- On Saturday, the British viol consort Fretwork opens a
season of celebration for Early Music Now, marking 30 years of
Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music in landmark
of seven concerts showcases music with origins ranging from
the 6th century to 2016, performed by world-class ensembles
from London, Paris, Montreal and Cuba.
opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Helene Zelazo Center for
the Performing Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
with Fretwork performing 16th- and 17th-century settings of
“In Nomine” as well as the first U.S. performance of a
2015 setting by American composer Nico Muhly. The London-based
ensemble is on its 30th anniversary tour.
are at EarlyMusicNow.org or 414-225-3113.