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Sunday, March 2, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Handel Week Orchestra & Chorus, Dennis Northway, Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "The Celebratory Handel".
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 708-383-2261; e-mail info @ handelweek.com; or visit this site.

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Secret of the Muses performing in concert.
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 2, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert, "Handel & Bach--Italian Style".
Cost:  Varies by date, venue, and seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Monday, March 3, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 4:00 PM.
Chicago Choral Artists, Michael Costello, guest conductor, will perform a concert, "Music for Mourning", with works by Schütz, Monteverdi, Bach, and other modern composers.
Cost:  adults $20, seniors $15, students $10.
Location:  Our Lady of Victory, 5212 W. Agatite Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 708-848-1762; visit this site; or e-mail contact @ chicagochoralartists.org.
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.
Sunday, March 9, 2014, 4:00 PM.
Location:  Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W. Foster, Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, March 7, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 5:00 PM.
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 8:00 PM.
The Haymarket Opera Company, Craig Trompeter General Director, will perform Charpentier's opera Actéon/La Pastorale.
Cost:  Tickets range from $35 to $60. (Standing room seats also available.) Call the Box Office at 773-381-4551.
Location:  Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-306-4118; e-mail craig @ haymarketopera.org; visit this site or this site.

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 2:00 PM.
The Second Saturday Concert Series presents Leighann Daihl, baroque flute; Brandi Berry, violin; Anna Steinhoff, cello; and Jason Moy, harpsichord; performing a chamber concert of works by Leclair, Guillemain, and Hotteterre.
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.

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 3:00 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will perform a concert, "Handel Anthems".
Cost:  $20 general, $10 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  McKinley Presbyterian Church, 809 S. Fifth Street, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Saturday, March 15, 2014, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents East of the River performing a concert, "Levantera".
Cost:  Tickets are $25-$50, $10-$25 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 15, 2014, 8:00 PM.
The Oriana Singers, Bill Chin, Director, plus an ensemble of period instruments, will perform a concert, "Venetian Vespers", sacred music by Monteverdi, Grandi, and Rossi.
Cost:  $25, seniors $15, students $10.
Location:  St. Clement Church, 642 W. Deming Place, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-875-6746; e-mail Xan Nelson, xan @ junoconsulting.net.
Sunday, March 16, 2014, 4:00 PM.
Location:  First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois.

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 7:00 PM.
Outer Voices will perform a concert of works by Purcell, Solage, Josquin, Dufay, Monteverdi, and Lassus.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, David Schrader, Director and harpsichord, will perform a concert, "Their Master's Voice", with works by JS Bach, CPE Bach, and Telemann.
Cost:  $35; $15 student.  Season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.
Friday, March 21, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
Saturday, March 22, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Bella Voce Camerata will perform a concert a concert of works by Buxtehude and others.
Cost:  $15 thru $38.
Location:  Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.
For more info:  call 877-755-6277; visit this site; e-mail mail @ bellavoce.org.
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 3:30 PM.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Sunday, March 23, 2014, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents Rook performing in concert.
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.

Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2:30 PM.
The Florentine Opera Company, William Boggs, conductor, will present Handel's opera Julius Caesar.  Featured soloists: Ava Pine, Cleopatra; Deanne Meek, Caesar; Eve Gigliotti, Cornelia; Adriana Zabala, Sextus; Ian Howell, Ptolemy; Derrick Ballard, Achillas.
Cost:  Call 414-291-5700 ext. 224 for details.
Location:  Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-291-5700; e-mail info @ florentineopera.org.

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 8:00 PM.
Ensemble Musical Offering will perform a concert, "Hallmarks of Händel".
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 30, 2014, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert of Haydn's "The Creation".
Cost:  Varies by date, venue, and seating.  Series subscriptions also available.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Chicago Chamber Musicians will perform a concert, "Musicians' Renaissance", with works by Biber, Speer, Bertali, and later composers.
Cost:  $35-$45.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-819-5800; visit this site.
Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Gottlieb Hall, Merit School of Music, 38 South Peoria, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, March 29, 2014.
The West Suburban Early Music Society presents "Around the World in One Afternoon", an early music workshop for recorders and strings, with Vicki Boeckman.
View the workshop brochure (PDF, 3.6 MB).
Cost:  $65.
Location:  Naperville Evangelical Covenant Church, 1150 Hobson Road, Naperville, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 3:45 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's cantata Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (Unto you, Lord, do I long).  Prelude at 3:45 PM, vespers service 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.

