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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 6:30 PM.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, October 1, 2017, 2:00 PM.
Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Monday, October 9, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 2:00 PM.
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2:00 PM.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Harry Bicket, conductor, will perform Gluck's opera Orphee et Eurydice.
Cost:  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive (Madison & Wacker), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, October 1, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Haymarket Opera Company, Craig Trompeter General Director, will perform Marais' opera Ariane et Bachus.
Cost:  Varies by seating. Visit this site for details.
Location:  Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Barokksolistene performing a concert, "An Alehouse Session", of late 17th century English tavern music.
Cost:  $38, $20 under 35, $10 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  International House at the University of Chicago, 1414 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-8068; e-mail chicagopresents @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Taya König-Tarasevich, baroque flute; Anna Steinhoff, viola da gamba; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; will perform a concert, "Les goûts-réunis - A French Baroque Feast", with music by Rameau, Hotteterre, Couperin, Morel, and others.
Cost:  General admission $20, seniors $10, students $5.
Location:  St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform in concert.
Cost:  $20 general admission, $10 students.
Location:  Eaton Chapel, Beloit College, 700 College Street, Beloit, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Location:  St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Chicago Choral Artists, Michael Costello, conductor, will perform Schütz' Schwanengesang (Swan Song).
Cost:  adults $25.
Location:  First Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, 1301 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site; or e-mail contact @ chicagochoralartists.org.
Sunday, October 8, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Friday, October 13, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists in a performance of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.
Cost:  Varies by seating. Visit this site for details.
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.

Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:30 PM.
British organist and Renaissance music historian Naomi Gregory leads the women of Schola Antiqua of Chicago in a concert, "Music in Secret", a program of music from medieval and early modern convents.
Cost:  $30 general, $10 student.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail scholachicago @ yahoo.com; visit this site.
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 PM.
Location:  St. Clement Church, 642 W. Deming Place, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Cappella Pratensis performing a concert, "Missa Lutherana: The Beginnings of Lutheran Church Music". Pre-concert lecture at 4:00.
Cost:  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 1209 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:00 PM.
The Marion Consort will perform a concert, "Medieval Ghost Stories".
Cost:  $20 at the door.
Location:  Bohemian National Cemetery Chapel, 5255 N. Pulaski, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or the group's Facebook page.

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Bella Voce, together with the Callipygian Players, will perform Monteverdi's Vespers.
Cost:  $45 to $50. $10 student.
Location:  Madonna della Strada Chapel, Loyola University, 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site; visit this site; e-mail mail @ bellavoce.org.
Sunday, October 22, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 3:00 PM.
The St. John's Memorial Concert Series presents the Chicago Recorder Quartet performing a concert, "Double Take: Musical Pairings Through the Ages".
Location:  St. John's Episcopal Church , 3857 N. Kostner Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or this site.

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will perform a concert, "A Garden of Delights", a program of Baroque chamber music.
Cost:  $20 general, $10 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Chapel of St. John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright Street, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Wheaton College Concert Choir and instrumentalists, John Trotter, conductor, will perform a concert, "Singing the Reformation: The Hymns of Luther and Praetorius". Pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM.
Location:  College Church in Wheaton, 332 E. Seminary Avenue, Wheaton, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 PM.
OPUS 327 presents Bella Voce and Ars Antigua performing two of Bach's Reformation cantatas #s 79 & 80.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site and this site.
Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3:45 PM.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 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 3, 2017, 8:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will present a concert, "Sacred Love: Songs of the Sephardim", music of faith and longing from Renaissance Spain and the Ladino oral tradition of the Sephardic Jews. With guest curator Nell Snaidas.
Pre-concert chat at 7:30 PM.
Cost:  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Northwestern University's Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit the Consort website; e-mail info @ newberryconsort.org; or visit the Consort Facebook page.
Saturday, November 4, 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, November 5, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Pre-concert chat at 2:30 PM.
Location:  Spertus Institute, 610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, November 10, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Third Coast Baroque, Ruben Dubrovsky, Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "Class of '85", with works by Bach, Handel, and D. Scarlatti -- all born in 1685.
Cost:  $40; $20 seniors; $10 students.
Location:  St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Vail Chapel at Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois.

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents La Poème Harmonique, director Vincent Dumetre, performing a concert, "Danza! Spanish Dances in 17th-Century France". Pre-concert lecture at 4:00.
Cost:  Visit this site for details.
Location:  St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 914 E. Knapp Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Northwestern Baroque Music Ensemble, Stephen Alltop, conductor, will perform a concert, "Baroque Concerto Fest". With guest performers: Helen Callus, viola; Susan Bengston, viola; Craig Trompeter, viola da gamba.
Cost:  $6 general, $4 student.
Location:  Northwestern University's Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-491-5441; visit this site.

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Third Coast Baroque, Ruben Dubrovsky, Artistic Director, performing a concert of chaconnes, passacaglia, and sarabande by Strozzi, Purcell, Campra, and other 17th century composers.
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, November 17, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents amarcord performing a concert, "Luther and Music", a program of five Gregorian chants -- in the original Latin and in Martin Luther's translation -- alongside Reformation and Counter-Reformation era motets by J.S. Bach based on these chants. Pre-concert lecture at 6:30 with Robert Kendrick.
Cost:  $38, $20 under 35, $10 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.

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Bella Voce, together with the Callipygian Players, will perform Handel's Messiah.
Cost:  $45 to $65. $10 student/child.
Location:  Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site; e-mail mail @ bellavoce.org.
Sunday, November 19, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "Two's Company--Baroque Double Concertos", with works by Telemann, Vivaldi, Bach, 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, November 20, 2017, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, November 24, 2017, 7:30 PM.
The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform in concert.
Cost:  $20 general admission, $10 students.
Location:  Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.
Sunday, November 26, 2017, 2:00 PM.
Location:  St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

Sunday, November 26, 2017, 4:00 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will host 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.