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Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Bach Week Festival Orchestra and Chorus, Richard Webster Conductor; and the North Park University Chamber Singers; will present a concert of music by Bach.  With soloists: Rosalind Lee, soprano; William Watson, tenor; Will Liverman, bass.
Cost:  $30 adults, $20 seniors, $10 students.  Festival passes also available.
Location:  Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 5149 N. Spaulding Avenue, North Park University, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  write Bach Week Festival, 1555 Sherman Avenue, Suite 312, Evanston, IL 60201; call 847-269-9050; e-mail info @ bachweek.org; or visit this site.

Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, May 8, 2016, 2:00 PM.
The Haymarket Opera Company, Craig Trompeter General Director, will perform Cavalli's opera La Calisto. With soloists: Lindsey Adams, mezzo soprano, as Endimione; Nathalie Colas, soprano, as Linfea; Ryan de Ryke, baritone, as Mercurio; Kaitlin Foley, soprano, as Satirino; Kimberly McCord, soprano, as Giunone; Chelsea Morris Shephard, soprano, as Calisto; Patrick Muehleise, tenor, as Pane; Christopher Remmel, bass, as Silvano; Angela Young Smucker, mezzo soprano, as Diana; Aaron Wardell, baritone, as Giove.
Cost:  Varies by time & seating. Visit this site for details.
Location:  Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Michael Alan Anderson, Director; will perform a concert, "Caged Byrd", with music by William Byrd. With Jason Moy, harpsichord.
Cost:  $25 general, $10 student/senior.
Location:  St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Friday, May 20, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Northeastern Illinois University's Jewel Box Series presents the Quinta Essentia recorder quartet, performing their Bach program, "The Art of the Fugue", and other pieces.
Cost:  Varies by age and seating. Visit this site for details.
Location:  NEIU Steinberg Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 773-442-4636; or e-mail cl-miller @ neiu.edu.

Sunday, May 22, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "A Musical Feast", with works by Bach, Vivaldi, Telemann, and Durante.
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, May 23, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, May 29, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will perform a concert, "Music of the Italian Baroque", with works by Monteverdi, Carissimi, Vivaldi, and A. Scarlatti.
Cost:  $20 general, $10 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Chapel of St. John the Divine (Episcopal), 1011 S. Wright Street, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, will perform a concert, "L'Art del Violino!", with music by Locatelli, Leclair, and Bach. With guest soloists: Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Jesse Irons, violin.
Cost:  $39; $35 senior; $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.
Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.