Now in its fourth year, the Madison New Music Festival is helping music lovers in the city connect with the latest works by living composers. On Tuesday, August 6th, founder Zachary Green spoke with WORT’s Peter Haney about the festival, which runs August 9th, 10th, and 11th at various locations in central Madison. Highlights of […]
Last Sunday morning John W. Barker hosted his annual Christmas in July program on Musica Antiqua. During the show, he announced that it would be his last show, as failing health was forcing him to step down after nearly 20 years as one of the co-hosts on the program. John has been a major figure […]
Fresco Opera’s summer tradition is back! Opera. In a garage. For free. GARAGE OPERA! This season, we’re telling the magical fairytale of Hansel & Gretel through the eyes of the Witch. She will pull no punches and let nothing get in the way of her ruthless plans. Best of all – WE WILL BRING THE […]
“Jasmine Flowers” Experience the sounds of West and East coming together in choral music by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Toru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Bob Chilcott, Libby Larsen, and others inspired by the musical traditions of East Asia.
“A Thousand Beautiful Dreams” Flint, Michigan has become a symbol of how social and environmental justice (and injustice) are intertwined. We welcome the University of Michigan-Flint Chamber Singers, under Dr. Gabriela Hristova, to join with us in presenting recent music that gives voice to the tragedies of the past and present, the promise of social […]
Early Music America celebrates the joy, meaning, and purpose in studying and experiencing historically informed performance. For many years EMA has designated March as Early Music Month. As part of this year’s celebration, EMA has listed several of the radio programs that feature early music – including Musica Antiqua on WORT! Read the whole article […]