December 9

Mon Nov 21, 2022 at 11:23 am

By Lawrence A. Johnson

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violinist
Tarrodi: Birds of Paradise II
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Handel: Messiah
7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, Evanston
apollosfire.org

Newberry Consort
“A Mexican Christmas”
8 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston
newberryconsort.org

December 10

Apollo Chorus
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. Harris Theater
apollochorus.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violinist
Tarrodi: Birds of Paradise II
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Chorale
Bruce Tammen, conductor
“A Chicago Chorale Christmas”
8 p.m. St. Michael’s Church
chicagochorale.org

Newberry Consort
“A Mexican Christmas”
8 p.m. St. Alphonsus Church
newberryconsort.org

December 11

Apollo Chorus
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. Harris Theater
apollochorus.org

Chicago Chorale
Bruce Tammen, conductor
“A Chicago Chorale Christmas”
3 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church
chicagochorale.org

Newberry Consort
“A Mexican Christmas”
3 p.m. Mother of Americas Catholic Church
newberryconsort.org

Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest
Jay Friedman, conductor
Mio Nakamura, pianist
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 
4 p.m. Concordia University Chapel, River Forest

December 15

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organist
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Music of the Baroque
Andrew Megill, conductor
Holiday Brass and Choral Concert
7:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest
baroque.org

December 16

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organist
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Music of the Baroque
Andrew Megill, conductor
Holiday Brass and Choral Concert
7:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Church
baroque.org

December 17

Music of the Baroque
Andrew Megill, conductor
Holiday Brass and Choral Concert
2 p.m. Faith, Hope and Charity Church, Winnetka
baroque.org

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights
ipomusic.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organist
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
8 p.m. Symphony Center

December 18

Music of the Baroque
Andrew Megill, conductor
Holiday Brass and Choral Concert
2 p.m. Alice Millar Chapel, Evanston
baroque.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organist
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
3 p.m. Symphony Center

December 30

Salute to Vienna
New Year’s Concert
Strauss Symphony Orchestra of America
Gregory Vajda, conductor
6 p.m. Symphony Center

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