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November 21

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Il Trovatore
Yonghoon Lee, Amber Wagner, Stephanie Blythe, Quinn Kelsey, Andrea Silvestrelli;
Asher Fisch, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

University of Chicago Presents
Denis Kozhukhin, pianist
Haydn: Sonata in D Major
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7
Haydn: Sonata in B Minor
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 8
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall, Hyde Park
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-8068

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1–6
8 p.m. Symphony Center

November 22

Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, conductor
Mascagni: “Inno al sole” (Hymn to the Sun) from Iris
Mozart: “Placido è il mar” from Idomeneo
Beethoven: “O welche Lust” from Fidelio
Verdi: “Va pensiero” from Nabucco
Verdi: “Patria oppressa” from Macbeth
Verdi: “Vedi! le fosche notture spoglie” (Anvil Chorus) from Il Trovatore
J. Strauss, Jr.: “Brüderlein” from Die Fledermaus
Bizet: “Les voici, voici la quadrille” from Carmen
Puccini: “Coro a bocca chiusa” (Humming Chorus)  from Madama Butterfly
Donizetti: “A voi supremo Giudice” from Anna Bolena
Mascagni: “Easter Hymn” from Cavalleria Rusticana
Giordano: “Shepherdess Chorus” from Andrea Chénier
Puccini: “Te Deum” from Tosca
Rodgers: “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel
Bernstein: “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide
3 p.m. Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, Evanston
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1–6
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Bella Voce
Callipygian Players
Andrew Lewis,conductor
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. St Clement Parish

November 23

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Eric Owens, Adina Aaron, Jermaine Smith, Eric Greene, Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi, Karen Slack, Norman Garrett, Gwendolyn Brown;
Ward Stare, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1–6
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Bella Voce
Callipygian Players
Andrew Lewis, conductor
Handel: Messiah
7 p.m. St Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston

Orion Ensemble
Huydts: Piano Trio
Prokofiev: Sonata for two violins Op.56
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Iwan Muller: Quartet No.1
Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
7:30 p.m. Nichols Hall, Evanston

November 24

Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Members of the Ryan Opera Center
Chicago Chorale
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Elgar: In the South (Alassio)
Mozart: Mass in C Minor
8 p.m. Symphony Center

November 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1–6
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

November 26

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Eric Owens, Adina Aaron, Jermaine Smith, Eric Greene, Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi, Karen Slack, Norman Garrett, Gwendolyn Brown;
Ward Stare, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

November 28

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Eric Owens, Adina Aaron, Jermaine Smith, Eric Greene, Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi, Karen Slack, Norman Garrett, Gwendolyn Brown; Ward Stare, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

November 29

Vienna Boys Choir
Holiday program
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Il Trovatore
Yonghoon Lee, Amber Wagner, Stephanie Blythe, Quinn Kelsey, Andrea Silvestrelli;
Asher Fisch, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Axiom Brass
Holiday Concert
8:30 p.m. Bennett Gordom Hall, Ravinis

November 30

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
Paul Agnew, tenor
Roderick Williams, baritone
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
3 p.m. North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

Orion Ensemble
Huydts: Piano Trio
Prokofiev: Sonata for two violins Op.56
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Iwan Muller: Quartet No.1
Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
7 p.m. First Baptist Church, Geneva

Ensmble Dal Niente
Ben Melsky, harpist
Sciarrino: L’Addio a Trachis
Carter: Immer Neu from Trilogy
Saariaho: Fall
Eliza Brown: new work for soprano and harp
Tomas Gueglio: new work for harp solo
8:30 p.m. Constellation, 3111 N. Western

December 1

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
Paul Agnew, tenor
Roderick Williams, baritone
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

December 3

Orion Ensemble
Huydts: Piano Trio
Prokofiev: Sonata for two violins Op.56
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Iwan Muller: Quartet No.1
Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
7:30 p.m. Sherwood Music School, Columbia College

December 4

New Millennium Orchestra
Bartok: Bluebeard’s Castle
Andrea Silvestrelli, bass
Kara Shay Thomson, soprano
Francesco Milioto, conductor
8:30 p.m. Thalia Hall

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October 27

Picosa
Elizabeth Brown: Liguria
Schwantner: Looking Back
Brahms: Clarinet Trio Op. 114
Mozart: Violin Sonata K. 301
Ran: Mirage
7 p.m. PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Ave.

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Il Trovatore
Yonghoon Lee, Amber Wagner, Stephanie Blythe, Quinn Kelsey, Andrea Silvestrelli; Asher Fisch, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

October 28

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Strauss: Capriccio
Renée Fleming. Anne Sofie von Otter, Bo Skovhus, William Burden, Audun Iversen, Peter Rose; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

October 29

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Mariusz Kwiecien, Kyle Ketelsen, Marina Rebeka, Ana Maria Martinez, Andriana Chuchman, Antonio Poli, Michael Sumuel, Andrea Silvestrelli; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

October 30

Access Contemporary Music
Palomar Ensemble
Composer Alive: Brazil
Marisa Rezende: Volante
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes No.1
Edson Zampronha: Melodia
Clarice Assad/Vesely: The Last Song
Marcos Balter: delete/control/option
Alexander Lunsqui: TOY
7:30 p.m. Instituto Cervantes

October 31

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Medium
Rena Ahmed, Angela Born, Will Green
8 p.m. Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee

November 1

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Medium
Amanda Runge, Caroline Wright, Will Green
8 p.m. Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee

November 2

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Medium
Rena Ahmed, Angela Born, Will Green
3 p.m. Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee

November 3

Inon Barnatan, pianist
Bach: Toccata in E minor, BWV 914
Franck: Prelude Chorale and Fugue
Barber: Piano Sonata 
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major,  D. 959
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.com

November 7

Chicago Master Singers
Ars Viva Orchestra
Alan Heatherington, conductor
Mozart: Requiem
Dvořák: Mass in D
7:30 p.m. Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Divine Word), Techny, IL
chicagomastersingers.org

November 9

Chicago Master Singers
Ars Viva Orchestra
Alan Heatherington, conductor
Mozart: Requiem
Dvořák: Mass in D
7 p.m. Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Divine Word), Techny, IL
chicagomastersingers.org

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