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Choral Gems from Russia on Radio 3’s The Choir

Posted on 15th May 2013

Tenebrae’s Founder and Artistic Director, Nigel Short, will guest present an episode of The Choir on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 19 May 2013 at 5pm.  Focusing on the music of the Russian Orthodox Church, he’ll be discussing the challenges for British Choirs in recording Russian music with linguist and Church Slavonic expert, Xenia De Berner.  In addition, he will be looking at the work of British composers Benjamin Britten, Hubert Parry and Francis Pott.  Included in the programme will be exclusive tracks from Tenebrae’s upcoming recording of Russian repertoire, which is scheduled for release in early 2014.  To receive further details about the upcoming disc, please sign up to the our mailing list, located in the footer of this page.