Wednesdays at 10:00 pm

A fresh feast of early music every week.

Join host Candice Agree for WFMT’s exciting weekly program of early music. Baroque&Before explores works written before 1750, featuring live concert recordings from some of the world’s most prestigious early music festivals, as well as commercially released recordings from WFMT’s vast library. From Russia to the Americas, from Northern Europe to the Mediterranean and Middle East, Candice presents internationally known artists on the early music scene, crafting a delightful mix of musicianship, music, and history.

Solomon Rossi & His Contemporaries

April 24, 2024, 10:00 pm

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki joins Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players and members of the Philharmonia Chorale, under the direction of Nicholas McGegan, for Italian baroque music of the synagogue, the theater, and the court: sacred and secular works by Salamone Rossi, Claudio Monteverdi, and Benedetto Marcello. Tonight’s program was recorded live in concert April 8, 2018, in the Performance Hall of the ...

Baroque Treasures of Ukraine

May 1, 2024, 10:00 pm

Seventeenth-century Ukraine was witness to the start of a cultural revolution, with the Ukrainian Eastern Orthodox Church playing an important role. Ensemble Ældmusic brings us religious anthems by Dyletsky, Slavynetskyi, Tuptalo, as well as anonymous works from Ukraine’s rich folk tradition. Tonight’s program was recorded before a studio audience in Radio Latvia, Riga. Thanks to WFMT’s association with the European ...