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European Renaissance Music Festival

This event pays homage to Leonardo da Vinci in his role as a court musician, AND welcomes some of the world’s most famous ensembles every year.

27 September, 3.30pm: The Château du Clos Lucé will host the De Caelis ensemble, which comprises five female singers who specialise in a cappella music.

28 September, 3.30pm: The Ensemble Doulce Mémoire will take part in a programme dedicated to “Music for Anne of Brittany’s chamber”.

- 26 September, 8.30pm: The “ Venise Galante” programme, to be performed by the Ritratto dell’Amore ensemble, is built around the theme of love and combines in perfect harmony texts, recitals and music.

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