Past Seasons

Early Music in Columbus is dedicated to bringing the best of its genre to the Central Ohio area, and has been doing so since 1980. Review our past performers and programs by season.

2013-2014
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: Ancient Songs, Chants &  • Hesperus: The Mark of Zorro • Apollo’s Fire: Sacrum Mysterium, A Celtic Christmas • The Early Interval: A Mediterranean Twelfth Night Celebration • The Sebastians: Venetian Romance, Roman Vigor • The Early Interval: Under Tuscan Skies

2012-2013
Armonia Celeste: Udite Amanti––Lovers Beware! • Farallon Recorder Quartet: Amaryllis, Songs from the Renaissance Courts of Europe • The Early Interval: A Flemish Twelfth Night Celebration • Patrick Ball and the Medieval Beasts: The Flame of Love, The Legend of Tristan & Iseult • The Newberry Consort: Celestial Sirens • The Early Interval: A Spring Bouquet of Chansons and Madrigals

2011-2012

Asteria: Music for a Rash Prince • Dialogos & Sequentia: Chant Wars • The Early Interval: A Spanish Twelfth Night Celebration • Chris Norman & David Greenberg: Let Me in This Ae Night • Les Délices: Myths and Allegories • The Early Interval: Tristan’s Harp and the Werewolf’s Wife, The World of Marie de France

2010-2011

Apollo’s Fire: Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 • Plaine & Easie: Continental Connections, Across the Water in the English Renaissance • The Early Interval: A French Twelfth Night Celebration • The Orlando Consort: Amoré, Love and Marriage in the Italian Renaissance • The Early Interval: Spanish Splendor • Hopkinson Smith • Bach, Old and New

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Early Music in Columbus, Seasons 2009-2000

2009-2010

Anonymous 4: Secret Voices, The Sisters of Las Huelgas • Apollo’s Fire: Mediterranean Nights • The Early Interval: An English Twelfth Night Celebration • Flanders Recorder Quartet: Banchetto Musicale • Trefoil: In the Chamber of the Harpers • The Early Interval: Strike the Tabor!

2008-2009

La Gente D”Orfeo: Passion and Repose–A 17th-century Musical Extravaganza • The Rose Ensemble: Celebremeo el Niño—A Mexican Baroque Christmas • The Early Interval: A Mediterranean Twelfth Night Celebration • Venere Lute Quartet: Aery Entertainments • Ensemble Lucidarium: La Istoria de Purim io ve racconto–Music & Poetry of Jews in Renaissance Italy • The Early Interval: If All the World Were Paper–Entertainments at the English Court

2007-2008

Ronn McFarlane: The Food of Love • Piffaro, The Renaissance Wind Band: The London Waits–Musical Tale of a Fabled Renaissance Town Band • The Early Interval: A Colonial Twelfth Night Celebration • Ensenble Caprice: Gypsy Music • Pomerium: Musica Vaticana • The Early Interval: The Flemish Conneciton

2006-2007

The Catacoustic Consort: Secret of the Muse • Artek: Graveyard Music • The Early Interval: An Italian Twelfth Night Celebration • Ciaramella: Joyeux Entree • The Early Interval: 30th Anniversary Celebration • Hesperus: Robin Hood

2005-2006

Asteria: Flower of Passion, Thorn of Despair • Sequentia: Lost Songs of the Rhineland Harper • Rebel: Music for the Royal Hunt • The Early Interval: A Spanish Twelfth Night Celebration • Yukimi Kambe Viol Consort: European Roots and International Flowerings • The Early Interval: Garden of Love

2004-2005

The Rose Ensemble: Cantiga! The Cult of the Virgin • Red Priest: Pirates of the Baroque • Flanders Recorder Quartet: Primadonna • The Early Interval: A British Twelfth Night Celebration • Liber unUsualis: Catherine’s Wheel • Apollo’s Fire: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons • The Early Interval: Music for the German Courts

2003-2004

Chatham BaroqueEdward ParmienterThe Orlando ConsortThe Early IntervalChris Norman and Steve GreenbergThe Early Interval: Treasures of Venice

2002-2003

Red Priest: A Baroque Fantasy • My Lord Chamberlain’s Consort: Awake, Sweet Love • The Rose Ensemble: Slavic Holiday • The Early Interval: A French Twelfth Night Celebration • The Early Interval: London c1700–A Portrait in Words and Music • Nancy Hadden Baroque Trio: To Touch the Heart

