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Saturday, April 23, 2011, 7:30 PM.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 7:30 PM.
Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, May 1, 2011, 3:00 PM.
The Chicago Opera Theater; James Darrah, director; Christian Curnyn, conductor; will perform Charpentier's opera Medea.  With Baroque Band
Cost:  Varies by seating and date.  $30-$120 (50% student discount in most sections).
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.

Saturday, April 30, 2011, 6:00 PM.
The Milwaukee Renaissance Band will perform a concert, "Music from the Courts of Charles the Bold to Charles V".
Cost:  $10.
Location:  Faith Lutheran Church, 41 N. Park Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
For more info:  Visit this site.
Sunday, May 1, 2011, 3:00 PM.
Location:  Plymouth Church, 2717 E. Hampshire Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Sunday, May 1, 2011, 3:00 PM.
Chicago Syntagma Musicum, Andrew Schultze, Director, together with the recorder ensemble Dearborn Winds, will perform a Medieval program of The Ludus Anticlaudianus and The Play of Samson and Delilah.
Cost:  Free-will offering.
Location:  Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, 1500 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail aschultze @ comcast.net; visit this site.

Sunday, May 1, 2011, 7:30 PM.
The Bach Week Festival Orchestra and Chorus, Richard Webster Director, will present a concert of music by Bach.  With soloists:  Katinka Kleijn, cello; Jason Moy and Richard Webster, harpsichord; Patric Michaels, soprano; Emily Lodine, mezzo-soprano; William Watson, tenor; Douglas Anderson, bass.
Cost:  Single ticket prices are $35 adult general admission, $25 seniors over 65, $20 students with ID, and $10 children under 12.  Festival subscriptions are $60 for adults, $45 for seniors, $35 for students, and $20 for children.  Tickets are available at www.bachweek.org or by calling 800-595-4849.
Location:  Nichols Concert 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; call 847-293-6686; e-mail info @ bachweek.org; or visit this site.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 12:20 PM.
The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Manz Organ Series presents Thomas Wikman, organist, performing a concert of works by Sweelinck, Lebegue, Bach, 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.

Friday, May 6, 2011, 7:30 PM.
Les Violons du Roy and Ian Bostridge, tenor, will perform a concert of works by Scarlatti, Vivaldi, Caldara, Handel, Boyce, and Geminiani.
Cost:  Visit this site 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 312-334-7777; visit this site.

Friday, May 6, 2011, 8:00 PM.
Anonymous 4 will perform a concert, "Sisters in Spirit: Sacred Song from Medieval Spain to Early America", a program of 13th century polyphony and sacred Latin song with modern Anglo-American tunes.
Cost:  $30-$40; visit this site.
Location:  Wentz Concert Hall, North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Avenue, Naperville, Illinois.
For more info:  call 630-637-7469; visit this site.

Sunday, May 8, 2011, 7:00 PM.
The Northwestern Baroque Music Ensemble, Stephen Alltop, conductor, will perform a concert, "Cantatas of J.S. Bach".
Cost:  general public $7, senior citizens and Northwestern faculty $5, students $4.
Location:  Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-467-4000; visit this site.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 3:00 PM.
The University of Chicago Early Music Ensemble will perform a concert of works by Isaac, Senfl, Schuetz, and others.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail musicdept @ uchicago.edu; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 15, 2011, 2:00 PM.
The Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society will present its annual Spring Concert.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2012 West Dickens, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  e-mail msjddawson @ sbcglobal.net; or visit this site.

Saturday, May 21, 2011, 1:00 PM.
The DePaul University Baroque Ensemble, Jason Moy Director, will perform music for voices and instruments by Bach, Biber, Vierdanck, de la Guerre, and other 17th and 18th composers.
Location:  DePaul Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 3:00 PM.
The First Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and Orchestra, David Edelfelt, director, will perform a Sing-Along Handel's Messiah (the Easter portion, parts 2 & 3).  With vocal soloists:  Michelle Areyzaga, soprano; Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano; Trevor Mitchell, tenor; Robert Orth, baritone.
Cost:  admission, free; scores available for purchase at the door, $8.50.
Location:  First Presbyterian Church, 219 W. Maple Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-362-2174; visit this site.

