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Friday, May 2, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Bach Week Festival will present a concert of works by J.S. Bach.
Cost:  For ticket info and orders, call 800-595-4849; write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60402-1832 USA; or visit this site or this site.
Location:  Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60204-1832 USA; e-mail info @ bachweek.org; or visit this site.

Friday, May 2, 2008, 8:00 PM.
The Madison Bach Musicians, Trevor Stephenson, Artistic Director, together with the UW Madrigal Singers, will perform Bach's Mass in B minor.
Cost:  $25, $20 students/seniors.  $5 discount when purchased in advance.
Location:  First Congregational Church, 1608 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 608-238-6092; or visit this site.
Saturday, May 10, 2008, 8:00 PM.
Location:  Trinity Lutheran Church, 1904 Winnebago Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

Saturday, May 3, 2008, 5:00 PM.
Early Music Now presents Renaissonics performing a concert, "Beltane: The Witches Sabbath", Renaissance Rites of Spring.
Cost:  Tickets are $28-38, $10-$19 for students.  Season and partial-season subscriptions also available.
Location:  Schwan Concert Hall, Center for Arts and Performance, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8815 W. Wisconsin 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, May 4, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Bach Week Festival will present a concert of works by J.S. Bach.
Cost:  For ticket info and orders, call 800-595-4849; write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60402-1832 USA; or visit this site or this site.
Location:  Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60204-1832 USA; e-mail info @ bachweek.org; or visit this site.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 12:20 PM.
Thomas Wikman, organist, will perform a concert of works by Bach, Couperin, and others.
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, May 9, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Bach Week Festival will present a concert of works by J.S. Bach.
Cost:  For ticket info and orders, call 800-595-4849; write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60402-1832 USA; or visit this site or this site.
Location:  Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60204-1832 USA; e-mail info @ bachweek.org; or visit this site.

Friday, May 9, 2008, 10:15 PM.
The Bach Week Festival will present a Candlelight Concert of works by J.S. Bach.  Featured soloist:  David Schrader, harpsichord.
Cost:  For ticket info and orders, call 800-595-4849; write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60402-1832 USA; or visit this site or this site.
Location:  Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  write Bach Week Festival, P.O. Box 1832, Evanston, IL 60204-1832 USA; e-mail info @ bachweek.org; or visit this site.

Saturday, May 10, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Chicago Choral Artists will perform a concert, "Voyages en France", French music from the Renaissance and 20th century.
Cost:  $20 adult, $15 senior, $10 student.
Location:  Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 203 S. Kensington, LaGrange, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 708-848-1762; or visit this site.
Sunday, May 11, 2008, 4:00 PM.
Location:  St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church, 1039 W. 32nd Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday, May 10, 2008, 3:00 PM.
Le Bon Vent will perform in concert.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 847-673-7774; or visit this site.
Sunday, May 11, 2008, 3:00 PM.
Location:    Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-744-6630; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 11, 2008, 10:30 AM.
The Saint Luke Bach Cantata Series presents Bach's Cantata Erschallet, ihr Lieder ("Resound, you songs").
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.

Sunday, May 11, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor, will perform a concert of works by Telemann, Pachelbel, Bach, and Mozart.
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.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 12:15 PM.
The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert series presents Baroque Band performing works by Uccellini, Corelli, and Vivaldi.  Broadcast live on WFMT Radio.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-744-6630.

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Viols in Our Schools presents Phillip Serna, viola da gamba; and the Wheeling High School Chamber Orchestra performing a collaborative concert of music by Telemann.
Location:  Wheeling High School Auditorium, 900 South Elmhurst Road, Wheeling, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Friday, May 16, 2008, 5:00 PM.
Saturday, May 17, 2008, 5:00 PM.
Baroque Band, together with the University of Chicago Motet Choir, will perform a concert of works by Handel.
Location:  Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-235-2368; e-mail info @ baroqueband.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 2:00 PM.
The Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society will present its annual Spring Concert.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  St. Luke's Evangelical Covenant Church, 1500 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail dennis_sherman @ yahoo.com.

