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What is Early Music? 
Early Music is music from the mid 18th century and before, music from the Baroque, Renaissance, and Middle Ages.  It is the most beautiful, enriching, exciting -- and ironically the freshest -- music you will ever hear performed by some of the best musicians anywhere.  Early Music is enchantment!
Welcome to Early MusiChicago -- your source for news and information about Early Music in the Chicago area and elsewhere.

Learn about Early Music at the Composers, Instruments, Organizations, Resources, and Publications pages. 

Get to know area Early Music performers at the Musicians, Ensembles, and Photo Album pages. 

For a complete listing of Early Music concerts, festivals, workshops, and other events, visit the Calendar and Events pages.  Coming Soon:
  • The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Steven Isserlis, cello; and Robert Levin, fortepiano; performing a concert of Beethoven's sonatas for cello and piano (Part 1).  more...
  • Trio Speranza and Friends will performi a concert, "With Harp & Voice: Handel's Muses", with music by Handel, Telemann, and Haymmore...
  • The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University presents the Valparaiso University Chorale; the Leipzig Baroque Orchestra; the Valparaiso University Bach Orchestra and Choir; and soloists; performing Bach's St. Matthew Passionmore...
  • Handel Week presents a "Cabaret Concert" of music by Handel.  more...
  • The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform in concert.  more...