Dedicated to the creation of lively connections with the past


36th Season at a Glance

October 15, 5:00 - Tapestry
November 12, 5:00 - The Orlando Consort
Dec. 3 (5:00) / Dec. 4 (3:00) - Schola Antiqua
February 4, 5:00 - Sequentia
March 4, 5:00 - Rachel Barton Pine & Jory Vinikour
April 29, 5:00 - House of Time


Our Next Concert

Words of Power: Charms, Riddles, and Elegies
of the Medieval Northlands

Feb 4 at 5:00 p.m.
St. Joseph Chapel (1501 S. Layton Blvd.)

This multimedia program of music from Medieval Anglo-Saxons and Germanic tribes of the European Northlands during the 8th to 11th centuries features songs of magic, healing, exile, the uncertainty of fate, a wandering poet/singer searching for a patron, funeral songs, and celebrations of life-giving magic herbs.

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About Us

Founded in 1986, Early Music Now is the only concert series presenter in Wisconsin that focuses exclusively on historically informed performances of Medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque Music.



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