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Friday, January 6, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Rook will perform a concert, "Alloys and Alchemy".
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or the group's Facebook page.
Sunday, January 8, 2017, 2:00 PM.
Location:  The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Rte. 53, Lisle, Illinois.

Sunday, January 8, 2017, 3:00 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Paul O'Dette and Ronn McFarlane, lutes. Pre-concert lecture at 2:00.
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Performance Hall, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-8068; e-mail chicagopresents @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Sunday, January 8, 2017, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Michael Alan Anderson, Director; performing a concert, "Murder in the Cathedral", featuring songs from the thirteenth century through the fifteenth century for the famously slain Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $20. Series subscription (six concerts) also available.  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:  Visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Friday, January 13, 2017, 8:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will present a concert, "The Count--Music of Oswald von Wolkenstein", featuring music from the 14th century. With special guest performers: Mary Springfels, vielle, gittern; Drew Minter, voice, harp; Allison Monroe, vielle, rebec; Debra Nagy, voice, harp, winds.
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, January 14, 2017, 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, January 15, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Pre-concert chat at 2:30 PM.
Location:  Northwestern University's Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston, Illinois.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Taya König-Tarasevich, baroque flute; SunYoung Shin, baroque violin; Anna Steinhoff, viola da gamba; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; will perform a concert, "An Evening at Cafe Zimmermann: Chamber Music of Bach".
Cost:  Suggested donation: $20.
Location:  St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site, or this site.

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Phillip Serna will perform an Alumni Recital, "Somewhere in Time: Telemann's Complete 'Lost' 12 Fantasias for Solo Viol, 1735".
Cost:  Free and open to the public.
Location:  Vail Chapel at Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or this site.

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert, "The Mass in C Minor", with music by Mozart and Beethoven.
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:  Visit this site.
Monday, January 23, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 4:30 PM.
The University of Chicago Early Music Ensemble will perform a concert, "A Renaissance Sampler".
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall, 4th floor, 1010 E. 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site; or visit this site; or call 773-702-8069.

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Weissduo performing music for violin and lute.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $20. Series subscription (six concerts) also available.  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:  Visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 4:30 PM.
The Lutheran Church of the Ascension's One Tree, Many Branches Concert Series presents Black Tulip, performing a concert, "Music from the Dutch Golden Age".
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 460 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or this site.

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Ars Longa de la Habana performing a concert, "Gulumbá, Gulumbé", a program of 17th- and 18th-century music from the colonial period in the Americas. Pre-concert lecture at 4:00.
Cost:  Tickets are $29-$46, $10-$15 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.

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Bella Voce, Andrew Lewis, Director; trebles of the Choir of St. Luke's; Ars Antigua; and Christine Kraemer, organist; will perform cantatas by Bach.
Cost:  $25-$30; $15 seniors; students free.
Location:  Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 877-755-6277; visit this site; e-mail mail @ bellavoce.org.

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 8:00 PM.
The Marion Consort will perform a concert of early church music. Pre-concert talk at 7:15.
Location:  Saint Clement Church, 642 West Deming Place, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or the group's Facebook page.

Sunday, February 19, 2017, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents VOX 3 Collective performing a semi-staged production of Charpentier's chamber opera Les Arts Florissants under the musical direction of harpsichordist Jason Moy.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $20. Series subscription (six concerts) also available.  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:  Visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "Harmony & Invention", with music by Handel, Locke, Vivaldi, Rameau, Muffat, and Telemann.
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:  Visit this site.
Monday, February 27, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

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.