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Nigel’s blog: October 2019

11th October 2019

Since I last wrote the autumn has set in and the leaves are falling. The transition from summer has gone by in something of a blur as Tenebrae enjoyed its busiest September since we began performing nearly 20 years ago. In August we had tr... 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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Holy Week Festival Q+A: Tom Herring, SANSARA

29th March 2019

What inspired the programme you’re bringing to the Holy Week Festival? Tell us a bit about the music and what we should listen out for.

Northern Rites is a programme that combines music by James MacMillan with pieces and arrange... continued

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Holy Week Festival Q&A: Sir James MacMillan

15th March 2019

As a composer-conductor, what are the some of the differences between conducting your own music and listening to others’ interpretations? Do you have a preference?

When I conduct a piece of my own, I have to learn it from scratc... continued

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Nigel’s Blog: February 2019

7th February 2019

Happy new year to all. Hope you’ve put on loads of weight with excessive amounts of good cheer and the like and are now enjoying the effects after a cleansing January. I’m certainly not!

It is with a heavy heart that I write to you all wi... continued

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Guest Blog: Benedict Flinn – Associate Artist

11th January 2019

A youthful Tenebrae consort made our way on December 2nd for our first of two weeks in France. The trip would involve five concerts in Marseille and Provence, and a final sixth concert in Aix-en-Provence with the full Tenebrae ... continued

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Tis the season to be… busy

21st December 2018

The choir take a bow at Kings Place, 13 Dec 2019.

Tenebrae’s busiest ever month and one which sees the choir perform at no fewer than 22 engagements, including concerts in Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy and of course the UK.

It has b... continued

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