Saturday, March 1, 2014, 7:00 AM CST.
Bach's Flute Sonata in b, BWV 1030.  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:55 "Mornings with Candice Agree" program on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 7:00 AM CST.
Bach's Cantata #211, Schweigt stille, plauder nicht (Coffee Cantata).  Broadcast during the 7:00-9:55 "Mornings with Candice Agree" program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 3, 2014, 2:00 PM CST.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in D, BWV 1068.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 3, 2014, 11:00 PM CST.
Telemann's Darmstadt Overture (Suite) in g.  JC Bach's Sinfonia in Eb, Op 6/3).  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 12:00 noon CST.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 2, BWV 870/91.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 10:00 AM CST.
Piffaro plays a suite for RecordersVivaldi's Flute Concerto in G, R 436.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9:00 AM CST.
Bach's Two-Clavier Concerto #1 in c, BWV 1060.  JC Bach's Piano Concerto in Eb, Op 7/5.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 10:00 PM CST.
Baroque and Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 7, 2014, 3:00 PM CST.
Handel's Concerto a due cori #1 in BbBach's Cantata #78, Jesu, der du meine Seele: Duet, Wir eilen mit schwachen.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 7:00 AM CST.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb, BWV 1051.  Broadcast during the 7:00-9:55 "Mornings with Candice Agree" program on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 6:00 PM CST.
Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in F, R 283; Il Giustino, R 717: Aria, Vedro con mio diletto.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 7:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Violin Sonata #5 in f, BWV 1018.  Broadcast during the 7:00-9:55 "Mornings with Candice Agree" program on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #2 in b, BWV 1067.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 10, 2014, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Judas Maccabaeus Overture.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 9:00 AM CDT.
Corelli's Variations in d on La Folia, Op 5/12.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 2:00 PM CDT.
Monteverdi's MonteverdianaCorelli's Concerto grosso in D, Op 6/4.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 8:00 PM CDT.
The Tuesday Night Opera with Peter Van De Graaff: Monteverdi's opera L'Orfeo. Broadcast during the 8:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Violin Sonata in G, BWV 1021.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 11:00 AM CDT.
Rameau's Daphnis et Aeglè: Overture, Menuet en Rondeau, Sarabande, 2 Gavottes, 2 Passepieds.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque and Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 14, 2014, 10:00 AM CDT.
Vivaldi's Two-Violin and Lute Concerto in D, R 93.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:00 noon CDT.
Handel's Concerto a due cori #2 in F; Chaconne in F, HWV 485.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 14, 2014, 8:00 PM CDT.
Music in Chicago: Music of the Baroque performs in recorded concert, "Crowning Glories", with works by Handel, Haydn, and Mozart.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Cantata #202, Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten (Wedding).  Broadcast during the 7:00-9:55 "Mornings with Candice Agree" program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 17, 2014, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Clavier Concerto #5 in f, BWV 1056.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:00 AM CDT.
Palestrina's Magnificat quinti toni.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 17, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin: "Bach Sleeps In on Sundays".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:00 AM CDT.
Telemann's Paris Quartet (Sonata Prima) in A.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin: "Bach Sleeps In on Sundays".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 11:00 AM CDT.
Vivaldi's Bajazet Overture.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin: "Bach Sleeps In on Sundays".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Organ Concerto #13 in F, The Cuckoo and the Nightingale.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 3:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Op 8/1-4: Violin Concerto #1, R 269, La Primavera.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin: "Bach Sleeps In on Sundays".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque and Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 21, 2014, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach: all day programming.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 21, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin: "Bach Sleeps In on Sundays".  Broadcast during the 7:00-8:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 2:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Three-Clavier Concerto #2 in C, BWV 1064.  Broadcast during the 2:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 23, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Cantata #54, Widerstehe doch der Sünde.  Broadcast during the 7:00-9:55 "Mornings with Candice Agree" program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, March 24, 2014, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Flute Sonata in Eb, BWV 1031.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 9:00 AM CDT.
Leclair's Violin Concerto in e, Op 10/5.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 8:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concertos #s 1, 4, 5Handel's The Water Music Suite #2.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 11:00 PM CDT.
Telemann's Trio Sonata in g.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque and Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, March 28, 2014, 8:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Agitata da due venti fr Griselda.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 7:00 PM CDT.
Bach's motet Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227.  Broadcast during the 7:00-9:55 "Mornings with Candice Agree" program on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 6:30 PM.
Pre-concert lecture for the Music of the Baroque performance of Handel & Bach--Italian Style.
Location:  DoubleTree Hotel, 9599 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Monday, March 3, 2014, 6:00 PM.
Location:  Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 7:00 PM.
Ensemble Musical Offering presents a pre-concert lecture for "Hallmarks of Händel".
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 30, 2014, 6:30 PM.
Pre-concert lecture for the Music of the Baroque performance of The Creation.
Location:  DoubleTree Hotel, 9599 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-551-1414; e-mail baroque @ baroque.org; or visit this site.
Monday, March 31, 2014, 6:00 PM.
Location:  Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.


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