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Saturday, April 21, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Friday, April 27, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Sunday, April 29, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 3:00 PM.
The Chicago Opera Theater; James Darrah, director; Michael Beattie, conductor; will perform Handel's opera Teseo.  With Baroque Band
Cost:  Varies by seating and date.  See this site for details.
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.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 12:20 PM.
The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago Manz Organ Series presents Thomas Wikman, organist, performing a concert of works by 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 or this site.

Friday, May 4, 2012, 7:00 PM.
The Northwestern Baroque Music Ensemble, Stephen Alltop, conductor, will perform Handel's oratorio Alexander's Feast.
Cost:  general public $6, students $4.
Location:  Northwestern University's Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan, Evanston, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-467-4000; visit this site.

Friday, May 4, 2012, 7:30 PM.
The Bach Week Festival Orchestra and Chorus, Richard Webster Conductor, will present a concert of music by Bach and other composers.  With Alyce Johnson, flute; and Jason Moy, harpsichord. 
Cost:  Single ticket prices are $40 adult general admission, $35 seniors over 65, $25 students with ID, and $10 children under 12.  Festival subscriptions are $105 for adults, $90 for seniors, $60 for students, and $20 for children.  Tickets are available at this site, 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.

Friday, May 4, 2012, 10:00 PM.
The Bach Week Festival presents harpsichordist Jason Moy in a "Candlelight Concert" of works by Bach.
Cost:  $20. Festival subscriptions are $105 for adults, $90 for seniors, $60 for students, and $20 for children.  Tickets are available at this site, or by calling 800-595-4849.
Location:  Music Institute of Chicago lobby, 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.

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 3:00 PM.
The Bach Week Festival Orchestra and Chorus, Richard Webster Conductor, will present a concert of music by Bach
Cost:  Single ticket prices are $40 adult general admission, $35 seniors over 65, $25 students with ID, and $10 children under 12.  Festival subscriptions are $105 for adults, $90 for seniors, $60 for students, and $20 for children.  Tickets are available at this site, 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.

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Eliza's Toyes will perform a concert, "The Three Sch's", with music by Schütz, Schein, and Scheidt.
Cost:  $10.
Location:  Gates of Heaven (James Madison Park), 302 E Gorham Street, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info: 

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 7:00 PM.
The Stevenson High School Baroque Ensemble, Enrique Vilaseco, Director, will perform a concert of works by Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann, and Bach.  With soloist (and Period Instrument Coach) Phillip Serna, viola da gamba.
Location:  Adlai E. Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Ensemble Voltaire will perform the fourth annual "Baroque Bash".  With wine reception and pre-concert dinner.
Location:  Trinity Episcopal Church, 3243 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
For more info:  call 317-808-2224; visit this site.

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 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.

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 4:00 PM.
The North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble will perform a concert, "The Bach Boys", with music by CPE Bach, JC Bach, and WF Bach.
Cost:  $35 general admission, $25 senior, $10 student, $10 child.
Location:  North Shore United Methodist Church, 213 Hazel Avenue, Glencoe, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-835-1227; or visit this site.

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform a concert, "Friends--Mozart, Haydn, Dittersdorf, Vanhal". Pre-concert lecture by Peter Van De Graaff at 6:30 PM.
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.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 7:30 PM.
Pre-concert lecture by Peter Van De Graaff at 6:00 PM at the Chicago Cultural Center's Randolph Cafe.
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.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 6:30 PM.
The University of Chicago Early Music Ensemble will perform a concert, "Viva España!".
Cost:  Free admission
Location:  Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall, 4th floor, 1010 E. 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  visit this site.

Sunday, May 27, 2012, 10:30 AM.
The Saint Luke Bach Cantata Series presents Bach's Cantata BWV 80, Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A Mighty Fortress is our God).
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.

Thursday May 17 thru Sunday May 20, 2012.
Galway Early Music Festival.
Location:  Galway, Ireland.
For more info:  write Galway Early Music, Caherfurvaus, Craughwell, Co Galway, Ireland; call 3539305506; e/usr/bin/mail info @ galwayearlymusic.com; visit this site.