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Simple Gifts Series of Glenview Community Church presents the Chicago Early Music Consort, together with the Spirit of Gambo consort of viols, performing a concert, "Bonjour, Mon Coeur", a panorama of the French Chanson and Air de Cour during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Cost:  $10 requested donation at the door.
Location:  Glenview Community Church, 1000 Elm Street (corner of Glenview Road and Elm), Glenview, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-296-4829; or e-mail cemconsort @ comcast.net.

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will perform a concert, "Bach Gems".
Location:  St. John Lutheran Church, 509 S. Mattis, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Thursday, May 22, 2008, 8:00 PM.
Friday, May 23, 2008, 8:00 PM.
Saturday, May 24, 2008, 8:00 PM.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Harry Bicket, conductor, will perform a concert, "The Four Seasons", with works by Vivaldi and Rameau.  Featured soloists:  Jennifer Gunn, picolo; Yuan-Qing Yu, violin.
Cost:  Varies by date and seating; visit this site for details.
Location:  Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-294-3000; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 25, 2008, 3:00 PM.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Harry Bicket, conductor, will perform a Beyond the Score program of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons.  Featured soloist:  Yuan-Qing Yu, violin.
Cost:  Varies by date and seating; visit this site for details.
Location:  Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 312-294-3000; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 25, 2008, 7:30 PM.
As part of the Viola da Gamba Society Third Coast Annual Memorial Day Weekend Workshop, Third Coast Viols will perform the Complete Fantasias of Purcell.  Additional performers TBA.
Cost:  $20, $10 students.  Free for workshop participants.
Location:  Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail phillip @ phillipwserna.com; or visit this site.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Saturday, May 31, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Friday, June 6, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, June 8, 2008, 3:00 PM.
The Chicago Opera Theater; Justin Way, director; Raymond Leppard, conductor; will present Handel's opera Orlando.  Soloists include:  Tim Mead as Orlando; David Trudgen as Medoro; Andriana Chuchman or Dorinda; and others.
Cost:  Varies by seating and date.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance (at Chicago's Millennium Park), 205 E. Randolph, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 312-704-8414; or visit this site.

Friday May 16 thru Monday May 26, 2008.
Bloomington Early Music Festival.
Location:  Bloomington, Indiana.
For more info:  write Bloomington Early Music Festival, PO Box 734, Bloomington, IN 47402 USA; call 812-331-1263; e-mail office @ blemf.org; or visit this site.

Saturday May 3 thru Monday May 5, 2008.
10th Annual Winds and Waves Early Music Workshop.
Location:  Otis, Oregon.
For more info:  write Molly Champion, PO Box 65, Otis, OR 97368; call 541-994-5485; e-mail info @ sitkacenter.org; or visit this site.

Friday, May 16, 2008.
Viols in Our Schools, Phillip Serna, Director, will be in residency at Wheeling High School, demonstrating music for viols.
Location:  Wheeling High School, 900 South Elmhurst Road, Wheeling, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Friday May 16 thru Sunday May 18, 2008.
Marin Headlands Workshop for Recorders and Viols.
Location:  Pt. Bonita, California.
For more info:  call Anna Lisa Kronman, 925-258-9442; or e-mail annalisakronman @ gmail.com.

Monday, May 19, 2008.
Viols in Our Schools, Phillip Serna, Director, will be in residency at Lane Technical High School, demonstrating music for viols.
Location:  Lane Technical High School, 2501 West Addison Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.

Viola da Gamba Society Third Coast Annual Memorial Day Weekend Workshop

 
Friday thru Sunday, May 23-25, 2008.
The Viola da Gamba Society Third Coast annual workshop for intermediate to advanced players.  Features a top-notch workshop faculty both local and from around the country.
Location:  Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-722-2093; e-mail Phillip Serna at phillip @ phillipwserna.com; or visit this site.

Sunday May 25 thru Saturday May 31, 2008.
10th Annual Summer Texas Toot 2008.
Location:  Texas Women's University, Denton, Texas.
For more info:  write Texas Toot, PO Box 4328, Austin, TX 78765 USA; call 512-371-0099; e-mail Susan Richter, info @ toot.org or Daniel Johnson, dmj726 @ aol.com; or visit this site.

