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The dark night of the soul is explored in a fascinating and diverse programme including new settings by Elena Kats-Chernin and Kate Moore, Jean Berger’s gorgeous The eyes of all wait upon thee, Claudin de Sermisy’s psalm adapted from a chanson of jilted love, works by Mendelssohn, Albéniz, Huygens (the scientist’s son), and the poignant swansong, written at the height of WWI, by Hubert Parry, composer of Jerusalem.



Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847), psalm 22, Mein Gott, warum

Philibert Jambe de Fer (1515–1566), psalm 25, A toi, mon dieu

Kate Moore (b.1979), psalm 3 (world premiere)

Jean Berger(1909–2002), psalm 145, The eyes of all wait upon Thee

Isaac Albéniz (1860–1909), psalm 6, Domine in furore tuo

Otto Nicolai (1810–1849), psalm 31

Elena Kats-Chernin (b.1957), psalm 13 (world premiere)

Claudin de Sermisy (1490–1562), psalm 10, Don’t vient cela Seigneur

Constantijn Huygens (1596–1687), psalm 35, Dilataverunt super me

Costanzo Porta (1529–1601), psalm 142, Voce mea

Albert Becker (1834–1899), psalm 53, Die Toren sprechen in ihrem Herzen

Hubert Parry (1848–1918), psalm 39, Lord, let me know mine end

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