2001-2002

Rebel: Violin Extravaganza • Ben Bagby: Beowulf • The Early Interval: Spanish Spendor • The Early Interval: A Brassy Twelfth Night Celebration • Apollo’s Fire: Water Music • Fortune’s Wheel: Pastourelle

2000-2001

The Baltimore Consort: The Mad Buckgoat • The Aulos Ensemble with Julianne Baird: If Music Be the Food of Love • The Early Interval: An Italian Twelfth Night Celebration • Flanders Recorder Quartet: English Consort Music & Songs • Olde Friends: Over the Alps • The Early Interval: Return to Britain


Early Music in Columbus, Seasons 1999-1990

1999-2000

Paul O’Dette and Ellen Hargis: The Power of Love • Apollo’s Fire: Handel’s Messiah • The Early Interval: A Twelfth Night Celebration • Bimbetta: Power and Desire in the 17th Century • The Early Interval: An Early Music in Columbus Retrospective

1998-1999

The Baltimore Consort: In a Garden So Green • Fretwork: Ye Sacred Muses • The Early Interval: A Twelfth Night Celebration • The Dufay Collective: A L’Estampida • El Mundo: The Kingdoms of Castille • The Early Interval: Visions, Dreams and Memory

1997-1998

Theatre of Voices: Love from Afar • Pomerium: Creator of Stars • The Early Interval: The Huntington Banks Twelfth Night Celebration • London Baroque: Devils and Angels • The Early Interval and Bel Canto Singers: Viva Victoria! • Cecilia’s Circle: Likenesses–Portraits of Women

1996-1997

Apollo’s Fire: Like Father, Like Son–Music of J. S. Bach and His Children • Bimbetta: War and • The Early Interval: Twelfth Night Celebration • The Early Interval: An Evening with Ben Jonson • La Luna: The Forged Feature–Music of Henry Purcell and his French contemporaries • Melancholy–Downe in the Dumpes in Elizabethan England

1995-1996

The Aulos Ensemble: Music at Versailles–A Royal Entertainment • Flanders Recorder Quartet: The Fair Face of Flanders • The Early Interval: The Huntington Banks Twelfth Night Celebration • The Harp Consort: Lyz y Norte • Ronn McFarlane: Between Two Hearts • The Early Interval: Dompes, Daunces and Ditties

1994-1995

Bimbetta: Matadora • The Baltimore Consort: La Rocque ‘n’ Roll–Popular Music of Renaissance France • The Early Interval: The Huntington Banks Twelfth Night Celebration • Pittsburgh Early Music Ensemble: Basically Bach • The Early Interval: Five Hundred Years of German Music

1993-1994

Tragicomedia: Sprezzatura • Music from Bloomington: Music from the German Baroque • The Early Interval: Music in the Celebration of Twelfth Night • The Early Interval: NOW Festival–Now and Then Again • The Early Interval: Five Centuries of Italian Music • The Philadelphia Renaissance Wind Band: Music for Renaissance Wind Band

1992-1993

The King’s Noyse: The King’s Delight • Apollo’s Fire: Music from the Time of Pilgrims • The Early Interval: Music for Twelfth Night • Julianne Baird and Ronn McFarlane: Scottish Lute Music • The Early Interval with Linda Yerina: Alienor • The Burgundian Consort: Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

1991-1992

Penelope Crawford: Vienna Revisited • The Baroque Chamber Soloists: Music from Versailles • The Early Interval: Music for Twelfth Night • Circa 1500: Portuguese Discoveries • The Early Interval with Michael Schirtzinger: The Life and Musical Times of Christopher Columbus • Hesperus: Spain in the New World

1990-1991

The Early Interval: A Musical Bestiary • Anonymous 4: A Ceremony of English Carols • The Four Nations Ensemble: Sighs and Consolations • The Folger Consort: Time Stands Still • The Early Interval and Friends: The Music of Heinrich Isaac • The Philadelphia Renaissance Wind Band: The Stadtpfeiffer of Holweg


Early Music in Columbus, Seasons 1989-1980

1989-1990

London Serpent Trio: Music for the Serpent • The Early Interval: Renaissance Favorites • The Boston Museum Trio: A Program of Baroque Music • Calliope: A Program of Renaissance Music • The Early Interval: NOW Festival–Then and Now • Julianne Baird and Konrad Junghaenel: Music for Voice and Lute • The New York Cornet and Sacbut Ensemble: Music for Renaissance Brass

