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Friday, March 1, 2013, 7:30 PM.
The Northwestern Baroque Music Ensemble, Stephen Alltop, conductor, will perform a concert, "Baroque Fireworks II", with works by Bach.  With David Douglass, violin.
Cost:  general public $6, students $4.
Location:  Northwestern University's Lutkin Hall, 700 University Place, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-467-4000; visit this site.

Saturday, March 2, 2013, 3:00 PM.
University of Chicago Faculty, staff, Piano Program students, and special guest will perform a concert, "The Bach Project", Bach's complete Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall, 4th floor, 1010 E. 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 773-702-8484; e-mail musicdept@uchicago.edu; or visit this site or this site.

Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:30 PM.
The Apollo Chorus of Chicago and Baroque Orchestra, Stephen Alltop, conductor; together with the Renovo String Orchestra, Matthew_Cataldi, director; will perform a concert of works by Charpentier, Mozart, and Haydn. With soloists: Kiri Deonarine, soprano; J'nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano; John Irvin, tenor; David Govertsen, bass-baritone.
Cost:  $35 at the door; $30 in advance; student and group discounts available; call 312-427-5620.
Location:  Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-427-5620; or visit this site.

Saturday, March 2, 2013, 8:00 PM.
The Chicago Arts Orchestra, Javier José Mendoza, conductor, will perform a concert, "Rediscovered Treasures III: Galant Music From Eighteenth-Century Mexico and Spain".  With soloist: Mark Shuldiner, harpsichord. Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM.
Cost:  $17, $20 at the door; reserved Patron tickets, $25; students and seniors, $15.
Location:  St. Michael Church of Old Town, 1633 N. Cleveland, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 2:15 PM.
The Morton Arboretum Chamber Concert Series presents Rook performing in concert.
Cost:  $23 Arboretum members, $28 non-members.
Location:  Thornhill Education Center, Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Rte. 53, Lisle, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 3:00 PM.
The Handel Week Orchestra & Chorus, Dennis Northway, Artistic Director, will perform Handel's oratorio Theodora.  Pre-concert lecture at 2:30 PM.
Cost:  $45.  Festival subscription packages available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-524-0695; e-mail info @ handelweek.com; or visit this site.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 12:15 PM.
The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Manz Organ Series presents Thomas Wikman, organist, performing a concert of works by Pachelbel, Cavezzoni, Froberger, and others.
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 or this site.

Friday, March 8, 2013, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "La Dolce Vita" A Celebration of Arcangelo Corelli.
Cost:  $35; $15 student.  Season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.
Saturday, March 9, 2013, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:00 PM.
Ensemble Musical Offering will perform a concert, "The Art of the Countertenor", with music by Bach and Vivaldi.
Pre-concert talk 7 PM.
Cost:  $30, students $20.
Location:  All Saints' Cathedral, 818 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  Call 414-258-6133; e-mail info @ ensemblemusicaloffering.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, March 10, 2013, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents EnsAmble Ad-Hoc performing a concert, "El villano al tamboril/The villano to the tabor".
View the 2012-2013 season flyer here.
Cost:  Individual tickets are $18. 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:  call 847-543-1202; e-mail bcbarn @ prairiecrossing.com; or visit the Early Music at the Barn Facebook page.

Sunday, March 10, 2013, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will perform a concert, "Art of the Fugue", with music by Bach.
Cost:  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 313 S. Prospect Avenue, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Friday, March 15, 2013, 8:00 PM.
The Musical Offering's Music on Madison Concert Series presents New Comma Baroque performing a concert of music from the French Baroque, "Tous les Matins Du Monde", including works by Marais, de Chambonnières, Leclair, and F Couperin.
Cost:  $15.
Location:  The Musical Offering, 743 Custer Avenue, Evanston,, Illinois
For more info:  visit this site; visit this site.

