link in bio – see you there! …..#tenebrae #choir #concert #americanmusic #choral #whitacre #bernstein #copland #
  • What a week! We’ve had a wonderful time in Paris, Auch and Bad Säckingen together with a few filming sessions. We can’t wait to share our new videos with you! Watch this space......#tenebrae #choir #singing #touringlife #tour #switzerland🇨🇭 #germany #france

    What a week! We’ve had a wonderful time in Paris, Auch and Bad Säckingen together with a few filming sessions. We can’t wait to share our new videos with you! Watch this space……#tenebrae #choir #singing #touringlife #tour #switzerland🇨🇭 #germany #france
  • Filming today. Watch this space for the finished product... .....#tenebrae #filming #choir #singing #candles #church #lights #camera #action

    Filming today. Watch this space for the finished product… …..#tenebrae #filming #choir #singing #candles #church #lights #camera #action
  • A quick jaunt down to Auch, near Toulouse, today for a close harmony concert......#touringlife #tenebrae #choir #singing #france

    A quick jaunt down to Auch, near Toulouse, today for a close harmony concert……#touringlife #tenebrae #choir #singing #france
  • We’re really looking forward to our next concert at @stjohnssmithsquare on Friday 6th July. A celebration of 20th-century music from America, including Bernstein, Copland, Whitacre and more! Tickets are available through our website - link in bio .....#tenebrae #concert #bernstein #stjohnssmithsquare #london #music

    We’re really looking forward to our next concert at @stjohnssmithsquare on Friday 6th July. A celebration of 20th-century music from America, including Bernstein, Copland, Whitacre and more! Tickets are available through our website – link in bio …..#tenebrae #concert #bernstein #stjohnssmithsquare #london #music

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