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Saturday, February 2, 2008, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Anne Azéma and Shira Kammen performing a concert, "Chanterai por mon courage", Spiritual Renewal in the Time of the Crusades.
Cost:  Tickets are $28-38, $10-$19 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions also available.
Location:  All Saints' Cathedral, 818 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742 (877-54music); e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.
Sunday, February 3, 2008, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin.

Saturday, February 2, 2008, 7:00 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, will perform a concert of works by Vivaldi, Bach, Corelli, Pachelbel, Biber, and Telemann.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook Avenue, Northbrook, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.
Sunday, February 3, 2008, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, February 3, 2008, 3:30 PM.
Soloists David Schrader, harpsichord; Amy Pikler, recorder; and chamber orchestra will perform a concert of works by Vivaldi, Sammartini, CPE Bach, and others.
Location:  St. John's Lutheran Church, 4707 W. Pratt Avenue, Lincolnwood, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 847-673-3378; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 3, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents the Chicago Early Music Consort performing a concert, "Music for a While", featuring music by Dowland, Lawes, Wilson, Coleman, and Purcell.
View the 2007-2008 season flyer.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $15. Series subscription (seven concerts) price is $84, 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; or e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com.

Monday, February 4, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Newberry Consort presents the Venere Lute Quartet in concert performing masterworks from the 16th and 17th centuries.  Offered in conjunction with the Oriental Institute's special exhibit "European Cartographers and the Ottoman World 1500-1750: Maps from the Collection of O.J. Sopranos".
Cost:  $20 OI members and Friends of the Newberry Library/$24 non-members.
Location:  Oriental Institute | 1155 East 58th Street Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 773-702-9507; e-mail oi-administration @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 12:20 PM.
Thomas Wikman, organist, will perform a concert, "Bach Plus Two", with music by Bach, Froberger, and Homilius.
Cost:  Free.
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, February 8, 2008, 8:00 PM.
The DePaul University Singers, Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra, Clayton Parr, conductor, will perform a concert, "Music for Vespers", with works by Bach, Monteverdi, Victoria, Mozart, and others.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  DePaul Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 773-325-7260; or visit this site.

Friday, February 8, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Gravitacion will perform a concert, "Queene and Huntresse!".
Cost:  $10/$5.
Location:  Saint John's Lutheran Church, 1617 Emerson, Bloomington, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Saturday, February 9, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Saint Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, 815 S. 2nd Street, Springfield, Illinois.

Sunday, February 10, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Chicago Chamber Musicians will perform a concert of works by Purcell, Scarlatti, and others.  Featuring soloists Thomas Wikman, harpsichord; and Sarah Gartshore, soprano.
Cost:  $16-40; $10 student.
Location:  Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 847-491-5441; or visit this site.
Monday, February 11, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Gottlieb Hall, Merit School of Music, 38 South Peoria, Chicago, Illinois.

Thursday, February 14, 2008, 2:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort in Open Rehearsal for "The Play of Robin and Marion".
Location:  the Newberry Library Ruggles Hall, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Friday, February 15, 2008, 8:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will present a concert, "The Play of Robin and Marion", a semi-staged Medieval debate on the subject of love, with Adam de le Halle's Le Jeu de Robin and Marion as its centerpiece.  With Consort regulars David Douglass, Director, vielle and rebec; Ellen Hargis, soprano; Drew Minter, countertenor; Mark Rimple, lute; and Tom Zajac, flute, recorder, and percussion. Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Read the Newberry Consort 2007-2008 season brochure (PDF, 1920 KB).
Cost:  Ticket prices vary by section and venue, also by time of performance.  A multi-concert ten-percent discount is available.  Visit the Ordering Tickets page for details.
Location:  the Newberry Library Ruggles Hall, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-255-3700; visit the Consort website; or e-mail consort @ newberry.org.
Saturday, February 16, 2008, 8:00 PM.
Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Location:  The University of Chicago's Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E. 59th Street (4th floor), Chicago, Illinois.
Sunday, February 17, 2008, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Northwestern University's Lutkin Hall, 711 University Place, Evanston, Illinois.

