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Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 7:00 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Artistic Director, and the Bella Voce Choir will perform Handel's Messiah.
Location:  Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.

Friday, December 3, 2010, 8:00 PM.
The University of Chicago Chorus; University of Chicago Motet Choir; Rockefeller Chapel Orchestra; and soloists: Kimberly Jones, soprano; Lon Ellenberger, countertenor; Matthew Dean, tenor; Andrew Schultze, bass-baritone; will perform Handel's Messiah
Cost:  $35 chancel/$25 front nave; $20 general/$10 student; call 773-702-9075 for tickets.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-8069; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 3:00 PM.
The Rockefeller Chapel Choir and instrumentalists, James Kallembach director, will perform the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel Anniversary Concert: A Midwinter Celebration, with Bach's Magnificat and the world premiere of the winner of the 2010 Rockefeller Chapel Commission Competition.
Cost:  $22 general/$12 seniors; students free.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-7059; or visit this site or this site.

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 3:00 PM.
The Elmhurst Choral Union, orchestra and soloists will perform Handel's Messiah.
Location:  Location:  Hammerschmidt Chapel, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect, Elmhurst, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 4:00 PM.
The Chicago Early Music Consort will perform a concert, "A Renaissance Christmas", sacred and secular music of the season.
Location:  First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-243-7373; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 4:00 PM.
The North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble will perform Handel's Messiah, part 1.
Cost:  Donation $35.
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 5, 2010, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform Bach's Christmas Oratorio.
Cost:  $38-$60, depending on seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  First United Methodist Church, 1630 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 7:30 PM.
Cost:  $30-$75, depending on seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 12:20 PM.
The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Manz Organ Series presents Thomas Wikman, organist, performing in concert.
Cost:  Freewill offering.
Location:  Augustana Chapel at the Lutheran School of Theology, 1100 East 55th Street (55th and University), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Friday, December 10, 2010, 5:00 PM.
The Midsummer's Music Festival (Door County, Wisconsin) presents the Chicago Early Music Consort performing "A Renaissance Christmas", sacred and secular music of the season.
Cost:  Tickets at this site; or call 920-854-7088.  Cost includes dinner, concert, and silent auction.
Location:  Bjorklunden Lodge, 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 920-854-7088; or e-mail info @ ChicagoEarlyMusicConsort.org; or visit this site.
Saturday, December 11, 2010, 7:00 PM.
Cost:  Tickets at this site; or call 920-854-7088.
Location:  Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, 11836 Highway 42, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin.
Sunday, December 12, 2010, 4:00 PM.
Cost:  Tickets at this site; or call 920-854-7088.
Location:  TBD, Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 7:30 PM.
Early Music Now presents Lionheart performing a concert, "Tydings Trew", with carols, chants, and motets for the Christmas season.
Cost:  Tickets are $25-$40, $10-$20 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Basilica of St. Josaphat, 2333 South 6th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742 (877-54music); e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 8:00 PM.
Ensemble Musical Offering will perform a concert, "JS Bach and His Seasonal Circle".
View the concert flyer.
Cost:  $25, students $20.
Location:  Wauwatosa Woman's Club, 1626 Wauwatosa Avenue, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
For more info:  Call 414-258-6133; e-mail musical.offering @ yahoo.com; or visit this site.
Sunday, December 12, 2010, 7:00 PM.
Location:  All Saints' Cathedral, 818 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 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 at Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-427-5620; or visit this site.
Sunday, December 19, 2010, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Magnificat in D Major.  Performed as part of Grace's Annual Advent/Christmas Concert.
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 12, 2010, 7:30 PM.
The Rembrandt Chamber Players will perform a concert, "Classic vs. Contemporary", with music by Telemann, Bach, Pasatieri, and Tower.
Cost:  $37.50.  Series subscriptions available.
Location:  SPACE, 1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail rembrandtcp @ ameritech.net; or visit this site.
Monday, December 13, 2010, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Driehaus Museum, 50 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 6:00 PM.
Friday, December 17, 2010, 11:00 AM.
Saturday, December 18, 2010, 11:00 AM.
Sunday, December 19, 2010, 11:00 AM.
Lutenist Joel Spears performs a series of concerts, "Once and Future Things--Lute with Literature".
Cost:  Free with AI admission.
Location:  Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 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:  $45-$75, depending on 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 17, 2010, 8:00 PM.
Location:  St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, December 18, 2010, 3:00 PM.
Saturday, December 18, 2010, 8:00 PM.
Sunday, December 19, 2010, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Divine Word Chapel, 2001 N. Waukegan Road, Techny, Illinois.

