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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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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

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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

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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

Featured Events

Friday 21st September 2018, 7:30 pm

We Will Remember Them

WW1

Truro Cathedral, Truro, United Kingdom

Wednesday 24th October 2018, 7:30 pm

A Walk with Ivor Gurney

WW1

Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

Thanks so much for having us yesterday @ExeterCathedral and @UofEChapelChoir we had a brilliant day! https://t.co/wc6QrdhYYc

  • Good afternoon from @exetercathedral today! We’re performing our We Will Remember Them programme tonight - see you here if you can make it! Link on our website .....#tenebrae #concert #exeter #devon #ww1 #memorial #wewillrememberthem #elgar #parry #howells #schoenberg

    Good afternoon from @exetercathedral today! We’re performing our We Will Remember Them programme tonight – see you here if you can make it! Link on our website …..#tenebrae #concert #exeter #devon #ww1 #memorial #wewillrememberthem #elgar #parry #howells #schoenberg
  • Happy birthday to @lukaszewski.pawel today! Here’s a photo of Pawel with Nigel at our recording sessions in 2016 for Daylight Declines, our recently released album of his music. Check it out on our website! .....#birthday #lukaszewski #tenebrae #recording #daylightdeclines #album #new #release

    Happy birthday to @lukaszewski.pawel today! Here’s a photo of Pawel with Nigel at our recording sessions in 2016 for Daylight Declines, our recently released album of his music. Check it out on our website! …..#birthday #lukaszewski #tenebrae #recording #daylightdeclines #album #new #release
  • Just one week to go until we’ll be performing at @exetercathedral and Truro Cathedral! We’ll be doing our WW1 memorial programme with works by Gurney, Bingham, Tavener, Elgar, Howells, Schoenberg and Parry’s Songs of Farewell. Get your tickets on our website whilst you can! Link in bio .....#Tenebrae #concert #exeter #truro #cathedrals #southwest #tour #ww1 #memorial #parry #elgar #howells #gurney

    Just one week to go until we’ll be performing at @exetercathedral and Truro Cathedral! We’ll be doing our WW1 memorial programme with works by Gurney, Bingham, Tavener, Elgar, Howells, Schoenberg and Parry’s Songs of Farewell. Get your tickets on our website whilst you can! Link in bio …..#Tenebrae #concert #exeter #truro #cathedrals #southwest #tour #ww1 #memorial #parry #elgar #howells #gurney
  • Some snaps from our brief residency in Dundee, working with three local schools towards a project in the new @vadundee which opens this Saturday! #AAtakeover #musicinscotland

    Some snaps from our brief residency in Dundee, working with three local schools towards a project in the new @vadundee which opens this Saturday! #AAtakeover #musicinscotland
  • It’s Tenebrae Associate Artist #insta takeover from Dundee! Putting #passion and #precision on purple t-shirts since 2018.

    It’s Tenebrae Associate Artist #insta takeover from Dundee! Putting #passion and #precision on purple t-shirts since 2018.

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