Saturday, February 16, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Handel Week, Dennis Northway, Director, presents a concert, "Music Fit for a Queen".  Featuring soloist Thomas Wikman, organ.  Pre-concert lecture at 6:45 PM.  Reception with the artists follows the concert.
Cost:  Varies by seating and performance.  Young people ages 8 to 18 admitted free.  Please visit this site or call 708-524-0695 for details.
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-383-2261; e-mail info @ handelweek.com; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 17, 2008, 3:00 PM.
The Callipygian Players will perform Handel's oratorio Esther.  Under the baton of Julia Davids, the performance will feature soloist singers Benjamin Warschawski, Amanda Majeski, Jeffrey Strauss, and Edward Zelnis.
Cost:  General Admission $36, Student/Senior $18.
Location:  Ezra Habonim, Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 Dempster Street, Skokie, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 847-674-3204; e-mail director @ calplayers.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 17, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Cathedral Concert Series at Saint James Cathedral presents the Chicago Early Music Consort performing a concert, "Music for a While", featuring music by Dowland, Lawes, Wilson, Coleman, and Purcell.
Cost:  $10 requested donation at the door.
Location:  St. James Cathedral, 65 East Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-751-6724; e-mail bbarber @ saintjamescathedral.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 17, 2008, 7:00 PM.
The Ars Musica Chicago Baroque Chamber Ensemble will perform a concert, "The Intimate Handel", Chamber Music of a Baroque Master.  Featured performers:  Patrick O'Malley, recorder; Pablo Mahave-Veglia, violoncello; and Jason Moy, harpsichord.  Pre-concert lecture by WFMT radio host Carl Grapentine at 6:00 PM.
Cost:  $20, $15 seniors, $5 students (DePaul University students free).  To order tickets, call 312-409-7874.
Location:  DePaul University Art Museum, Richardson Library, 2350 North Kenmore (at Fullerton), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-409-7874; e-mail ArsMusicaChicago @ aol.com; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 17, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Orchestra, Elizabeth Wallfisch, director and violin, will perform a concert of works by Vivaldi, J.C. Bach, Locatelli, J.S. Bach, Durante, and Geminiani.
Cost:  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.
Monday, February 18, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Handel Week, Dennis Northway, Director, presents a concert, "The "Viol" Difficulties of Love: Music for Soprano and Dueling Violins".  Featuring soloists:  Kimberly McCord, soprano; and Thomas Yang, violin.  Reception with the artists follows the concert.  (No pre-concert lecture.)
Cost:  Varies by seating and performance.  Young people ages 8 to 18 admitted free.  Please visit this site or call 708-524-0695 for details.
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-383-2261; e-mail info @ handelweek.com; or visit this site.

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 7:30 PM.
John Langfeld, recorder; Jody Livo, violin; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; will perform a concert "The Musical Parnassus", Baroque Solo and Trio Sonatas by Handel, Corelli, Marais, and others.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Saint Luke Church, 1500 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, February 23, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Northwestern Baroque Ensemble, Stephen Alltop, conductor, will perform all six of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos.
Location:  Northwestern University's Lutkin Hall, 700 University Place, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 847-491-5441; or visit this site.

Saturday, February 23, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, will perform a concert.  Featured soloist:  Rachel Barton Pine.
Cost:  $15 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students.  Call 847-905-1500 x108.
Location:  Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 3:00 PM.
Handel Week, Dennis Northway, Director, presents a concert, "Mozart Meets Handel, Acis and Galatea".  Featuring soloists:  Sarah Gartshore, soprano; Philip A. Kraus, bass baritone.  Guest appearance by the Heritage Chorale.  Pre-concert lecture at 2:15 PM.  Reception with the artists follows the concert.
Cost:  Varies by seating and performance.  Young people ages 8 to 18 admitted free.  Please visit this site or call 708-524-0695 for details.
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-383-2261; e-mail info @ handelweek.com; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Baroque Band in concert performing pieces by Vivaldi, Bach, Purcell, Biber, Corelli, and Telemann.
View the concert poster.
View the 2007-2008 season flyer.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $15. Series subscription (seven concerts) price is $84, 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; or e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com.

Tuesday February 26 thru Thursday February 28, 2008.
Amsterdam Meets Texas.
Read the workshop brochure here (PDF, 460 KB)
Location:  University of North Texas College of Music, Denton, Texas.
For more info:  write Dr. Lenora McCroskey, UNT College of Music, P.O. Box 311367, Denton, TX 76201; e-mail mccroske @ music.unt.edu or visit this site.

