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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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Our Next Recording Project

21st November 2022

During spring 2023 we plan to tour and record a dramatic new programme, combining three of J. S. Bach’s iconic motets with contemporary works by Sir James MacMillan. Captured live in concert at Snape Maltings, this new album will featur... continued

USA Tour 2022

US Tour Blog: Doodle in Dallas – Anna Semple

17th November 2022

Still reeling from Jenga-related highs, coaches were boarded for Dallas early on Saturday morning with the hope of arriving just in time for the consumption of an offensive amount of BBQ. Dallas did not disappoint. After what can only be described as an unholy feas... continued

USA Tour 2022

US Tour Blog: Joe Blogs – Joey Edwards

11th November 2022

A missile welded to the roof of a camper van is not a usual sight to see from the tour-bus window. We overtook it on the freeway just outside Bethlehem, PA. Today, we drove about six hours from Morristown to Harrisonburg for our next c... continued

Upcoming Events

Friday 3rd February 2023, 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

When Sleep Comes

La Folle Jounrnée

Rainer Maria Rilke Room, 5 Rue de Valmy, France

Saturday 4th February 2023, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When Sleep Comes

La Folle Jounrnée

ETA Hoffmann Hall, 5 Rue de Valmy, France

Saturday 4th February 2023, 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Orthodox Treasures

La Folle Jounrnée

Auditorium Victor-Hugo, 5 Rue de Valmy, France

Thursday 9th February 2023, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Associate Artists in Concert

Associate Artists

Repton School

Repton School Chapel, Repton, United Kingdom

Saturday 11th February 2023, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tenebrae in Concert

Dorchester Arts

St Mary’s Church, Dorchester, United Kingdom

#BOTD 1944: John Tavener. His 'Mother & Child' - a Tenebrae commission - is the title track of our album of sacred works by contemporary composers & also features on the soundtrack, The Children of Men. Listen and buy both albums from our online shop