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Guest Blog: Benedict Flinn – Associate Artist

11 January 2019

A youthful Tenebrae consort made our way on December 2nd for our first of two weeks in France. The trip would involve five concerts in Marseille and Provence, and a final sixth concert in Aix-en-Provence with the full Tenebrae forces. Along the way we performed in some truly beautiful churches and ate some rather spectacular meals…. continued

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Tis the season to be… busy

21 December 2018

Tenebrae’s busiest ever month and one which sees the choir perform at no fewer than 22 engagements, including concerts in Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy and of course the UK. It has been a December to remember, mostly for wonderful musical reasons but also one sad one, namely we said goodbye to our dear friend Henry… continued

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Happy New Year!

18 January 2017

It’s been rather a long time since I’ve checked in, and a lot has happened since then! In November I spent a wonderful week with the people of Brigham Young University working on Handel’s Messiah. The orchestra and choirs worked their socks off and gave three electric performances including a very emotional and stirring performance… continued

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Season launch!

8 September 2016

Well it’s back to earth with a bump after several weeks away with the family and Tenebrae’s mascot, Monty, I’m now back to editing recordings, programming, and of course spending lots of time with Henry and Helen in the Office! Well, I’m supposed to be…. Actually I had to sneak away from my family holiday… continued

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Christmas Round-up

17 December 2015

On advent Sunday we returned to Cadogan Hall together with the English Chamber Orchestra for a performance of Handel’s Messiah. We were thrilled to be joined by soloists Grace Davidson (soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), David Soar (bass) and as a last minute replacement for our Patron Sarah Connolly, who was sadly taken ill, Anna Stéphany… continued

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Happy New Year!

12 January 2015

Tenebrae had a busy end to 2014 starting with a performance in Malgarten, Germany in early December followed swiftly by concerts at London’s Cadogan Hall, performing Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with the English Chamber Orchestra, and St John’s Smith Square, presenting Tenebrae’s Christmas programme ‘What Sweeter Music’. This included traditional carol arrangements, original pieces composed for Christmas… continued