Saturday, March 16, 2013, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Ellen Hargis, soprano; and Paul O'Dette, lute; performing a concert, "Wait! I'm Singing Now...".  3:00 Auction and Chocolate Reception.
Cost:  Tickets are $25-$40, $10-$20 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Helene Zelazo Performing Arts Center, 2419 E. Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113 or 877-546-8742; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Saturday, March 16, 2013, 8:00 PM.
The Oriana Singers, Bill Chin, Director, plus an ensemble of period instruments, will perform Monteverdi's Songs of Love and War.
Location:  St. Josaphat Church, 2311 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-875-6746; e-mail Xan Nelson, xan @ junoconsulting.net.

Monday, March 18, 2013, 7:30 PM.
The Indianapolis Early Music Festival presents The Tallis Scholars performing a concert of works by Palestrina, Taverner, Allegri, and others.
Cost:  $25, students $10.
Location:  St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 6050 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
For more info:  call 317-577-9731; e-mail fsm @ iquest.net; or visit this site.

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7:00 PM.
The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University presents its triennial performance of Bach's Mass in B Minor
Cost:  For tickets, call 219-464-5162; visit this site.
Location:  Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University, 1700 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7:30 PM.
Theater at the Shrine presents "The Living Supper", a theatrical setting of da Vinci's famous painting of the Last Supper.  With music from the Renaissance and Middle Ages.
Cost:  $50 adults ($40 when reserved in advance), $20 seniors & students, $10 children 12 & under.
Location:  The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 3:00 PM.
The Chicago Chorale, Bruce Tammen, conductor, will perform Bach's St. John Passion
Cost:  $35 reserved, $25 general, $20 student.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail info @ chicagochorale.org, or visit this site.

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
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, March 27, 2013, 8:00 PM.
Soli Deo Gloria's Chicago Bach Project returns for its third year, with the Chicago Bach Choir & Orchestra, John Nelson conductor, performing Bach's Mass in B Minor.  With soloists:  Nicole Cabell, soprano; Jane Henschel, mezzo-soprano; Stanford Olsen, tenor; Matthew Brook, bass-baritone.
Cost:  Tickets $40, $50, $75.
Location:  St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Lincoln Park, 1010 W. Webster Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 630-984-4300; visit this site.

Friday March 8 thru Sunday March 10, 2013.
Texas Early Music Festival.
Location:  Houston, Texas.
For more info:  visit this site.

Friday March 15 thru Monday March 18, 2013.
Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat.
Location:  Columbia Gorge, Portland, Oregon.
For more info:  write Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat, c/o Jeanne Lynch, 1916 SE 29th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214; call 503-234-2530; e-mail jeannelynch @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Friday March 29 thru Monday April 1, 2013.
National Easter Viol School 2013.
Location:  Brisbane, Australia.
For more info:  write Patric Connelly, Australian Viola da Gamba Society Inc, QLD 4514 Australia; call +61 7 5496 3439; e-mail patrice @ saraband.com.au; visit this site.

Sunday, March 10, 2013, 4:00 PM.
The Saint Luke Bach Cantata Series presents Bach's Cantata BWV 135, Ach Herr, mich armen Sunder (Ah, Lord, to me a poor sinner).
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.

