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Thursday, December 3, 2015, 7:00 PM.
As part of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago Bach Marathon, a concert of Bach concerti.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site; or visit the Civic Orchstra of Chicago Facebook page.

Sunday, December 6, 2015, 10:45 AM.
Stephen Alltop, conductor, will lead the Alice Millar Chapel Choir and Millar Brass Ensemble in a "Festival of Lessons and Carols", with music by Gabrieli, Bach, Bruckner, and Chilcott.
Cost:  Free-will offering.
Location:  Northwestern University's Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-491-7575; visit this site.

Sunday, December 6, 2015, 3:00 PM.
The University of Chicago Chorus; University of Chicago Motet Choir; Rockefeller Chapel Orchestra; and soloists; Elisabeth Marshall, soprano; J'nai Bridges, alto; Matthew Dean, tenor; Will Liverman, bass; will perform Handel's Messiah
Cost:  $25 to $50.  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.

Sunday, December 6, 2015, 3:00 PM.
The Rembrandt Chamber Players and guest soloists will perform a concert, "Holiday Baroque", with works by Bach and Handel.
Cost:  $38, $10 student.
Location:  Northwestern University's Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Monday, December 7, 2015, 12:15 PM.
The Chicago Cultural Center's Chamber Mondays concert series presents Michael Henoch, oboe; John Thorne, flute; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; performing a Chicago Chamber Musicians Ensemble concert of Baroque works.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Friday, December 11, 2015, 8:00 PM.
La Caccina will perform a concert, "Beata Virgo", a program of Medieval Christmas music.
Location:  St. Josaphat Roman Catholic Church, 2311 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Friday, December 11, 2015, 7:00 PM.
The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra will perform Handel's Messiah.
Cost:  $30, $20 seniors, $10 students for the 12/11 concert; $20 for the 12/13 concert.
Location:  Blackhawk Church, 9620 Brader Way, Middleton, Wisconsin.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Sunday, December 13, 2015, 7:00 PM.
Location:  Westbrook Church, 1100 WI-83, Hartland, Wisconsin.

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 8:00 PM.
Madison Bach Musicians will perform a Baroque holiday concert of works by Bach, Corelli, and Telemann.
Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before the concert.
Cost:  $30 general, $25 students/seniors ($2 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.

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Rook performing a concert, "Jubilate!".
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.

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 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.

Saturday, December 19, 2015, 7:00 PM.
Sunday, December 20, 2015, 2:00 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:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-427-5620; or visit this site.

Thursday, December 17, 2015, 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 18, 2015, 8:00 PM.
Location:  St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, December 19, 2015, 3:00 PM.
Sunday, December 20, 2015, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Divine Word Chapel, 2001 North Waukegan Road, Northbrook, Illinois.

Friday, December 18, 2015, 12:00 noon.
The Noonday Concert Series at Fourth Presbyterian presents the Bach and Beethoven Ensemble performing a concert of Polish carols and other works.
Location:  Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, December 19, 2015, 7:30 PM.
Early Music Now presents Anonymous 4; performing a concert, "The Last Noel".
Cost:  Tickets are $29-$59, $10-$20 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  Basilica of St. Josaphat, 2333 S. 6th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 20, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Anonymous 4 performing a concert, "The Last Noel".
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-8068; e-mail chicagopresents @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Monday, December 21, 2015, 7:00 PM.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 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 Wednesday, November 18, 2015.  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.

Friday, December 25, 2015, 10:00 AM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage.  Performed within the regular worship service.
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.

Saturday, December 26, 2015, 7:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend.  Performed within the regular worship service.
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 27, 2015, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen.  Performed within the regular worship service.
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.

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 10:00 PM CST.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 10, 2015, 10:00 PM CST.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 11, 2015, 8:00 PM CST.
Music of the Baroque performs its 2014 Brass and Choral Holiday Concert, with works from the 16th & 17th centuries. Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 17, 2015, 10:00 PM CST.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, December 18, 2015, 8:00 PM CST.
Anonymous 4 will perform a program, "An Anonymous 4 Christmas", with Medieval & Renaissance devotional music plus Anglo-American carols. Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, December 21, 2015, 8:00 PM CST.
The Rose Ensemble will perform a program, "A Rose in Winter: A Garden of Medieval and Renaissance Music for the Nativity". Broadcast during the 8:00-9:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 10:00 PM CST.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  A special two-hour broadcast.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, December 27, 2015, 6:00 PM CST.
The Rose Ensemble will perform a program, "A Rose in Winter: A Garden of Medieval and Renaissance Music for the Nativity". Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.


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