Music For Habsburg Emperors - Birmingham University Singers and Cempr

Birmingham, Edgbaston, St, St Geroge's Church
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Research, Social Sciences, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
Wednesday 9th May 2012 (19:30-22:00)

Venue: St George's Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3DQ

Tickets: £8, £6 Concessions, £3 Students

Advance tickets available from the Barber Institute of Fine Arts Reception. For more infomration call 0121 414 7333 or visit

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St George's Church

St George's Church, Edgbaston

Music for Habsburg Emperors
Birmingham University Singers and Cempr
Andrew Kirkman conductor

Presiding over an 'Empire on which the sun never sets', the Emperor Charles V and his illustrious forebear Maximilian I enjoyed untrammelled power, not just territorially but also over the artists within their vast dominions. This programme showcases grandiose works written for them by some of the greatest composers of the early 16th century, with voices supported and complemented, as at their first performance, by the splendid sounds of cornets and sackbuts.