Minnesota's Early Music Ensemble
Join us for Season XV with three concert programs featuring the best of historically informed performing musicians.
What's Coming Up
a seasonal favorite! Jan 7-8 2023
Epiphany: Antonio Vivaldi & Isabella Leonarda
Our annual Epiphany Concert will bring Christmas Music of Isabella Leonarda and the Gloria of Antonio Vivaldi, featuring Kris Kwapis, trumpet, and Curtis Foster, oboe.
These concerts will be in collaboration with the Twin Cities American Guild of Organists and Michael Barone. Among several organ works of the Early Baroque you will also hear Vivaldi-Bach transcription BWV 596.
- Saturday, January 7th, Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN 3:00
- Sunday, January 8th , Our Lady of Lourdes, Minneapolis, MN 3:00
Welcome to Season XV!
Meet Our Season XV Artists
Concert Calendar & Tickets
Critics & Audience
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Behind the scenes
Early Music Articles & News
Article from The Guardian originally published 18 Mar 2010 (https://www.theguardian.com/music/tomserviceblog/2010/mar/18/carlo-gesualdo-composer-psychopath) Carol Gesualdo. He’s the Italian composer-prince who murdered his wife and her lover, was into
The Consortium Carissimi deserves praise for bringing the music of Bonifazio Graziani to our attention. These discs are well worth exploring.
from The Concise Guide to Western Music, Barbara Russano Hanning (Professor of Music, The City College and Graduate Center, CUNY) The Reformation began as a