University of Wisconsin–Madison
MEMF dance instructor dressed in Elizabethan era period costume with dance participants crowded around her.

Previous Seasons

Past Themes and Performers

2018

A Cabinet of Curiosities: Journey to Lübeck
Quicksilver · Piffaro, the Renaissance Band · James Kennerly, John Chappell Stowe, organists, and MEMF faculty · Schola Antiqua

2017

Quixotic Musical Treasures from the Golden Age of Spain
Daphna Mor & Kane Mathis Duo · Piffaro, The Renaissance Band · Sonnambula · Xavier Díaz-Latorre

2016

Shakespeare 400: An Elizabethan Celebration
New York Polyphony · The Newberry Consort · The Baltimore Consort

2015

Slavic Discoveries: Early Music from Eastern Europe
The Rose Ensemble · East of the River · Piffaro, The Renaissance Band · Ensemble Peregrina

2014

Italia Mia: 1300-1600
Toronto Consort · LIBER · Ex Umbris · Trefoil

2013

A Festive Celebration of the German Renaissance
Calmus Ensemble · The Dark Horse Consort · Parthenia · Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

2012

Welcome Home Again! An American Celebration
Anonymous 4 · Chatham Baroque · The Newberry Consort · The Rose Ensemble

2011

El Nuevo Mundo—The Age of Exploration in the New World
Piffaro, The Renaissance Band · The Rose Ensemble · Ensemble Visera · Chatham Baroque

2010

England: Merry and Musical before Elizabeth
Parthenia with Julianne Baird · The King’s Noyse · Hesperus · LIBER · Benjamin Bagby

2009

Telescopic Vistas: MEMF X & Music of the Spheres
Piffaro, The Renaissance Band · Newberry Consort · Quicksilver · Marion Verbruggen · Venere Lute Quartet

2008

Handel’s Journey: From Germany to England via Italy
Newberry Consort · Marion Verbruggen · Tempesta di Mare · Quicksilver · Baroque Band

2007

Early Music from the Low Countries: The Age of the Netherlanders
Piffaro, The Renaissance Band · Marion Verbruggen · Fortune’s Wheel · The King’s Noyse

2006

Early Music from the Iberian Peninsula: Spain & the Age of Discovery
Baltimore Consort · Ex Umbris · Chatham Baroque · Ivory Consort

2005

The Fairest Isle: Early Music from England and Scotland
The King’s Noyse · Piffaro, The Renaissance Band · Ex Umbris · The Baltimore Consort · Second City Musick

2004

The Glories of 17th-Century Venice
Spiritus Collective · Catacoustic Consort · La Venexiana · The Newberry Consort · Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

2003

Bach and His World
Musica Pacifica · The Newberry Consort · Piffaro, The Renassiance Band

2002

A Distant Mirror: French Medieval and Renaissance Music
Concord Ensemble · The Folger Consort · Piffaro, The Renaissance Band · The Newberry Consort

2001

Music of Elizabethan England and Its Italian Influences
The Newberry Consort · Marion Verbruggen · The Scholars of Cambrai · Kielson/Spears/Trompeter

2000

Monteverdi and Schütz
Cecilia’s Circle · The Newberry Consort · Trio Atlantica · Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble