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Friday, April 4, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, April 6, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Madison Bach Musicians, Trevor Stephenson, Artistic Director, will perform Bach's Goldberg Variations.
Cost:  $25, $20 students/seniors.  $5 discount when purchased in advance.
Location:  First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 608-238-6092; or visit this site.

Saturday, April 5, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Bella Voce, Andrew Lewis, Director, will perform a concert "Beautiful Voice", with music from the Tudor Era by English Renaissance composer Robert White and modern choral works by Eric Whitacre.
Cost:  $15 to $45.
Location:  St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312.479.1096; or visit this site.
Saturday, April 12, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 W. Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.
Sunday, April 13, 2008, 4:00 PM.
Location:  Immanuel Lutheran Church, 616 Lake Street, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, April 6, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Alison Attar and Anita Rieder in concert performing works by Handel, Telemann, and others.
View the concert poster.
View the 2007-2008 season flyer.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $15. Series subscription (seven concerts) price is $84, or $12 per concert.  Children under the age of 16 are free.  As always at the Barn, you may BYOB.
Location:  the Byron Colby Barn at Prairie Crossing, 1561 Jones Point Road, Grayslake, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-543-1202; or e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com.

Sunday, April 6, 2008, 4:00 PM.
Gut, Wind, & Wire, an ensemble of Baltimore Consort members, will perform a concert of early, Celtic, and contemporary music.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Indianapolis Unitarian Universalist Church, 615 West 42nd Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
For more info:  call 317-577-9731; e-mail fms @ iquest.net.

Sunday, April 6, 2008, 6:00 PM.
Andrew Schultze, bass; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; will present a program of Italian music by non-Italian composers, with music by Bach, Handel, and Purcell.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Kretzmann Hall, Concordia University Chicago, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, Illinois.
For more info:  E-mail harpsichord @ jjmoy.com.
Thursday, April 10, 2008, 12:15 PM.
Location:  Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Thursday, April 10, 2008, 6:00 PM.
Gravitacion will perform a concert, "Le Stagioni: The Seasons".
Cost:  Free admission for the April 10 concert; $15/$10 for the April 11 concert.
Location:  Kaueper Hall, Millikin University, 1184 West Main Street, Decatur, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 217-362-6481; or visit this site.
Friday, April 11, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  McKinley Presbyterian Church, 809 5th, Champaign, Illinois.
Saturday, April 12, 2008, 7:00 PM.
Cost:  $20, $10 students.
Location:  Saint John's Episcopal Church, Old Irving Park, 3857 N. Kostner Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Thursday, April 10, 2008, 2:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort in Open Rehearsal for "Españoleta".
Location:  the Newberry Library Ruggles Hall, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Friday, April 11, 2008, 8:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will present a concert, "Españoleta", a program of diverse music from seventeenth-century Spain and Latin America.  With David Douglass, Director and violin; and Chatham Baroque: Julie Andrijeski, violin; Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba; Scott Pauley, guitar and theorbo; and Danny Mallon, percussion.  Also with Baroque dancers Paige Whitley-Bauguess and Thomas Baird. Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Read the Newberry Consort 2007-2008 season brochure (PDF, 1920 KB).
Cost:  Ticket prices vary by section and venue, also by time of performance.  A multi-concert ten-percent discount is available.  Visit the Ordering Tickets page for details.
Location:  the Newberry Library Ruggles Hall, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-255-3700; visit the Consort website; or e-mail consort @ newberry.org.
Saturday, April 12, 2008, 8:00 PM.
Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Location:  The University of Chicago's Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E. 59th Street (4th floor), Chicago, Illinois.
Sunday, April 13, 2008, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Northwestern University's Lutkin Hall, 711 University Place, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, April 13, 2008, 3:00 PM.
The Elmhurst Choral Union will perform Bach's B Minor Mass.
Location:  Hammerschmidt Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, Illinois.
For more info:  call 630-758-1100; or visit this site.

Friday, April 18, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Callipygian Players, Martin Davids, Director, will will perform a concert, "The English Genius", songs and sonatas from Baroque England, with music by Purcell, Geminiani, Arne, and others.  Featured guest soloist:  Rachel Barton Pine, violin.
Cost:  General Admission $20, Student/Senior $15.
Location:  St. Chrysostom's Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 847-674-3204; e-mail director @ calplayers.org; or visit this site.
Sunday, April 20, 2008, 4:00 PM.
Location:  Skokie Theatre, 7924 N Lincoln Avenue, Skokie, Illinois.

