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Messiah – Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Dec
4
3:00 PM15:00

Messiah – Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

Conductor (and composer) James Kallembach is creating memorable performances at U of C with a combination of students and some of the best professional musicians one can find in this city. BONUS:  Rockefeller may be the best place in Chicago to hear oratorio.

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Messiah – Bella Voce with Callipygian Players
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Messiah – Bella Voce with Callipygian Players

The breeziest of the bunch with a period band and rapid tempi that doesn't hinder this flexible chamber choir.  BONUS: there is no way you will tire of the vocal soloists while arias are divided amongst thirteen members of the choir.  ADDED BONUS:  Concertmaster Martin Davids is the personification of sprezzatura.

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Messiah  – Bella Voce with Callipygian Players
Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

Messiah – Bella Voce with Callipygian Players

The breeziest of the bunch with a period band and rapid tempi that doesn't hinder this flexible chamber choir.  BONUS: there is no way you will tire of the vocal soloists while arias are divided amongst thirteen members of the choir.  ADDED BONUS:  Concertmaster Martin Davids is the personification of sprezzatura.

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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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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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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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Walk Together - a concert for racial understanding and reconcilliation
Jun
4
8:00 PM20:00

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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Bach Week Festival presents BWV 21 "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" featuring Rosalind Lee
May
6
7:30 AM07:30

Bach Week Festival presents BWV 21 "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" featuring Rosalind Lee

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Bach Week Festival Orchestra and Chorus & North Park University Chamber Singers  present this beloved cantata featuring soloists Rosalind Lee, William Watson, and Will Liverman with guest conductor Julia Davids in a program that also includes Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080

Rosalind Lee recently made a very strong impression with her appealing tone quality and regal stage presence in the Haymarket Opera spring presentation of Stradella's  St John the Baptist.  The editor of Vocal Arts Chicago is excited to hear more from this artist.

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Bella Voce presents Faire Is the Heaven: The Sequel
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

Bella Voce presents Faire Is the Heaven: The Sequel

Dr. Christine Kraemer, organ

Bella Voce performs Anglican masterpieces for choir & organ by such composers as William Harris, William Walton, H. Balfour Gardiner, Herbert Howells, and more with Dr. Christine Kraemer, organist of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston.

Only one performance, presented in collaboration with The Diapason Magazine and Opus 327.

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