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 […]
Early Music, New Musicians An accomplished local musician and educator, Eric Miller, has been awarded a Consort loan from the The Viola da Gamba Society of America. The loan, under Miller’s leadership, will create a new early-music group, The Madison Youth Viol Consort. The Madison Youth Viol Consort will consist of five students, from grades […]
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 […]
The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society will wrap up its 25th anniversary jubilee with a quartet of concerts this weekend at the Playhouse at Madison’s Overture Center and the Hillside Theater at Taliesin in Spring Green. The “Quicksilver” program, running this Friday at Overture, and Sunday at Taliesin, features one of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, a […]
Black Marigold, a Madison-based wind quintet, will open the music festivities at the 19th annual WORT Block Party this Sunday, May 22nd. These fun players of serious music will take the stage on MLK Boulevard at 11:15 a.m. Known by the acronym BMW5, Black Marigold are dynamic advocates of new instrumental music by living composers, […]
Richard Davis joins the Tuesday 8 O’Clock Buzz and host Haywood Simmons to talk about his career as an international performing musician and Professor of Bass, Jazz History and combo improvisation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.