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Friday, March 4, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series presents Jordi Savall, viols; and Frank McGuire, bodhrán; performing a concert, "Man & Nature: The Celtic Viol in the English, Irish, Scottish and American Traditions". Pre-concert lecture at 6:30.
Cost:  $35, $5 students.  Visit this site for details.
Location:  Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th Street (at the corner of University Avenue), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-8068; e-mail chicagopresents @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Friday, March 4, 2016, 5:45 PM.
The Haymarket Opera Company, Craig Trompeter General Director, will perform Stradella's oratorio San Giovanni Battista. With soloists: Daniel Bubeck, countertenor, as San Giovanni; Sarah Gartshore, soprano, as Salome; Jared Schwartz, bass, as Erode; Rosalind Lee, soprano, as Erodiade; Lawrence Jones, tenor, as Consigliere.
Cost:  $30. Students half price. Visit this site for details; or call 866-468-3401.
Location:  Chicago Temple First United Methodist Church, 77 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 5:00 PM.
Location:  Church of the Atonement, 5749 N. Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 7:30 PM.
The Bella Voce Camerata, and collaborators Rook, will perform a concert, "The Three Sch's: Schütz, Scheidt & Schein".
Cost:  $35; $15 student/child.
Location:  St. Clement Church, 642 W. Deming Place, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Sunday, March 6, 2016, 3:30 PM.
Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Chicago Choral Artists, Michael Costello, conductor, will perform a concert, "Double Baroque: Music for Double Choir", with works by D. Scarlatti and other Baroque composers.
Cost:  adults $25, seniors $20, students $15.
Location:  St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 2157 N. Humboldt Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-658-9799; visit this site; or e-mail contact @ chicagochoralartists.org.
Sunday, March 6, 2016, 4:00 PM.
Location:  Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.

Sunday, March 6, 2016, 3:00 PM.
The Handel Week Orchestra & Chorus, Dennis Northway, Artistic Director, will perform Handel's Giulio Cesare in Egitto. Soloists: Kimberly McCord, soprano; Michelle Wrighte, mezzo-soprano; Justin Kim, soprano; Noah Gartner, tenor; Philip Kraus, baritone.  Pre-concert lecture at 2:15 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 708-383-4231; e-mail info @ handelweek.com; or visit this site.

Friday, March 11, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Soli Deo Gloria's Chicago Bach Project, with the Chicago Bach Choir & Orchestra, John Nelson conductor, performing Bach's Mass in B Minor.  With soloists:  Kathryn Lewek, soprano; Margaret Lattimore, mezzo soprano; John McVeigh, tenor; Daniel Okulitch, bass-baritone.
Cost:  Tickets $25 to $55.  Call 312-334-7777 for details.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 630-984-4300; visit this site.

Friday, March 11, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, will perform a concert, "Leipzig's Got Talent", with music by Bach, Telemann, and Graupner.
Cost:  $39; $35 senior; $17 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 12, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Constantinople; performing a concert, "Paths to the Summit".
Cost:  Tickets are $29-$59, $10-$20 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions, and group discounts, also available.
Location:  Helene Zelazo Performing Arts Center, 2419 E. Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 414-225-3113; e-mail info @ earlymusicnow.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 3:00 PM.
The Decani, the professional vocal ensemble of Rockefeller Chapel; and the Rockefeller Chapel Orchestra; will perform Bach's St. John Passion.
Cost:  $20; UC students free.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 773-702-2100; or visit this site.

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 4:00 PM.
The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn presents lutenist Nigel North in concert.
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.

Monday, March 21, 2016, 7:00 PM.
Phillip Serna, viola da gamba, will perform a concert, "Les Pleurs - The Passion of the Viol", with works by Abel, Bach, Sainte-Colombe, Telemann, and several modern composers.
Location:  Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange, 203 S. Kensington Avenue, La Grange, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 3:45 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's cantata Himmelskönig, sei willkommen (King of heaven, welcome).  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.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 9:00 PM CST.
The Tuesday Night Opera with Peter Van De Graaff: Gluck's opera Orfeo ed Euridice. Broadcast during the 9:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 4:00 PM CST.
Impromptu, with Jordi Savall, viol; and Frank McGuire, bodhran. Live broadcast during the 4:00-5:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 10:00 PM CST.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 10:00 PM CST.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 1:00 PM CDT.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts: Nicholas Kraemer conducts Bach's Brandenburg Concertos. Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 24, 2016, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 10:00 PM CDT.
Baroque & Before with Candice Agree.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.


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