Friday May 30 thru Monday June 2, 2008.
Amherst Early Music Spring Weekend Workshop.
Location:  Orangeburg, New York.
For more info:  write Amherst Early Music, 47 Prentiss Street, Watertown, MA 02472 USA; call 617-744-1324; e-mail info @ amherstearlymusic.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #184 Erwünschtes Freudenlicht ("O longed-for light of joy").
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.

Thursday, May 1, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G, BWV 1049.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 1, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
LeJeune's Revecy venir du printans; Voicy le verd et beau May.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 1, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
O Lusty MayNow is the Month of Maying; Joan to the Maypole; This Merry Pleasant Spring.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 1, 2008, 11:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1: Preludes and Fugues 13-16; The Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus XIV (Fuga a 3 Soggetti), chorale Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 2, 2008, 8:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #3.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, May 3, 2008, 4:30 PM CDT.
Bach's Toccata #3 in D, BWV 912.  Bach-Webern's Musical Offering, BWV 1079: Ricercare a 6.  Broadcast during the 4:30-5:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 4, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Handel's Concerto Grosso in b, Op 6/12.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 5, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in D.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 5, 2008, 11:00 PM CDT.
Bach-Frost's Little Suite from the Anna Magdalena NotebookBach's The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Canon per Augmentationem in Contrario Motu.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in b, BWV 1067.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Concerto Grosso in d, Op 3/5.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 8, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Baroque Dances from Luz y NorteGallardas; Zarambeques; Chaconas y Marionas.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 8, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #4 in D, BWV 1069; Mass in b, BWV 232: Et Resurrexit.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 9, 2008, 8:00 PM CDT.
Music in Chicago: Music of the Baroque in concert with works from the Italian Baroque.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, May 10, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 11, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Byrd's Mass Propers for Pentecost.  Broadcast during the 3:00-5:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 12, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Vivaldi's Lute Concerto in D, R 93.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 12, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Water Music Suite in D/G.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Purcell's The Fairy Queen: Suite from Act 5.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 4:00 PM CDT.
Impromptu:  The Chicago Early Music Consort in live broadcast.  Broadcast just after the 4:00 newscast on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 10:10 PM CDT.
Hildegard von Bingen's Spiritui SanctoPachelbel's Canon and Gigue in D.  Broadcast during the 10:10-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 12:15 PM CDT.
Live from the Cultural Center, A Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert by Baroque Band.  Broadcast during the 12:15-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Harp Concerto in Bb, Op 4/6.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 10:00 PM CDT.
Purcell's King Arthur Suite.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #1 in C.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 16, 2008, 11:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, book 2: Prelude and Fugue #5 in D.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Water Music Suite #2.  Telemann's Suite in Bb from Tafelmusik.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:05 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 19, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapuncti 1-3Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 19, 2008, 11:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapuncti 4-6.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 10:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Concerto grosso in F, Op 6/2.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Concerto Grosso in G, Op 3/3.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 "Midday with Lisa Flynn" program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1: Preludes and Fugues in D, F#, Bb, c#.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 10:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Oboe d'amore Concerto in A, BWV 1055.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 22, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Tallis' Lamentations of Jeremiah, set 1.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 22, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Chaconne from Violin Partita #2 in d.  Broadcast during the 10:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 22, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Concerto Grosso in Bb, Op 6/7.  Vivaldi's String Concerto in G, R 151.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 23, 2008, 11:00 PM CDT.
Corelli's Variations in d on La Follia, Op 5/12.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 26, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons: Summer.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Boyce's Overture #9 in A.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Triple Concerto in aBach-Walton's The Wise Virgins Suite.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 10:30 PM CDT.
Bach's Viola da Gamba Sonata #2 in D.  Broadcast during the 10:30-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Water Music Suite #3 in G.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 10:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Partita (French Overture) in b, BWV 831.  Broadcast during the 10:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Italian Renaissance Suite of Dances.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, May 31, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in d.  Broadcast during the 12:00-12:30 time period on WFMT Radio.


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