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Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall

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740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
608-263-1900 www.music.wisc.edu

July 2020

Nota Bene viol consort: Femme Desconfortée

July 17 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$12 – $22

Madison Early Music Festival 2020 Concert Series The program features music on French texts with a woman-oriented theme. “Comme femme desconfortée” is at the heart of this theme, with compositions drawn from Ottaviano Petrucci’s publications and the Cambrai Chansonnier de Zeghere van Male manuscript. Guest viol player Julie Jeffrey, tenor William Hudson, and other singers from the MEMF Faculty will join the consort. The program will end with the exquisite 6-part motet Angeli Arcangeli by Heinrich Isaac.

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All-Festival Concert: The Musical Glory of the Dukes of Burgundy

July 18 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$12 – $22

Madison Early Music Festival 2020 Concert Series Designed by Grant Herreid and J. Michael Allsen for MEMF, this program samples the musical heritage of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy, including musical works associated with or influenced by the Burgundian court. Music associated with the 1454 Feast of the Pheasant features pieces by Gilles Binchois and Jean Morton, and Guillaume Du Fay’s emotional lament for the fall of Constantinople. Anchoring the program are mass movements from the L’homme armé tradition, from the Burgundian ducal chapel and beyond.

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October 2020

Pro Arte Quartet

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Featuring David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello. Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Program IV Part of Pro Arte’s yearlong retrospective of Beethoven’s quartets, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. More information about this series can be found here. Pre-Concert lecture by Professor Charles Dill, 7:30pm Collins Recital Hall Program String Quartet in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5 (1798-1800) String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4 (1798-1800) String Quartet in A…

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November 2020

Pro Arte Quartet

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Featuring David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello. Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Program V Part of Pro Arte’s yearlong retrospective of Beethoven’s quartets, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. More information about this series can be found here. Pre-Concert lecture by Professor Charles Dill, 7:00pm Collins Recital Hall Program String Quartet in B-Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6 (1798-1800) String Quartet in F Major, Op. 135 (1826) String Quartet in C Major, Op.…

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