Friday, April 18, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Calvin Bower, Director, will will present a concert of late medieval liturgical music featuring the anonymous English Missa Quem malignus spiritus, one of the earliest known polyphonic masses based on a single unifying melody.  The program will also include plainchant, as well as motets by Dunstaple and Du FayAnne Walters Robertson, the Claire Dux Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Music at the University of Chicago, will offer opening remarks at the Friday performance.
Cost:  $15 adult, $8 student and seniors.
Location:  Bond Chapel, University of Chicago, 1050 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail scholachicago @ yahoo.com.
Saturday, April 19, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  St. Procopius Abbey, 5601 College Road, Lisle, Illinois.

Sunday, April 27, 2008, 3:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will present a benefit concert, "Off the Record: An Afternoon with Ellen Hargis and Paul O'Dette".  With Ellen Hargis, soprano; and Paul O'Dette, lute.
Read the Newberry Consort 2007-2008 season brochure (PDF, 1920 KB).
Cost:  Ticket prices vary by section and venue, also by time of performance.  A multi-concert ten-percent discount is available.  Visit the Ordering Tickets page for details.
Location:  the Newberry Library Ruggles Hall, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-255-3700; visit the Consort website; or e-mail consort @ newberry.org.

Sunday, April 27, 2008, 3:00 PM.
The EMC Vocal Ensemble, comprising members of the Oriana Singers and Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Michael Alan Anderson, William Chin, Andrew Fredel directors, will perform a concert, "The World Turned Upside Down", with dramatic and narrative music from four centuries.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  GAR Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-262-4558; or visit this site.

Sunday, April 27, 2008, 5:00 PM.
Ars Musica Chicago, with special guest artist Elizabeth Cifani, harp, will perform a concert "The First Lady of the Harps", a history of Medieval & Renaissance harp music.
Cost:  $20 ($15 seniors, $5 students).  To order tickets, call 312-409-7874.
Location:  DePaul University Art Museum, Richardson Library, 2350 North Kenmore (at Fullerton), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-409-7874; e-mail ArsMusicaChicago @ aol.com; or visit this site.

Friday April 11 thru Sunday April 13, 2008.
Bach Festival of Central Florida.
Location:  Lakeland, Lake Wales, Florida.
For more info:  write Bach Festival of Central Florida, PO Box 2764, Lakeland, FL 338063764 USA; call 863-299-2555; e-mail info @ bachfestivalofcentralflorida.org; or visit this site.

Friday April 18 thru Sunday April 20, 2008.
76th Annual Baldwin-Wallace Bach Festival.
Location:  Berea, Ohio.
For more info:  write Mary Tuck, Bach Festival Mgr., Baldwin-Wallace Bach Festival, 275 Eastland Road, Berea, OH 44017 USA; call 440-826-2207; e-mail bachfest @ bw.edu; visit this site.

Thursday April 3 thru Sunday April 6, 2008.
Seattle Academy of Baroque Opera.
Location:  Seattle, Washington.
For more info:  write Maxine Eilander, Seattle Academy of Baroque Opera, 1525 NE Elshin Place, Seattle, WA 98125, USA; call 206-913-2073; e-mail info @ www.seattleacademyofopera.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, April 13, 2008, 1:30-4:00 PM.
The Music Institute of Chicago will host An Early Music Extravaganza!, an opportunity for strings, winds, and voices to gather and rehearse Tallis' 40-part motet, Spem in Alium.  This is an inter-generational event, all ages are welcome.  Since parts will need to be assigned, advance registration is required.
View the event brochure (PDF, 167 KB).
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 847-905-1500 x545; e-mail James R. Brown, Early Music Program Director, jbrown @ musicinst.org; or visit this site.