Thursday May 24 thru Saturday May 26, 2012.
Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival.
Location:  Beverley, United Kingdom.
For more info:  write Box Office Manager, Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival, The National Centre for Early Music, St. Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL UK; call 01904 658338; e-mail boxoffice @ ncem.co.uk; visit this site.

Friday May 25 thru Monday May 28, 2012.
Tage Alter Musik Regensburg.
Location:  Regensburg, Germany.
For more info:  Tage Alter Musik Regensburg, Postfach 10 09 03, D-93009 Regensburg, Germany; call 0941 8979836; e-mail TageAlterMusik @ t-online.de visit this site.

Thursday May 31 thru Sunday June 10, 2012.
Handel Festival Halle 2012.
Location:  Halle, Germany.
For more info:  Haendel Festspiele; call +49 (0) 345 565 27 06; visit this site.

Wednesday May 2 thru Monday May 7, 2012.
Indiana Early Double Reed Workshop.  Shawms and dulcians.
Location:  Brown County, Indiana.
For more info:  Juan Carlos Arango, Early Music in Motion, Bloomington, Indiana; call 812-606-0865; e-mail earlymusicinmotion @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Friday May 11 thru Sunday May 13, 2012.
Voices and Viols.
Location:  Hitchin, United Kingdom.
For more info:  Benslow Music Trust e-mail info @ benslow.org; visit this site.

Friday May 11 thru Sunday May 13, 2012.
Matters of Style: Baroque Performance on Modern Strings.
Location:  Hitchin, United Kingdom.
For more info:  Benslow Music Trust e-mail info @ benslow.org; visit this site.

Friday May 18 thru Sunday May 20, 2012.
East Bay Recorder Society Workshop.
Location:  Marin Headlands, California.
For more info:  write Brenda Bailey, East Bay Recorder Society (ARS), 811 York Street, Apt. 113, Oakland, CA 94610; call 510-893-9128; or e-mail bbmh12 @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Friday May 18 thru Sunday May 20, 2012.
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.net; visit this site.

Friday May 18 thru Sunday May 20, 2012.
Cambridge Early Music Festival of the Voice.
Location:  Cambridge, United Kingdom.
For more info:  write Selene Mills, Cambridge Early Music, Trinity College, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ UK; call 44 1223 847330; e-mail info @ cambridgeearlymusic.org; visit this site.

Saturday May 19 thru Sunday May 20, 2012.
Denver ARS Chapter Mile High Recorder Workshop.
Location:  Denver, Colorado.
For more info:  Madeline Zanetti, Denver Chapter American Recorder Society; call 303-751-9569; e-mail denverrecorder @ gmail.com; visit this site.

Monday May 21 thru Thursday May 31, 2012.
Magnolia Baroque Festival and Institute.
Location:  Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
For more info:  write Glenn Siebert, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Music Dept, 1533 South Main Street, Winstron-Salem, NC 27127-2738; call 336-631-1540; e-mail e/usr/bin/mail (siebertg @ uncsa.edu, Magnolia Baroque Festival and Institute); visit this site.

Friday May 25 thru Monday May 28, 2012.
Amherst Early Music Spring Weekend Workshop.
Location:  Litchfield, Connecticut.
For more info:  write Marilyn Boenau, Director, Amherst Early Music, PO Box 229, Arlington, MA 02476; call 781-488-3337; e-mail info @ amherstearlymusic.org; or visit this site.

Saturday May 26 thru Sunday June 3, 2012.
International Academy of Sacred Music.
Location:  Venice, Italy.
For more info:  write Michael Procter, Michael Procter Early Music Courses, Ringstr 11, Weingarten (Baden) 76356, Germany; call 49 7244 966 825; e-mail Micproc @ aol.com. visit this site.

