Alexandra Coghlan

Josquin changed musical history – why don’t we hear more of him?

On the 500th anniversary of Josquin's death, watch English Touring Opera's leather-and-tattoos take on his bawdy music

Part-Assassin’s Creed, part-goth fantasy: English Touring Opera's quirky staging of Josquin. Photo: Tim Van Someran, directed by Liam Steel

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