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February 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson Organ Recital

Wed February 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Free at noon!

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March 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson organ recital

Wed March 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States
Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed March 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital  -FREE!

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April 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson, Organ Recital

Wed April 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

free, noon Wednesdays

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May 2016

Free

Organ Recital, Bruce Bengtson

Wed May 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

FREE, at noon every Wednesday

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October 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital

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December 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed December 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, noon Wednesdays

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed December 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, noon on Wednesdays

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January 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson Organ Recital

Wed January 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

repertoire: luthermem.org

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed January 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), Wednesdays.

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$10 – $30

St. Olaf Choir at Luther Memorial Church

Sat January 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The St. Olaf Choir, Dr. Anton Armstrong conductor, will be giving a concert at Luther Memorial Church in Madison as a part of their 2017 Winter Tour. Repertoire will feature J.S. Bach's Singet dem Herrn with chamber orchestra, as well as other choral works by Ēriks Ešenvalds, György Ligeti, and St. Olaf College composers Robert Scholz and F. Melius Christiansen. They will close the concert with a set of traditional American folksongs, including a work by Moses Hogan. Tickets are…

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February 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed February 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), noon Wednesdays

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed February 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org)

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Organist Bruce Bengtson Recital

Wed February 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The Augustana Choir and the Madison Youth Choirs

Sat February 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson, Free Organ Recital

Wed February 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

March 2017

Bruce Bengtson, Free Organ Recital

Wed March 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bengtson Organ Recital

Wed March 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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Bruce Bengtson – Organ Recital

Wed March 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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Bruce Bengtson

Wed March 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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Bruce Bengtson – Organ Recital

Wed March 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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April 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed April 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), noon Wednesdays.

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May 2017

Free

Organ Recital

Wed May 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson, organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org) noon Wednesdays.

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November 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, (repertoire: luthermem.org), Wednesdays

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed November 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), noon Wednesdays

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December 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed December 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, (repertoire: luthermem.org), Wednesdays

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February 2018

Free

Madison Country Day High School Choir

Mon February 12, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The Madison Country Day High School Choir will present a short, public performance at Luther Memorial Church at 2:30pm on Monday, February 12th. Program will feature Bruce Bengston, organ, and Jon Schipper, trumpet, with a set of J.S. Bach pieces on the tune "Nun Danket Alle Gott." Please support these young musicians at this free event!

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July 2018

$10 – $20

Abendmusik

Tue July 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

“Abendmusik” is an evening concert, usually performed in a church. For this particular concert, the title refers to a series of performances at the Marienkirche (St. Mary’s Church) in Lübeck, Germany. In the 17th century through 1810, a series of concerts were paid for by local business owners to provide free admission for the public. Organists Franz Tunder and his successor Dieterich Buxtehude, organized the Abendmusiken with performances of organ, instrumental and vocal music. Performers include: James Kennerley and John…

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September 2018

Free

Just Bach Concert Series Launch

Thu September 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI, celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. The series kicks off at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 27th at Luther Memorial Church, with the ‘Little’ Fugue in G Minor for solo organ, BWV 578, and two beautiful cantatas, BWV 165: O heilges Geist- und Wasserbad and BWV 32: Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen. Admission is free, with a goodwill donation accepted at the door. The vocal soloists for the concert…

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October 2018

Free

Just Bach October Concert

Wed October 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI, celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Admission is free, with a goodwill donation accepted. The spooky Hallowe'en program on Oct. 31 will feature the famous Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565, performed by organist Mark Brampton Smith. James Waldo will perform the dramatic Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011, and the program will close with Cantata 163, 'Nur jedem das Seine.' Founded to…

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November 2018

Just Bach November Concert

Wed November 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI, celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. The series continues at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28th at Luther Memorial Church, opening with organist Mark Brampton Smith playing the Fantasia in G Major, BWV 572. Soprano Sarah Brailey will be featured in Cantata 82a 'Ich habe genug.' Ms. Brailey will be joined by bass-baritone Paul Rowe in Cantata 173a, 'Durchlauchster Leopold,' a secular work written in 1722 for the…

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December 2018

Just Bach December Concert

Wed December 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Join us for a lovely program of seasonal music by J.S. Bach, with plenty of opportunity for audience participation! Program: BWV 729: In dulci jubilo (Mark Brampton Smith, solo organ) Chorale: Wie soll ich dich empfangen from Part I of the Christmas Oratorio (All sing) BWV 61: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland Chorale: Ich will dich mit Fleiß bewahren from Part III of the Christmas Oratorio (All sing) Aria from BWV 213: Schlafe, mein Liebster Chorale: Schaut hin, dort liegt…

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$10 – $25

Wisconsin Chamber Choir presents J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio...

