“The final work on the program was in some ways the highlight, a piece commissioned by Contrapunctus from the talented composer Kevin Foster.  It is an unaccompanied setting of Versa est in luctum cithara mea (“My harp is tuned for mourning”) which was a favorite of Renaissance composers, including Victoria and Byrd. The new work is highly contrapuntal and tonal, with excursions to various harmonic centers while always retaining a pulse and musical line. There are ecstatic repetitions of Parce mihi Domine (“Spare me, Lord”). The piece has the virtue of being accessible but is challenging enough musically to make me want to hear it again. I hope that Contrapunctus will keep it in their repertoire…”

- from the review of “Versa est in luctum” by ClevelandClassical.com, June 2014