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Tenebrae presents a wide-ranging programme spanning five centuries of sacred choral music. ‘A Celestial Gift’ features celebrated choral works such as Holst’s majestic Nunc dimittis and Allegri’s iconic setting
of Psalm 51. Alongside these familiar favourites, this programme showcases a wealth of music by some of today’s most exciting composers, with particular highlights including In Winter’s House by Joanna Marsh and Sir James MacMillan’s stunning setting of the Miserere.


Programme

Orlande de Lassus – Musica Dei donum
Plainchant – Pange lingua
Philip Moore – Morning Prayer
Caroline Shaw – and the swallow
Anna Thorvaldsdottir – Hey pú oss himnum á
Joanna Marsh – Evening Prayer
Orlando Gibbons arr. Christian Forshaw – Drop, drop slow tears
Gregorio Allegri – Miserere, mei Deus

INTERVAL

John Tavener – Funeral Ikos
Joanna Marsh – In Winter’s House
Sergei Rachmaninov – Hymn to the Cherubim
Pavel Chesnokov – Svyety tihiy
James MacMillan – Miserere
MacMillan – I saw Eternity the other night
Gustav Holst – Nunc dimittis

Artist(s)

Nigel Short, Tenebrae


Buy Tickets

CHF 30 – 75

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