Tenebrae
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2001
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Tenebrae

Tenebrae Biography (Wikipedia)

The Tenebrae Choir is a London-based professional vocal ensemble founded and directed by former King's Singer Nigel Short. Co-founded by Short and Barbara Pollock in 2001, its repertoire covers works from the 16th to the 21st Century.

The choir was launched in 2001 with a performance of Nigel Short's own composition, The Dream of Herod, created to demonstrate a more "theatrical" style of performing within religious buildings, involving movement around the performance venue as well as dramatic use of lighting and ambiance.

In 2006 it toured Joby Talbot's Path of Miracles to the churches in Spain on the Camino route, and formed an association with the London Symphony Orchestra, making recordings for LSO Live with the conductor Colin Davis. The choir's albums include Allegri: Miserere, which includes choral works ranging from Gregorio Allegri's Miserere to works by Benjamin Britten and John Tavener, released on the Signum Classics label.

When Tenebrae toured New York in 2011, the New York Times wrote: "if the group toured here as often as the Tallis Scholars, it could probably match — perhaps even draw on — that ensemble’s considerable following in New York."

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Tenebrae Performances & Interviews


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Sergei Rachmaninov
Vespers (All-Night Vigil), Op 37; Blessed is the Man
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Vespers (All-Night Vigil), Op 37; Blessed is the Man
Sergei Rachmaninov
Cherubic Hymn, from the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
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Cherubic Hymn, from the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
Anton Bruckner
Ecce Sacerdos Magnus
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Ecce Sacerdos Magnus
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
The Blue Bird
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The Blue Bird
Judith Bingham
The Drowned Lovers
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The Drowned Lovers
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Three Shakespeare Songs: No.2 The Cloud-Capp'd Towers
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Three Shakespeare Songs: No.2 The Cloud-Capp'd Towers
Jonathan Dove
Seek Him that maketh the Seven Stars
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Seek Him that maketh the Seven Stars
Sergei Rachmaninov
Rejoice, O Virgin (Vespers)
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Rejoice, O Virgin (Vespers)
Anton Bruckner
Christus factus est
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Christus factus est
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 3. The blue bird
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8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 3. The blue bird
William Harris
Faire is the heaven
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Faire is the heaven
Francis Poulenc
Un soir de neige
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Un soir de neige
Sergei Rachmaninov
Hymn of the Cherubim (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom)
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Hymn of the Cherubim (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom)
Hector Berlioz
L' Enfance du Christ (Op.25), Pt.2; L' Adieu des bergers
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L' Enfance du Christ (Op.25), Pt.2; L' Adieu des bergers
Aleksandr Grechaninov
Nine sili nebesniya
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Nine sili nebesniya
anon., Tenebrae & Nigel Short
Pange lingua gloriosi
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Pange lingua gloriosi
Anton Bruckner
Os Justi
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Os Justi
Trad.
The Twelve Days of Christmas
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The Twelve Days of Christmas
Bob Chilcott
The Last Invocation (from The Modern Man I Sing)
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The Last Invocation (from The Modern Man I Sing)
Frank Bridge
Music When Soft Voices Die
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Music When Soft Voices Die
Muriel Herbert
O mistress mine
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O mistress mine
Anton Bruckner
Locus Iste
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Locus Iste
Johannes Brahms
Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk
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Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk
Paul Mealor
Now sleeps the crimson petal
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Now sleeps the crimson petal
Johann Sebastian Bach
Chaconne, from Partita in D minor, BWV1004
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Chaconne, from Partita in D minor, BWV1004
Sergei Rachmaninov
Heruvimskaya pesn (Cherubic Hymn) from Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
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Heruvimskaya pesn (Cherubic Hymn) from Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Anton Bruckner
Virga Jesse
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Virga Jesse
Anton Bruckner
Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
Johannes Brahms
Fest- und Gedenksprüche Op 109
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Fest- und Gedenksprüche Op 109
Francis Poulenc
Mass in G
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Mass in G
Sergei Rachmaninov
Blessed is the Man (Vespers)
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Blessed is the Man (Vespers)
Joseph Haydn
Insanae et vanae curae
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Insanae et vanae curae
Paul Mealor
A spotless rose
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A spotless rose
Gabriel Fauré
Requiem
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Requiem
Ola Gjeilo
Serenity (O magnum mysterium) for chorus and cello
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Serenity (O magnum mysterium) for chorus and cello
John Tavener
The Lamb
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The Lamb
Francis Poulenc
Sanctus (Mass in G major)
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Sanctus (Mass in G major)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2012: Proms Chamber Music 2: Tenebrae
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e525v2
Cadogan Hall
2012-07-23T00:26:20
23
Jul
2012

Proms 2012: Proms Chamber Music 2: Tenebrae

13:00
Cadogan Hall

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