Exclusive: Isabella’s Renaissance (audio only)

Enjoy performance clips and intriguing background information on Les Délices' 2022-23 Season Closer Isabella's Renaissance.
Exclusive: Isabella's Renaissance (audio only)

About the Episode

Les Délices is back in-person this season, but we haven’t left our digital audience behind. We’re releasing excerpts from every Concert Series program this year in podcast episodes augmented by historical context and artist insights. In this episode, you’ll hear music recorded during the live performances of Isabella’s Renaissance. Wherever you are, you can experience the special magic of Les Délices.

Episode Credits

Hannah De Priest, host & special projects manager
Debra Nagy, executive producer 
Shelby Yamin, associate producer

Featured Voices

Debra Nagy

Artistic Director, Les Délices

Anna Danilevskaia

Renaissance fiddle & viol player

Emma-Lisa Roux



Watch a World History Encyclopedia mini-documentary about Isabella d’Este

Explore recordings by Anna Danilevskaia’s Sollazzo Ensemble

Learn more about Isabella d’Este, the patroness

Hear Emma-Lisa Roux perform Claudin de Sermisy’s “Au Joly Bois”


Josquin: La Bernardina

Jacob Obrecht: Fuga 

Bartolomeo Tromboncino: Ostinato vo’ seguire 

Ockeghem/Tinctoris: D’ung aultre amer

Anonymous from MS Bologna Q18: La Spagna 

Vincenzo Capirola: Ricercar Ottavo (solo lute)

Marchetto Cara: Per dolor me bagno il viso