Gilles Binchois (c. 1400-1460) was a Franco-Flemish composer and along with his contemporary Guillaume Dufay, one of the leading composers of the court of Burgundy during the fifteenth century. Before he joined the court chapel of Burgundy towards the end of the 1420s, he worked as an organist (in M
I Fagioliini are the winners of the Royal Philharmonic Society Ensemble Award, 2006.
I Fagiolini is acknowledged worldwide as the most innovative British vocal ensemble specialising in early music. Their stylish staged productions of Renaissance and Baroque music-theatre works together with virtuo
Brunelleschi believed the secret to good architecture lay in creating "the right proportions." The most revolutionary of the Florentine architects, he transformed the face of the Medieval town with the
harmonious, bold, and refreshing structures of the early Renaissance. He was an innovator who com