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Friday, January 6, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "Tweedledum and Tweedledee", a program of concertos for two instruments with music by Vivaldi and Porpora. Featured soloists:  Jennifer Morsches, cello; Craig Trompeter, cello.
Cost:  $35; $15 student.  Season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Nichols Concert 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.
Saturday, January 7, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, January 8, 2012, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Baroque Band, Garry Clarke Artistic Director, performing a concert, "Tweedledum and Tweedledee", a program of concertos for two instruments with music by Vivaldi and Porpora.  Featured soloists: Jennifer Morsches, cello; Craig Trompeter, cello.
View the 2011-2012 season flyers here and here.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $15. Series subscription (six 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; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Sunday, January 8, 2012, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents the City-wide Bach for the Sem Chorus and orchestra, Mark Bangert, artistic director, performing a concert, "Bach for the Sem", with Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (Ruler of heaven, give ear to our stammer), from Bach's Christmas Oratorio (part 3), BWV 248.3; carols; Christmas music; and others.
Cost:  $18/$20; students & seniors $8/$10
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-256-0712; visit this site or this site.

Sunday, January 8, 2012, 2:15 PM.
The Callipygian Players, Martin Davids Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "British Invasion", with music by Eccles, Purcell, Handel, and others.
Cost:  Sold out.
Location:  The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Rte. 53, Lisle, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Sunday, January 22, 2012, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Mostly Music, 155 N. Harbor Drive, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, January 14, 2012, 2:00 PM.
Friends of the Windows presents Dawn Gingrich, violin; Catherine Lukits, cello; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; performing a concert of chamber music by Bach.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  St. James Chapel (Quigley Chapel), Quigley Pastoral Center, 835 N. Rush Street (Rush at Pearson), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site and this site.

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 3:00 PM.
Matthew Cataldi, Baroque violin; Phillip Serna, viola da gamba; and Emily Jane Morlan, harpsichord; will perform a concert, "Tous les Matins du Monde" ("All the Mornings of the World"), music of the French Baroque by Chambonnieres, DuBuisson, and Marais.
Location:  Bethany Lutheran Church, 76 West Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail phillip @ phillipwserna.com; RSVP to this site or this site.
Sunday, January 29, 2012, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University Chicago, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, Illinois.

Monday, January 16, 2012, 8:00 PM.
Janet Sung, violin; with guest pianist Seán Duggan; will perform Bach's Complete Works for Violin and Keyboard I.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  DePaul Concert Hall, DePaul University, 804 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Friday, January 20, 2012, 7:00 PM.
The Bach & Beethoven Ensemble will perform a concert, "Bach's Muses", with music by Bach, Buxtehude, Handel, Couperin, Vivaldi. Pre-concert talk at 6:30.
Cost:  $20 general, $10 students and seniors, children 15 and under free.  $5 validated parking at 172 W. Madison Avenue.
Location:  Chicago Temple First United Methodist Church, 77 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail bbe @ bachandbeethoven.org; or visit this site.

Friday, January 20, 2012, 8:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort, Ellen Hargis, director, will present a concert, "Celestial Sirens", an exploration of the music of the Baroque convents of Italy and Mexico.  With works by Cozzolani, Tressina, Cesis, Ximeno, Lienas, and Victoria. Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Cost:  $35 general, $5 students.  Series subscriptions also available.  Call 312-890-2553 for pre-concert ticket purchases, else visit this site.
Location:  Saint Clement Church, 642 West Deming Place, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-890-2553; visit the Consort website; or e-mail info @ newberryconsort.org.
Saturday, January 21, 2012, 8:00 PM.
Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Sunday, January 22, 2012, 3:00 PM.
Pre-concert lecture at 2:00 PM.
Location:  Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, January 22, 2012, 2:30 PM.
The Fermilab Gallery Chamber Series presents David Schrader in concert.
Cost:  $17 for single tickets, if available.
Location:  2nd Floor Art Gallery, Fermilab, Kirk Road & Pine Street, Batavia, Illinois.
For more info:  630-840-2787; or visit this site.

Sunday, January 29, 2012, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents the Callipygian Players, Martin Davids Artistic Director, performing a concert, "British Invasion", with music by Eccles, Purcell, Handel, and others.
View the 2011-2012 season flyers here and here.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $15. Series subscription (six 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; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Sunday, January 29, 2012, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "Handel & Haydn". Pre-concert lecture by Peter Van De Graaff at 6:30 PM.
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.
Monday, January 30, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Pre-concert lecture by Peter Van De Graaff at 6:00 PM at the Chicago Cultural Center's Randolph Cafe.
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.

