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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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General Manager Recruitment

3rd October 2018

We are recruiting for a new General Manager!

The General Manager will lead Tenebrae at a significant period in the choir’s development, liaising closely with the Board of Trustees, Development Board and Artistic Director. The General Manag... continued

Nigel's Blog

Nigel’s Blog: Summer 2018

3rd October 2018

Església de Sant Genís, Torroella de Montgrí

Crumbs, it’s been ages since I wrote one of these so here goes, I just hope my memory serves me well for some of the performances that were a few months ago…

We had a steaming return to SJSS on J... continued

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A Walk with Ivor Gurney pre-order

3rd September 2018

We are very proud to announce that our new release celebrating the music of Ivor Gurney and his contemporaries, including Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells, is now available for pre-order. The disc also features the premiere re... continued

Blogs

Guest Blog: Martha McLorinan

30th August 2018

I first discovered the music of Ivor Gurney when I was in my first year at music college and heard Sleep performed in a lunchtime recital. I immediately fell in love with the piece. I remember thinking that it was utterly perfect, and headin... continued

Blogs

Guest blog: James Robinson – Associate Artist

14th August 2018

It really doesn’t feel like that long ago that I was auditioning for the Tenebrae Associate Artist scheme, so looking back on the scheme as I prepare to leave it feels very strange indeed! What I think strikes me the most ... continued

News

Concerts in Exeter and Truro announced

11th July 2018

We are very pleased to announce that we will be returning to the South West of England in September 2018 to perform concerts in Exeter and Truro Cathedrals. We will be singing our World War One memorial programme, We Will Remember ... continued

Featured Events

Wednesday 24th October 2018, 7:30 pm

A Walk with Ivor Gurney

WW1

Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

Friday 26th October 2018, 7:30 pm

We Will Remember Them

WW1

Holy Trinity Church, St. Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom

Saturday 10th November 2018, 8:00 pm

Thursday 13th December 2018, 8:00 pm

A Very English Christmas

Kings Place, London, England, United Kingdom

We’ve arrived in Lund for the lundchoralfestival! Can’t wait to make our Sweden debut this evening in this stunning… https://t.co/F3Rksd09Ti

  • We’ve arrived in Lund for the @lundchoralfestival! Can’t wait to make our Sweden debut this evening in this stunning venue! 🇸🇪...#Sweden #Lund #choir #choral #music #tour #ontheroad #wewillrememberthem #awalkwithivorgurney

    We’ve arrived in Lund for the @lundchoralfestival! Can’t wait to make our Sweden debut this evening in this stunning venue! 🇸🇪…#Sweden #Lund #choir #choral #music #tour #ontheroad #wewillrememberthem #awalkwithivorgurney
  • @standrewsvoices #repost...Hello Instagram, @tenebraechoir #AssociateArtists here. It's been a busy day for us consisting of meetings; rehearsals for our upcoming gigs in Sweden, Wigmore Hall (our new cd launch!) & of course St Andrews; recording for @classicfm (watch out for us performing Holy is the True Light by our very own @owainpark on their #Facebook page ); and performing live on @bbcradio3 #InTune. Just another day in the life of a singer...•#varietyisthespiceoflife #behindthescenes #wewillrememberthem #Teneyay #songseasand #standrews #voices #choir #singing #festival #8daystogo #visitfife #whatson #singer #visitscotland #takeover

    @standrewsvoices #repost…Hello Instagram, @tenebraechoir #AssociateArtists here. It's been a busy day for us consisting of meetings; rehearsals for our upcoming gigs in Sweden, Wigmore Hall (our new cd launch!) & of course St Andrews; recording for @classicfm (watch out for us performing Holy is the True Light by our very own @owainpark on their #Facebook page ); and performing live on @bbcradio3 #InTune. Just another day in the life of a singer…•#varietyisthespiceoflife #behindthescenes #wewillrememberthem #Teneyay #songseasand #standrews #voices #choir #singing #festival #8daystogo #visitfife #whatson #singer #visitscotland #takeover
  • It’s a busy day today! Rehearsal, filming for @classicfm, and an appearance on @bbcradio3’s In Tune all in preparation for our ‘A Walk with Ivor Gurney’ album launch and performances. Notably our debuts in Sweden, St Andrews and at @wigmore_hall! Keep up to date with our Associate Artists’ @standrewsvoices #instagram #takeover

    It’s a busy day today! Rehearsal, filming for @classicfm, and an appearance on @bbcradio3’s In Tune all in preparation for our ‘A Walk with Ivor Gurney’ album launch and performances. Notably our debuts in Sweden, St Andrews and at @wigmore_hall! Keep up to date with our Associate Artists’ @standrewsvoices #instagram #takeover
  • Head over to our Facebook and YouTube pages to see our new video of Allegri’s Miserere. We hope you like it!....#tenebrae #allegri #miserere #choral #vocal #choir #classicalmusic #topC

    Head over to our Facebook and YouTube pages to see our new video of Allegri’s Miserere. We hope you like it!….#tenebrae #allegri #miserere #choral #vocal #choir #classicalmusic #topC
  • Just two weeks left until the full release of A Walk With Ivor Gurney, our latest album with @auroraorchestra, Dame Sarah Connolly and Simon Callow being released on @signumrecords. Preorder on our website now - link in bio! .....#tenebrae #newalbum #release #recording #auroraorchestra #sarahconnolly #ivorgurney #gurney #howells #vaughanwilliams

    Just two weeks left until the full release of A Walk With Ivor Gurney, our latest album with @auroraorchestra, Dame Sarah Connolly and Simon Callow being released on @signumrecords. Preorder on our website now – link in bio! …..#tenebrae #newalbum #release #recording #auroraorchestra #sarahconnolly #ivorgurney #gurney #howells #vaughanwilliams

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