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Cancelled: De Profundis

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth HallBelvedere Road, London, Greater London, SE1 8XX, United Kingdom
Dates/times in London time zone
Friday 30 April 202119:00

Luther translated psalm 130 ‘de Profundis’ as one of the first (possibly the first) to make it accessible to Protestant churchgoers. In tonight’s programme, we hear the Latin setting in the first half and the German in the second. When Luther transported the language of faith into the vernacular, he energized the reformation movement with an intellectual emancipation that underpins the Enlightenment in its free-thinking challenge to conventional doctrine and authority.

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