Early music events in the area

This page contains information on early music concert events throughout the year in southern Wisconsin. Have an early music event you'd like to share? Please email us at cbowles@dcs.wisc.edu»

Rediscovering Rameau
Events throughout 2014-15 celebrating the 250th anniversary of the death of Jean-Philippe Rameau.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
See music.wisc.edu/rameau/ for details on all events.

November 2014

Ensemble SDG
Psalms, Sonatas, and a Canticle
Saturday, November 22, 7:00pm
Luther Memorial Church
1021 University Avenue; Madison
Admission: $15
Ensemble SDG (Edith Hines, baroque violin, and John Chappell Stowe, harpsichord and organ) with guests William Hudson, tenor, and Katherine Shuldiner, viola da gamba. Works by Schütz, Schein, Bournonville, Krieger, Fontana, Buxtehude, and La Guerre.

December 2014

Lecture-Recital: The Rameau Revival
Thursday, December 4, 7:00pm
La Maison Française
633 N Frances Street; Madison
No admission fee
Music historians Susan Cook, Allison Bloom, and Erin Brooks discuss France’s renewed interest in Rameau and Baroque opera. Art historian Michael Jay McClure will talk about renewed fascination with visual arts from the earlier period. Chelsie Propst and Jennifer Hedstrom perform mélodie repertory from the turn of the twentieth century. music.wisc.edu/rameau/

Madison Bach Musicians
Holiday Concert
Renaissance and Baroque Music
Saturday, December 13; 7:15pm lecture, 8pm concert
First Congregational Church
1609 University Avenue; Madison

Early Music Now
Laude: Joy and Mystery

Saturday, December 13, 5:00pm
Sunday, December 14, 3:00pm
1501 S Layton Boulevard (S 27th); Milwaukee
Program and Notes
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