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, Genres, Organizations, Resources, and Publications pages.
Get to know area Early Music performers at the Musicians, Ensembles, People, PhotoAlbum, and Recordings pages.
For a complete listing of Early Music concerts, festivals, workshops, and other events, visit the Calendar and Events pages. Coming Soon:
- The Haymarket Opera Company, Craig Trompeter Music Director, will perform Alessandro Scarlatti's opera Gli equivoci nel sembiante (Equivocal Appearances). more...
- The WFMT Bach Organ Project presents the North Shore AGO Chapter performing a members recital of organ music by Bach. more...
- The Marion Consort, Amy Bearden, Director, will perform a concert, "Medieval Ghost Stories", with chant and early polyphony from the 11th & 12th centuries. more...
- Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Michael Alan Anderson, Director, will perform a concert, "Uncloistered: Sounds from the Convent". more...
- The WFMT Bach Organ Project presents the Chicago AGO Chapter performing a members recital of organ music by Bach. more...
- The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's cantata Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A mighty fortress is our God). more...
Look to the EMC Forum for the latest news, announcements, press releases, and more.Visit the Early MusiChicago Broadcasts and Calendar pages for listings of upcoming early music broadcasts on radio and TV.
Shop for early instruments; sheet music; CDs, DVDs and MP3s; and other items at the Businesses, Sheet Music, and Recordings, pages.
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