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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
Where else would one hear a concert of music from 14th-century Italy except at Early Music Now (EMN)? At the Cathedral of All Saints on Saturday, guest artists Margriet Tindemans and Shira Kammen played vielle (a forerunner of the violin)...
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
For its next concert, Early Music Now will present “The Dawn of Joy: Medieval Creativity,” an imaginative and expressive journey into the music of 14th-century Italy as preserved on manuscript. Performing these mostly lively pieces will be a trio...
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
Early Music Now is calling its 25th anniversary “A Season of Celebrations.” The party is in full swing with this concert featuring imaginative collaborations between Shira...
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011
Early Music Now presents the young British choral ensemble Stile Antico for a performance of Thomas Tallis' 16th-century Christmas mass, Missa Puer natus est. The concert also will feature works by other British Renaissance songwriters...
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010

Classical Preview

If you were setting forth upon the briny main in a sailing ship in 1577 on a voyage of discovery and piracy—one that would take years and circumnavigate the globe—what would you take with you? Such is the question that faced Francis Drake (1540-96) on a November day over four centuries ago. Not on your list, most likely, would be musical instruments...
Monday, Aug. 30, 2010
Milwaukee classical music fans are blessed to have so many options available to them, as this smattering of highlights from the new music season makes crystal clear. The Fine Arts Quartet opens its season with a classical masterpiece and two 20th-century works...
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Classical Preview

When it began, Early Music Now concentrated on presenting concerts in Milwaukee by leading performers of the pre-Baroque music of Western Europe—a field of forgotten music...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Classical Review

Two Early Music Now concerts this season diverted into folk music, a broader definition of what comprises "early music." And why not? Last fall Trio Mediaeval presented a program of Nordic folk songs. Music from the opposite end of Europe was featured in a concert Saturday night by Kitka at the Basilica of St. Josaphat. Kitka, a women's vocal ensemble based in San Francisco, specializes in music from southeastern Europe, particularly from Bulgaria. Music of this...

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