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EVENTS

Area Events


Organ Dedication Concert

Sunday, October 22, 2017 3:00 PM

Christopher Houlihan in concert.

Moeller Opus 8261, 1951/Berghaus 2017

First United Methodist Church

100 W. Cossitt Ave., La Grange, Illinois


Organ Concert

Friday, October 27, 2017 7:30 PM

Richard Hoskins, Organ

David Jonies, Organ

Michael Costello, Organ

Brian Schoettler, Organ

Roger Stanley, Organ

Michael Costello, Richard Hoskins, David Jonies, Brian Schoettler & Roger Stanley play Bach's complete and monumental cycle of works. Written in form of a Lutheran organ Mass, the Clavierübung contains settings of the chorales sung during a service in 18th century Leipzig. These chorales are framed by a splendid Prelude and Fugue.

Performances of the complete Clavierübung are rare indeed and you'll want to hear this!

The concert is free - you contribution at the door will be gratefully accepted.

St. Chrysostom's Church

1424 N. Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, Illinois


Mozart Requiem: Commemoration of All Souls

Thursday, November 2, 2017 7:30 PM

St. Cecilia Choir and Orchestra

Requiem, K. 626, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Miserere, Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783) Pie Jesu, Andrew Lloyd Webber (b. 1948)

St. John Cantius Catholic Church

825 N. Carpenter St., Chicago, Illinois


Silent Film with Organ Accompaniment

Sunday, November 3, 2017 3:00 PM

Jay Warren (of the Silent Film Society of Chicago)

Silent Film with Organ Accompaniment: Triple Comedy Capers - Sunday Matinee Featuring the legendary Charlie Chaplin

St. John Cantius Catholic Church

825 N. Carpenter St, Chicago, Ilinois


Organ Recital

Sunday, November 5, 2017 3:00 PM

Brink Bush, Organ

The concert will help benefit the poor and needy served by the St. Vincent De Paul Society. Featured Composers Henri Dallier Jean Francaix Wilhelm Middelschulte Anthony Newman Henri Nibelle Camille Saint-Saens Gerhard Strecke Tomislav Vodakovic About the Artist Brink Bush is one of the leading interpreters of German Romantic organ music in the world today. He has performed and has made an extensive study of the organ works of the German-American composer, Wilhelm Middelschulte (1863-1943). He has performed throughout the United States, Germany, France, Austria, Israel and made his German debut at the Berlin Cathedral in 2001. Bush has given his lecture, “Wilhelm Middelschulte, his Life and Works” at Yale University, University of Iowa and for the National Convention of the American Guild of Organist, Chicago 2006. He was featured on American Public Media’s "Pipedreams" in a program titled Bach, Bush and Middelschulte. His New York debut was heard at Trinity Church Wall Street during the "Virgil Fox Legacy Twenty-fifth Anniversary Concert Weekend” and he is editor of the book “The Innermost Secrets” by T. Ernest Nichols, a book about the performance technique of the late great Virgil Fox. Brink’s CD, Heavy Pedal was most recently heard on BBC Radio 3, Late Junction Show featuring the Perpetuum Mobile for pedals alone of Middelschulte. Brink presented a lecture about Middelschulte at National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Boston, June 2014. In 2015 he premiered the J. S. Bach/Middelschulte version of the Goldberg Variations at Harvard University and Westminster Cathedral, London. Brink serves at Organist-Director of Music for Sainte Anne Parish in Salem MA.

St. John Cantius Catholic Church

825 N. Carpenter St., Chicago, Illinois


Organ Concert

Sunday, November 19, 2017 3:00 PM

Melody Turner in concert.

Madonna della Strada Chapel

1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Illinois


Senior Organ Recital

Saturday, November 25, 2017 3:00 PM

William Twohig

Praeludium in C, BuxWV 137 (Dieterich Buxtehude) Nun komm’ der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (J. S. Bach) Pièce d’Orgue, BWV 572 (J. S. Bach) Cantabile (César Franck) Cantilene, from Sonata No. 11 (Josef Rheinberger) Te Deum, Op. 59, no. 12 (Max Reger)

Northern Illinois University, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall

Lucinda Ave., De Kalb, Illinois


An Eclectic Christmas

Sunday, December 3, 2017 4:00 PM

Eclectic Choral Artists Dr. Marc Alan Brunelle, Artistic Director

Dundee Middle School Bella Voce Mona Roy, Director

Join Eclectic Choral Artists, and special guests Bella Voce from Dundee Middle School, as we celebrate the Christmas season with celebrated works of Poulenc, Biebl, Goodson, Rutter, Stopford, and many more. We hope you can join in the spirit of the season!

St. Michael's Catholic Church

310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton, Illinois

$15.00 Adults $10.00 Students/Seniors Tickets available at the door, or at www.eclecticchoralartists.org


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