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New Tenor Associate Artist

2 March 2020

We’re thrilled to reveal that our newest Tenor Associate Artist for 2020-21 is to be Toby Ward. We held a couple of very successful days auditioning in February and are very glad to have Toby joining the remaining members of the current cohort, Victoria Meteyard, Hannah King and Joseph Edwards. Here is some more information… continued


Associate Artists Appeal Launch

6 September 2019

A flagship programme to develop the most talented young-professional choral singers in the UK. Having admired Tenebrae for a long time, it has been a real privilege to sing and work with such a talented group of musicians. They have been amazingly supportive and welcoming colleagues. – Elisabeth Paul (Tenebrae Associate Artist 2016-9) Please Donate… continued


Associate Artists inspire school pupils in St Andrews and Dundee

9 November 2018

In October the Tenebrae Associate Artists were thrilled to take the reins of a new education project in partnership with St Andrews Voices and the newly opened V&A Dundee. Our fantastic four (Beth, Lissie, Bennedict, and Owain) devised and arranged the music using the V&As inaugural exhibition Speed & Style: Ocean Liners as the inspiration… continued


Choral Development Partnerships going from strength to strength

9 July 2018

Tenebrae’s Associate Artists lead a session at Music Centre London, Islington We were delighted to team up once again with our partners, the London Youth Choir and Music Centre London, for the 2017-18 season to provide choral development opportunities for a total of 660 children and young people (aged 7-21 years) from communities across London…. continued

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No rest for the wicked

8 May 2018

Tenebrae performing at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, USA. Credit: Rene Zajner. March took Tenebrae to the US for another tour of fabulous concert venues and ecclesiastical spaces. This time round we were performing Joby Talbot’s choral extravaganza Path of Miracles. Needless to say there were brilliant performances from everyone involved, but special mentions… continued


Guest Blog: Elisabeth Paul – Associate Artist

9 April 2018

Well, what a crazy but musically rewarding month March has been. With the USA tour and the Holy Week Festival at St John’s Smith Square taking up much of the month, I’ve found a bit of time post-Easter to reflect on some of my recent experiences as an Associate Artist this year. At the beginning… continued


Guest blog: Tom Lilburn – Associate Artist

2 September 2017

Tom talks about his experiences over the past year while being our Alto Associate Artist 2016-17. The Associate Artist scheme began with a three-day residency at St John’s School, Leatherhead. The residency consisted of rehearsals, workshops and a concert at the end. It was a tough start, as we covered a lot of repertoire in… continued


Guest blog: London Youth Choir working with Tenebrae

5 July 2017

Passion Precision, Partnership and Pleasure! A word from Rachel Staunton, Artistic Director of London Youth Choir, one of Tenebrae’s Choral Development Partners… “In my view, the joy of a good partnership is the sharing of differences, the bringing together of contrasting approaches, and the ever evolving experience of corporate music making. When Tenebrae asked London… continued

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Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars

8 February 2016

A great start to 2016 appearing at the fab London A Cappella Festival at Kings Place curated by The Swingle Singers. They’re clearly doing great things there in developing a huge and varied interest in singing of all manner of vocal ensembles. We were honoured to be opening the festival and it was a hugely… continued


Working with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain

20 November 2015

The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) comprises five constituent choirs for young people from primary school age to those leaving University. Collectively, they aim to be the most inspirational and innovative organisation for young singers in the UK, discovering and nurturing exceptional musical talent, providing unrivalled performance opportunities and world-class musical and leadership… continued

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Brahms, Bruckner and Russian Treasures galore

12 October 2015

Having had a wonderful break of 4 weeks over the summer with the family down in Devon, which actually ended up being even more exhausting than our usual mad routine at home, things seem to have taken off at the furious pace they left off at back in July! So, we had another glorious trip… continued


Nigel Short at Eton Choral Courses

8 May 2014

Nigel Short will be visiting the Eton Choral Courses in August 2014 to work with aspiring young singers. Speaking about the course, Nigel says: I’m very much looking forward to meeting and working with the youngsters on the ECC having heard so many great things from other conductors who have worked on the course before…. continued