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Sunday, December 3, 2017, 3:00 PM.
The University of Chicago Chorus; University of Chicago Motet Choir; Rockefeller Chapel Orchestra; James Kallembach, conductor; and soloists; Kaitlin Foley, soprano; Lindsey Adams, alto; Matthew Dean, tenor; Will Liverman, bass. will perform Handel's Messiah
Cost:  $25 to $55.  Varies by seating.  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:  visit this site.

Friday, December 8, 2017, 7:00 PM.
The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra will perform Handel's Messiah. With soloists: Sarah Lawrence, soprano; Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano; Calland Metts, tenor; Peter Van De Graaff, bass.
Cost:  Visit this site for more info.
Location:  Blackhawk Church, 9620 Brader Way, Middleton, Wisconsin.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 8:00 PM.
Madison Bach Musicians, Marc Vallon, conductor, will perform a Baroque Holiday Concert, with works by Bach, Vivaldi, and others.
Pre-concert talk 45 minutes before each concert.
Cost:  $30 general admission.
Location:  First Congregational Church, 1609 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 5:00 PM.
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents the Boston Camerata and SHARQ Arabic Music Ensemble performing a concert, "A Mediterranean Christmas". Pre-concert lecture one hour before the concert.
Cost:  Visit this site for details.
Location:  1501 S. Layton Boulevard, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Liber performing a concert of early Christmas music.
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, December 14, 2017, 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 15, 2017, 8:00 PM.
Location:  St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Divine Word Chapel, 2001 North Waukegan Road, Northbrook, Illinois.

Friday, December 15, 2017, 12:10 PM.
The Bach and Beethoven Experience will perform in concert.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Buchanan Chapel, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site; and this site.

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 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.

Sunday, December 17, 2017, 2:00 PM.
The Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society will presents its annual Yuletide Concert.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2012 W. Dickens Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Monday, December 18, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 7:00 PM.
The International Music Foundation presents the annual performance of the Do-It-Yourself Messiah.
Cost:  Tickets $15.  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.

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3:45 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's cantata Meine Seel erhebt den Herren (My soul magnifies the Lord).  Sung as part of the Grace Church Christmas concert, beginning at 4:00 PM.
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.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.