Part of the Southend on Sea City Council Concert Series
‘Phenomenal’ – The Times
‘Devastatingly beautiful’ – Gramophone Magazine
Director – Nigel Short
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 performs at major festivals and venues across the globe, including the BBC Proms, Wigmore Hall, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Rheingau Musik Festival and Sydney Festival. The choir has earned international acclaim for its interpretations of choral music ranging from the Renaissance through to contemporary masterpieces, and it regularly commissions new music. Tenebrae has enjoyed collaborations with some of the UK’s leading orchestras, appearing alongside the London Symphony Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra, the Academy of Ancient Music and Britten Sinfonia.
Tenebrae has won two BBC Music Magazine Awards for ‘Best Choral Performance’ (2012 & 2016), and in 2018 its album Music of the Spheres was nominated for a Grammy Award.
Music by Byrd, Lassus, Bennet, Gibbons, Tallis, Walton, Britten, Parry, Lauridsen
There will be a choral workshop in the afternoon directed by Nigel Short. Information will be available nearer the date.