When Max was Emperor: Musical Splendor for the Holy Roman Court
“Max” explores early Renaissance music from the courts of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor from 1508-1519. He was an ardent supporter of the arts and his royal court reflected his interests, with music by Isaac, Senfl, and others.
Our first full concert of the 2022-2023 season explores early Renaissance music from the courts of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor from 1508-1519. Though he was known as “the last knight,” he was also an ardent supporter of the arts and sciences, and his royal court reflected his interests, whether with music, visual arts, philosophy, cartography, literary arts, and more.
In the same ways that Albrecht Dürer represented the visual arts in the royal court, there were two musicians who
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Oct 8, 2022 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
- Oct 9, 2022 at 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
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Pre-concert Lecture by KMFA’s Sara Schneider:
Leaving Innsbruck: On the Road with Kaiser Max and his Musicians
Saturday, Oct. 8 at 6:45 PM & Sunday, Oct. 9 at 2:15 PM
Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) ruled from the saddle as he traveled all over his empire: modern-day Belgium, Germany, and Austria. And wherever he went—court, cathedral, or battlefield—his musicians went with him! We’ll follow him on some of his travels, and learn about the ways music enriched life and was used as a political tool at the imperial court.
Remember what they say: “Life is a quodlibet, old friend!”
TEMP will be adhering to all State and City regulations, as well as guidelines from the CDC concerning masking and social distancing, as well as the requirements of our venue. We urge you to buy your tickets in advance, as the audience size will be limited so that the audience can be safely distanced. The audience is strongly requested to be masked at all times; we will have masks available for your use as well. Please feel welcome to contact us with questions or concerns.
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