Fri December 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Experience the Baroque festive splendor of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio performed by the Wisconsin Chamber Choir with their professional orchestra, Sinfonia Sacra. Parts 1 to 3 tell the Christmas story: Mary and Joseph, the birth of Jesus, the shepherds, and the angels. Part 5 introduces the magi from the east, traditionally known as the Three Kings. The music offers a sampling of every style of music in Bach’s repertoire as a composer. Massive, concerto-like movements crowned by brilliant trumpet…

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January 2019

Just Bach January Concert

Wed January 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach This month’s concert features works for baroque flute. First on the program is the beautiful Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038, for flute, violin and continuo. Following that is the Orchestral Suite #2 BWV 1067, for flute, strings and harpsichord, really a mini flute concerto. The program ends with Cantata 173 ‘Erhöhtes Fleisch und Blut’ (Exalted flesh and blood), scored for…

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Free

Just Bach

Wed January 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

free/donations

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February 2019

Free

Just Bach

Wed February 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

March 2019

Free

Muskingum University Choir at Luther Memorial Church

Mon March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

On Monday, March 4 at 7:00p.m., Luther Memorial Church (1021 University Avenue) will host the renowned Muskingum University Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. Zebulon Highben. The program, "Music of the Spheres," will include works by Josquin, Desprez, Brahms, Tavener, and a variety of spirituals and hymn arrangements. Admission is free. For more information, contact Andrew Schaeffer (schaeffer@luthermem.org)

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April 2019

Just Bach April Concert

Wed April 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

This month’s concert features works for baroque flute. First on the program is the beautiful Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038, for flute, violin and continuo. Following that is the Orchestral Suite #2 BWV 1067, for flute, strings and harpsichord, really a mini flute concerto. The program ends with Cantata 173 ‘Erhöhtes Fleisch und Blut’ (Exalted flesh and blood), scored for two flutes, strings and continuo, joined by a quartet of vocal soloists: soprano Julia Rottmayer, mezzo-soprano Cheryl Bensman-Rowe,…

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September 2019

Free

Just Bach September Concert

Wed September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Join us on September 18 as we kick off our 2nd season! The Just Bach concert series resumes, as part of the weekly free noontime 'Music at Midday' concerts in the gorgeous Sanctuary of Luther Memorial Church. Our Season-Opener is an instrumental program titled 'Gamba Sonatas without the Gambas.' Of the three sonatas written for viola da gamba and harpsichord BWV 1027-1029, we'll hear the first and third, but in alternate versions. First on the program is the hauntingly beautiful…

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October 2019

Free

Andrew Schaeffer

Wed October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. Andrew Schaeffer is appointed director of music at Luther Memorial ... the children's, youth, and adult choirs, and serves as principal organist.

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Free

Jared Stellmacher

Wed October 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

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Just Bach October Concert

Wed October 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organist Mark Brampton Smith opens this program with a brief Fantasia on the melody of 'Christ lag in Todesbanden' (Christ lay in death's bonds). That tune will reappear at the very end of the program, in the final chorale of Cantata 158. The next piece on the program was also written for solo organ, but we'll hear it in an arrangement for violin, viola, cello and organ. Bach wrote six organ trio sonatas, apparently for his eldest son, Wilhelm Friedemann.…

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Free

John Chappel Stowe

Wed October 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

John Chappel Stowe, organ, in a free recital. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

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Free

John Behnke

Wed October 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Luther Memorial Church presents John Behnke, organ, in a free recital. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

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Free

John Behnke

Wed October 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

A 1974 graduate of Concordia-River Forest, IL. he received his M. Mus. in Church Music and Organ from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. in 1978. His D. Mus. was awarded to him in 1984 by Northwestern University where he was elected into the Alpha Chapter of Pi Kappa Lambda, a National Honorary Music Society. From August 1978 to July 1979 Dr. Behnke studied at the Westphalian Church Music Institute in Herford, W. Germany, where he passed the "A" Exam in Organ…

