We are proud to present Josquin’s Legacy, a new project including concerts, research, education, videos and recordings to mark the 500th anniversary year of Josquin des Prez.

Join The Gesualdo Six as we explore and celebrate the legacy Josquin’s tenure as Maestro di cappella at the Este court in Ferrara, Italy. 

June Sessions: Josquin at Ely

A series of online recitals, premiering June 2021

June Sessions series contextualises some of the ‘jewels in the crown’ of Italian Renaissance repertoire by tracing themes of European pedagogy, patronage, friendships, and musical geneology through the lens of Josquin’s Legacy at Ferrara, featuring works by OckeghemBrumelJosquinMouton and L’Héritier.

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Past Events

Awaken Festival in York

Premiered 27 March 2021 | Find out more

Exploring stories contained in stained glass and manuscripts, reading tales of travelling merchants and musicians, and inspired by beautiful architecture and heritage, The Gesualdo Six present a musical tapestry inspired by the great city of York, celebrating cross-currents in an era of collaboration and discovery. 

Live stream from National Centre for Early Music

21 March 2021 at 3pm

We debuted our new programme, Josquin’s Legacy for Early Music Day on 21 March 2021, streamed live from the NCEM’s beautiful home of St Margaret’s Church.

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If you have any questions about Josquin’s Legacy, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Here is Parce Domine by Jacob Obrecht, recorded as part of our #LentSessions series

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