Czech-Flemish artistic collaboration: Flemish masters in Czech Music collections

  • 13 oktober 2022

In May 2022, Cappella Mariana presented a new recording: Johannes Tourout | Portrait of an imperial cantor which was recorded thanks to the intensive collaboration with Alamire Foundation. As an international study centre, the Alamire Foundation has set itself the goal of stimulating, coordinating and conducting academic and practical research. In doing so, it concentrates specifically on the music and music scene of the Low Countries, from the Middle Ages until 1800.

The mission and vision of the Alamire Foundation presuppose a dialogue between musicologists and musicians. Only by means of a joint venture between the university and the world of performance can the scientifically supported conversion of the music, as it is notated in the source, lead to performances of the compositions.

The cooperation was presented to the Czech audience at the opening concert of autumn series of Baroque Soirées: PRAGA ROSA BOHEMIAE
Johannes Tourout, Josquin Desprez, Lupus Hellinck, Jacobus Regnart
10. 10. 2022 | 7.30 pm | St Agnes Monastery, Prague

https://www.focus-wtv.be/nieuws/torhout-ontdekt-15de-eeuwse-componist-tourout-en-wil-hem-eren-als-ambassadeur

https://www.robtv.be/nieuws/leuvense-alamire-foundation-en-tsjechisch-ensemble-brengen-middeleeuwse-muziek-weer-tot-leven-met-eerste-cd-144609

The project of artistic cooperation builds on 20 years of cooperation between Flemish artists, the Collegium Marianum institution, the Summer Festivities of Early Music festival and the Delegation of Flanders in Czech Republic, resulting in unforgettable concerts presenting treasures of Flemish music from the 14th–18th centuries.