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Tenebrae and Nigel Short

Renowned vocal ensemble Tenebrae and director Nigel Short journey through Renaissance Spain and Italy to Germany, performing the works of Victoria, Allegri, Brahms and Bruckner.

Donald Macleod introduces award-winning choir Tenebrae and director Nigel Short, live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, to perform a recital of song journeying through Renaissance Spain and Italy to Romantic Germany. Victoria's masterful Responsories trace the events of the Passion and death of Christ, followed by works written by Lobo, Allegri and Padilla and the motets of Brahms, Bruckner and Reger.

Lobo: Versa est in luctum
Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories (selection)
Allegri: Miserere
Padilla: Missa 'Ego flos campi'

11:35 Interval
Richard Goode plays Mozart's Piano Sonata No.8 in A Minor, K310

11:55
Reger: Der Mensch lebt und bestehet Op.138
Brahms: Fest-und Gedenksprüche Op.109
Bruckner: Three Motets - Ave Maria; Virga Jesse floruit; Christus factus est
Brahms: Three Motets, Op.110
Reger: Nachtlied Op.138

Tenebrae
Nigel Short, director

Presenter, Donald Macleod
Producer, Laura Metcalfe.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Alonso Lobo

    Versa est in luctum

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Tenebrae Responsories (selection)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere mei, Deus

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

    Missa Ego flos campi - Kyrie

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

    Missa Ego flos campi - Gloria

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

    Missa Ego flos campi - Agnus Dei

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A Minor, K. 310

    Performer: Richard Goode.
  • Max Reger

    Der Mensch lebt und bestehet Op 138 No .1

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Fest- und Gedenksprüche Op 109

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Virga Jesse Floruit

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Christus Factus est

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Three Motets Op 110

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Max Reger

    Nachtlied Op 138 No.3

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Locus iste

    Choir: Tenebrae. Director: Nigel Short.

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