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 3:45 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #128, Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein (On Christ's ascension into heaven alone).  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.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Concerto grosso in C, Alexander's Feast.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1, BWV 846/69: Preludes and Fugues 13-16.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Passacaglia.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's French Suite #1 in d, BWV 812.  Byrd's Though Amaryllis Dance in Green.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 2:00 PM CDT.
Purcell's Abdelazer, or the Moor's Revenge Suite.  Broadcast during the 2:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 4, 2012, 11:00 AM CDT.
Stanley's String Concerto in b, Op 2/2.  Dowland's Come again: sweet love doth now invite; What if I never speed?.  Various: Variations on an Elizabethan Theme (Sellenger's Round).  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 4, 2012, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Oboe d'amore Concerto in A, BWV 1055.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 4, 2012, 7:30 PM CDT.
Live from Nichols Concert Hall: Bach Week 2012 - Bach's Lute Suite in E, BWV 1006a; Clavier Partita #7, BWV 831; Flute Sonata in E, BWV 1035; Motets Komm, Jesu, komm and Singet dem Herrn.  Broadcast during the 7:30-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, May 5, 2012, 2:30 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in g, Op 8/2, R 315, L'Estate (Summer).  Bach's Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998.  Broadcast during the 2:30-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 8:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #2.  Broadcast during the 8:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Keyboard Concerto #2 in E, BWV 1053.  Handel's Rodelinda: Duet, lo t'abbraccio.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 3:00 PM CDT.
Tallis' Gloria fr Missa Puer Natus EstPurcell's In Nomine in 7 parts; Dance for the Green Men; Monkey's Dance; When I Am Laid in Earth.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 11:00 PM CDT.
Henry VIII's Consort VIII; Adieu Madame; En Vray Amoure.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Arne's Rule, Britannia.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 11:00 AM CDT.
Purcell's Keyboard Suite #8 in F.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 1:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Coronation anthem, The King Shall Rejoice.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 11, 2012, 9:00 AM CDT.
Scarlatti's Clavier Sonata in A, Kk 405.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 11, 2012, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Fugue in g, BWV 578.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 11, 2012, 1:00 PM CDT.
Live from Levin Studio: David Schrader, harpsichord.  Broadcast during the 1:00-2:00 Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin program on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 11, 2012, 6:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Violin Partita #2 in d, BWV 1004: Chaconne.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 13, 2012, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Italian Concerto in F, BWV 971.  Byrd's Second Service: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 13, 2012, 6:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in f, R 297.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 14, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's (Flute) Sonata in b, BWV 1030.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Henry VIII Suite, Rose Without A Thorn.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's French Suite #6 in E, BWV 817.  Handel's Messiah: Aria, But who may abide the day of His coming.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 3:00 PM CDT.
Gibbons' Great Lord of Lords.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 3:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Two-Guitar Concerto in G, R 532.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, May 18, 2012, 11:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Samson: Aria, Let the bright SeraphimPurcell's Suite of Theater Music.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, May 21, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Three-Trumpet Sonata #2.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Vivaldi's String Concerto in C, R 114.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Aria variata alla maniera italiana, BWV 989.  Handel's Organ Concerto in A, Op 7/2.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 24, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Two-Violin Concerto in d, BWV 1043.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, May 26, 2012, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Violin Sonata #1 in b, BWV 1014.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 9:00 AM CDT.
Purcell's The Fairy Queen Suite.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT.
Tartini's Violin Sonata in g, Devil's Trill.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 Midday with Lisa Flynn program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 3:00 PM CDT.
Corelli's Variations in d on La FolliaHandel's Organ Concerto in Bb, Op 7/6.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 6:30 PM.
Pre-concert lecture by Peter Van De Graaff for the Music of the Baroque concert, "Friends--Mozart, Haydn, Dittersdorf, Vanhal".
Cost:  Free admission for the lecture (only, not the concert).
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.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 6:00 PM.
Location:  Chicago Cultural Center's Randolph Cafe, 78 E. Washington, Chicago, Illinois.


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