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Reflecting on Path of Miracles 2017

30 October 2017

Countertenor Mark Chambers reflects on the history of Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles. “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Plato The ability of a piece of music, a smell or a taste to recall instant memories is something fascinating to me, and having… continued

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An action-packed September

3 October 2017

What a treat to go to Corsica for a concert! After 11 hours we finally made it to our hotel but the next morning were greeted by glorious sunshine and a beautiful white sandy beach and warm sea water to swim in. Doesn’t get much better than that. Or so I thought until Nick Madden… 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

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Our exciting July

8 August 2017

So much to write about for July, which, whilst incredibly busy was artistically one of the most rewarding I can recall. It began with just a few of us singing our lovely programme of music mostly by Bob Chilcott at Champs Hill Folly. This is a very special place for me as it’s the home… continued


Tenebrae to make Australia debut

25 July 2017

Tenebrae is delighted to be making its debut in Australia with the Melbourne Festival in October 2017. This will form part of the choir’s 15th anniversary Path of Miracles tour. Tenebrae will perform the Australian premiere of Owain Park’s Footsteps and present the choir’s signature work, Joby Talbot’s “evocative odyssey” (The Times) Path of Miracles. Concert details… 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


Busy months ahead

1 March 2017

Following on from a jam-packed few weeks, I am very much looking forward to our inaugural Holy Week Festival which will take place 9 – 15 April 2017. We have some of the finest choirs and most exciting vibrant vocal groups such as VOCES8 and The Gesualdo Six performing; The Hanover Band will bring Rossini’s… continued


Guest Blog: Bethany Partridge – Associate Artist

30 November 2016

Bethany Partridge, our soprano Associate Artist, takes over Nigel’s monthly blog for December and tells us about the choir’s recent tour to America! All we like sheep Two months have now passed since the official launch of Tenebrae’s Associate Artist scheme with a residency at St John’s School, Leatherhead and a English partsongs concert at St… continued

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A busy November beckons

31 October 2016

There’s no time to lose at the moment, so my apologies as I’ll have to keep this one brief! I had a fabulous few days at Westminster Choir College in New Jersey working with their numerous choirs and directors on a huge range of repertoire. The best was saved ’til last when I had the… continued


Arts Council England

11 August 2016

Tenebrae is delighted to announce that it has received its first-ever grant from Arts Council England. This funding will help support a major commission by rising composer Owain Park, alongside a recording and touring project to mark Tenebrae’s fifteenth anniversary. The tour will commence in 2017 with dates to be announced in due to course, so watch… continued

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