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Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 12:20 PM.
Thomas Wikman, organist, will perform a concert of works by Clerambault, Bach, 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, September 19, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Ensemble Voltaire will perform "The Immigrants", with music by Handel and others.  With John Green, Chair of Theatre at Butler University.  Pre-concert discussion at 7:00 PM.
Location:  Trinity Episcopal Church, 3243 N. Meridian Street (corner of 33rd and Meridian Streets), Indianapolis, Indiana.
For more info:  e-mail info @ ensemblevoltaire.com; or visit this site.

Saturday, September 20, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Madison Bach Musicians, Trevor Stephenson, Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1", with Bach's Preludes & Fugues: C major through F minor.
Cost:  $25, $20 students/seniors.  $5 discount when purchased in advance.  See this site for more details.
Location:  St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent Street, Madison, Wisconsin.
For more info:  e-mail trevor @ trevorstephenson.com; or visit this site.

Sunday, September 21, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, Jane Glover, conductor, will perform Handel's Hercules.  Soloists include: Nathalie Paulin, Iole; Phyllis Pancella, Dejanira; David Walker, Lichas; Nicholas Phan, Hyllus; Stephen Morscheck, Hercules; Jan Jarvis, Priest of Jupiter. 
A free pre-concert lecture presented by Dennis Northway begins at 6:30 PM in the church chapel.
Cost:  $60, $45, $38.  Visit this site for series subscription 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, September 22, 2008, 7:30 PM.
A free pre-concert lecture presented by Dennis Northway begins at 6:00 PM in the Chicago Cultural Center (Randolph Cafe, north entrance).
Cost:  $75, $60, $45, $38, $30.  Visit this site for series subscription details.
Location:  Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph (Millennium Park), Chicago, Illinois.

Friday, September 26, 2008, 7:30 PM.
The Callipygian Players will perform a concert, "Divine Beauty", a celebration of some of Italy's fabulous music heard in churches during the Seventeenth Century, with music by Monteverdi, Legrenzi, and others.  Guest soloist:  Rachel Barton Pine, violin.
Cost:  Free admission.
Location:  Location:  Madonna della Strada Chapel, Loyola University Chicago (Lakeshore Campus), 6525 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois.
For more info:  call 847-502-7255; e-mail director @ calplayers.org; or visit this site.
Sunday, September 28, 2008, 3:30 PM.
Location:  Trinity United Methodist Church, 1024 Lake Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Artistic Director, will perform a concert, "The Four Seasons", with music by Vivaldi.  Featuring soloist Monica Huggett, Baroque violin.
Cost:  $30; $27 senior, $15 student.
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.
Thursday, October 2, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Friday, October 3, 2008, 7:30 PM.
Location:  Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois.

Bristol Renaissance Faire


Saturdays and Sundays, from early July through early September, including Labor Day Monday, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Spend a day filled with revelry and merriment, the arts, enlightenment, and delightful family fun.   Discover the entertainment on 16 open air stages; discover the feasting by sampling delectable treats from 50 food booths; discover the marketplace--over 180 high quality arts and crafts shops.
Location:  Bristol, Wisconsin (near the Illinois/Wisconsin border).
For more info:  call 847-395-7773; visit this site.

Thursday September 11 thru Sunday September 14, 2008.
Montreal Recorder Festival.
Location:  Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
For more info:  write Ensemble Caprice, 4841 rue Garnier, Montreal, QC H2J 3S8 Canada; call 514-523-3611; e-mail info @ ensemblecaprice.com; or visit this site.

Saturday, September 6, 2008.
L'Ensemble Portique's Fall Workshop 2008: Crossing Party Lines: Baroque Bipartisanship in French & Italian Music.  Led by Lisette Kielson.  Open to intermediate and advanced recorder players.  Viols and other compatible instruments welcome.
Read the workshop brochure here (PDF, 144 KB).
Cost:  $90/$85 ARS members; $35 full-time students.
Location:  Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, 110 E Mulberry Street, Room 231, Bloomington, Illinois.
For more info:  Call 309-828-1724; or e-mail LKielson @ LEnsemblePortique.com.