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November 2019

Free

Just Bach November Concert

Wed November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The program opens with the fabulous six-minute instrumental Sinfonia from Cantata 209. Just Bach favorite Linda Pereksta will be the featured flute soloist in this dramatic Sinfonia, backed up by the strings-and-organ band led by violinist Kangwon Kim. Just Bach co-founder Sarah Brailey will lead the chorale singalong, a beloved audience-participation feature of these programs. Cantata 151 'Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kommt' (Sweet comfort, my Jesus comes) closes the program. Each of the first four movements of this Cantata features…

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December 2019

Free

Choral Concerts at Luther Memorial Church

Sun December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Six of seven UW-Madison choirs (Chorale, Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers, University Chorus, Women’s Chorus, and Masters Singers) will perform at this annual winter concert at Luther Memorial Church, located at 1021 University Avenue. Choirs will perform choral works both as individual ensembles and jointly. Holiday carols are part of the program, and concert-goers are invited to sing along. A free-will offering is accepted at the end of the program with proceeds after expenses donated to “The Road Home,” an organization…

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January 2020

St. Olaf Choir

Wed January 29, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The St. Olaf Choir is a premier a cappella choir based in Northfield, Minnesota. Founded in 1912 by Norwegian immigrant F. Melius Christiansen, the choir has been influential to other church and college choirs for its performance of unaccompanied sacred music.

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December 2020

Free

Just Bach December Concert

Wed December 16, 2020
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Please join us as Just Bach shares the timeless beauty of Bach's music, from our home in the beautiful nave of Luther Memorial Church. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcyVFEVsJwklHAx9riqSkXQ We are thrilled to participate in LMC's weekly 'Music at Midday' concert series. As part of this series, Just Bach concerts take place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month: Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 21, May 19. The programs last approximately 30 minutes. It is still too risky to have…

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December 2020

Free

Just Bach December Concert

Wed December 16, 2020
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Please join us as Just Bach shares the timeless beauty of Bach's music, from our home in the beautiful nave of Luther Memorial Church. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcyVFEVsJwklHAx9riqSkXQ We are thrilled to participate in LMC's weekly 'Music at Midday' concert series. As part of this series, Just Bach concerts take place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month: Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 21, May 19. The programs last approximately 30 minutes. It is still too risky to have…

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January 2020

St. Olaf Choir

Wed January 29, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The St. Olaf Choir is a premier a cappella choir based in Northfield, Minnesota. Founded in 1912 by Norwegian immigrant F. Melius Christiansen, the choir has been influential to other church and college choirs for its performance of unaccompanied sacred music.

Find out more »

December 2019

Free

Choral Concerts at Luther Memorial Church

Sun December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Six of seven UW-Madison choirs (Chorale, Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers, University Chorus, Women’s Chorus, and Masters Singers) will perform at this annual winter concert at Luther Memorial Church, located at 1021 University Avenue. Choirs will perform choral works both as individual ensembles and jointly. Holiday carols are part of the program, and concert-goers are invited to sing along. A free-will offering is accepted at the end of the program with proceeds after expenses donated to “The Road Home,” an organization…

Find out more »

November 2019

Free

Just Bach November Concert

Wed November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The program opens with the fabulous six-minute instrumental Sinfonia from Cantata 209. Just Bach favorite Linda Pereksta will be the featured flute soloist in this dramatic Sinfonia, backed up by the strings-and-organ band led by violinist Kangwon Kim. Just Bach co-founder Sarah Brailey will lead the chorale singalong, a beloved audience-participation feature of these programs. Cantata 151 'Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kommt' (Sweet comfort, my Jesus comes) closes the program. Each of the first four movements of this Cantata features…

Find out more »

October 2019

Free

John Behnke

Wed October 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

A 1974 graduate of Concordia-River Forest, IL. he received his M. Mus. in Church Music and Organ from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. in 1978. His D. Mus. was awarded to him in 1984 by Northwestern University where he was elected into the Alpha Chapter of Pi Kappa Lambda, a National Honorary Music Society. From August 1978 to July 1979 Dr. Behnke studied at the Westphalian Church Music Institute in Herford, W. Germany, where he passed the "A" Exam in Organ…

