Tuesday 15 December 2020 7:30PM


Anon, Gruber, Holst and more


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Wigmore Hall Autumn Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


  • Tenebrae

A festive programme from award-winning vocal ensemble Tenebrae under the direction of Nigel Short.​

  • In memory of Linda Burgess

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  • Traditional
      • This is the truth sent from above
        • (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams)
  • Anon
      • Angelus ad virginem
  • Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
      • A Spotless Rose
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
      • O magnum mysterium
  • Peter Wishart (1921-1984)
      • Alleluya!
  • Richard Pygott (c.1485-1549)
      • Quid petis O fili
  • Traditional
      • I Wonder as I Wander
        • (arr. Andrew Carter)
  • Edward Naylor (1867-1934)
      • Vox dicentis: Clama
  • Herbert Howells
      • Sing lullaby
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
      • Quatre motets pour le temps de Nöel
  • Herbert Howells
      • Here is the little door
  • Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
      • In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Traditional
      • Twelve Days of Christmas
        • (arr. Ian Humphris)
  • Franz Xavier Gruber (1787-1863)
      • Silent Night
        • (arr. Jonathan Rathbone)
  • Traditional
      • We wish you a merry Christmas
        • (arr. Nigel Short)
  • Encore
  • Jonathan Rathbone (b.1957)
      • The Oxen

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