Sunday, January 29, 2012, 3:45 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #124, Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht (My Jesus I will not leave).  Prelude at 3:45 PM, vespers service at 4:00 PM.
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.

Monday, January 2, 2012, 11:00 PM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #4 in D, BWV 1069.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 10:00 AM CST.
L Couperin's Pavanne in f#; Les Carillons de Paris.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 12:00 noon CST.
Handel's Agrippina: Ogni vento, ch'al porto lo spingaTelemann's Tafelmusik, Bk 3: Two-Horn Concerto in Eb.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 8:00 PM CST.
The Tuesday Night Opera with Peter van de Graaff presents (Handel)'s Agrippina.  Broadcast during the 8:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Violin Partita #3 in E, BWV 1006.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, January 7, 2012, 2:30 PM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in D, BWV 1068.  Scheidt's Canzon bergamasca.  Broadcast during the 2:30-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 10:00 AM CST.
Vivaldi's Trio in C, R 82.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 3:00 PM CST.
Gabrieli's Sonata pian e forte.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 11:00 AM CST.
The Constantinople Ensemble performs: Marionas; La Petenera/La Serena.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 2:05 PM CST.
Bach's The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Canon 14; Contrapunctus 18; St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Aria, Erbarme dich.  Broadcast during the 2:05-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 1:00 PM CST.
Bach's Sinfonia fr Cantata #21; Adagio fr Easter Oratorio.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 11:00 PM CST.
Bach's Cantata #158, Der Friede sei mit dir: Aria & chorale, Welt, ade, ich bin dein müde; Orchestra Suite #2 in b, BWV 1067.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, January 14, 2012, 4:30 PM CST.
Bach's Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in Eb, BWV 998.  Broadcast during the 4:30-5:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 5:00 PM CST.
Bach's Cantata #146, Wir Müssen durch viel Trübsal; Wie Will ich mich freuen (My Spirit Be Joyful); Orchestra Suite #4 in D, BWV 1069.  Broadcast during the 5:00-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, January 16, 2012, 11:00 PM CST.
Anonymous 4 performs First Light from Las Huelgas Codex.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 10:00 AM CST.
Bach's Two-Violin Concerto in d, BWV 1043; Cantata #157, Ich lasse dich nicht: Aria, Ja, ja, ich halte Jesum feste.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 12:00 noon CST.
Anonymous' Two Galliardes; Pavane; Basse dance, Au près de vous; three Bransles Gay.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, January 20, 2012, 1:00 PM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #1 in C, BWV 1066.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, January 22, 2012, 5:00 PM CST.
Henry VIII Suite: Rose Without A Thorn.  Broadcast during the 5:00-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, January 22, 2012, 6:00 PM CST.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #1 in F, BWV 1046; Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb, BWV 1051.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, January 23, 2012, 12:00 noon CST.
Praetorius's Terpsichore Dances.  Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D, BWV 1050.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, January 23, 2012, 8:00 PM CST.
Live from WFMT: The Callipygian Players in a performance of early music.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 10:15 PM CST.
Bach's The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus XIV & Chorale, Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit.  Broadcast during the 10:15-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 10:00 AM CST.
Bach's Fugue in g, BWV 578, Little.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 10:00 AM CST.
Handel's Trio Sonata in F, Op 5/6.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 2:00 PM CST.
Bach's Violin and Oboe Concerto in c, BWV 1060; Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F, BWV 1047.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, January 28, 2012, 3:30 PM CST.
Bach's Violin Concerto #1 in a, BWV 1041; Fugue in g, BWV 578, Little.  Broadcast during the 3:30-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, January 30, 2012, 2:00 PM CST.
Vivaldi's Trio in g, R 85.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, January 20, 2012, 7:00 PM.
The Newberry Consort will give a pre-concert lecture for "Celestial Sirens".
Location:  Saint Clement Church, 642 West Deming Place, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-890-2553; visit the Consort website; or e-mail info @ newberryconsort.org.
Saturday, January 21, 2012, 7:00 PM.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Sunday, January 22, 2012, 2:00 PM.
Location:  Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, January 29, 2012, 6:30 PM.
Pre-concert lecture by Peter Van De Graaff for the Music of the Baroque concert, "Handel & Haydn".
Cost:  Free admission for the lecture (only, not the concert).
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, January 30, 2012, 6:00 PM.
Location:  Chicago Cultural Center's Randolph Cafe, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.


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