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Workshops/Festivals 2016: (US) Indianapolis Early Music Festival (17 Jun - 10 Jul 2016)

Contributed by admin on Jun 04, 2016

This year, the Indianapolis Early Music Festival celebrates its 50th season.

"Indianapolis Early Music (IEM) is America's oldest continuous presenter of Early Music. Originally known by its corporate name of Festival Music Society, it was established in 1966 as a not-for-profit organization to enrich, educate, and entertain audiences with the music of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and early classic eras.  ...

IEM is chiefly known for its annual summer Early Music Festival, a series of six concerts over four weeks. It presented its first festival in 1967.  The Festival presents national and international performers, performing on instruments of the period.  In addition, IEM presents a concert in the spring often featuring well-known groups on tour or those who are developing a following. ..."

This year's festival features:

  • June 17 -- Baltimore Consort & IRT Actors
  • June 18 -- IEM Festival's Annual Free Family Concert
  • June 19 -- Rachel Barton Pine & Jory Vinikour, violin and harpsichord
  • June 24 -- Xavier Diaz-Latorre, solo recital on Baroque guitar
  • June 26 -- From Britain: Dame Emma Kirkby & Jakob Lindberg
  • July   08 -- Les Délices: Debra Nagy & Shannon Mercer
  • July   10 -- International Baroque Competition (visit website for competition artists)

Visit the Indianapolis Early Music Festival website for more information and of ticket availability.