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert, "Mozart - The Last Three Symphonies".
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, May 23, 2011, 7:30 PM.
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, May 22, 2011, 7:30 PM.
The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) will present a concert of Baroque chamber music together with the YBAC (Young Baroque Artist's Competition) Winners Showcase.
Cost:  $20, $10 students.  (Season tickets also available.)
Location:  University Place Christian Church, 403 S. Wright Street, Champaign, Illinois.
For more info:  call 217-378-6802; e-mail info @ baroqueartists.org; or visit this site.

Friday, May 27, 2011, 7:30 PM.
Wayward Sisters will perform a concert, "The Naughty List: Music by Braggarts, Hotheads, Curmudgeons, and Snobs", with works by Locke, Merula, Brade, Matteis, Handel, and Castello.  Guest lutenist:  John Lenti.
Location:  Christ Church-Episcopal, 5655 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For more info:  visit this site.
Saturday, May 28, 2011, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Chicago Temple First United Methodist Church, 77 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Friday May 20 thru Sunday May 22, 2011.
Galway Early Music Festival.
Location:  Galway, Ireland.
For more info:  write Galway Early Music, Caherfurvaus, Craughwell, Co Galway, Ireland; call 353 87 930 5506.

Saturday April 30 thru Monday May 2, 2011.
Winds and Waves Recorder Workshop.
Location:  Otis, Oregon.
For more info:  call 541-994-5485; visit this site.

Friday May 13 thru Sunday May 15, 2011.
Voices and Viols.
Location:  Hitchin, United Kingdom.
For more info:  Benslow Music Trust e-mail info @ benslow.org; visit this site.

Friday May 20 thru Sunday May 22, 2011.
Marin Headlands Recorder and Viol Workshop.
Location:  Marin Headlands, California.
For more info:  write Merlyn Katechis, East Bay Recorder Society (ARS), 2923 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703; call 510-593-4679; or e-mail merlynk @ berkeleymusic.com; visit this site.

Friday May 20 thru Sunday May 22, 2011.
San Diego Early Music Society Workshop.
Location:  Palomar Mountain, San Diego County, California.
For more info:  write Steve Hendricks, San Diego Early Music Society, 9714 Saskatchewan Avenue, San Diego, CA 92129; call 858-484-1200; e-mail steve @ stevehendricks.com; visit this site.

Friday May 20 thru Sunday May 22, 2011.
Rocky IX Workshop.
Location:  Estes Park, Colorado.
For more info:  e-mail denverrecorder @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Friday May 27 thru Sunday May 29, 2011.
Early Music in the Liturgy.
Location:  London, United Kingdom.
For more info:  write Sarah Young, 44B Park Hill, Surrey, Carshalton SM5 3RU, UK; cal 0 208 669 8648; e-mail sfyoung1 @ blueyonder.co.uk; visit this site.

Friday May 27 thru Sunday May 29, 2011.
Music from the Cradle of the Renaissance.
Location:  Hitchin, United Kingdom.
For more info:  Benslow Music Trust e-mail info @ benslow.org; visit this site.

Friday May 27 thru Monday May 30, 2011.
Amherst Early Music Memorial Day Weekend Workshop.
Location:  Hopewell Junction, New York.
For more info:  write Amherst Early Music, PO Box 229, Arlington, MA 02476; call 781-488-3337; e-mail info @ amherstearlymusic.org; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 3:45 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #11, Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen (Praise God in his kingdoms).  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.

