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Tenebrae

Tenebrae will perform Poulenc's Quatre motets pour un temps de penitence with the Britten Sinfonia under the baton of Nigel Short at St. John's Smith Square on the 19th of April 2019.

Kings Place, 13-Dec-2018 / 20:00

Nigel Short - Conductor

Wigmore Hall, 24-Oct-2018 / 19:30

Nigel Short - Conductor, Eugene Asti - Piano, Sarah Connolly

St John's Smith Square, 6-Jul-2018 / 19:30

St John's Smith Square, 28-Mar-2018 / 20:00

Pärt: Passio

Kings Place, 16-Dec-2017 / 19:30

Oliver Coates - Cello, Nigel Short - Conductor

St John's Smith Square, 30-Oct-2017 / 19:30

St John's Smith Square, 12-Apr-2017 / 19:30

St John's Smith Square, 18-Dec-2016 / 19:00

Kings Place, 28-Jan-2016 / 20:00

2015 Concerts

Kings Place, 11-Dec-2015 / 19:30

  • Programme to include:
  • Chant:
    • Veni Veni Emmanuel
    • Puer Natus Est
  • Adrian Peacock: Veni, Veni
  • Jonathan Lane: There Is No Rose
  • Philip Ledger: Adam Lay Ybounden
  • Simon Preston:
    • There Is No Rose
    • On Christmas Day
  • Peter Wishart: Alleluya
  • Byrd: O Magnum Mysterium
  • Richard Pygott: Quid petis, O fili?
  • Anon: Angelus ad Virginem
  • Warlock:
    • I Saw a Fair Maiden
    • Benedicamus Domino
  • Traditional:
    • I Saw Three Ships (arr. Simon Preston)
    • On Christmas Night (arr. Philip Ledger)
    • Silent Night (arr. Jonathan Rathbone)
  • Arnold Bax: I Sing of a Maiden
  • Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Jonathan Rathbone: The Oxen
  • Christopher Robinson: Rejoice and be Merry
  • Richard Lloyd: Love Came Down at Christmas
  • Richard Knight: Come Rock His Cradle
  • Will Todd: My Lord Has Come
  • Alexander: L’Estrange Hodie

Cadogan Hall, 29-Nov-2015 / 18:00

  • Handel: Messiah
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Nigel Short - Conductor, Grace Davidson - Soprano, Sarah Connolly - Mezzo soprano, Andrew Staples - Tenor, David Soar - Bass

Wigmore Hall, 13-Oct-2015 / 19:30

  • Purcell:
    • Dido and Aeneas Z626
    • Transcription of Lully's Scocca pur LWV76/3
    • Overture and Hornpipe from The Double Dealer Z592
    • As soon as the chaos was made into form from The Marriage-Hater Match’d Z602
    • Man is for the woman made from The Mock Marriage Z605
    • From rosy bow'rs and Let the dreadful engines from The Comical History of Don Quixote Z578
    • Scotch Tune, Minuet and Hornpipe from Amphitryon, or The Two Sosias Z572
    • Chaconne from The Gordion Knot Unty’d Z597
    • I sigh'd, and I pin'd, 'Tis death alone, I'll mount to yon blue Coelum and I'll sail upon the dog star from A Fool's Preferment Z571
    • Saraband in G minor for lute from Harpsichord Suite Z661
    • Nymphs and shepherds from The Libertine Z600
  • Trevor Pinnock - Director, harpsichord
  • Matthew Truscott - Violin
  • Sophie Gent - Violin
  • Alfonso Leal - Viola
  • Jonathan Byers - Cello
  • Pippa Macmillan - Violone
  • Thomas Dunford - Theorbo
  • Julia Doyle - Soprano
  • Stuart Jackson - Tenor
  • Jonathan McGovern - Baritone
  • Rowan Hellier - Mezzo-soprano as Dido
  • Jonathan McGovern as Aeneas
  • Pamela Helen Stephen as Sorceress
  • Julia Doyle - Soprano as Belinda and First Woman
  • Stuart Jackson as Sailor
  • Michael Chance as Spirit
  • Tenebrae Consort as semi chorus
2014 Concerts

St John's Smith Square, 18-Dec-2014 / 19:30

  • Plainsong:
    • O come, O come Emmanuel
    • O radix Jesse
  • Adrian Peacock: Venite, Gaudete!
  • Herbert Howells: A spotless rose
  • Peter Wishart: Alleluya
  • Anonymous: Angelus ad virginem
  • Francisco Guerrero: Gentil señora
  • Richard Pygott: Quid petis O fili
  • Byrd: Lullaby – my sweet little
  • Orlando di Lasso: Resonet in Laudibus
  • Poulenc:
    • Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël
    • O magnum mysterium
    • Quem vidistis pastores
    • Videntes stellam
    • Hodie Christus natus est
  • Vaughan Williams: The Wassail Song
  • Holst: In the bleak midwinter
  • Warlock: Benedicamus Domino
  • John Rutter:
    • What sweeter music
    • Nativity
  • arr. Andrew Carter: I wonder as I wander
  • arr. Nigel Short: Quem pastores
  • Bob Chilcott:
    • The Bethlehem star
    • There’s a rose in the middle of winter
    • The heart-in-waiting
  • Will Todd: My Lord has come
  • Traditional:
    • Silent night (arr. Jonathan Rathbone)
    • Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (arr. David Willcocks)
    • Away in a manger (arr. Nigel Short)
    • The twelve days of Christmas (arr. Ian Humphris)
  • Tenebrae Consort
  • Nigel Short - Conductor