Saturday, December 18, 2010, 7:00 PM.
The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University will present a performance of Handel's Messiah (Part 1), and Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Cost:  $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students.
Location:  Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University, 1700 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana.
For more info:  call 219-464-6939; e-mail Dustin.Wunderlich @ valpo.edu; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 2:00 PM.
The Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society will present its annual Yuletide Concert.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2012 West Dickens, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail msjddawson @ sbcglobal.net; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents the Gaudete Brass Ensemble in concert.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $15. Series subscription (six concerts) price is $72, or $12 per concert.  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; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 4:00 PM.
The Saint Luke Bach Cantata Series presents Bach's Cantata BWV 133, Ich freue mich in dir ("I rejoice in you").
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-472-3383; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will present a concert, "A Baroque Christmas", with music by Bach, Caldara, and carols.
Cost:  $20, $10 students.  (Season tickets also available.)
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.

Monday, December 20, 2010, 7:00 PM.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 7:00 PM.
Bank of America presents the 35th annual performance of the Do-It-Yourself Messiah.
Cost:  Tickets will be available later.
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, December 26, 2010, 10:00 AM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #40, Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes (For this the Son of God is manifest).  Performed as part of Grace's Sunday Morning Eucharist at 10 AM.  Prelude at 9:45 AM.
Cost:  Free.
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.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Renaissance Melodies.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 11:00 AM CST.
Bach's (Organ) Trio Sonata #6 in G, BWV 530.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 2, 2010, 9:00 AM CST.
Bach's Keyboard Concerto #5 in f, BWV 1056.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 3, 2010, 9:00 AM CST.
Charpentier's Noëls pour les Instruments.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 3, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Rameau's La Poule; Les Indes galantes.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, December 4, 2010, 4:30 PM CST.
Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto in C, R 425.  Bach's Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Chorus, Jauchzet, frohlocket.  Broadcast during the 4:30-5:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 6, 2010, 11:00 AM CST.
Vivaldi's Two-Mandolin Concerto in G, R 532.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 1:00 PM CST.
Bach's Partita #5 in G, BWV 829; Cantata #82, Ich habe genug: Ich habe genug; Ich freue mich auf meinen Tod.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 7:30 PM CST.
Music of the Baroque performs Bach's Christmas Oratorio.  Broadcast live during the 7:30-10:45 time period on WFMT Radio, 98.7 FM; also streaming at this site.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Perotin's Alleluia, Nativitas.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 2:00 PM CST.
Bach's Violin Partita #2 in d, BWV 1004.  Broadcast during the 7:30-10:45 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 11:00 AM CST.
Albinoni's Sonata da Chiesa in dTallis' Agnus Dei from Missa Puer Natus Est.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 2:00 PM CST.
Handel's Harp Concerto in F, Op 4/5; Judas Maccabaeus: See the Conqu'ring Hero Comes; Sing unto God; Hallelujah, Amen.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 10, 2010, 8:00 PM CST.
Music of the Baroque's Holiday Brass and Choral Concert.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 4:00 PM CST.
Bach's Musical Offering, BWV 1079: Trio Sonata in c; Cantata #65, Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen (Epiphany).  Broadcast during the 4:00-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 13, 2010, 11:00 AM CST.
Scarlatti's Christmas cantata, O di Betlemme altera: Pastorale, Toccò la prima sorte a voi, pastori.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 13, 2010, 3:00 PM CST.
Monteverdi's Laudate Dominum & Hymn.  Bach's Flute Sonata in C, BWV 1033.  Monteverdi's Monteverdiana for guitars.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 13, 2010, 8:00 PM.
Live from WFMT presents the Chicago Early Music Consort performing "A Renaissance Christmas".  Broadcast live during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio, 98.7 FM; also streaming at this site.
For more info:  call 847-296-4829; or e-mail info @ ChicagoEarlyMusicConsort.org; or visit this site.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 1:00 PM CST.
Corelli's Concerto grosso in g, Op 6/8, Christmas.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 3:00 PM CST.
Victoria's Motet, O Magnum Mysterium.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, December 18, 2010, 5:00 PM CST.
