The WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning November 28, 2013 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 | Rich Samuels

Friday, November 29. 1:30 pm at the Oakwood Village-University Woods Center for Arts and Education, 6209 Mineral Point Road, Madison. (repeated at the same time and location on Sunday 12/1)

Celebrate with the Oakwood Chamber Players as they weave together heart-warming folk tales from around the world along with a feast of holiday music. The concert will feature musical performances from the familiar to folk, from classical to jazz, and from duos to octets. The family-friendly stories, interspersed throughout the concert, drawn from the wealth of global storytelling, are both cheering and poignant, expressing the cultures from which they are drawn.

The Oakwood Chamber Players will present Celebration! on Friday November 29 at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday December 1 at 1:30 p.m. at the Oakwood Center for Arts and Education, 6205 Mineral Point Road. Guest artists Elizabeth Marshall, flute, and Jennifer Morgan, oboe, will join the core musicians of the ensemble for the concerts.

This is the second concert in the Season Series titled “Origination: Exploring Musical Regions of the World.” Upcoming concerts include:
Nordic – February 1st and 2nd
Russian Radius – March 22nd and 23rd
Down Under – May 17th and 18th

The Oakwood Chamber Players is a group of Madison-area professional musicians who have rehearsed and performed at Oakwood Village for 30 years. Tickets are available at the door – $20 general admission, $15 seniors and $5 students.

Visit for more information.

The Oakwood Chamber Players are a professional music ensemble proudly supported by Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries and the Oakwood Foundation, in collaboration with Friends of the Arboretum, Inc.

Saturdsy November 30 at 2 pm and 8 pm at the Middleton-Cross Plains Area Performing Arts Center/
The Wisconsinb Chamber Orchestra with the Canadian Brass
Annual Holiday Pops Concert

Middleton Tourism and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra invite you to join us for an action packed holiday celebration with the world famous Canadian Brass at Middleton’s Performing Arts Center. Thanksgiving weekend will never be the same as we say ‘Happy 50th Anniversary’ to the city of Middleton with an exciting program of seasonal favorites including Gesu Bambino, Winter Wonderland, Christmas Time is Here, and Sleigh Bells.
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Overture Center Ticket Office at 608.258.4141

Saturday November 30, 8 pm at Gates of Heaven, 302 E. Gorham Street, Madison.
The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble.

The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble presents a concert program of baroque vocal and instrumental chamber music performed on period instruments.

Consuelo Sañudo – mezzo soprano
Theresa Koenig – recorder, baroque bassoon
Brett Lipshutz – traverso
Monica Steger – traverso, recorder
Eric Miller – viola da gamba, baroque cello
Anton TenWolde – baroque cello
Max Yount – harpsichord

Sunday December 1, 7 pm at Overture Center-Overture Hall
Community Christmas Carol Sing with organist Samuel Hutchison.

Bring your pipes and your friends and family to raise a joyful noise with the Overture Concert Organ. The Christmas Carol Sing is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome, and no tickets or reservations are needed. Each Hymn Sing takes place in Overture Hall and lasts 45 minutes to one hour. For more information, please contact the MSO at 608.257.3734 or

Tuesday December 3, 8:30 pm at Morphy Hall, 455 North Park Street, Madison.
The UW Early Music Ensemble

A program of Baroque chamber music from Italy and Germany, with vocal and instrumental music by Marcello, Telemann, CPE Bach, Quantz, and Schere.

Wednesday December 4, Noon at Luther Memorial Chuirch, 1021 University Avenue, Madison.
Organ Concert featuring organist Bruce Bengston.

Wednesday December 4, 12:15 pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church-Ramond Road, 5701 Raymond Rd. Madison.
Advent Organ Series. Recital by Ben Johnston-Urey.

Advent Organ Recital series will be offered at Good Shepherd Lutheran, 5701 Raymond Road on Wednesdays, 12:15 to 1:00pm, on December 4- Ben Johnston-Urey, Assistant Organist; December 11 – Deborah Smith Krauss, Guest Organist; and December 18 – Mark Bloedow, Organist with Mad City Brass, HeartSong and Audience Carol Sing.

Anything Goes
Anything Goes
Thursdays @ 5:00 am
Rich Samuels
Classical music of all eras and varieties.

rev. 52M