The 53rd Festival

Indianapolis Early Music thanks the artists, sponsors, and attendees of the 2019 Indianapolis Early Music Festival. Featuring one of its most enjoyable seasons, the Festival enjoyed wonderful reviews from critics and patrons alike.

The 2020 season will be announced soon along with more information about the 2020 Indianapolis International Baroque Competition co-presented by IEM and IndyBaroque.


Previously This Season

May 5th The Rose Ensemble

June 14 Suzie LeBlanc, Elinor Frey, and Friends

June 16 Tres Hermanicas and Friends


June 29 The Baltimore Consort’s Free Family Concert

June 30 The Baltimore Consort

July 12 A Special All-Star Band assembled exclusively for the Festival with a program conceived by Mark Cudek and Phil Spray

July 13 The DaVinci Players Free Family Concert

July 14 Grammy-winning soprano Estelí Gomez with the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra presented “Viva Vivaldi IV”

Indianapolis Early Music pauses this season to remember its dear friend, founding Board member, and past President.

Fred Schlegel July 24, 1941 - May 27, 2019


Tickets are available online, by mail, and by telephone. They are available for individual concerts or in a variety of season packages. Limited free student tickets are available by calling the office in advance.

About IEM

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.  Meet our Staff and our Board. Read our latest newsletter and our recently-adopted strategic plan!



2020 Competition

Indianapolis Early Music and IndyBaroque Music, Inc. invite student and emerging professional musicians in historical performance to apply to compete in the 2020 Indianapolis International Baroque Competition. The $10,000 Gerber Prize will be awarded. This second International Competition is the follow-up to the highly successful IEM/IBO 2016 Competition.




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