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

Concert Series

Please note: This page contains information on the 2019 Madison Early Music Festival (MEMF). Details on MEMF 2020 will be shared as they become available.

The Madison Early Music Festival (MEMF) Concert Series includes four concerts featuring guest ensembles. A Participant Concert showcases small ensembles 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 lecture. All concerts and lectures take place in or near the UW–Madison Mosse Humanities Building (455 N. Park Street).

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 2019 Festival

Dark Horse Consort

Wanderlust | Saturday, July 6

Dark Horse Consort group photo

Alchymy Viols

American at Versailles | Sunday, July 7

Alchymy Viols group portrait


The Hunchback of Notre Dame | Tuesday, July 9

HESPERUS group photo


Faith and Madness | Friday, July 12

Calmus group portrait

All-Festival Concert

Musical Postcards from the Grand Tour | Saturday, July 13