Mon, 12/18 — Millar Brass Ensemble
The Millar Brass Ensemble was founded in 1981 by a group of friends interested in playing large brass ensemble music. While the ensemble tours and performs outside of Chicago, one of its primary functions is still to perform brass music as part of the liturgy at Alice Millar Chapel.
Rhapsody on St. Francis by Andrew Wainwright
Tues, 12/19 — Newberry Consort
The Newberry Consort brings together singers and instrumentalists of the highest caliber to create historically informed performances of music from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque, and beyond.
Voces, las de la capilla by Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla
Wed, 12/20 — Trio Settecento
Trio Settecento’s passionate and authoritative interpretations renew the pleasures of hearing beloved music from the Age of Enlightenment while also revealing the delights of new discoveries.
Sonata Pastorale by Giuseppe Tartini
Thurs, 12/21 — Chicago Chamber Choir
The Chicago Chamber Choir’s 40 singers come from a variety of backgrounds. Some are professional musicians, others are teachers, and still others have careers in fields as diverse as law and medicine. They are united through their passion for world-class choral singing.
Music of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and Stanford Scriven
Fri, 12/22 — Music of the Baroque
Long recognized as one of the region’s top classical groups, Music of the Baroque is devoted to the performance of eighteenth-century works. The ensemble has drawn particular praise throughout its history for its performances of the major choral and orchestral works of J. S. Bach, Handel, Mozart, and Haydn.
Two-Trumpet Concerto by Antonio Vivaldi