Tenebrae at St Davids Cathedral

Friday, 13 September, 2024 - 19:30


Nigel Short Director


Thomas Tomkins - Be Strong and of a Good Courage 

Gregorian chant - Veni Creator Spiritus  

William Byrd – Laudibus in Sanctis 

William Byrd - Mass for Four Voices 

Thomas Tomkins - When David Heard 

Gregorio Allegri - Miserere Mei, Deus   


Max Reger - Der Mensch Lebt und Bestehet 

Anton Bruckner - Virga Jesse 

Johannes Brahms - Ave Maria 

Anton Bruckner - Ave Maria 

Anton Bruckner - Christus Factus Est

Johannes Brahms - Geistliches Lied 

Johannes Brahms - Fest- und Gedenksprüche 


Described as “phenomenal” (The Timesand “devastatingly beautiful” (Gramophone Magazine), award-winning choir Tenebrae is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles, renowned for its passion and precision. This evening's performance sees the glories of English and Italian polyphony contrasted with the might and drama of the Austro-German romantics - Reger, Brahms and Bruckner. Join us for an evening of sumptuous music-making, in aid of St Davids Cathedral Music Department.


This concert is generously supported by the Friends of St Davids Cathedral, The St Davids Cathedral Tudor Music Fund & Mrs Gwyneth Hayward. Part of St Davids Cathedral Friends Weekend 2024

Link to tickets: https://stdavidscathedral.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/1173655237