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Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:30 PM.
New Comma Baroque will perform a concert, "In the Court of the Prussian King - Virtuosity at the Court of Frederick the Great", with works by CPE Bach, Graun, Hesse, Hertel, and Quantz.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Duesenberg Recital Hall, Valparaiso University Center for the Arts, 1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana.
For more info:  visit this site; or visit this site

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 8:00 PM.
The DePaul University Baroque Ensemble, Jason Moy and Brandi Berry Directors, will perform a concert of works by Bach and other Baroque composers.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  DePaul Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site, or this site.

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Chicago Bach Ensemble, Ruben Dubrovsky, conductor, will perform a concert of Bach cantatas (BWVs 61, 54, 163, 165) and concerti grossi by Handel
Cost:  $20 adults ($16 advance purchase).
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.
Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  St. Jerome, Croatian Catholic Church of Chicago, 2823 S. Princeton Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  St. Hedwig Catholic Church, 2226 N. Hoyne Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Tafelmusik performing a concert, "The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres". Pre-concert lecture at 6:30.
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Logan Center for the Arts (9th floor), 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.

Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Black Tulip will perform a concert, "Let Us Howl!", with works by Bononcini, Salaverde, Hacquart, Handel, Johnson, Matteis, Purcell, and Telemann.
Cost:  $15.
Location:  2603 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Early Music Now presents Quicksilver performing a concert, "Stile Moderno: New Music from the Seventeenth Century".
Cost:  Tickets are $28-$55, $10-$29 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 914 E. Knapp Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Friday, November 7, 2014, 8:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will present a concert, "Musica Barocca Mexicana!", with 18th century Baroque pieces from the New World.
Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Cost:  $35 general ($38 at the door), $45 preferred.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site.
Location:  The Church of the Ascension, 1133 N. LaSalle Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit the Consort website; e-mail info @ newberryconsort.org; or visit the Consort Facebook page.
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Location:  Logan Center for the Arts (9th floor), University of Chicago, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois
Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3:00 PM.
Pre-concert lecture at 2:00 PM.
Location:  Northwestern University's Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston, Illinois.

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Early Music Now presents Quicksilver performing a concert, "The Invention of Chamber Music".
Cost:  Tickets are $28-$55, $10-$29 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 914 E. Knapp Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Red Priest will perform in concert.
Cost:  $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Location:  Edgerton Performing Arts Center, 200 Elm High Drive, Edgerton, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 608-561-6200; visit this site.

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano, performing Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1.
Cost:  Varies by date and seating; visit this site for details.
Location:  Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-294-3000; or visit this site.

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 7:30 PM.
VOX 3 will perform a concert, "Pomp & Passion", heroic arias and sublimely beautiful scenes by Gluck and Richard Strauss.
Cost:  $15, $10 for students/seniors.
Location:  DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave. 5th Floor, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site; e-mail info @ vox3.org

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 2:00 PM.
Cappella Romana will perform a concert, "The Fall of Constantinople".
Cost:  $30, $15 for Art Institute members.
Location:  Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Fine Arts at First series presents Rook performing in concert.
Location:  First United Methodist Church, 919 60th Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, November 16, 2014, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents New Comma Baroque performing a concert, "In the Court of the Prussian King - Virtuosity at the Court of Frederick the Great", with works by CPE Bach, Graun, Hesse, Hertel, and Quantz.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $18. 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:  call 847-543-1202; visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Friday, November 21, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Nicholas Kraemer conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a performance of all six of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos.
Cost:  Varies by date and seating; visit this site for details.
Location:  Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-294-3000; or visit this site.

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Bella Voce, together with the Callipygian Players, will perform Handel's Messiah.
Cost:  $15 thru $38.
Location:  Location:  Saint Clement Church, 642 West Deming Place, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 877-755-6277; visit this site; e-mail mail @ bellavoce.org.
Sunday, November 23, 2014, 7:00 PM.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 4:00 PM.
Midwest Young Artists presents the MYA Early Music Ensemble and MYA New Music Ensemble in concert. 
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Park, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-926-9898; e-mail mya @ mya.org; or visit this site.

Friday, November 28, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform in concert.
Cost:  Free-will offering.
Location:  Eaton Chapel, Beloit College, 700 College Street, Beloit, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Cost:  $20 general admission, $10 students.
Location:  Gates of Heaven Synagogue, 302 E. Gorham Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7:00 PM.
Sunday, November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Rockford Choral Union will perform Handel's Messiah.
Cost:  Free-will offering.
Location:  Trinity Lutheran Church, 200 N. First Street, Rockford, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site; or visit this site.

