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Dec. 01 2013

12/25/13 – Music of the Baroque: Brass and Choral Holiday Concert – 11pm

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Music of the Baroque Holy Week Special

Music of the Baroque and WBJC are pleased to offer a Holy Week special: Bach’s Mass in B Minor conducted by Jane Glover. This program will be 2 hours long!

Glover_300dpiMusic of the Baroque was founded in Hyde Park, Illinois, 36 years ago by Conductor Laureate Thomas S. Wikman. From its church choir roots, Music of the Baroque has grown to be the Midwest’s largest professional chorus and orchestra specializing in the performance of sixteenth, seventeenth and early eighteenth century music. Over the past three decades, the ensemble has brought Chicago audiences their first, and in some cases, only performances of many early masterpieces – among them, Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, Telemann’s Day of Judgment, Mozart’s Idomeneo and numerous Handel operas and oratorios.

The chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque comprise of approximately 60 professional musicians. Chorus members have active operatic and recital careers and many perform regularly, both in the United States and abroad. Many members of the Music of the Baroque Orchestra are also members of other leading ensembles, including the Chicago Symphony and Lyric Opera orchestras.

Bach’s Mass in B Minor will be conducted by Jane Glover. The soloists include Yulia Van Doren, soprano; Krisztina Szab√≥, mezzo-soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Stephen Powell, baritone and the Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra.

Program Schedule

CONDUCTOR: Jane Glover
SOLOISTS: Yulia Van Doren, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Stephen Powell, baritone; Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra

Bach: Mass in B Minor


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