Friday, March 1, 2013, 11:00 AM CST.
Anonymous: Greensleeves; La Rossignol; Drewries accordes.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 1, 2013, 2:00 PM CST.
Broschi's Idaspe: Qual guerriero in camp armatoHasse's Flute Concerto in b.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 12:00 noon CST.
Stamitz's Sinfonia in GJW Stamitz's Sinfonia Concertante in D.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 5:00 PM CST.
Bach's Sheep May Safely GrazeTelemann's Don Quichotte Suite.  Vivaldi's Cello Concerto in G, R 413.  Dowland's If My Complaints Could Passions Move; Come Again, Sweet Love Doth Now Invite.  Broadcast during the 5:00-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 4, 2013, 10:00 AM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #2 in b, BWV 1067.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 4, 2013, 3:00 PM CST.
Rebel's La Fantaisie.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 7, 2013, 10:00 AM CST.
Anonymous: Bransles de Village.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 7, 2013, 12:00 noon CST.
Telemann's Darmstadt Overture (Suite) in f.  Bach's motet Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden, BWV 230.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 8, 2013, 9:00 AM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #1 in C, BWV 1066.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 8, 2013, 11:00 AM CST.
Vivaldi's Two-Cello Concerto in g, R 531.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 3:00 PM CST.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #1 in F, BWV 1046.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 11, 2013, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Prelude and Fugue in Eb, BWV 552, St Anne.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 11, 2013, 2:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Cello Suite #2 in d, BWV 1008.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 10:00 AM CDT.
Rameau's Pièces de clavecin en concerts: Concert #1.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Concerto Grosso in F, Op 3/4.  Alwyn's Concerto Grosso #2.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 10:00 AM CDT.
Biber's Mensa Sonora: Suite #6 in g.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 3:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Concerto Grosso in a, Op 6/4.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 15, 2013, 8:00 PM CDT.
Music in Chicago: Music of the Baroque performs Handel's Acis and Galatea from October 2009.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 4:00 PM CDT.
Muffat's Armonico Tributo #5.  Broadcast during the 4:00-5:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 18, 2013, 2:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Violin Concerto in g, after BWV 1056.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 18, 2013, 11:00 PM CDT.
Anonymous: The Lady Margaret Wemyss Book.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's A Musical Offering, BWV 1079; Flute Sonata in e, BWV 1034.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 11:00 AM CDT.
Dowland's Welcome Home; Frogg Galliard; A Fancy; My Ladie Riches Galyerd.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's chorale-prelude Wachet auf (Sleepers wake); Cantata #140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 10:00 AM CDT.
Anonymous: Temblante estilo italiano.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G, BWV 1049.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 2:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Fugue in g, BWV 578, Little; Passacaglia and Fugue in c, BWV 582.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's English Suite #1 in A, BWV 806.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 11:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Three-Keyboard Concerto #2 in C, BWV 1064.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 22, 2013, 11:00 AM CDT.
Monteverdi's Vespro della Beata Vergine (Vespers of 1610): Magnificat.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 22, 2013, 8:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Violin Concertos in E, g, F, and f, The Four Seasons.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 25, 2013, 3:00 PM CDT.
JC Bach's Sinfonia in g, Op 6/6.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music: Bach's "Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music: Bach's "Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 10:00 AM CDT.
Lawes's Suite #8 in DCornysh's Woefully arrayed.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 2:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Italian Concerto, BWV 971.  Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto in A, R 82.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music: Bach's "Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 8:00 PM CDT.
Live from St Vincent de Paul Church: Chicago Bach Project presents Bach's Mass in B Minor.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Oboe d'Amore Concerto in D, BWV 1053; St Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Aria, Erbarme dich.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 1:00 PM CDT.
Handel's air and variations The Harmonious Blacksmith.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 3:00 PM CDT.
Pachelbel's Canon and Giogue in D.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music: Bach's "Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 8:00 PM CDT.
Bach's motet Singet dem Herrn; Magnificat.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 29, 2013, 9:00 AM CDT.
Victoria's Lamentations for Good FridayBiber's Mystery Sonatas: #6, The Agony in the Garden; #10, The Crucifixion.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 29, 2013, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music: Bach's "Not-So-Minor B Minor Mass".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 31, 2013, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Easter Oratorio, BWV 249.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 2:30 PM.
Dennis Northway, Artistic Director of Handel Week will give a pre-concert lecture for the Handel Week performance of "Theodora".
Cost:  $45.  Festival subscription packages available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-524-0695; e-mail info @ handelweek.com; or visit this site.

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 7:00 PM.
Ensemble Musical Offering presents a pre-concert lecture for "The Art of the Countertenor".
Location:  All Saints' Cathedral, 818 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  Call 414-258-6133; e-mail info @ ensemblemusicaloffering.org; or visit this site.


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