Expected: March 2020

The journey continues…

Location: to be announced
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150 Psalms

Today we see refugees searching for a safe haven, leaders who abuse their power, people who place fear above courage, or courage above fear. Topical themes, for thousands of years already. The project 150 Psalms regards the Psalms as a mirror of society: great themes from 3,000 years ago are still relevant today. In 2 days, 1 &2 September 2017, 12 concerts took place, by initiator Nederlands Kamerkoor and three other world-class chamber choirs, invited by Nederlands Kamerkoor: The Tallis Scholars, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Det Norske Solistkor. After this, 150 Psalms traveled to White Light Festival (Lincoln Center) and Klara Festival (Brussels) – and the journey continues… Stay tuned!

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Program

In 2 days, all 150 psalms were performed during 12 concerts.

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Choirs and conductors

Four of the world’s best choirs will be singing during 150 Psalms: The Tallis Scholars, Det Norske Solistkor, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and initiator the Nederlands Kamerkoor. Learn more about the choirs and their conductors.

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Lectures & reflection

Each day a famous international thinker will be speaking. These lectures and introductions to the concerts will be presented by The Balie. There will also be an interactive exposition by Creative Court.

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Credits: Hollandse Hoogte

PSALM 150:6

Let everything that breathes sing!


Agenda

Cities



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1 & 2 september 2017

Utrecht Early Music Festival (past)

The premiere of 150 Psalms took place during the Utrecht Early Music Festival on 1 & 2 september in TivoliVredenburg.

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1-11 November 2017

Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival, New York (past)

The Lincoln Center presents 150 Psalms as one of the highlights of its groundbreaking festival.

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20-22 March 2018

Klarafestival, Brussels (past)

The Klarafestival presents a part of 150 Psalms. There will be 6 concerts.

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Credits: Hollandse Hoogte

PSALM 69:21

Humiliation has broken my heart and I have become ill; I hoped for sympathy but there was none, and for comforters but I found none.



News

150 Psalms

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September 14, 2017

During 150 Psalms in Utrecht, De Balie organized special introductions by Oek de Jong, Désanne van Brederode and Ramsey Nasr. These introductions provided a stimulating thought that let the visitors listen to the concerts in other ways. Did you miss these introductions, or do you want to read them back? De Balie collected the introductions […]

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September 13, 2017

On 1 and 2 September, the premiere of 150 Psalms took place in Utrecht! During this weekend we welcomed many people in TivoliVredenburg for the 12 concerts, the lectures and the reflective installations. We received enthusiastic reactions from the audience and the media were also very positive about the project. NRC reported: ‘150 Psalms successfully […]

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August 18, 2017

All twelve concerts will be introduced in a special way with original and inspiring words from actor and poet Ramsey Nasr, philosopher Désanne van Brederode or writer Oek de Jong. During short introductions they will provide a stimulating thought from their various backgrounds that will let you listen to the concerts in other ways. Ramsey Nasr is a unique and miscellaneous […]

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