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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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Associate Artists Appeal Launch

6th September 2019

A flagship programme to develop the most talented young-professional choral singers in the UK.

Having admired Tenebrae for a long time, it has been a real privilege to sing and work with such a talented group of musicians. They have been a... continued

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USA Tour November 2019

1st August 2019

We’re very excited to announce that Tenebrae will be returning to the United States for an extensive tour in November 2019. We will be visiting the University of Georgia in Athens, GA; Charleston; Duke University in Durham, NC; University of Mary... continued

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5* Review from The Times

23rd July 2019

On Monday 15th July, we performed our signature Russian Treasures programme to a packed St. Bartholomew-the-Great. The Times reviewed it and have this to say:

“The night was launched by Rachmaninov selections, couched in long phrases and the crea... continued

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Dublin Medieval Chant and Lamentations Review

25th June 2019

We’re delighted to have received a fantastic review from Golden Plec of our performance in Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral last week as part of the Pipeworks Festival.

“The sound is rich and magnetic, at a naturally-express... continued

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Now is the month of maying…

3rd June 2019

Here’s a round up of all we’ve been up to in a busy May this year. We started the month with a day of rehearsals for both the programmes we would be taking away on tour, and then straight on to Sherborne Abbey for our first concert on 4th May.... continued

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Upcoming summer tours

16th May 2019

We’re very pleased to be travelling on tour all over the UK and Europe this summer. Highlights include the Aldeburgh Festival on 9th June with a new programme of Byrd, Tallis and MacMillan, a Messiah with the Academy of Ancient Music in Halle for the Handel... continued

Featured Events

Straight off the plane and a quick hop down to the south coast for @solentmusicfest today. 7.30 tonight at St Thoma… https://t.co/RpGpxsqeIH

  • Straight off the plane and a quick hop down to the south coast for @solentmusicfestival today. 7.30 tonight at St Thomas Parish Church in Lymington. See you there! .....#tenebrae #concert #tour #solent #church #allegri #miserere #choral #music

    Straight off the plane and a quick hop down to the south coast for @solentmusicfestival today. 7.30 tonight at St Thomas Parish Church in Lymington. See you there! …..#tenebrae #concert #tour #solent #church #allegri #miserere #choral #music
  • ”From the foot of Monte de Gozo to the summit of Monte de Gozo the road climbs, before the longed-for final descent to Santiago.” The final concert of our own short pilgrimage is happening at 17:00 today in the beautiful St. Sixti-Kirche Northeim. @SixtiMusik #PathOfMiracles

    ”From the foot of Monte de Gozo to the summit of Monte de Gozo the road climbs, before the longed-for final descent to Santiago.” The final concert of our own short pilgrimage is happening at 17:00 today in the beautiful St. Sixti-Kirche Northeim. @SixtiMusik #PathOfMiracles
  • Thanks to Agnes Bührig for talking to Nigel and Hannah about Path of Miracles tonight! Tune into @kultur_spiegel on NDR on Tuesday at 19:00 to hear all about it #pathofmiracles  #germany #hanover #choir #newmusic

    Thanks to Agnes Bührig for talking to Nigel and Hannah about Path of Miracles tonight! Tune into @kultur_spiegel on NDR on Tuesday at 19:00 to hear all about it #pathofmiracles #germany #hanover #choir #newmusic
  • ‪Standing ovation at @mitosettembremusica last night - thank you for having us, Milan! Now on to Hannover for the next stop on our #pathofmiracles at chor.com. See you there! #choir #tour #newmusic ‬

    ‪Standing ovation at @mitosettembremusica last night – thank you for having us, Milan! Now on to Hannover for the next stop on our #pathofmiracles at chor.com. See you there! #choir #tour #newmusic ‬
  • “Tenebrae is one of the world’s leading chamber choirs, renowned for its pasta and precision.” #italy #tour #ladolcevita #pasta #pizza

    “Tenebrae is one of the world’s leading chamber choirs, renowned for its pasta and precision.” #italy #tour #ladolcevita #pasta #pizza
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