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Tenebrae: A Celestial Gift

Tenebrae: A Celestial Gift

On sale to members now! Sacred music with one of the premier choirs in the world.


November 9, 2024
Saturday, 7:30 pm


All tickets $59

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Seating at The Church of St. John the Divine is general admission.

Public On Sale 
August 13, 2024

“Devastatingly beautiful.”


Orlande de Lassus  Musica Dei donum
Plainchant  Pange lingua
Philip Moore  Morning Prayer
Caroline Shaw  and the swallow
Anna Thorvaldsdottir  Hey pú oss himnum á
Joanna Marsh  Evening Prayer
Orlando Gibbons arr. Christian Forshaw  Drop, drop slow tears
Gregorio Allegri  Miserere, mei Deus


Tavener  The Lord’s Prayer
Joanna Marsh  In Winter’s House
Sergei Rachmaninov  Hymn to the Cherubim
Anton Bruckner  Virga Jesse floruit
James MacMillan  I saw Eternity the other night
James MacMillan  Miserere

Under the direction of Nigel Short, English choir Tenebrae is one of the premiere singing groups in the world. Tenebrae returns for a special performance at Houston's The Church of St. John the Divine with a program spanning five centuries of sacred choral music, including Holst’s majestic Nunc dimittis and Allegri’s iconic setting of Psalm 51. Alongside these favorites, the choir showcases music by some of today’s most exciting composers, including Caroline Shaw, Joanna Marsh, and Sir James MacMillan.

“Devastatingly beautiful.”
Gramophone Magazine

Part of the Admiral Transfer Music Series

Photo by Chris O'Donovan



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