December 8

Mon Nov 25, 2019 at 12:33 pm

By Michael Cameron

The Newberry Consort
“A Mexican Christmas”
Program TBA
3 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Evanston
newberryconsort.org; 773-669-7335

Chicago Philharmonic
Scott Speck, conductor
Marcus Roberts Trio
Coleridge-Taylor: Christmas Overture
Tchaikovsky/Gauk: December from The Seasons
Ellington/Strayhorn: The Nutcracker Suite
Gershwin: Concerto in F
3 p.m. Harris Theater
chicagophilharmonic.org

William Ferris Chorale
Paul French, conductor
Joubert: Five Songs of the Incarnation
3 p.m. Emmanuel Episcopal, La Grange

Chicago Chamber Choir
Christopher Windle, conductor
Works TBA by Lassus, Vasks, Gjeilo, Dove
3 p.m St. Ita Catholic Church

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Stephen Alltop, harpsichordist and organist
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Bach: Concerto for oboe and violin
Handel: Organ Concerto
Telemann: Viola Concerto
7:30 p.m. Alice Miller Chapel, Evanston

Civic Orchestra
Erina Yashima, conductor
Annie Rosen, mezzo-soprano
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Berio: Folk Songs
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Orchestra Hall
cso.org; 312-294-3000

December 9

Picosa
Ran: Mirage
Brahms: Trio, Op. 114
Cordero: Quinteto
7:30 p.m. North Central College, Naperville

December 10

Fulcrum Point
Iyer: Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi
7 p.m. Holtschneider Performance Center

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
John Storgårds, conductor
Ray Chen, violinist
Higdon: blue cathedral
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

December 11

Picosa
Ran: Mirage
Brahms: Trio, op. 114
Cordero: Quinteto
7 p.m. DePaul University

December 12

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, pianist
Bates: Resurrexit
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Furioso Polka
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Voices of Spring Waltz
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Auf der Jagd Polka
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Spektral Quartet
Ran: String Quartet No. 2
8:30 p.m. Constellation

December 13

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, pianist
Bates: Resurrexit
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Furioso Polka
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Voices of Spring Waltz
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Auf der Jagd Polka
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Bella Voce
Andrew Lewis, conductor
Works TBA by Leighton, Howells,
Thomas Tallis, White, MacMillan
7:30 p.m. St. Vincent de Paul

Chicago Masters Singers
Ars Viva Orchestra
Alan Heatherington, conductor
Works TBA by Rutter, Vaughn Williams, Willcocks, Lauridsen
7:30 p.m. Divine Word Chapel, Techny Towers

December 14

Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Handel: Messiah
Stephen Alltop, conductor
7 p.m. Harris Theater

Bella Voce
Andrew Lewis, conductor
Works TBA by Leighton, Howells,
Thomas Tallis, White, MacMillan
7:30 p.m. St. Procopius, Lisle

Chicago Chamber Choir
Christopher Windle, conductor
Works TBA by Lassus, Vasks, Gjeilo, Dove
7:30 St. Vincent de Paul Parish

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, pianist
Bates: Resurrexit
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Furioso Polka
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Voices of Spring Waltz
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Auf der Jagd Polka
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

December 15

Chicago Chorale
Bruce Tammen, conductor
Works by Bruckner, Schoenberg, Victoria, Whitacre
3 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church

Apollo Chorus of Chicago
Handel: Messiah
Stephen Alltop, conductor
3 p.m. Harris Theater

Bella Voce
Andrew Lewis, conductor
Works TBA by Leighton, Howells,
Thomas Tallis, White, MacMillan
3:30 p.m. St. Lukes, Evanston

Chicago Masters Singers
Ars Viva Orchestra
Alan Heatherington, conductor
Works by Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Willcocks, Lauridsen
7 p.m. Divine Word Chapel, Techny Towers

December 16

Access Contemporary Music
Marianne Parker, pianist
Amy Wurtz, pianist
Fung: Chant
Vierk: To Stare Astonished at the Sea
Seither: lauschgut
7:30 p.m. Davis Theater

December 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass
Debussy: Fanfare from The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian
Ravel/Kreines: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Meechan: Song of Hope
Elgar/Kreines: Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Sibelius/Kreines: Finlandia
Terracini: Concerto for Brass
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

December 19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violinist
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Dvorák: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Music of the Baroque
Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor
Holiday Brass & Choral Concert
8 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

December 20

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violinist
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Dvorák: Symphony No. 8
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
7 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

Music of the Baroque
Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor
Holiday Brass & Choral Concert
8 p.m. St. Michael’s Church 
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

December 21

Music of the Baroque
Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor
Holiday Brass & Choral Concert
3 p.m. Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Allen Tinkham, conductor
“Home for the Holidays”
3 p.m. Ozinga Chapel, Palos Heights
ipomusic.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violinist
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Dvorák: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

December 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violinist
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Dvorák: Symphony No. 8
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Music of the Baroque
Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor
Holiday Brass & Choral Concert
3 p.m. Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

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