2016-2017: 30th Anniversary Season


THE CLOWN, THE COUNT, AND THE QUEEN

Exciting changes are happening at our Ruggles venue. Series Passes include cabaret-style preferred seating and complimentary wine & beverages.

 

Our Next Concert is in March


 

SPRING 2017

Fri. March 3, 8 pm Ruggles Hall, Sat. Mar. 4, 8 pm, Evanston – Galvin Recital Hall

Sun. March 5, 3 pm Logan Center

pre-concert chat 30 minutes before the concert

christina-spring-2017THE QUEEN
Christina of Sweden:  the Girl King

A musical history of the life of the amazing Queen Christina, one of Europe’s great eccentrics, from her childhood and reign in Sweden to her abdication and life in Rome.  We’ll perform music written for or heard by her by the many illustrious composers she knew, including Lully, Carissimi, Corelli, and Cesti, performed by singers, violins, and a rich continuo band of keyboards, theorbo, guitar, and lirone.  Readings from contemporary accounts and her letters by special guest Chicago-based author Sara Paretsky, Narrator.

Ellen Hargis, soprano

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, countertenor*

Sara Paretsky, narrator

David Douglass and Brandi Berry, violins

Jeremy Ward, bass violin

Christopher Bagan and Charles Metz, organ and harpsichord

Lucas Harris, theorbo

Erin Headley, lirone and viola da gamba

*Young Artist Mentorship Program Participant

Tickets

March 3rd
Ruggles Hall
March 4th
Evanston
March 5th
Logan Center
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