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Exquisite, transcendent choral music by a world-leading vocal ensemble, renowned for its passion and precision.

Conducted by former King’s singer Nigel Short, this award-winning a cappella choir brings two programs to Sydney: the darkly expressive music of Tomás Luis de Victoria in Masterworks of the Renaissance; and inspiring modern miniatures by Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Holst and others, starring mezzo soprano Martha McLorinan as soloist, in Music of the Spheres.

For Music of the Spheres, Tenebrae have gathered some of Britain’s greatest poets and composers: Shakespeare, Shelley, Byron, Tennyson and Milton, in settings by Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Holst and others.

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  • Gustav Holst
    The Evening-Watch
    Hubert Parry
    Songs Of Farewell
    Edward Elgar
    O Wild West Wind
    Herbert Murrill
    Two Shakespeare Songs
    Jonathan Harvey
    Song of June
    Ralph Vaughan Williams 
    Three Shakespeare Songs
    Bob Chilcott
    Marriage to My Lady Poverty
    Judith Bingham
    The Drowned Lovers
    Charles Stanford
    The Blue Bird
    Bob Chilcott 
    The Modern Man I Sing 
  • Conductor
    Nigel Short