Third Coast Baroque Announces Closure

The Chicago early-music ensemble faced diminishing audience sizes and reduced grant funding possibilities after years of concert disruptions by COVID-19.

Music of the Baroque: Holiday Choral and Brass Concert

Enjoy this festive celebration brimming with beautiful music for the season.

Haymarket Unveils 2024 Season

Across three flagship performances, Haymarket continues to plumb the expressive depths of early music repertoire.

Playlist: The Best Classical Christmas Albums of 2023

Stunning renditions of contemporary works, stirring early music performances, and more.

Apollo’s Fire: The 2023-34 Windy City Series

The Cleveland-based baroque orchestra shares its new program, a sequel to their popular Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering.

Sacred Bridges: Psalms of David

Creating a musical exploration of the complex intertwinings – the sacred bridges – between Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.

Argentina and Roots of European Baroque with Rubén Dubrovsky

Rubén Dubrovsky traces the popular dances of the European Baroque back to Latin American and African roots.

Vox Luminis

An interview with bass Lionel Meunier, the founder and artistic director of the stylish Belgian early music ensemble.

Newberry Consort Shares Collaboration-Rich 2023-24 Season

The Chicago early music ensemble will collaborate with Baroque opera specialists, an eminent early music keyboard player, and leading chamber groups in its upcoming season.

The Luminous Dorothee Mields

An interview with one of the leading interpreters of Baroque music.

Bella Voce Unveils 2023-2024 Season

The season embarks on explorations of both staples and forgotten gems of Renaissance and Early Music repertoire.

Jeanine De Bique and Concerto Köln

Internationally renowned soprano Jeanine De Bique makes her Zankel Hall debut alongside opera and early music ensemble Concerto Köln.

Secret Byrd

Performances marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Byrd, a Catholic at the pinnacle of the musical world of Protestant England.

The Distinct Artistry of Karim Sulayman

The Grammy award-winning tenor share selections from his new album with guitarist Sean Shibe.

The 2023 Boston Early Music Festival

Kathleen Fay and Paul O’Dette preview the upcoming operas, concerts, and events of the biennial festival that brings together the finest performers, scholars, and instrument makers who are the vanguard of Baroque performance.

Looking Forward from a Crossroads with Liza Malamut, Newberry’s New Director

“I’ve been fascinated with this music for a long time — it’s extremely unusual for our preconceived notions of what Renaissance music sounds like.”

Caccini, Hasse, Scarlatti: Haymarket Shares ’23 Season

The performance lineup features three mainstage operas; all three titles are rare and represent Chicago premieres.

9 Things To Know About Monteverdi’s Vespers

Even though his compositions were well known across Europe during his time, one of Claudio Monteverdi‘s most enduring works was likely not performed (in its entirety, at least) in his lifetime!

Argentina and Roots of European Baroque with Rubén Dubrovsky

Rubén Dubrovsky traces the popular dances of the European Baroque back to Latin American and African roots.

Free Movie Honors Hildegard von Bingen, A Trailblazing Composer & Nun

A 12th-century abbess gifted with extraordinary skills in medicine, science, and music.

Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

Instead of a kitchen appliance, Will Sideri stumbled upon a framed document hanging on a wall. It had elaborate script in Latin, along with musical notes and gold flourishes. A sticker said 1285 AD.

Early Music, New Era: Veteran Newberry Consort Directors to Retire After Upcoming Concerts

Approaching the end of a long tenure, the artistic, administrative, and life partners reflect and look ahead.

Playlist: 2021’s Top 9 Classical Christmas Albums

2021 was a tumultuous year for us all, but one thing we could count on was some great music.

Jeanne Lamon, Former Music Director of Tafelmusik, Dead at 71

Jeanne Lamon, the violinist and former music director of the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, died on June 20 at age 71. She succumbed to cancer, which she had been diagnosed with a few months prior.

What Are Shape Notes? Jeannette Sorrell of Apollo’s Fire Explains

Although shape notes were introduced in 18th-century England, this unique musical notation found popularity in the United States: first in New England and later in the American South. It’s recently experienced a renaissance of sorts…