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Saturday 10 December 2022, 7.30pm

Tenebrae at Christmas

Tenebrae at Christmas

Tickets from £20

excludes booking fee of £1 per transaction


Nigel Short


Joanna Forbes L'Estrange
O Antiphon Carol
Adrian Peacock
Veni Veni
Herbert Howells
A Spotless Rose
Angelus ad Virginem
O Radix Jesse Chant
Joanna Marsh
In Winter’s House
Benjamin Britten
Ceremony of Carols
Robert Lucas Pearsall arr.
In Dulci Jubilo
Elizabeth Poston
The Apple Tree
June Collin
The Quiet Heart
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Hodie Christus Natus Est
Traditional arr. Nigel Short
Quem Pastores
Peter Warlock
Benedicamus Domino
Gustav Holst
In the Bleak Midwinter
Christopher Robinson
Rejoice and Be Merry
Francis Pott
Joseph Phibbs
Sleep, My Pretty One, Sleep
Franz Xaver Grüber arr. Jonathan Rathbone
Silent Night
Ian Humphries
The Twelve Days of Christmas

Running Time

2 hours 5 minutes

Tenebrae in a church.

Described as “phenomenal” (The Times) and “devastatingly beautiful” (Gramophone
), the award-winning choir Tenebrae, directed by Nigel Short, is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles, renowned for its passion and precision.

Tenebrae’s festive concert at Saffron Hall will set the scene for Christmas in an uplifting and inspiring programme to include seasonal favourites such as Britten’s glorious Ceremony of Carols.

Shuttle Bus

Our free wheelchair accessible minibus service between Audley End Station and Saffron Hall will be in operation for this event.

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Age Guidance

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old