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Sir Karl Jenkins continues his 75th birthday year
celebrations with a brand-new album, Miserere: Songs of Mercy and Redemption.
The new work, released on Decca Records, is dedicated to
all who have suffered or perished during the conflicts
in the Middle East over the last 70 years. Jenkins was
motivated by the desperate situation for the millions
of people displaced and impacted by the cruel effects
of war and hoped the healing and uniting powers of
music could be used to bring together people from
Conducted by Stephen Layton directing his twice
Grammy-nominated choir Polyphony, Miserere
features Gramophone award-winning countertenor
Iestyn Davies and ‘rising star’ South African cellist Abel
Selaocoe, a recent recipient of the Sir Karl Jenkins
Music Award in association with Classic FM.