• Water Works

    Don your wellies and wet gear, climb aboard the Royal barge and join us for an adventure on London's River Thames via Hamburg's River Elbe! Baroque Band's season concludes with a splash!

    May 29, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston
    May 30, Augustana Church, Hyde Park
    June 3, Symphony Center, Chicago

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Water Works
HandelWater Music
TelemannHamburger Ebb und Flut
Director/violinGarry Clarke
7:30PM, Saturday, May 30, 2015
Augustana Lutheran Church
5500 South Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, 60637
($17 – $39)
Water Works
HandelWater Music
TelemannHamburger Ebb und Flut
Director/violinGarry Clarke
7:30PM, Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Symphony Center Grainger Ballroom
220 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, 60603
($17 – $39)
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“By eschewing the usual suspects, this excellent…period instrument ensemble has shed new light on a joyful, effervescent, at times ebullient collection of overtures and keyboard works from 18th century London.”
~ Arts Bham

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Alongside George Frideric Handel (1685–1759), Dr. Maurice Greene (1696–1755) was one of the most important figures in English musical history in the 18th century. Yet he is little known today and his instrumental pieces are rarely performed — but why? [Read More]

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“Baroque Band’s debut disc is the most successful in capturing the spirit of this unusual and innovative music [Battalia]…. excellent, urgently recommended.”
~ Fanfare Magazine

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Baroque Band presents works by Bohemian-Austrian composer Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber. One of the most important composers for the violin in the history of the instrument (the prominent 18th century music historian Charles Burney called Biber the best violin composer of the 17th century), Biber’s Mensa Sonora (meaning ‘Harmonious Table’) was music composed for aristocratic dining, though it is anything but superficial background music. [Read More]