Bach's Flute Partita in a; Brandenburg Concerto #1 in FVivaldi's Recorder Concerto in C, R 443.  Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G.  Broadcast during the 5:00-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 12:00 noon CST.
Anonymous 4 Christmas.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 11:00 PM CST.
Tallis' Videte Miraculum.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 20, 2010, 9:00 AM CST.
Vivaldi's Lute Concerto in D, R 93.  Praetorius' Christmas chorale motet, In dulci jubilo.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 20, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Alfonso X's Cantigas de Santa Maria: Cantigas #s 10 & 353.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 20, 2010, 12:00 noon CST.
Bach's Magnificat in Eb, BWV 243a, with four interpolated Christmas chorales.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 20, 2010, 3:00 PM CST.
Handel's Keyboard Suite #2 in F.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 20, 2010, 7:00 PM CST.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin:  Bach's Christmas Oratorio.  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 20, 2010, 11:00 PM CST.
Albinoni's Adagio in g.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 9:00 AM CST.
Stanley's String Concerto in G, Op 2/3.  Gregorian Chant: Christmas Midnight Mass Introit, Dominus dixitPraetorius' Lutheran Mass for Christmas Morning: Gloria.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 1:00 PM CST.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Op 8/1-4: Violin Concerto in f, Winter.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Sheep May Safely Graze; Jesu, Joy; Das alte Jahr vergangen ist; In dulci jubiloRenaissance Christmas: Dixit Maria; Beatus Vir.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 7:00 PM CST.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin:  Bach's Christmas Oratorio.  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 9:00 AM CST.
Bach's French Suite #5 in G, BWV 816.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 11:00 AM CST.
Anonymous' The Play of Daniel: Part One, The Court of Belshazzar.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 1:00 PM CST.
Bach's Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: SinfoniaNoëls du Monde AncienCharpentier's Noels pour les Instruments.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 7:00 PM CST.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin:  Bach's Christmas Oratorio.  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 9:00 AM CST.
Corelli's Concerto grosso in F, Op 6/6.  Manfredini's Concerto grosso in C, Op 3/12.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 11:00 AM CST.
Corrette's Musette, A Minuit fut fait un réveilDeller Consort Christmas.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 12:00 noon CST.
Bach's Cantata #91, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (Christmas).  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 3:00 PM CST.
Italian Renaissance Suite of Dances.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 7:00 PM CST.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin:  Bach's Christmas Oratorio.  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 8:00 PM CST.
Handel's Messiah.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 24, 2010, 10:30 AM CST.
Locatelli's Concerto grosso in f, Op 1/8.  Broadcast during the 10:30-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 24, 2010, 12:00 noon CST.
Anonymous 4 Christmas.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 24, 2010, 2:00 PM CST.
Bach's Cantata #63, Christen, ätzet diesen Tag (Christmas Day).  Broadcast during the 2:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 24, 2010, 7:00 PM CST.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin:  Bach's Christmas Oratorio.  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 24, 2010, 11:00 PM CST.
Byrd's Ave Maria; Ecce Virgo Concipiet.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 24, 2010, 11:00 PM CST.
Music of the Baroque's "A Renaissance Christmas".  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WTTW Channel 11.

Saturday, December 25, 2010, 3:00 AM CST.
Music of the Baroque's "A Renaissance Christmas".  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WTTW Channel 11.

Saturday, December 25, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Charpentier's Noëls for Instruments.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, December 25, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Live from Lincoln Center: Baroque Holiday with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:00 time period on WTTW Channel 11.

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 11:00 AM CST.
Bach's Partita #2 in c, BWV 826.  Broadcast during the 11:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 1:00 PM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in D, BWV 1068.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 3:00 PM CST.
Rameau's Les CyclopesScarlatti's Sonata in G.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 27, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Monteverdi's L'Orfeo Suite.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 27, 2010, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 2:00 PM CST.
Praetorius' Terpsichore: Courante, Gavotte, La Bourrée, Ballets des Sorciers.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 11:00 PM CST.
Byrd's Tollite Portas.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 10:00 AM CST.
Anonymous' Greensleeves to a Ground.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.


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