July 10th, 2012
Madison buskers would do well to get out the nakers and tabors this week as the Madison Early Music Festival started this past weekend and continues through Saturday the 14th. It took yesterday off but resumes this evening at 6:30. Here’s the line-up:
Tuesday, July 10 The Rose Ensemble
And Glory Shone Around – Early American Hymns, Ballads and Spiritual Songs
Thursday, July 12 MEMF Faculty Concert
New England’s Annoyances: Music of the Early American Puritans
Friday, July 13 The Newberry Consort
Beautiful Dreamer: The Music of Lincoln’s America
Saturday, July 14 All-Festival Concert
Oh, the Happy Journey!
“The seven-concert series is open to the public; all evening concerts also include free pre-concert lectures by renowned musicologists, historians, artists, and linguists. All 6:30 pm pre-concert lectures and 7:30 pm concerts take place in the UW-Madison School of Music, Mosse Humanities Building, 455 N. Park Street. Pre-concert lectures are in Morphy Recital Hall and performances are in Mills Concert Hall.”
A detailed look at the schedule can be found here.