This Sunday Musica Antiqua continues its series on the Boston and Madison Early Music Festivals with 3 interviews and lots of music. First off we’ll hear Patrick Dunachie, the newest member of the King’s Singers, describing his role and what has kept that group going strong for 50 years. The King’s Singers sang at BEMF […]
The London Times calls the Boston Early Music Festival “the world’s leading festival of early music.” This year’s week-long festival showcased 2 operas, 18 concerts, an exhibition, symposia, master classes and some 65 fringe concerts! On last Sunday’s June 25 edition of Musica Antiqua Alan Muirhead, freshly returned from Boston, played musical selections by many of the […]
Sunday May 21 soprano Chelsie Propst, baroque violinists Nathan Giglierano and Laura Thompson, and cellist/gambist Eric Miller will visit Musica Antiqua to talk about their upcoming concert of French Baroque chamber music and play recorded samples of pieces by Monteclair and Clerembault. Listen to the interview at 10:00am, then go to the concert at 3:00pm!
On April 26, long-time Madison personality and WORT host John W. Barker was happily hosting a fundraiser for the Handel Aria Competition when, much to his surprise, the proceedings were interrupted by a trumpet fanfare, followed by a stentorian reading of a proclamation signed by Mayor Paul Soglin honoring John for his many years serving the […]
There’s no such thing as too much Bach. Bach Around The Clock, a 12-hour celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach’s music, is being held this year on Saturday, March 18 from noon to midnight at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent Street. The event is free and open to the public. Traditionally held on the […]
March is Early Music Month! Early Music America sponsors this annual campaign to raise awareness of how important early music has become in our schools, our concert halls, and among amateur and professional players alike. Musica Antiqua on WORT is proud to join 250+ other individuals, ensembles, and organizations as an official partner of EMM. […]