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Friday, February 1, 2019, 12:00 noon.
ViolMedium will perform a concert "Facades & Duplicities", with music for the viola da gamba.
Cost:  The perfformance at the Unitarian Society is free & open to the public. All other performances are $20 General Admission, $15 Seniors, $10 Students, Free Under 18.
Location:  First Unitarian Society, Landmark Auditorium, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, Wisconsin
For more info:  Visit this site; and this site.
Friday, February 1, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent Street, Madison, Wisconsin.
Sunday, February 3, 2019, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange, 203 S. Kensington Avenue, La Grange, Illinois.

Sunday, February 3, 2019, 3:00 PM.
The University of Chicago Early Music Ensemble will perform a concert of music from the time of Queen Elizabeth I with works by Byrd, Weelkes, and Holbourne.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Bond Chapel, University of Chicago, 1050 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or this site.

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 3:00 PM.
The Handel Week Orchestra & Chorus, Dennis Northway, Artistic Director, will perform Handel's Acis and Galatea.
Cost:  Visit this site for details. 
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Laura Osterlund, recorder; Allison Monroe, vielle; and Lindsey Adams, alto; performing a concert, "The Codex Faenza and the Tradition of Improvisation".
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.

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Steven Isserlis, cello; and Robert Levin, fortepiano; performing a concert of Beethoven's sonatas for cello and piano (Part 1).
Cost:  $38, $20 under 35, $10 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.

Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Steven Isserlis, cello; and Robert Levin, fortepiano; performing a concert of Beethoven's sonatas for cello and piano (Part 2).
Cost:  $38, $20 under 35, $10 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.

Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:15 PM.
Trio Speranza and Friends will performi a concert, "With Harp & Voice: Handel's Muses", with music by Handel, Telemann, and Haym.
Cost:  Free-will offering.
Location:  Chicago Temple First United Methodist Church, 77 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:00 PM.
Location:  All Saints Episcopal Church, 4550 N. Hermitage Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM.
The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University presents the Valparaiso University Chorale; the Leipzig Baroque Orchestra; the Valparaiso University Bach Orchestra and Choir; and soloists; performing Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
Cost:  $10-$40. Visit this site for details.
Location:  Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University, 1600 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Handel Week presents a "Cabaret Concert" of music by Handel.
Cost:  Visit this site for details. 
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Marion Consort will perform a Salon Concert of music by Monteverdi, Strozzi, and Leonarda.
Cost:  $20 ordered in advance (this site, $25 at the door. (Includes refreshments.)
Location:  The Church House, 2558 W. Cortez Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site or the group's Facebook page.

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform in concert.
Cost:  $20 general admission, $10 students.
Location:  Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent Street, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, February 24, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Northwestern Baroque Music Ensemble, Stephen Alltop, conductor, will perform a concert of music by J. Haydn, M. Haydn, and Stamitz.
Cost:  $6 general, $4 student.
Location:  Northwestern University's Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Monday, February 25, 2019, 4:00 PM.
The Musicians Club of Women "Award Winners in Concert" series presents Laura Osterlund, recorder; and Annette Bjorling, harp; in a recital of Medieval music.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Bella Voce, Andrew Lewis, Director, will perform a concert, "Tudor Splendour", with music by Taverner and Jackson.
Cost:  $65 premium, $45 adult, $10 student. Series subscriptions also available.
Location:  Buchanan Chapel at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Sunday, March 3, 2018, 3:30 PM.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 3:00 PM.
Handel Week will perform Handel's oratorio Solomon.
Cost:  Visit this site for details. 
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 3:00 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Orchestra, Harry Bicket, conductor, will perform a concert, "The Grand Tour", with music by Handel, Corelli, Vivaldi/Geminiani, Dall'Abaco, and Rameau.
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.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will present its annual Young Baroque Artists Showcase Concert.
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.

Friday, March 15, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Diderot String Quartet, with Harry Bicket, harpsichord, will perform a concert of music Castello, Biber, Bach, and others.
Cost:  $30 general, $20 seniors, students free.
Location:  Chicago Temple First United Methodist Church, 77 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents lutenists Ronn McFarlane and Paul O'Dette performing a concert, "For Two Lutes: Virtuoso Duets from Italy & England". Annual silent auction and chocolate reception precedes concert at 3:00.
Cost:  Visit this site for details.
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.

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Ars Musica Chicago, Jason Moy Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "An Evening at Cafe Zimmermann".
Cost:  Free admission, registration required in advance.
Location:  St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church, 1424 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, March 31, 2019, 3:00 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert, "Hot Coffee -- Bach & Haydn". With soloists: Joélle Harvey, soprano; Josh Lovell, tenor; Neal Davies, 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:  Visit this site.
Monday, April 1, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "Pulpit & Playhouse -- Bach, Handel, Purcell", also with music by Albinoni. With soloists: Anne Bach, oboe; Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Véronique Filloux, soprano; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Christopher Edwards, 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:  Visit this site.
Monday, May 13, 2019, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.