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Free

John Behnke

Wed October 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Luther Memorial Church presents John Behnke, organ, in a free recital. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

Find out more »
Free

John Chappel Stowe

Wed October 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

John Chappel Stowe, organ, in a free recital. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

Find out more »

Just Bach October Concert

Wed October 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organist Mark Brampton Smith opens this program with a brief Fantasia on the melody of 'Christ lag in Todesbanden' (Christ lay in death's bonds). That tune will reappear at the very end of the program, in the final chorale of Cantata 158. The next piece on the program was also written for solo organ, but we'll hear it in an arrangement for violin, viola, cello and organ. Bach wrote six organ trio sonatas, apparently for his eldest son, Wilhelm Friedemann.…

Find out more »
Free

Jared Stellmacher

Wed October 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

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Free

Andrew Schaeffer

Wed October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. Andrew Schaeffer is appointed director of music at Luther Memorial ... the children's, youth, and adult choirs, and serves as principal organist.

Find out more »

September 2019

Free

Just Bach September Concert

Wed September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Join us on September 18 as we kick off our 2nd season! The Just Bach concert series resumes, as part of the weekly free noontime 'Music at Midday' concerts in the gorgeous Sanctuary of Luther Memorial Church. Our Season-Opener is an instrumental program titled 'Gamba Sonatas without the Gambas.' Of the three sonatas written for viola da gamba and harpsichord BWV 1027-1029, we'll hear the first and third, but in alternate versions. First on the program is the hauntingly beautiful…

Find out more »

April 2019

Just Bach April Concert

Wed April 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

This month’s concert features works for baroque flute. First on the program is the beautiful Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038, for flute, violin and continuo. Following that is the Orchestral Suite #2 BWV 1067, for flute, strings and harpsichord, really a mini flute concerto. The program ends with Cantata 173 ‘Erhöhtes Fleisch und Blut’ (Exalted flesh and blood), scored for two flutes, strings and continuo, joined by a quartet of vocal soloists: soprano Julia Rottmayer, mezzo-soprano Cheryl Bensman-Rowe,…

Find out more »

March 2019

Free

Muskingum University Choir at Luther Memorial Church

Mon March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

On Monday, March 4 at 7:00p.m., Luther Memorial Church (1021 University Avenue) will host the renowned Muskingum University Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. Zebulon Highben. The program, "Music of the Spheres," will include works by Josquin, Desprez, Brahms, Tavener, and a variety of spirituals and hymn arrangements. Admission is free. For more information, contact Andrew Schaeffer (schaeffer@luthermem.org)

Find out more »

February 2019

Free

Just Bach

Wed February 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

January 2019

Free

Just Bach

Wed January 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

free/donations

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Just Bach January Concert

Wed January 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach This month’s concert features works for baroque flute. First on the program is the beautiful Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038, for flute, violin and continuo. Following that is the Orchestral Suite #2 BWV 1067, for flute, strings and harpsichord, really a mini flute concerto. The program ends with Cantata 173 ‘Erhöhtes Fleisch und Blut’ (Exalted flesh and blood), scored for…

Find out more »

December 2018

$10 – $25

Wisconsin Chamber Choir presents J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio...

Fri December 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Experience the Baroque festive splendor of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio performed by the Wisconsin Chamber Choir with their professional orchestra, Sinfonia Sacra. Parts 1 to 3 tell the Christmas story: Mary and Joseph, the birth of Jesus, the shepherds, and the angels. Part 5 introduces the magi from the east, traditionally known as the Three Kings. The music offers a sampling of every style of music in Bach’s repertoire as a composer. Massive, concerto-like movements crowned by brilliant trumpet…

Find out more »

Just Bach December Concert

Wed December 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Join us for a lovely program of seasonal music by J.S. Bach, with plenty of opportunity for audience participation! Program: BWV 729: In dulci jubilo (Mark Brampton Smith, solo organ) Chorale: Wie soll ich dich empfangen from Part I of the Christmas Oratorio (All sing) BWV 61: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland Chorale: Ich will dich mit Fleiß bewahren from Part III of the Christmas Oratorio (All sing) Aria from BWV 213: Schlafe, mein Liebster Chorale: Schaut hin, dort liegt…

