Tenebrae – A Service from Light to Darkness

a service from light to darkness

Music by Tallis, Allegri, Łukaszewski, and Gregorian chant,
sung by the St. James Cathedral Cantorei and Men’s Chant Choir.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:30pm
St. James Cathedral
804 Ninth Avenue, Seattle

Free admission (a freewill offering will be collected), no tickets required

Thomas Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah
Gregorio Allegri: Miserere mei Deus
Pawel Łukaszewski: O vos omnes
Gregorian Chant

Each year during Holy Week, St. James Cathedral observes the office of Tenebræ (“shadows”) in which the sufferings of Christ are foretold in the Lamentations of Jeremiah and commemorated in the slow extinguishing of candles. The Very Reverend Michael G. Ryan, presider.

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