Joy and Devotion: Tenebrae
Thursday 04 November 2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jerzy Liban – Ortus de Polonia
Marcin Leopolita – Missa Paschalis
Mieczysław Surzyński – Improvisations on the Polish sacred song Holy God
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki – Totus tuus
Paweł Łukaszewski – Prayer for those who shall return (w. Katharine Tynan)
Paweł Łukaszewski – Salve Regina
Paweł Łukaszewski – Ubi caritas
Paweł Łukaszewski – Veni creator
Wojciech Kilar – Dona nobis pacem from Missa pro pace
Wincenty of Kielcza – Gaude Mater Polonia
Nigel Short Conductor
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 Proms, Edinburgh International Festival, Leipzig Gewandhaus (Germany) and Melbourne Festival (Australia).
Dates, Times & Book
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