In 1520, kings Henry and Francis met for 17 days of celebration and pomp. We’ll explore the musical side of this meeting. Plus a release by the Boston Camerata.
Part one of a conversation with Boston Camerata director Anne Azéma. Plus, we’ll explore the shawm as an instrument of the renaissance consort, and more.
We’ll hear from two composers at Bogotá Cathedral, explore the origins of the saraband, and discover the ensemble Musica Temprana. Plus, a recent CD by Piffaro.
We’ll dance at the court of Louis XIV to works by Jean-Baptiste Lully, and sound the bagpipe across time and space! Plus, a featured release by Anonymous 4.
It's a mini-early-music tour of Rome. We'll visit Vatican City, sample some Roman Carnival music, and more. Plus a featured release by The Cardinall’s Musick.
A look at some musical manifestations of people taking their lives into their own hands.
Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
Music from the English Renaissance with Piffaro and choral music by Vivaldi with Ensemble Caprice.
New music for vespers. A look at Kile Smith's composition for Choir and Renaissance band, as well as Fabrizio Cassol's post-modern work inspired by Monteverdi.
The life and works of Nicolas Gombert, a Renaissance composer whose music will be explored as well as a new release by the English ensemble La Serenissima.