• 2014-15 concert season

     

    Mad Men - September 28, October 1, 2, 2014
    The Sun King - November 13, 14, 15, 2014
    Beastie Boyz - January 16, 17, 21, 2015
    Live from WFMT - March 2, 2015
    Past Masters - March 4, 5, 7, 2015
    Chamber music from Ganz - March 24, 2015
    Water Works - May 29, 30, June 3, 2015

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Pre-order the upcoming Baroque Band release, in which the band highlight unfamiliar and thoroughly enjoyable orchestral overtures by 18th-century English composer Maurice Greene.

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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]

2014/15 Season + Special Events!

Upcoming Events

Maurice Green: Overtures Release

Maurice Greene: Overtures Release Date, 10 Nov

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The Sun King

Baroque Band is excited to collaborate with Elements Contemporary Ballet for the world premiere of a new ballet, The Sun King, inspired by the life of French Monarch Louis XIV and featuring the music of Jean-Baptiste Lully.

Nov, 13, 14 + 15, 7:00pm Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Millennium Park.

Nov, 20, 11:00am Cultural Center Chicago.

Nov, 21, 11:00am Garfield Park Conservatory.

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Beastie Boyz

Barking dogs, squalling cats, croaking frogs, clucking hens, mad organists, and a swordfight! All are let loose as the Beatie Boyz come to town…

Jan, 16, 7:30pm – Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston
Jan, 17, 7:30pm – Augustana Lutheran Church, Hyde Park
Jan, 21, 7:30pm – Symphony Center, Chicago

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Live From WFMT

8:00PM, Monday, March 2, 2015 WTTW/WFMT Studios 5400 N. Saint Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 Free

Past Masters

Released in 19988, the Beatles’ two-volume Past Masters CD featured songs recorded between 1963 and 1970. Baroque Band’s tribute to Past Masters includes music composed between 1662 and 1670!

Mar 4, 7:30pm, Symphony Center, Chicago

Mar 5, 7:30pm, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston

Mar 7, 7:30pm, Augustana Lutheran Church, Hyde Park

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Chamber Music in Ganz

Vivaldi, Corelli, Uccellini and Rugieri feature in Baroque Band’s virtuosic program of Italian chamber music featuring the Band’s principal players.

Mar 24, 7:30pm, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University 430 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago

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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 with a splash!

Fri 29, 7:30pm, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston.

May 30, 7:30pm, Augustana Lutheran Church, Hyde Park.

Jun 3, 7:30pm, Symphony Center, Chicago.

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