Tenebrae presents Easter virtual choir performance on BBC Four

BBC Four will feature British choir Tenebrae in the first ever TV concert broadcast recorded separately and brought together through virtual reality technology


Sacred Songs: The Secrets of our Hearts, a half-hour performance filmed and recorded remotely by Tenebrae, will be broadcast at 7pm on BBC Four on Easter Sunday. 


All 19 of the choir’s singers filmed themselves singing from their various homes across the country, conducted by the ensemble's director Nigel Short via video link. The concert will feature various seasonal works, with Allegri’s Miserere at the centre of the programme. 

The full programme is as follows:


JS Bach: Wenn ich einmal so scheiden
Lobo: Versa est in luctum
Allegri: Miserere
Purcell/Croft: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts
Parry: My soul, there is a country
JS Bach: Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein