Nigel Short, conductor
Wednesday 10th May, 8pm
Room: Main Stage
Prices: €42.50, €32.50, €26.50 (€20 choir balcony)
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A celebration of the Russian Orthodox choral tradition in music by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Glinka, Golovanov and others.
Described as “phenomenal” The Times and “devastatingly beautiful” Gramophone Magazine, award-winning choir Tenebrae , under the direction of Nigel Short , is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles renowned for its passion and precision.
Respected and acclaimed composer John Rutter said of the ensemble “There is an intensity, an emotional range Tenebrae seems to be able to draw on that makes this really special alongside the purity and accuracy we’ve come to expect from this very versatile ensemble”.
Choral music fans will no doubt enjoy this debut performance by Tenebrae at the National Concert Hall.
“Choral music doesn’t get more magnificent than this” Classic FM
“Tenebrae reveals itself as one of those exceptional choirs whose individual singers have been moulded into a single superbly sensitive and responsive musical instrument” The Telegraph
Tenebrae – Passion and Precision
Presented by NCH
Supported by The Irish Times
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