Topic: Madison Early Music Festival
The ninth annual Madison Early Music Festival, "Handel’s Journey: From Germany to England via Italy," focuses on the musical development of George Frideric Handel during his travels throughout Europe. Held July 12-19, 2008, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the festival includes a series of seven concerts as well as a workshop with classes and ensembles for participants of all levels. Featured ensembles in 2008 are the Newberry Consort, Tempesta di Mare, Quicksilver, and Baroque Band; resident faculty include baroque oboist Debra Nagy and historical wind performers Joan Kimball and Bob Wiemken. For more information, visit www.memf.dcs.wisc.edu or contact Program Director Chelcy Bowles (firstname.lastname@example.org; 608/265-5629).
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