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Tenebrae

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Cathedral Choral Scholars

James Grzadzinski - Director of Music; Richard Siegel - Associate Organist

Choral meditations on the passion and Death of Jesus Christ within the celebration of Tenebrae Includes works by Allegri, Anerio, Palestrina, Sheppard, and Victoria.

Cathedral of Saint Raymond Nonnatus

604 N. Raynor Ave., Joliet

Free will offering


Choral Concert

Friday, April 19, 2019 12:00 PM

The FCC Chancel Choir

Dorothy Deen, cello; David St Germain, piano; Jean Tuohy, director

Return to Me: A Choral Service based on the Stations of the Cross. Music by Taylor Scott Davis. This program will consist of a series of choral anthems and readings from scripture.

First Congregational United Church of Christ

256 E. Chicago St., Elgin

Admission is free. A free-will offering will be gratefully accepted.


Choral Concert

Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:30 PM

St. Charles Singers, Jeffrey Hunt, choirmaster; Michael Giuliani, organist

The St. Charles Singers will conclude their 35th concert season with "Victorian Flourish," an eclectic program of Victorian-era choral works, both secular and sacred, from the British Isles, the U.S., France, and Germany.

St. Michael Catholic Church

310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton

Single tickets for Victorian Flourish s are $35 adult general admission, $30 for seniors 65 and older, and $10 for students. Tickets and general information about the St. Charles Singers are available at www.stcharlessingers.com or by calling (630) 513-5272. Tickets are also available at Townhouse Books, 105 N. Second Ave., St. Charles (checks or cash only at this ticket venue). Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the day of the concert, depending on availability. Group discounts are available.


Choral Concert

Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:00 PM

St. Charles Singers, Jeffrey Hunt, choirmaster; Michael Giuliani, organist

The St. Charles Singers will conclude their 35th concert season with "Victorian Flourish," an eclectic program of Victorian-era choral works, both secular and sacred, from the British Isles, the U.S., France, and Germany.

Baker Memorial United Methodist Church

307 Cedar Ave., St. Charles

Single tickets for Victorian Flourish s are $35 adult general admission, $30 for seniors 65 and older, and $10 for students. Tickets and general information about the St. Charles Singers are available at www.stcharlessingers.com or by calling (630) 513-5272. Tickets are also available at Townhouse Books, 105 N. Second Ave., St. Charles (checks or cash only at this ticket venue). Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the day of the concert, depending on availability. Group discounts are available.


Lyra

Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:00 PM

Lyra

Choral group from Russia

Featuring choral music from the Russian Orthodox tradition

Gala reception following

Benefits the organ restoration fund

Trinity Episcopal Church

218 E. Benton St.

Aurora, Illinois

815-621-2709


Choral, Organ, and Chamber Orchestra Concert

Friday, May 3, 2019 7:30 PM

Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Townsend Strand, tenor; Lisette Kielson, recorder; Richard Webster, organ

Bach Week Festival Chorus, North Park University Chamber Singers, Members of Bella Voce Bach Week Festival Orchestra

Richard Webster, conductor

This is the finale concert of the Chicago area's 46th annual Bach Week Festival. It marks the first time that that J. S. Bach's Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 544, and Cantata “Bringet dem Herrn Ehre seines Namens,” BWV 148, have been heard at the festival. Complete program: J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 544 J. S. Bach: Motet “Fürchte dich nicht,” BWV 228 J. S. Bach: Motet “Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden,” BWV 230 Georg Philipp Telemann: Suite in A minor for recorder and strings J. S. Bach: Cantata “Bringet dem Herrn Ehre seines Namens,” BWV 148

Anderson Chapel, North Park University

5149 N. Spaulding Ave., Chicago

Single-admission tickets are $50 for VIP seating, $40 adult general admission; $25 seniors, $15 students. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.bachweek.org or by phone, (800) 838-3006. For general festival information, phone 847-269-9050 or email info@bachweek.org.


Transformation: Music that Changes the Heart

Saturday, May 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Eclectic Choral Artists

Dr. Marc Alan Brunelle, Artistic Director; Mr. Dan Pollack, Organist

We will explore the many moments of transformation that can occur in our lives. We witness transformative moments in nature, in life and death, in good and evil, and darkness to light. Choral works by Esenvalds, Hovland, Whitacre, Shank and many others.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church

203 S. Kensington Ave., LaGrange

$15.00 Adult $10.00 Student/Senior To purchase tickets, visit the website at www.eclecticchoralartists.org.


Transformation: Music that Changes the Heart

Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:00 PM

Eclectic Choral Artists

Dr. Marc Alan Brunelle, Artistic Director; Mr. Dan Pollack, Organist

We will explore the many moments of transformation that can occur in our lives. We witness transformative moments in nature, in life and death, in good and evil, and darkness to light. Choral works by Esenvalds, Hovland, Whitacre, Shank and many others.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

114 S. Elizabeth St., Lombard

$15.00 Adult $10.00 Student/Senior To purchase tickets, visit the website at www.eclecticchoralartists.org.


Organ Recital with Ken Cowan

Tuesday, May 7 , 2019 7:30 PM

Ken Cowan, organist

One of North America's finest organ virtuosos, Ken Cowan brings his spectacular playing to the Fisk. Co-sponsored by Chicago Chapter AGO.

Saint Chrysostom's Episcopal Church

1424 N. Dearborn, Chicago

Concert is free admission. Contributions are gratefully accepted at the door.


Organ Recital

Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:30 PM

Josh Ring, winner of the 2018 Fox Valley AGO Young Organist Scholarship Competition

Recital for winning the 2019 ILC Organ Scholar Competition. Program to include Buxtehude, Böhm, Liszt, Messiaen, and three Bach pieces.

Immanuel Lutheran Church

616 Lake St., Evanston


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