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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

23rd October 2018

Associate Artists 2018-2019: Bethany Partridge (Soprano), Elisabeth Paul (Alto), Benedict Flinn (Tenor), and Owain Park (Bass)

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

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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

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

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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

Sunday 9th December 2018, 7:00 pm

A Very English Christmas

Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix en Provence, France

Thursday 13th December 2018, 8:00 pm

A Very English Christmas

Kings Place, London, England, United Kingdom

Thursday 17th January 2019, 7:15 pm

Spanish Glories of the Sixteenth Century

Opera North

Howard Assembly Room, Leeds, United Kingdom

Friday 1st February 2019, 7:30 pm

Bach: Mass in B Minor

Music at Oxford

Oxford Town Hall, Oxford, United Kingdom

We're pleased to share that the full #PathofMiracles is now available for viewing on @culturebox. Filmed by Telmond… https://t.co/K4KhzHg3L0

  • Thanks to Wimbledon International Music Festival for a wonderful concert on Saturday night. We performed alongside the sublime Brodsky Quartet and  Roopa Panesar with @gurdain. Thanks to everyone who came! .....#tenebrae #concert #tour #wimbledon #music #festival #gesualdo #choir

    Thanks to Wimbledon International Music Festival for a wonderful concert on Saturday night. We performed alongside the sublime Brodsky Quartet and Roopa Panesar with @gurdain. Thanks to everyone who came! …..#tenebrae #concert #tour #wimbledon #music #festival #gesualdo #choir
  • Today we’re performing Gesualdo and Byrd in Padua at the Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Servi. Lovely to be back in Italy again and looking forward to the concert tonight!.....#tenebrae #tourlife #tour #music #choir #choral #gesualdo #byrd

    Today we’re performing Gesualdo and Byrd in Padua at the Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Servi. Lovely to be back in Italy again and looking forward to the concert tonight!…..#tenebrae #tourlife #tour #music #choir #choral #gesualdo #byrd
  • #AAtakeover - Absolutely cracking day at @vadundee performing with the fantastic young singers from Morgan Academy, Grove Academy & Madras College for @standrewsvoices schools project! So rewarding seeing so much enthusiasm and joy for singing 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 hopefully we'll be back again some day... #SongSeaSand

    #AAtakeover – Absolutely cracking day at @vadundee performing with the fantastic young singers from Morgan Academy, Grove Academy & Madras College for @standrewsvoices schools project! So rewarding seeing so much enthusiasm and joy for singing 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 hopefully we'll be back again some day… #SongSeaSand
  • A wonderful setting to finish our ‘We Will Remember Them’ tour. Thank you having us @standrewsvoices! 📸@manda.macleod ...#songseasand #standrews #voices #choir #ww1 #wewillrememberthem #awalkwithivorgurney #1418now #1418

    A wonderful setting to finish our ‘We Will Remember Them’ tour. Thank you having us @standrewsvoices! 📸@manda.macleod …#songseasand #standrews #voices #choir #ww1 #wewillrememberthem #awalkwithivorgurney #1418now #1418
  • Wowza! We are completely overwhelmed and excited to have received over *1 MILLION* Facebook views for our Allegri ‘Miserere mei, Deus’ video in just 10 days! Thank you so much for your support!...#tenebrae #allegri #miserere #choral #vocal #choir #classicalmusic #topc

    Wowza! We are completely overwhelmed and excited to have received over *1 MILLION* Facebook views for our Allegri ‘Miserere mei, Deus’ video in just 10 days! Thank you so much for your support!…#tenebrae #allegri #miserere #choral #vocal #choir #classicalmusic #topc

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