Early Music Day Festival

Oude Muziek, Utrecht
The Argonauts, Quest for the Golden Fleece In 1419 Philip the Good inherits a realm stretching from Dijon to deep into the Netherlands. In 1430 he founds his Order of the Golden Fleece, which enables him to give form to and to maintain both his knightly ideals and his political relations. This legendary brotherhood provided Marnix De Cat and his singers with the inspiration for this programme: trumpets announce the arrival of the Duke and his retinue, and love’s praises are sung in refined chansons.

Marnix de Cat, direction