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Chicago Choral Artists debut at Chicago Temple - The Story of Jonah
Oct
22
7:30 PM19:30

Chicago Choral Artists debut at Chicago Temple - The Story of Jonah

Chicago Choral Artists makes its debut at Chicago Temple with a sacred program about sacrifice and redemption, the centerpiece of which is the fine Italian baroque oratorio Historia Jonae by Giacomo Carissimi. Also on the program, an epic anthem by Gerald FInzi - "Lo, the full, final sacrifice," perfect for a choral ensemble of this size; and a vehicle for  CCA baritone Douglas Anderson, Bach's cantata 158 -Der Friede sei mit dir.

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Chicago Choral Artists - Psalms and Songs: The Story of Jonah
Oct
21
7:30 PM19:30

Chicago Choral Artists - Psalms and Songs: The Story of Jonah

Chicago Choral Artists artistic director Michael Costello has crafted a sacred program about sacrifice and redemption, the centerpiece of which is the fine Italian baroque oratorio Historia Jonae by Giacomo Carissimi. Also on the program, an epic anthem by Gerald FInzi - "Lo, the full, final sacrifice," perfect for a choral ensemble of this size; and a vehicle for  CCA baritone Douglas Anderson, Bach's cantata 158 -Der Friede sei mit dir.

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King Solomon's Singers & The Rookery present Nuptial Bliss: Choral Music from Weddings Ancient and Modern
Aug
27
7:30 PM19:30

King Solomon's Singers & The Rookery present Nuptial Bliss: Choral Music from Weddings Ancient and Modern

King Solomon's SIngers and The Rookery are ensembles that prize musicianship over gimmickry.  These ensembles feature some of the most intelligent and skilled singers Chicago has to offer, demonstrating that it is possible to be both scholarly and entertaining.

 

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Grant Park Chorus presents Shakespeare in the Park
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Grant Park Chorus presents Shakespeare in the Park

While the sounds of Lollapalooza take over Millennium Park, Grant Park Music Festival breaks away to offer a series of concerts in the neighborhoods.  Christopher Bell leads the Grant Park Chorus is a Shakespeare-inspired program at South Shore Cultural Center.  FREE and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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Grant Park Chorus presents Shakespeare in the Park
Jul
24
3:00 PM15:00

Grant Park Chorus presents Shakespeare in the Park

While the sounds of Lollapalooza take over Millennium Park, Grant Park Music Festival breaks away to offer a series of concerts in the neighborhoods.  Christopher Bell leads the Grant Park Chorus is a Shakespeare-inspired program at Columbus Park Refectory.  FREE and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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Christopher Bell directs the National Youth Choir of Scotland
Jul
5
2:00 PM14:00

Christopher Bell directs the National Youth Choir of Scotland

Everybody's favorite chorus director Christopher Bell brings his National Youth Choir of Scotland to Chicago as part of a three concert tour in collaboration with Grant Park Music Festival.  This tour includes a July 3rd service at Fourth Presbyterian Church, the Independence Day Salute at Millennium Park, and Wednesday's Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert at the Cultural Center.

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Herbert Howells Requiem  - Chicago Chorale 15th Anniversary Performance
Jun
11
8:00 PM20:00

Herbert Howells Requiem - Chicago Chorale 15th Anniversary Performance

Bruce Tammen's Chicago Chorale concludes its 15th anniversary season by returning to the work they sang in their concert  debut.   The Howells Requiem is a devastating and transcendent work.   Chicago Chorale is an impressively sized chorus, the right size to serve this masterpiece.

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Walk Together - a concert for racial understanding and reconcilliation
Jun
5
4:00 PM16:00

Walk Together - a concert for racial understanding and reconcilliation

Benjamin Rivera, director of Cantate Chicago, put together this volunteer chorus of some of the city's greatest singers to benefit Chicago Children's Choir and to raise the awareness of the need for racial harmony amongst the musician community and our audiences.

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Wicker Park Choral Singers - Muses in the Park
Jun
5
12:00 PM12:00

Wicker Park Choral Singers - Muses in the Park

Artistic director & founder Mark Tomasino has built a highly skilled community choir and challenges them in repertoire attempted by the most advanced collegiate or professional choirs.  If you have never been to one of their concerts, this is a great opportunity to sample their impressive music-making in a delightful setting.

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Mountain Nights - La Caccina with Glass Mountain
Jun
4
9:00 PM21:00

Mountain Nights - La Caccina with Glass Mountain

The singers that comprise La Caccina are some of the most sought-after ensemble singers in the city appearing in ensembles like Bella Voce, the Decani of Rockefeller Chapel, William Ferris Chorale, Chicago Choral Artists, and Peregrine Vocal Ensemble.   In Mountain Nights, they lend their skillful and beguiling sound to Bluegrass jams and Appalachian Hymns and Ballads.  

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Mountain Nights - La Caccina with Glass Mountain
Jun
3
8:00 PM20:00

Mountain Nights - La Caccina with Glass Mountain

The singers that comprise La Caccina are some of the most sought-after ensemble singers in the city appearing in ensembles like Bella Voce, the Decani of Rockefeller Chapel, William Ferris Chorale, Chicago Choral Artists, and Peregrine Vocal Ensemble.   In Mountain Nights, they lend their skillful and beguiling sound to Bluegrass jams and Appalachian Hymns and Ballads.  

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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