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.

Listen to the past two weeks of Baroque&Before.

Lutenist & Guitarist Julian Bream

July 6, 2022

Along with Andrés Segovia, Bream is regarded as the most charismatic and influential classical guitarist of the 20th century.

The Five Kingdons of Mediæval Spain

July 13, 2022

Roman, Germanic, Byzantine, French, Arabic, and Jewish cultures all contributed to Spanish music.

Jordi Savall: El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat

July 20, 2022

El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat, or the Red Book of Montserrat, is a 14th-century collection of devotional texts and music.

Codex Calixtinus: Vespers of Saint James

July 27, 2022

Since the ninth century, the routes to Santiago de Compostela leading to the sanctuary of St. James have attracted countless pilgrims and exercised a potent mystique.