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As Easter approaches, the Tenebrae Consort  guide us on a musical and spiritual journey from affliction to hope through some masterpieces of the Renaissance including works by Victoria, Palestrina, Byrd.

The programme features a selection from Victoria’s Tenebrae Responsories and Lamentations for Holy Saturday alongside the captivating ‘Versa est in luctum’ by his contemporary Alonso Lobo.


Alonso Lobo Versa est
Plainchant Pange lingua
Tomás Luis de Victoria Selection from Tenebrae Responsories and Lamentions for Holy Saturday
Amicus meus osculi me tradidit signa
Unus ex discipulis
Seniores populi consilium fecerunt
Lectio I – De Lamentatione
Caligaverunt occult mei
Tamquam ad latronem existis
The Reproaches
King John of Portugal Crux fidelis
Lectio II – Aleph O vos omnes
Astiterunt reges terrae
Sepulto Domino In pace in idipsum

Plainchant Jubilate Domino
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli
Agnus Dei
William Byrd Haec dies


Tenebrae Consort