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Workshops/Festivals 2017: (UK) The Renaissance Singers Workshop: "Winter Workshop with Deborah Roberts: Music for Maximilian" (16 Jan 2017)

Contributed by admin on Nov 23, 2016

Monday 16th January, 7pm - 9:30pm
St Sepulchre-without-Newgate 
London EC1A 2DQ

"This workshop will focus on the two composers working for Maximilian I, Heinrich Isaac and Ludvig Senfl. Born in the Netherlands around 1450, Isaac spent many years in Florence at the court of Lorenzo the Magnificent until the rise of Savonarola caused him, in 1497, to move to Vienna where he became court composer to Maximilian. Swiss born Senfl joined the Hofkapelle as boy chorister and studied under Isaac, taking over his role upon Isaac’s death. ...

Deborah Roberts graduated from Nottingham University with an MA in editing and performing renaissance and baroque music. She performed in over 1,200 Tallis Scholars concerts around the world and in countless recordings of rare and beautiful music. Deborah turned to choral directing 18 years ago and is now actively involved with her regular choirs as well as teaching on many summer schools and courses. She co-founded Brighton Early Music Festival in 2002 and hasn’t had many days off since!

Further details are available via The Renaissance Singers website."