Tuesday September 16 thru Sunday September 21, 2008.
Over the Water Hurdy Gurdy Festival.
Location:  Port Townsend, Washington.
For more info:  write Over the Water Hurdy Gurdy Association, PO Box 395, Indianola, WA 98342-0395 USA; call 253-838-2045.

Saturday, September 20, 2008.
EMA Professional Development WorkshopEarly Music America will present an informal day-long discussion of the broad range of issues that must be addressed by touring artists in their relationships with presenters: contracts, travel, personal conduct, programming, stage presence, publicity materials.  Directed by Charles Sullivan of Early Music Now.
Cost:  Free.
Location:  Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
For more info:  Call 206-720-6270; or visit this site.

Sunday, September 28, 2008, 4:00 PM.
The Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers presents Bach's Cantata #130, Herr Gott, dich loben alle Wir ("Lord God, we all praise thee").  Prelude at 3:45 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.

Monday, September 1, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Op 8/1-4.  Broadcast during the 12:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, September 1, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #4 in D.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
D. Scarlatti's Sonata in A, Kk 212.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Cantata #93, Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's French Suite #6 in E, BWV 817; Italian Concerto in F, BWV 971.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, September 4, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Two-Trumpet Concerto in C, R 537.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, September 6, 2008, 4:30 PM CDT.
Bach's Clavier Concerto #5 in f, BWV 1056.  Broadcast during the 4:30-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #2 in b.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, September 7, 2008, 3:05 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in Bb, R 370.  Broadcast during the 3:05-4:15 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, September 8, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Organ Concerto in F, Op 4/4; Water Music Suite #3 in G.  Broadcast during the 3:00-4:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Gluck's Iphigenia in Aulis Overture.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Four-Guitar Concerto in b, R 580.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #1 in C, BWV 1066.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Friday, September 12, 2008, 4:00 PM CDT.
Baroque Band in live broadcast.  Broadcast just after the 4:00 newscast on WFMT Radio.

Friday, September 12, 2008, 8:00 PM CDT.
Music in Chicago: Music of the Baroque performs Bach's St. Matthew Passion in concert from the 2007-08 season.  Broadcast during the 8:00-11:30 time period on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, September 13, 2008, 4:30 PM CDT.
Bach's Orchestra Suite #3 in D.  Broadcast during the 4:30-6:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, September 14, 2008, 11:00 PM CDT.
Purcell's The Indian Queen suite.  Broadcast during the 11:00-12:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Monday, September 15, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Violin and Oboe Concerto in d, BWV 1060.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Oboe Concerto in g, BWV 1056.  Gabrieli's Jubilate Deo.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Handel's Harp Concerto in Bb, Op 4/6.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, September 18, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in e, R 277.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Saturday, September 20, 2008, 10:00 AM CDT.
Bach's French Suite #1 in d, BWV 812.  Purcell's Abdelazer Suite.  Broadcast during the 10:00-11:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 6:00 PM CDT.
Sephardic Song: Las Estrellas de los Cielos.  Broadcast during the 6:00-7:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 1:00 PM CDT.
Couperin's Le Rossignol en AmourBach's Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G, BWV 1049.  Broadcast during the 1:00-3:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Thursday, September 25, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Solo Violin Sonata #1 in g, BWV 1001.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.

Sunday, September 28, 2008, 12:00 noon CDT.
Bach's Was Gott tut; Goldberg Variations aria; Wachet auf.  Broadcast during the 12:00-1:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 9:00 AM CDT.
Bach's Violin Concerto #1 in a, BWV 1041.  Broadcast during the 9:00-10:00 time period on WFMT Radio.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008, 3:00 PM CDT.
Bach's Two-Violin Concerto in d, BWV 1043.  Bach-Frost's Little Suite from the Anna Magdalena Notebook.  Broadcast during the 3:00-7:00 "Afternoons with Kerry Frumkin" program on WFMT Radio.


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