On Sunday, March 25, Trevor Stephenson will join host John W. Barker to discuss the April 7 & 8 concerts by Madison Bach Musicians, which will feature Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and Bach’s Coffee Cantata. And tune in again on Easter Sunday, when John will feature music from both the Western and Eastern traditions. Musica […]
Bach Around The Clock – a joyous celebration of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach – is this Saturday, March 10, from 10am to 10pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent St., Madison, WI. Join Musica Antiqua hosts Carol Moseson and Alan Muirhead at this day-long extravaganza that will feature more than 200 performers, […]
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 […]