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November 2018

Just Bach November Concert

Wed November 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI, celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. The series continues at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28th at Luther Memorial Church, opening with organist Mark Brampton Smith playing the Fantasia in G Major, BWV 572. Soprano Sarah Brailey will be featured in Cantata 82a 'Ich habe genug.' Ms. Brailey will be joined by bass-baritone Paul Rowe in Cantata 173a, 'Durchlauchster Leopold,' a secular work written in 1722 for the…

Find out more »

October 2018

Free

Just Bach October Concert

Wed October 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI, celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Admission is free, with a goodwill donation accepted. The spooky Hallowe'en program on Oct. 31 will feature the famous Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565, performed by organist Mark Brampton Smith. James Waldo will perform the dramatic Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011, and the program will close with Cantata 163, 'Nur jedem das Seine.' Founded to…

Find out more »

September 2018

Free

Just Bach Concert Series Launch

Thu September 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Just Bach is a new monthly concert series in Madison, WI, celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. The series kicks off at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 27th at Luther Memorial Church, with the ‘Little’ Fugue in G Minor for solo organ, BWV 578, and two beautiful cantatas, BWV 165: O heilges Geist- und Wasserbad and BWV 32: Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen. Admission is free, with a goodwill donation accepted at the door. The vocal soloists for the concert…

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July 2018

$10 – $20

Abendmusik

Tue July 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

“Abendmusik” is an evening concert, usually performed in a church. For this particular concert, the title refers to a series of performances at the Marienkirche (St. Mary’s Church) in Lübeck, Germany. In the 17th century through 1810, a series of concerts were paid for by local business owners to provide free admission for the public. Organists Franz Tunder and his successor Dieterich Buxtehude, organized the Abendmusiken with performances of organ, instrumental and vocal music. Performers include: James Kennerley and John…

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February 2018

Free

Madison Country Day High School Choir

Mon February 12, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The Madison Country Day High School Choir will present a short, public performance at Luther Memorial Church at 2:30pm on Monday, February 12th. Program will feature Bruce Bengston, organ, and Jon Schipper, trumpet, with a set of J.S. Bach pieces on the tune "Nun Danket Alle Gott." Please support these young musicians at this free event!

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December 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed December 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, (repertoire: luthermem.org), Wednesdays

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November 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed November 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), noon Wednesdays

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, (repertoire: luthermem.org), Wednesdays

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May 2017

Free

Organ Recital

Wed May 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson, organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org) noon Wednesdays.

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April 2017

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed April 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), noon Wednesdays.

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March 2017

Bruce Bengtson – Organ Recital

Wed March 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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Bruce Bengtson

Wed March 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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Bruce Bengtson – Organ Recital

Wed March 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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Bengtson Organ Recital

Wed March 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital

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Bruce Bengtson, Free Organ Recital

Wed March 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

February 2017

Bruce Bengtson, Free Organ Recital

Wed February 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The Augustana Choir and the Madison Youth Choirs

Sat February 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organist Bruce Bengtson Recital

Wed February 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States
Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed February 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org)

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed February 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), noon Wednesdays

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January 2017

$10 – $30

St. Olaf Choir at Luther Memorial Church

Sat January 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

The St. Olaf Choir, Dr. Anton Armstrong conductor, will be giving a concert at Luther Memorial Church in Madison as a part of their 2017 Winter Tour. Repertoire will feature J.S. Bach's Singet dem Herrn with chamber orchestra, as well as other choral works by Ēriks Ešenvalds, György Ligeti, and St. Olaf College composers Robert Scholz and F. Melius Christiansen. They will close the concert with a set of traditional American folksongs, including a work by Moses Hogan. Tickets are…

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed January 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

organ recital (repertoire: luthermem.org), Wednesdays.

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Free

Bruce Bengtson Organ Recital

Wed January 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

repertoire: luthermem.org

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December 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed December 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, noon on Wednesdays

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Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed December 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital, noon Wednesdays

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October 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital

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May 2016

Free

Organ Recital, Bruce Bengtson

Wed May 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

FREE, at noon every Wednesday

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April 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson, Organ Recital

Wed April 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

free, noon Wednesdays

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March 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson

Wed March 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Organ Recital  -FREE!

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Free

Bruce Bengtson organ recital

Wed March 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

February 2016

Free

Bruce Bengtson Organ Recital

Wed February 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States

Free at noon!

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