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Tenebrae’s Bruckner motets are BBC Radio 3’s recommended recordings

2 December 2017

In addition to Tenebrae’s Fauré Requiem, the choir’s versions of Bruckner’s motets are the recommended recordings for the BBC Radio 3 ‘Building a Library’. Jonathan Freeman-Attwood (Principal, Royal Academy of Music) said: “Nigel Short and his outstanding singers take more time than anyone to get under the bonnet of each [Bruckner] motet. Their journeys of… continued

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Spring has sprung!

31 March 2017

We had a wonderful trip to Oslo two weeks ago for our first concert in Norway. We sang in the beautiful Trinity church in the centre of the city and were delighted when we walked in to realise it is blessed with one of the finest acoustics for choral music we’ve come across in a… continued


Chart Success

15 April 2016

Further to Tenebrae winning the BBC Music Magazine choral award for the choir’s recording of Brahms and Bruckner Motets, the album has re-entered the Specialist Classical Music Charts alongside two other recently released albums, both of which feature music by two highly-acclaimed contemporary choral composers: Ola Gjeilo and Alexander L’Estrange. In addition to having three albums in the top… continued

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BBC Music Magazine Awards 2016

6 April 2016

It’s been odd this Easter to not be involved in any Church services for the first time in 6 years. I must say I’ve missed it, especially the amazing atmosphere that used to be a regular feature of services at St Bartholomew the Great. There are, however, some major benefits and the best of all… continued