“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
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]
“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
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]
Box Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
You may purchase tickets online on the day of a performance until 4 p.m., or by phone until 7 p.m.
On concert nights, the Box Office/Will-Call at Evanston and Hyde Park is open 45 minutes prior to the concert start. Symphony Center box office is open from 10 a.m. until the scheduled concert start.
Grainger Ballroom, Symphony Center,
220 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604
Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston,
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Augustana Lutheran Church,
5500 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
*Venues listed are for subscription events only. Venues for non-subscription events may differ*
Baroque Band maintains a free ticket exchange policy for subscribers wishing to exchange tickets for another venue. To make arrangements, contact our Box Office at 312-235-2368.
All ticket sales are final and we are unable to provide refunds. For more information contact our Box Office at 312-235-2368.