Bloomington Early Music Festival

  • Various Venues
  • Bloomington, IN 47402
An annual series annual series of concerts celebrating performances and workshops by local, regional, and national performers and scholars. The 2019 festival occurs in multiple venues around Bloomington May 17-25.
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Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Italian Grounds and Airs

  • May 18, 2019

Adam Gilbert, recorder; Jennifer Ellis Kampani, soprano; and Jason Yoshida, lute/baroque guitar; will present a program of improvised 16th and 17th century Italian music on common bass lines, "grounds", as well as vocal works. All three performers are on faculty at the University of Southern... Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Marian Adoration: Sacred music from 17th century Italy

  • May 19, 2019

The human bond to the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of love, compassion, and shared grief. Marian adoration has been depicted in visual art, poetry, and music from nearly every region and time period throughout history. Las Aves offers its program Marian Adoration as an exploration of Marian... Learn more

Marian Adoration: Sacred Music from 17th Century Italy

The human bond to the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of love, compassion, and shared grief. Marian adoration has been depicted in visual art, poetry, and music from nearly every region and time period throughout history. Las Aves offers its program Marian Adoration as an exploration of Marian... Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Nigel North, lute

  • May 21, 2019

A concert of music by Sylvius Leopold Weiss for solo lute. Sponsored by The Lute Society of America and Bloomington Early Music. Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Celebrating Clara Schumann

Featuring fortepianist Byron Schenkman with members of the Historical Performance Institute. Program: Three Romances for violin and piano, op. 22 Nocturne in F,op. 6, no. 2 for piano solo Waltz in E-flat Major for piano, four hands Romance in A-flat for cello and piano... Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Oberlin Baroque

  • May 22, 2019

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Oberlin Baroque Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: The Brandenburg Project

  • May 22, 2019

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: The Brandenburg Project Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Workshop: Nigel North, lute

Please join Nigel North and The Lute Society of America for this free and open to the public workshop/masterclass with internationally renowned lutenist Nigel North. Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Emerging Artist Showcase I

  • May 23, 2019

Featuring: Joyce Chen, harpsichord and Aperi Animam Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: McGill University Baroque Ensemble

  • May 23, 2019

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: McGill University Baroque Ensemble Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: USC Collegium Workshop

  • May 23, 2019

We are excited to welcome back 2018 YPF participants the USC Thornton Collegium Workshop back to Bloomington for the 2019 Festival. Lead by Adam Gilbert, The USC Thornton Collegium Workshop will present a program entitled, "Mi verry joy: Music from the Shores of England and France". ---- The... Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: What can You Do with Greensleeves: A Ground Bass Jam Session with Adam Gilbert

Anyone can improvise over the four-chord progressions of the Romanesca pattern at the heart of the famous Greensleeves melody. In less than one hour, Adam Gilbert will have you playing or singing variations over Greensleeves in Renaissance and Baroque styles, from the simplest four note melodies... Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Emerging Artist Showcase II

  • May 24, 2019

Featuring: Aperi Animam and Rezonance Baroque Ensemble. Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Peabody Renaissance Ensemble

  • May 24, 2019

The ensemble will present a program of Medieval, Renaissance, and traditional music taken from three programs the group has presented during in the 2018-19 academic year, including "Music for Thee Faiths," "The World of Leonardo," and an all-Spanish program the ensemble performed at the... Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Early Music Petting Zoo and Performances

  • May 25, 2019

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: Early Music Petting Zoo and performances Learn more

Bloomington Early Music Festival Presents: La purpura de la rosa

  • May 25, 2019

In sponsorship with the Latin America Music Center. Directed by Nell Snaidas and Sarah Cranor. Learn more