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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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Nigel’s Blog: September 2020

16th September 2020

In these worrying times it’s quite a challenge to write a blog and make it all breezy and positive. I’d love to tell everyone that we have a full schedule of concerts up our sleeve, but of course that isn’t the case – for reasons o... continued

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Tenebrae Unlocked

29th July 2020

We’re launching a brand new series of specially designed films, bringing the Tenebrae concert experience to you at home – Tenebrae classics and new choral discoveries available to stream online.

Thanks to our amazing supporters all over the world, we w... continued

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Nigel’s blog: June 2020

10th June 2020

Well, it seems rather odd to be writing a blog that relays nothing about recent exploits with Tenebrae. No concerts, no music. Thank heavens we live in a time where technology can at least help a bit with that. Like all other choirs we are ... continued

Featured Events

Wednesday 2nd December 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Medieval Chant and Tallis Lamentations

Klangvokal Musikfestival Dortmund

Dortmund St. Marienkirche, Dortmund, Germany

Tuesday 8th December 2020, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Very English Christmas

Fondation Pierre Gianadda Martigny

Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny, Switzerland

Tuesday 15th December 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tenebrae: Live Broadcast

Virtual Event

Wigmore Hall

Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

#throwbackthursday - June 2018 @solsbergfestival 📸 Benno Hunziker #tenebrae #choir #choral #concert #singing… https://t.co/mqwnQqDGls

  • #throwbackthursday - June 2018@solsbergfestival 📸 Benno Hunziker#tenebrae #choir #choral #concert #singing #music

    #throwbackthursday – June 2018@solsbergfestival 📸 Benno Hunziker#tenebrae #choir #choral #concert #singing #music
  • #tenebraeunlockedFill your screens with singing #comingsoon #tenebrae #choir #choral #concertfilms #ondemand

    #tenebraeunlockedFill your screens with singing #comingsoon #tenebrae #choir #choral #concertfilms #ondemand
  • Lovely to be singing ‘In Winter’s House’ again - composed for our tenors and basses last year by the wonderful @jomarshcomposer. Massive thanks to @canterburyfest for making this happen! You can listen to our concert online via the festival website tonight at 7:30pm BST and until 31 October...#choir #choral #concert #livemusic #newmusic #contemporarymusic

    Lovely to be singing ‘In Winter’s House’ again – composed for our tenors and basses last year by the wonderful @jomarshcomposer. Massive thanks to @canterburyfest for making this happen! You can listen to our concert online via the festival website tonight at 7:30pm BST and until 31 October…#choir #choral #concert #livemusic #newmusic #contemporarymusic
  • Zoom in this Sunday! Nigel Short leads an online workshop, exploring Tenebrae's unique sound - part of Music@Malling online festival. 😀https://musicatmalling.com/event/calling-all-singers/#tenebrae #choir #virtual #workshop #singing #singalong

    Zoom in this Sunday! Nigel Short leads an online workshop, exploring Tenebrae's unique sound – part of Music@Malling online festival. 😀https://musicatmalling.com/event/calling-all-singers/#tenebrae #choir #virtual #workshop #singing #singalong
  • #ThrowbackThursday October 2015, and our performance at Christ's Hospital School #tenebrae #choir #Brahms and #Burckner #choral #choralmusic

    #ThrowbackThursday October 2015, and our performance at Christ's Hospital School #tenebrae #choir #Brahms and #Burckner #choral #choralmusic
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