1988-1989

The Early Interval with Michael Schirtzinger and Todd Berry: Diabolical Dialogues • Edward Parmienter: Harpsichord Masterpieces of Bach, Byrd and Scarlatti • Paul O’ Dette and Hopkinson Smith: Music for Lute Duet • Amsterdam Loeki Stardust: A Millennium of Recorders • The Early Interval with M. Hartley: Five Centuries of French Music • The Baltimore Consort: Bawdy Ballads

1987-1988

The Columbus Baroque Ensemble: Music Fit for a King–Treasures of the French Baroque • The Early Interval with John M. Hartley: Music for Advent Devotions and Christmas Revels • Sequentia: A Vision of Medieval England • Early Music Ensemble of San Diego: Songs of Love and War • The Early Interval: Music for the British Monarchs • The Boston Shawm and Sackbut Ensemble: Municipal Music for Loud and Soft Consort

1986-1987

The Early Interval: The Romance of Beauvais–A Medieval Concert Opera • Andrew Appel: A Baroque Feast for Harpsichord • Paul O’Dette: Virtuoso Music of the Renaissance for Lute • Ensemble Project Ars Nova: Zenecia Mundi Splendor–Music from the End of the Trecento • The Boston Renaissance Ensemble: A Renaissance May Day–Chamber Music, Dance Music and Improvisation

1985-1986

La Maurache: Continental Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance • The Arcadian Trio: The Bird Fancyer’s Delight • The Early Interval: The Seasons • Andrea von Ramm: Songs of Sadness–Gothic Music of the Troubadours and Trouveres • The Early Interval and Columbus Cornet and Sacbut Ensemble: Venetian Splendor • The Baltimore Consort: The Ballad Monger–Popular Songs and Dances from Elizabethan England and 17th-century Scotland

1984-1985

Les Filles de Sainte-Columbe: A Program of Late Renaissance and Early Baroque Music • The Early Interval with William G. Galbreath and The Ohio State University Historical Dance Ensemble: An Evening with Ben Jonson • Musica Transalpina: A Program of English and Italian Music for Viol, Recorder and Other Instruments • The Early Interval and Friends: The Music of Josquin des Pres • The Renaissance Consort: A Program of Medieval and Renaissance Vocal and Instrumental Music • The Boston Shawm and Sackbut Ensemble: A Program of Music for Loud and Soft Instruments

1983-1984

The Early Interval with William G. Galbreath: Music from the Time of Christopher Columbus • Bruno Hoffmann: Music for Glass Harmonica • Ars Antigua: Music of the Middle Ages • Paul Hillier: The Consolation of Music–Songs of the Minstrel and Minnesinger • The Columbus Baroque Ensemble, The Columbus Cornet and Sackbut Ensemble, Musica Transalpina and The Ohio State University Historical Dance Ensemble: Music and Dance of the Late Renaissance and Early Baroque • The New York Cornet and Sackbut Ensemble: Music for Renaissance Brass

1982-1983

The Augustans: Chamber Music of the French Baroque • The Early Interval: Music for Advent Devotions and Christmas Revels • The Cleveland Cantalina: Mostly Madrigals–Music from Renaissance England and Italy • The Ohio State University Historical Dance Ensemble, The Early Interval and The Columbus Cornet and Sackbut Ensemble: Of Princes, Paupers and Other Folk • John Tyson: Baroque and Renaissance Music for Recorder • Philomel: Music from the Age of Reason

1981-1982

The Augustans: Georg Phillip Telemann–A Tri-Centenary • The Early Interval: Music at the Courts of Burgundy and France, 1450-1550 • The Olde Musicke Consort: Las Cantigas de Santa Maria–Music of Medieval Spain • Shelley Gruskin: A Recorder and Baroque Flute Recital • The Early Interval, Capital University’s Theatre and The Ohio State University Historical Dance Ensemble: The Spring’s Glory–A Masque • The Elizabethan Enterprise: Music for Princely Courts–Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

1980-1981

The Early Interval: An Advent Celebration • The Columbus Waits, The Pageant Wagon Players and The Ohio State University Historical Dance Ensemble: Music, Theatre, Dance and Elocution • The Columbus Waits: Music of Medieval and Renaissance Spain • The Early Interval, The Waits and The Augustans: The Grandeur of Florence • The Augustans: Pimavera/Printemps–Chamber Music of the Italian and French Baroque