Monday, April 14, 2008.
Viols in Our Schools, Phillip Serna, Director, will be in residency at Brooks College Preparatory High School, demonstrating music for viols.
Location:  Brooks College Preparatory High School, 727 111th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Monday, April 21, 2008.
Viols in Our Schools, Phillip Serna, Director, will be in residency at Lincoln Park High School, demonstrating music for viols.
Location:  Lincoln Park High School, 2001 North Orchard Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, April 27, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #104 Du Hirte Israel, höre ("Thou shepherd of Israel, hear me").
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-366-6900; e-mail info @ graceriverforest.org; or visit this site.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Four Duetti, BWV 802-805.  Auber's Gustave III, our le Bal MasquéBach's Orchestra Suite in g, BWV 1070.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 10:00 PM CDT.
Lute Encores: Frogg Galliard; Lachrimae Pavin; Pavane et Sauterelle.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, April 3, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Suite from the operas Florindo and Daphne.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, April 3, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #1 in C, BWV 1066.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, April 5, 2008, 4:30 PM CDT.
Handel's Concerto Grosso in D, Op 3/6.  Broadcast during the 4:30-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, April 6, 2008, 3:05 PM CDT.
Bach's Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in Eb, BWV 998.  Broadcast during the 3:05-3:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, April 6, 2008, 11:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Fantasia and Fugue in a, BWV 904.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, April 7, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Boyce's Concerto grosso in eLeclair's String Sonata in g, Op 4/5.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, April 7, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Corelli-Geminiani's Concerto grosso in d La Follia; Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G, BWV 1049.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Three-Violin Concerto in D, BWV 1064.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Heinichen's Dresden Concerto in G, S 213.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Scarlatti's Sonata in G, Kk 104.  Bach's Orchestra Suite #2 in b, BWV 1067.  Monteverdi's Interrotte speranze, eterna fede.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, April 10, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G, BWV 1048.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, April 11, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Violin Concerto in g after BWV 1056.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, April 11, 2008, 8:00 PM CDT.
Music in Chicago presents Music of the Baroque performing Handel's Israel in Egypt.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, April 12, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Pachelbel's Canon and Gigue.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, April 12, 2008, 4:30 PM CDT.
Dowland's Five DancesCouperin's Sonata La Sultanne.  Broadcast during the 4:30-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, April 13, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Byrd's Rowland; Gipseis Round.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, April 14, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Violin Concerto #2 in E.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, April 14, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Telemann's Oboe Concerto in d.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's English Suite #2 in a, BWV 807.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008, 8:00 PM CDT.
Gluck's Il Parnaso Confuso.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Boyce's Symphony #7 in BbBach's Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Purcell's Dioclesian Instrumental Suite.  Renaissance AnthemsJustorum Animae; Te Lucis Ante erminum.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, April 17, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks; Samson: Let the Bright Seraphim.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, April 18, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Heinichen's Dresden Concerto in F, S 234.  Bach's French Suite #2 in c, BWV 813.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, April 19, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Israel in Egypt: But as for His People; Sing Ye to the LordBach's Fugue in g, BWV 1000.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, April 19, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #1 in C.  Broadcast during the 12:00-12:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, April 20, 2008, 4:10 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in D, BWV 1068.  Bach-Stokowski's Chaconne fr Violin Partita #2.  Broadcast during the 4:10-5:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, April 20, 2008, 8:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Cello Suite #5 in c.  Broadcast during the 8:00-9:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, April 21, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Little Preludes, BWV 933/38.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, April 21, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Susato's The Danserye Suite.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, April 21, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Byrd's Sellinger's RoundScarlatti's Sonata in e, Kk 402.  Bach-Frost's Little Suite from the Anna Magdalena Notebook.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Gluck's Iphigenia in Aulis Overture.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach-Busoni's Chaconne in dHandel's Concerto grosso in A, Op 6/11.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Corelli's Sonata in C, Op 5/3.  Bach's Partita (French Overture) in b, BWV 831.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Keyboard Concerto #1 in d.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Schütz's polychoral concerto, Da Pacem Domine.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 10:00 PM CDT.
Purcell's The Fairy Queen: Suite from Act 3.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, April 24, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Water Music Suite #2 in DByrd's The Queenes Alman; Walsingham.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, April 25, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1: Prelude and Fugue in c#.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, April 27, 2008, 3:05 PM CDT.
Bach's Flute Sonata in C, BWV 1033.  Broadcast during the 3:05-3:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Tallis' Lamentations of Jeremiah, set 1.  Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in a, R 358 (La Cetra, Op 9/5).  Handel's Alcina Overture.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, April 11, 2008, 7:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will give a pre-concert lecture for "Españoleta".
Location:  the Newberry Library Ruggles Hall, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, April 12, 2008, 7:00 PM.
Location:  The University of Chicago's Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E. 59th Street (4th floor), Chicago, Illinois.


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