2019-20 Year of the Woman

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

We regret to share that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not present The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour this May 8-10th. We currently plan to reschedule this project for a special performance in August 2020. We hope to share more details on that soon. In the meantime, current ticketholders for May performances of The Mistress can choose to hold their ticket(s) and use them for the rescheduled event, or receive a voucher for the cost to be used for future Consort events, donate the cost of their tickets as a tax-deductible charitable contribution, or request a refund. Please note that season pass holders will receive a percentage credit or refund. To confirm arrangements, contact General Manager Hannah De Priest . You can also leave a voicemail at 773-669-7335 and she will call you back.

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THE MISTRESS: MADAME DE POMPADOUR 
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Guest directed by acclaimed oboist Debra Nagy, this program explores Madame de Pompadour’s singular life through instrumental and vocal chamber music from 18th-century France.

POSTPONED: Special Benefit Event 2020

 

“Ecco la Primavera” will be the musical offering – a bouquet of springtime music from the 14th century.

THE EMPRESS: MARGARITA TERESA
OCTOBER 18, 19, 20

The season opens with a program featuring operatic excerpts and instrumental music composed in honor of the young Empress Margarita Teresa of Spain.

A MEXICAN CHRISTMAS 
DECEMBER 6, 7, 8

A wholly fresh and original holiday concert, A Mexican Christmas celebrates the exuberant and diverse musical traditions of Mexico.

THE MARCHESA: ISABELLA D’ESTE
FEBRUARY 7, 8, 9

In February, the Consort joins with Piffaro for a program of Italian frottole that flourished at Isabella’s behest in Mantua in the late 15th-century.

Season Overview

Up Next

THE MISTRESS: MADAME DE POMPADOUR 
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Guest directed by acclaimed oboist Debra Nagy, this program explores Madame de Pompadour’s singular life through instrumental and vocal chamber music from 18th-century France.

POSTPONED: April Fundraiser 2020

“Ecco la Primavera” will be the musical offering – a bouquet of springtime music from the 14th century.

THE EMPRESS: MARGARITA TERESA
OCTOBER 18, 19, 20

The season opens with a program featuring operatic excerpts and instrumental music composed in honor of the young EmpressMargarita Teresa of Spain.

A MEXICAN CHRISTMAS 
DECEMBER 6, 7, 8

A wholly fresh and original holiday concert, A Mexican Christmas celebrates the exuberant and diverse musical traditions of Mexico.

THE MARCHESA: ISABELLA D’ESTE
FEBRUARY 7, 8, 9

In February, the Consort joins with Piffaro for a program of Italian frottole that flourished at Isabella’s behest in Mantua in the late 15th-century.

For our Year of the Woman, we focus on three women who used their political, social, and financial connections to promote musical culture in their circles. Although none of these three performed or composed to a significant degree, their influence as patrons was invaluable and guided the course of musical innovation in untold ways.

Join us to celebrate the power of women!

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