Over the course of the season, Early Music Now will offer a series of six online lectures with musical illustrations by experts in the study and performance of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music. These informative videos will be available at no cost here on our website, and on YouTube, beginning in late October.  Our guest lecturers and topics are:

Anne Azéma, Artistic Director, Boston Camerata – High Waves on the Sea: Songs of Distance and Separation, Then and Now

Paul O’Dette, Artistic Director, Boston Early Music Festival – What Makes It Great: An Exploration of the Extraordinary, Yet Often Misunderstood, Lute Music of the Early Renaissance.

Tim Sterner Miller, Senior Lecturer, Musicology and Ethnomusicology at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Burn My Heart with a Flame: The Sacred Passions of Isabella Leonarda

Sarah Mead, Professor of Music, Brandeis University – The Poetry of Vittoria Colonna; the Music of Pietro Vinci

Scott Metcalfe, Artistic Director, Blue Heron – Guillaume de Machaut: A Century of Music

Andrew Larsen, Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – The Women of Medieval Europe