Friday February 29 thru Sunday March 2, 2008.
Unicorn Music presents the Han Tol Leap Year Weekend Recorder Consort Workshop.  For upper-intermediate to advanced players.
Read the workshop brochure here (PDF, 195 KB)
Cost:  $125 tuition.  Private lessons, $75.  Most meals and lodging are extra.
Location:  Bloomington, Indiana.
For more info:  write Charles Fischer, Unicorn Music, 2324 Linden Hill Drive , Bloomington, IN 47401; call 812-339-5870 (day/evening); e-mail bizweb5 @ yahoo.com; or visit this site.

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #93 Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten ("If you but trust in God to guide thee").
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.

Friday, February 1, 2008, 9:00 AM CST.
Dowland's Lachrimae antiquaeHolborne's Elizabethan Dance SuiteHandel's Music for the Royal Fireworks.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, February 1, 2008, 10:00 AM CST.
Bach's French Suite #5 in G, BWV 816.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, February 3, 2008, 5:00 PM CST.
Bach's Three-Violin Concerto in D, BWV 1064.  Broadcast during the 5:00-5:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, February 3, 2008, 11:00 PM CST.
Byrd's Nunc Dimittis.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 4, 2008, 1:00 PM CST.
Purcell's The Fairy Queen, Suite from Act 4.  Broadcast toward the beginning of the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 4, 2008, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in D, BWV 1068.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 3:00 PM CST.
Baroque Brass: Canzona bergamasca; Rondeau.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 6:00 PM CST.
Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in C, R 189.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 9:00 AM CST.
Gabrieli's Canzon Duodecimi Toni á 10Handel-Halvorsen's PassacagliaTallis' Spem in aliumBach's Solo Violin Sonata #2 in b, BWV 1003.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #1 in F, BWV 1046.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 8:00 PM CST.
Bach's Violin Sonata in G, BWV 1019.  Vivaldi's Flute Concerto in D, R 328, GoldfinchBach's Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D.  Broadcast during the 8:00-9:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, February 7, 2008, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn' ihn, BWV 1127.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, February 8, 2008, 8:00 PM CST.
Music of the Baroque performs French Baroque works from a 2007-2008 concert.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, February 9, 2008, 10:00 AM CST.
Charpentier's Louise: Aria, Depuis le jour.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, February 10, 2008, 5:00 PM CST.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F, BWV 1047.  Broadcast during the 5:00-5:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 11, 2008, 11:00 AM CST.
Bach's French Suite #5 in G, BWV 816.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 11, 2008, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Was Gott tut; Goldberg aria; Wachet auf; from the Anna Magdalena Notebook: Ich habe genug; Schlummert ein from Cantata #82.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 9:00 AM CST.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons: Summer.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 12:00 noon CST.
Bach's Keyboard Concerto #6 in F, BWV 1057; Organ Trio Sonata #6 in C, BWV 530.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach-Segovia's Three Lute Pieces.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, February 17, 2008, 5:00 PM CST.
Handel's Concerto grosso in D, Op 3/6.  Broadcast during the 5:00-5:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, February 23, 2008, 10:00 PM CST.
Handel's Alcina: Tornami a vagheggiar; Harpsichord Suite #3 in d; Water Music Suite.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 25, 2008, 9:00 AM CST.
Corelli's Trio Sonata in a, Op 4/5.  Couperin's Concert Royal #1.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 25, 2008, 10:00 AM CST.
Hildegard von Bingen's O Virtus SapientieBach's English Suite #5 in e, BWV 810.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 25, 2008, 6:00 PM CST.
Vivaldi's Recorder Concerto in a, R 108.  Couperin's Le Rossignol en Amour.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, February 25, 2008, 11:00 PM CST.
Bach's Cello Suite #4 in Eb, BWV 1010.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 9:00 AM CST.
Marais' Le LabyrintheAlbinoni's Sonata a cinque in A, Op 2/3.  Biber's Sonata #10 a 5 in g for trumpet and strings.  Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb, BWV 1051.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 1:00 PM CST.
Dowland's A Dream (Lady Leighton's Paven).  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, February 28, 2008, 11:00 PM CST.
Handel's Flute Sonata in e, HWV 379; Giulio Cesare: Piangerò la sorte mia.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, February 15, 2008, 7:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will give a pre-concert lecture for "The Play of Robin and Marion".
Location:  the Newberry Library Ruggles Hall, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, February 16, 2008, 7:00 PM.
Location:  The University of Chicago's Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E. 59th Street (4th floor), Chicago, Illinois.