Sunday, May 1, 2011, 11:00 AM CDT.
The Toronto Consort performs: Now is the Month of Maying; Joan to the Maypole; This Merry Pleasant SpringByrd's Though Amaryllis Dance in Green; This Sweet and Merry Month of May.  Broadcast during the 11:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 2, 2011, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in d, BWV 903; motet Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225; Keyboard Concerto #1 in d, BWV 1052.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 11:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Harp Concerto in Bb, Alexander's Feast.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Vivaldi's Oboe Concerto in CBach's Solo Harpsichord Concerto in g, BWV 975.  JC Bach's Oboe Concerto in F.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 2:00 PM CDT.
Veracini's Sonata in d, Op 2/12.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 11:00 AM CDT.
Biber's Mensa Sonora: Suite #6 in g.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Solo Violin Sonata #1 in a, BWV 1001, arranged for guitar.  Broadcast during the 1:00-1:50 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Chorus, Jauchzet, frohlocket; motet Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230; The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus X, a 4, alla Decima; Contrapunctus XI, a 4; Gloria in Excelsis Deo, BWV 191.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 6, 2011, 10:00 AM CDT.
Stradella's Sinfonia in d.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, May 7, 2011, 5:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #3.  Broadcast during the 5:00-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 9, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's French Suite #2 in c, BWV 813; Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb, BWV 1051; Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in Eb, BWV 998.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Three-Violin Concerto in C, BWV 1064.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Concerto a due cori #2 in F.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Cantata #80: A Mighty Fortress Is Our GodVivaldi's Trumpet and Violin Concerto in Bb, R 548.  Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D, BWV 1050; Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 541.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 9:00 AM CDT.
Vivaldi's Cello Concerto in G, R 413.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Partita (French Overture) in b, BWV 831.  Telemann's Oboe Concerto in d.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 11:30 PM CDT.
Corelli's Sonata in C, Op 5/3.  Broadcast during the 11:30-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 13, 2011, 9:00 AM CDT.
Biber's Mensa Sonora: Suite #3 in a.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 13, 2011, 8:00 PM CDT.
Music of the Baroque performs The Brandenburgs and More, music by Bach, Telemann & Muffat.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 16, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's English Suite #1 in A, BWV 806; Cantata #104, Du Hirte Israel, höre; Cantata #147: chorale, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 16, 2011, 3:00 PM CDT.
Purcell's Symphony from act 4 of The Fairy Queen.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Capriccio in Bb, BWV 992.  JC Bach's Keyboard Concerto in Bb, Op 13/4.  Bach's Cantata #79: chorale, Nun danket alle Gott; Keyboard Concerto #5 in f, BWV 1056.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Violin Sonata in F, Op 1/12; Israel in Egypt: But as for His People; Sing Ye to the Lord.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F, BWV 1047; Cello Suite #4, BWV 1010.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 10:00 AM CDT.
Jordi Savall & Andrew Lawrence-King perform the traditional tunes: Lady Mary Hay's Scots Measure; Carolan's Farewell; Gusty's Frolics; Emigrants' Reel.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's English Suite #3 in g, BWV 808.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 20, 2011, 10:00 AM CDT.
Telemann's Tafelmusik, Bk 3: Overture (Suite) in Bb.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 20, 2011, 11:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Lute Suite in e, BWV 996.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Purcell's Suite in g.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 23, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapuncti 8-10; Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1, BWV 846/69: Preludes & Fugues #s 9-12; Cantata #79, Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Oboe d'Amore Concerto, BWV 209; Toccata #5 in e, BWV 914.  Telemann's Flute, Oboe d'Amore, and Viola d'Amore Concerto in E.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 11:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Concerto grosso in A, Op 6/11.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 1:00 PM CDT.
JCF Bach's Trio Sonata in eBach's Three-Keyboard Concerto #1 in d, BWV 1063.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's arioso Wachet auf; Komm, süsser Tod; Keyboard Concerto #6 in F, BWV 1057; Cantata #82, Ich habe genug: aria, Schlummert ein, ihr matten Augen.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 27, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's French Suite #3 in b, BWV 814; Orchestra Suite #3 in D, BWV 1068.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 30, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Passacaglia in c; Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G, BWV 1048; Cantata #202, Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten (Wedding).  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #4 in D, BWV 1069.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.


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