Early music events
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Early Music Now: Calmus Ensemble Leipzig and Quartet New Generation
Saturday, Apr. 21, 2012, 5:00 p.m.
"Blaze of Glory: Early Music Now" New to EMN: Two recent winners of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition. The five voices of Calmus Ensemble Leipzig join with the recorder collective QNG: Quartet New Generation in an exploration of music much of which was written to honor Holy Roman Emperors, Kings, and Popes. Lecture at 4:00 p.m. Reception and preview of the 26th season at intermission. www.calmus.de/en, www.quartetnewgeneration.de/en
Cost: $25-$40 adults/seniors, $10-$20 students 6 & over www.earlymusicnow.org
Decorative Delectables: A Celebration of Early American Art and Music
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Sponsored by The Madison Early Music Festival and the Chazen Museum of Art
7:00-7:30 pm Room L140 Chazen Building
Lecture: “Nocturnal: Illumination and Reflection on Furniture in Early America” with Ann Smart Martin, PhD, Stanley and Polly Stone Professor, UW-Madison Art History Department
7:30-8:30 pm Paige Court Chazen Building
Dessert Reception and Music from the Colonial and Federalist Eras
This event is FREE; however reservations are required as space is limited. RSVP to email@example.com 608-265-5629 by Thursday, April 19, 2012.
The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble: Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Music
Saturday, April 21, 8:00 p.m.
Bach - The Art of the Fugue, Contrapunctus 1-11; Abel - three solos for viola da gamba; Monteverdi - "Tempro la cetra"; Montéclair - La Badine"; Edith Hines and Eleanor Bartsch - baroque violin; Marika Fischer-Hoyt - baroque viola; Eric Miller - viola da gamba; Consuelo Sañudo - mezzo soprano; Anton TenWolde - baroque cello; Max Yount - harpsichord.
Saturday, May 12, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
New England Contra Dance: Fundraiser for the Madison Early Music Festival
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Dance instruction – 3:30 p.m
Cost: $15 – all proceeds support the Madison Early Music Festival.
The 2012 Madison Early Music Festival Concert Series
April 18, 2012