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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:
  • Taya König-Tarasevich, baroque flute; SunYoung Shin, baroque violin; Anna Steinhoff, viola da gamba; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; will perform a concert, "An Evening at Cafe Zimmermann: Chamber Music of Bach"more...
  • Phillip Serna will perform an Alumni Recital, "Somewhere in Time: Telemann's Complete 'Lost' 12 Fantasias for Solo Viol, 1735"more...
  • The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert, "The Mass in C Minor", with music by Mozart and Beethovenmore...