Sunday, November 30, 2014, 4:00 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will present a Messiah Sing-Along.
Cost:  Free-will donation.
Location:  First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 S. Prospect Avenue, Savoy, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert of Bach's "The Christmas Oratorio". With soloists:  Yulia Van Doren, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano; Paul Agnew, tenor; Roderick Williams, baritone.
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, December 1, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, December 5, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00 PM.
The University of Notre Dame Chorale & Chamber Orchestra will perform Handel's Messiah.
Cost:  $12 general, $6 senior, $3 student.
Location:  DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts, Judd and Mary Lou Leighton Concert Hall, University of Notre Dame, 100 Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, Indiana.
For more info:  visit this site.

Friday, December 5, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The University of Chicago Chorus; University of Chicago Motet Choir; Rockefeller Chapel Orchestra; and soloists; Kimberly Jones, soprano; Hyounsoo Sohn, alto; Matthew Dean, tenor; Andrew Schultze, bass; will perform Handel's Messiah
Cost:  $20 to $45.  Varies by seating.  Students $5.  Call 773-702-2100 for tickets; or visit this site.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-2100; or visit this site.

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Apollo Chorus of Chicago and Baroque Orchestra, Stephen Alltop, conductor, will perform Handel's Messiah.
Cost:  Ticket prices vary; series subscriptions available.
Location:  Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-427-5620; or visit this site.
Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 4:00 PM.
The North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble, David Rubens, Artistic Director, will perform Handel's Messiah, part 1. 
Cost:  $35 general, $25 seniors, $10 students and children.
Location:  North Shore United Methodist Church, 213 Hazel, Glencoe, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-835-1227; e-mail NorthShoreEnsemble @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents VOX 3 performing in concert.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $18. 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:  call 847-543-1202; visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Madison Bach Musicians will perform a holiday concert of Renaissance and Baroque music.
Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the concert.
Cost:  $30 general, $25 students/seniors ($5 less if ordered in advance).  Visit this site for details.
Location:  First Congregational Church, 1609 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 5:00 PM.
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Lionheart performing a concert, "Laude: Joy and Mystery".
Cost:  Tickets are $28-$55, $10-$29 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  St. Joseph Center Chapel, 1501 S. Layton Boulevard (S. 27th Street), Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Elmhurst Choral Union, orchestra and soloists will perform Handel's Messiah.
Cost:  $25 for adults; $23 for seniors (62 and older), $10 youth (ages 7-22).
Location:  Location:  Hammerschmidt Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Concerts at 3 series presents Millar Brass performing a concert, "Noel!", a concert of music for the season.
Cost:  Free, but with suggested donation $10/$5.
Location:  Bethany Lutheran Church, 1550 Modaff Road, Naperville, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail ConcertsAt3 @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's cantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (Heart and mouth and deed and life).  Performed as part of Grace's annual Advent/Christmas Concert.
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.

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will perform its annual Baroque Christmas Concert.
Cost:  $20 general, $10 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Holy Cross Catholic Church, 405 W. Clark Street, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 7:00 PM.
The Stevenson High School Baroque Ensemble, Enrique Vilaseco, Director, will perform its Fall Concert.  With Phillip Serna, viola da gamba.
Location:  Adlai E. Stevenson High School, One Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 8:00 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Brass Ensemble, William Jon Gray, conductor, will perform the annual Holiday Brass and Choral Concert.
Cost:  Varies by date, venue, and seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Friday, December 19, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Location:  St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3:00 PM.
Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Divine Word Chapel, 2001 North Waukegan Road, Northbrook, Illinois.

Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University presents Christopher Cock, conductor, leading a performance of Bach's Christmas Oratorio #4, 5, 6.
Cost:  $15 adults, $10 senior citizens and non-Valpo students; free to Valpo students, faculty and staff.  For ticket information, phone 219-464-5162 or visit this site.
Location:  Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University, 1700 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Bella Voce will perform a concert, "Holiday Delights", with Renaissance classics and other seasonal choral works.
Cost:  $15 thru $38.
Location:  Location:  St. Procopius Abbey, 5601 College Road, Lisle, Illinois.
For more info:  call 877-755-6277; visit this site; e-mail mail @ bellavoce.org.
Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:30 PM.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM.
Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:00 PM.
The International Music Foundation presents the annual performance of the Do-It-Yourself Messiah.
Cost:  Tickets cost $15 will be available on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, January 4, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents cellist Pablo Mahave-Veglia, with Seth Carlin, performing in concert.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $18. 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:  call 847-543-1202; visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Friday, January 16, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, will perform a concert, "Beastie Boyz", with works by Farina, Schmelzer, and Telemann.
Cost:  $39; $17 student.  Season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.
Saturday, January 17, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, January 18, 2015, 3:00 PM.
The Concerts at 3 series presents Ray Furuta, flute; and Erin Hanke, harpsichord; performing the complete flute sonatas of Bach.
Cost:  Free, but with suggested donation $10/$5.
Location:  Bethany Lutheran Church, 1550 Modaff Road, Naperville, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail ConcertsAt3 @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert, "Handel's Rival Queens". With soloists:  Susanna Phillips, soprano; Elizabeth Futral, soprano.
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, January 26, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents the Alba Consort performing a concert, "Early Love, Divine Love", Medieval and baroque, secular and non-secular, love songs from Europe and the Mediterranean.
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Logan Center for the Arts (9th floor), 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, February 8, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Ensemble SDG performing in concert.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $18. 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:  call 847-543-1202; visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Les Délices; with lutenist Nigel North; and soprano Carrie Henneman Shaw; performing a concert, "Portrait of Love".
Cost:  Tickets are $28-$55, $10-$29 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 914 E. Knapp Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Michael Alan Anderson, Director, will perform a concert, "The Lion's Ear: Music for Leo X".
Cost:  $25 general, $10 student/senior.
Location:  Bond Chapel, University of Chicago, 1010 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 585-733-0471; e-mail scholachicago @ yahoo.com; visit this site.
Saturday, February 21, 2015, 8:00 PM.
Location:  St. Clement Church, 642 W. Deming Place, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "Baroque Invention", with works by Telemann, Purcell, Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi.
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, February 23, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, will perform a concert, "Past Masters", with works by Locke, Baltzar, Lully, and Buxtehude.
Cost:  $39; $17 student.  Season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.
Thursday, March 5, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, March 6, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Bella Voce Camerata will perform a concert, "Stabat Mater", with works by that title by Pergolesi and modern composer Arvo Pärt.
Cost:  $15 thru $38.
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.
Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:30 PM.
Location:  Saint Clement Church, 642 West Deming Place, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Ensamble Ad-Hoc performing in concert.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $18. 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:  call 847-543-1202; visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents the Newberry Consort performing a concert, "Rosa das Rosas -- Cantigas de Santa Maria".
Cost:  Tickets are $28-$55, $10-$29 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 or 877-546-8742; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents the Bach Cantata Vespers Chorus and Orchestra, with Chicago Choral Artists, Michael D. Costello, director; performing Bach's Mass in B minor.  Soloists: Susan Nelson, soprano; Amanda Koopman, mezzo soprano; Karen Brunssen, mezzo soprano; Derek Chester, tenor; Douglas Anderson, baritone.
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.

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Trio Speranza performing in concert.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $18. 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:  call 847-543-1202; visit this site; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert of works by Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven. With soloist:  Imogen Cooper, pianist.
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, March 30, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Blue Heron performing a concert, "A Mass for St. Augustine of Canterbury". Pre-concert lecture at 6:30.
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-8068; e-mail chicagopresents @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3:30 PM.
Madison Bach Musicians, Marc Vallon, conductor, will perform Rameau's Pygmalion.
Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before each concert.
Cost:  $30 general, $25 students/seniors ($5 less if ordered in advance).  Visit this site for details.
Location:  First Unitarian Society, Atrium Auditorium, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Blue Heron performing a concert, "Music for Canterbury Cathedral".
Cost:  Tickets are $28-$55, $10-$29 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  St. Joseph Center Chapel, 1501 S. Layton Boulevard (S. 27th Street), Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3:00 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus, William Jon Gray, conductor, will perform a concert, "Renaissance Voices--Sacred and Profane".
Cost:  Varies by date, venue, and seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Divine Word Chapel, 2001 North Waukegan Road, Northbrook, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:00 PM.
The Concerts at 3 series presents Erica Schuller, soprano; with Second City Musick; performing music for voice and viol from the late Renaissance and early Baroque.
Cost:  Free, but with suggested donation $10/$5.
Location:  Bethany Lutheran Church, 1550 Modaff Road, Naperville, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail ConcertsAt3 @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Friday, May 1, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Benjamin Bagby in a performance of Beowulf. Pre-concert lecture at 6:30.
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Logan Center for the Arts (9th floor), 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, May 17, 2015, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert, "War and Peace", with works by Handel and Haydn.  With soloists:  Sarah Gartshore, soprano; Kathryn Leemhuis, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Belongie, countertenor; Zach Finkelstein, tenor; Roderick Williams, baritone.
Cost:  Varies by date, venue, and seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Monday, May 18, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, May 29, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, will perform a concert, "Water Works", with works by Handel and Telemann.
Cost:  $39; $17 student.  Season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.