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Humanity & Liberty

20th Anniversary Tour
  • 2 December 2021
  • 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
  • Wigmore Hall
  • Wigmore Hall

We are delighted to begin our residency at London’s prestigious Wigmore Hall. Triumph over adversity is the theme as we present the London premieres of two brand new Tenebrae commissions as part of this atmospheric performance. Roderick WilliamsLucis Creator Optime bookends this unique programme, featuring Into the Wreck by Josephine Stephenson and Francis Poulenc’s sensational choral cantata Figure Humaine, interspersed with poetry by Emily Dickinson.


Roderick Williams – Lucis Creator Optime*
Phillip Moore – Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Josephine Stephenson – Into the Wreck*

Mauersberger – Wie liegt die Stadt so wüst
Roderick Williams – Lucis Creator Optime (Postlude)*
Poulenc – Figure Humaine

*Tenebrae commissions

Venue & Address:

Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP, United Kingdom


Nigel Short, Tenebrae