Tenebrae Consort

Tenebrae Consort

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The utterly gorgeous sound of Tenebrae is back!
Tenebrae Consort Promotional Photo 1 - Credit Sim Canetty-Clarke

Described as “phenomenal” (The Times) and “devastatingly beautiful” (Gramophone Magazine), award-winning choir Tenebrae is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles, renowned for its passion and precision.

Under the direction of Nigel Short, Tenebrae has twice secured the award for Best Choral Performance in the BBC Music Magazine Awards (2012 and 2016), and its recording of Fauré’s Requiem with the London Symphony Orchestra was nominated for the Gramophone Awards (2013). In 2018 Music of the Spheres, Tenebrae’s album of part songs from the British Isles, received a Grammy nomination.

Tenebrae is renowned for its highly-acclaimed interpretations of choral music ranging from the Renaissance through to contemporary choral masterpieces, and has appeared at major festivals and venues including the BBC PromsEdinburgh International FestivalLeipzig Gewandhaus (Germany) and Melbourne Festival (Australia).

And breathe...


Tenebrae Consort Promotional Photo 2 - Credit Nick White

When Sleep Comes

  • Gibbons – Drop, drop slow tears
  • Chant arr. Forshaw – Te lucis ante terminum
  • Hildegard von Bingen arr. Short – O vos imitatores
  • Christian Forshaw – Renouncement
  • Chant – Reproaches
  • Victoria – Reproaches
  • Chant – Lamentations for Holy Saturday
  • Chant – Lectio I – Lamentations
  • Brumel – Lamentations
  • Tallis – Sancte Deus
  • Christian Forshaw – In paradisum
  • Tallis arr. Forshaw – Te lucis ante terminum
  • Gibbons arr. Short – Drop, drop slow tears
  • arr. Forshaw – Psalm 121
  • arr. Forshaw – Abide with me
  • Owain Park – Night Prayer

Supported by

  • Arts Council NI

    Arts Council of Northern Ireland

    Supported by Lottery Project Funding from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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