Image of the stage with performers and conductor from the 2016 All-Festival Concert

Concert Series

The Madison Early Music Festival (MEMF) Concert Series includes four concerts featuring guest ensembles. A Participant Concert showcases consorts coached by MEMF faculty. The culminating All-Festival Concert is presented by participants, faculty, and guest artists.

Evening concerts are preceded by a 6:30 pm John W. Barker Lecture Series. All concerts and lectures take place at the Hamel Music Center (740 University Avenue).

Ticket information

Tickets to individual concerts are $22 for general admission and $12 for students. The Festival Concert Pass costs $90 and includes admission to all 5 evening concerts. 

Note: All MEMF Concert Series concerts and lectures are free for participants in the MEMF Workshop. There is a $4 transaction fee per ticket when purchasing online or by phone.

Performances at the 2020 Festival

Orlando Consort

The Good, the Fearless and the Bold: Music from the 15th century Burgundian Court | Saturday, July 11

Orlando Consort portrait

Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

Burgundian Beginnings & Beyond | Sunday, July 12

Piffaro, The Renaissance Band portrait


Fleur de Valeur | Tuesday, July 14

Trefoil portrait

Nota Bene viol consort

Femme Desconfortée | Friday, July 17

Nota Bene portrait

All-Festival Concert

The Musical Glory of the Dukes of Burgundy | Saturday, July 18