De Profundis is a hand-picked vocal ensemble that performs continental Renaissance sacred music at the original low pitch, using the all-adult-male forces appropriate to the period.
Click on the tabs above to find out more about the group and about our programme of concerts.
BBC Cambs interview with Mark Dourish talking to Thordis Fridriksson and Anna Lapwood about De Profundis and Juan Esquivel (23.4.20)
Next concert – news update
Unfortunately, due to a combination of multiple factors, our concert of Music from the New World that was due to take place on Sat 6th November as part of the Cambridge Early Music Festival of the Voice will not now take place. Apologies to our disappointed followers. Our next concert will be in Spring 2022.
Our CD of music by Juan Esquivel was released on Hyperion in March 2020.
Esquivel ranks among the best composers of the Spanish Golden Age but has until recently languished under the shadows of the better-known Morales, Guerrero and Victoria. This is the first complete album devoted to his music (described by a contemporary as “skillful, and very sonorous to the ear”) and is conducted by Eamonn Dougan of the Sixteen and I Fagiolini. Full details here. You can also listen to a couple of clips here.