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Saturday, September 10, 2016, 6:00 PM.
The Marion Consort will host a Season Kick Off Gala, including a performance by the Consort.
Cost:  $15 (includes complimentary beverage).
Location:  Loft 38, 1838 S. Halset, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site, or the group's Facebook page.

Saturday, September 17, 2016, 5:00 PM.
Sunday, September 18, 2016, 3:00 PM.
The Haymarket Opera Company, Craig Trompeter General Director, will perform Haydn's L'isola disabitata (Desert Island). With soloists: Kimberly McCord, soprano, as Costanza; Suzanne Lommler, mezzo soprano, as Silvia; Scott Brunscheen, tenor, as Gernando; Jonathan Beyer, baritone, as Enrico.
Cost:  $57, students $27. Visit this site for details; or call 866-468-3401.
Location:  Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8:00 PM.
The Bach and Beethoven Ensemble will perform Ramsay's The Gentle Shepherd (the first Scottish opera).
Cost:  $20 general admission.
Location:  Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 7:00 PM.
Location:  Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 4:00 PM.
Phillip Serna will perform a recital, "Somewhere in Time: Telemann's 'Lost' 12 Fantasias for Solo Viol, 1735".
Cost:  Suggested Minimum Donation: $10 per Person
Location:  Studio 702, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Friday, October 7, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Madison Bach Musicians, Marc Vallon, conductor, will perform a concert, "English Music from the Renaissance & Baroque", with works by Locke, Byrd, Purcell, and others.
Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before each concert.
Cost:  $28 general, $23 students/seniors.
Location:  First Unitarian Society, Landmark Auditorium, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.
Sunday, October 9, 2016, 3:30 PM.
Location:  Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M, Middleton, Wisconsin.

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 PM.
The Quigley Center's Second Saturday Series presents Phillip Serna, viola da gamba, performing a concert, "A Souldiers Resolution: A Question of Love, Life & Deth for Captaine Hume".
Cost:  Free and open to the public.
Location:  St. James Chapel (Quigley Chapel), Quigley Pastoral Center, 835 N. Rush Street (Rush at Pearson), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site; or this site.

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Early Music Now presents Fretwork performing a concert, "In Nomine", with works for viol consort by Byrd, Gibbons, Lawes, Purcell, Taverner, Tye, and others. Pre-concert lecture at 6:30.
Cost:  Tickets are $29-$59, $10-$20 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  Helene Zelazo Performing Arts Center, 2419 E. Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, October 9, 2016, 5:30 PM.
The Bach Week Festival will present its annual fundraiser concert, "Bachtoberfest Bachanalia", featuring works by Bach, Boccherini, Couperin, Caratini, and Gabrieli. With soloists: Jason Moy and Andrew Rosenblum, harpsichord. And guest performers: Axiom Brass. German food, wine & beer will also be served.
Cost:  $50 (call (800-838-3006 for tickets).
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-269-9050; or visit this site.

Friday, October 14, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Apollo's Fire performing a concert, "Bach's Coffeehouse", with works by Bach, Telemann, Handel, and Vivaldi.
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th Street (at the corner of University Avenue), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-8068; e-mail chicagopresents @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Friday, October 14, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform a concert of works by Guillemant, Strozzi, Buxtehude, and Monteverdi.
Cost:  $20 general admission, $10 students.
Location:  Eaton Chapel, Beloit College, 700 College Street, Beloit, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Gates of Heaven Synagogue, 302 E. Gorham Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

Saturday, October 15, 2016, 8:00 PM.
The DePaul University Chamber Choir, DePaul University Baroque Ensemble, and dancers from the Theater School will perform a semi-staged concert of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. Pre-concert discussion at 7:15.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  DePaul Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site, or this site.

Friday, October 21, 2016, 8:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will present a concert, "The Clown - Kemp's Jig", featuring music from Shakespearean England.
Pre-concert chat at 7:30 PM.
Cost:  $35 general ($38 at the door), $45 preferred.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site.
Location:  Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit the Consort website; e-mail info @ newberryconsort.org; or visit the Consort Facebook page.
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8:00 PM.
Pre-concert chat at 7:30 PM.
Location:  Logan Center for the Arts (9th floor), University of Chicago, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois
Sunday, October 23, 2016, 3:00 PM.
Pre-concert chat at 2:30 PM.
Location:  Northwestern University's Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 4:00 PM.
The Covenant Concert Series presents The Pippins performing a concert of Renaissance music.
Cost:  Donations accepted at the door.
Location:  Covenant Concert Series, 2012 W. Dickens Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will perform a concert, "Music to Tickle Your Fancy", with music for the clavichord and flute.
Cost:  $20 general, $10 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  McKinley Presbyterian Church, 809 S. Fifth Street, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "The Power of Music - Alexander's Feast", with music by Handel.
Cost:  Varies by date, venue, and seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Monday, October 24, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 2:00 PM.
The Rose Ensemble will perform a concert, "Land of Three Faiths".
Cost:  $25 general, $20 senior, $5 student.
Location:  Dalton Recital Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 3:00 PM.
The Callipygian Players, Martin Davids Artistic Director and violin; will perform a concert, "Master & Disciple", with works by Corelli, Geminiani, Festing, Duval, and Birkenstock.
Location:  Lake Forest College Chapel, 500 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 8:00 PM.
The DePaul University Baroque Ensemble, Jason Moy and Brandi Berry Directors, will perform in concert.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  DePaul Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site, or this site.

Friday, November 4, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Burning River Baroque will perform a concert, "Twisted Fate: Famed & Forgotten Female Composers".
Cost:  Free and Open to the Public.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 4:00 PM.
Cost:  Suggested donation $10-20 per person.
Location:  Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange, 203 S. Kensington Avenue, La Grange, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Sunday, April 9, 2017, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's St. John Passion
Cost:  Free, with good-will offering.
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.