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Commissions

Tenebrae is a dedicated advocate for contemporary composers having worked with Judith Bingham, Ola GjeiloAlexander L’EstrangeAlexander LevinePaul Mealor, Owain ParkHilary Tann, Sir John Tavener, Joby Talbot and Will Todd, in addition to a recent release of music by Paweł Łukaszewski. The choir is renowned for its highly-acclaimed interpretations of choral music with repertoire ranging from hauntingly passionate works of the Renaissance through to contemporary choral masterpieces. World premiere highlights include:

Sir John Tavener – Mother and Child (2003)

“…an ensemble with enviable standards of power and precision and a remarkable range of colours thanks to the mixture of voices.”– BBC Radio 3 CD Review

Joby Talbot – Path of Miracles (2005)

“an evocative odyssey”– The Times

Hilary Tann – Paradise (2008)

Paradise was commissioned for Tenebrae with support from the Holst Foundation and Welsh Music Guild on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Gŵyl Gregynog Festival.

Judith Bingham – A Walk With Ivor Gurney (2013, recorded in 2018)

“inventive and magical” *****Bachtrack

Owain Park – Footsteps (2017)

“An exceptionally beautiful 16-minute work using an anthology of texts themed around travel, solitude and journeying” *****– Choir and Organ Magazine

Torsten Rasch – A Foreign Field Psalm (2018)

Rasch’s oratorio A Foreign Field was commissioned by the Three Choirs Festival in 2014. A Foreign Field Psalm is a stand-alone choral piece which was written during the compositional process for the oratorio and was premiered by Tenebrae at the Three Choirs Festival in Hereford Cathedral in July 2018.

Due to the ongoing movement restrictions in the UK due to the spread of COVID-19, we are unable to fulfil physical CD orders until further notice.

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