A Mexican Convent Vespers

Chapel at First Presbyterian 1427 Chicago Ave, Evanston

Join us for a SPECIAL, FREE SUMMER CONCERT! Our all-women vocal and instrumental ensemble is coming together this July for a recording project and we're inviting YOU to preview that music at a special matinee concert on July 14th! (Concert will be 65 mins, no intermission) "The Newberry Library’s Choirbooks from the Convent of the […]

A Mexican Christmas: Special Holiday Event

A wholly fresh and original holiday concert, A Mexican Christmas celebrates the exuberant and diverse musical traditions of Mexico. Join thirty singers and instrumentalists on a journey to 17th-century Mexico City—while the lush/sonorous singing of nuns wafts into the city’s Zócolo (main plaza), a band of villanciqueros (folk musicians) play the jubilant music of the Christmas season. Tickets $10-$25. Friday, December […]

$10 – $25

A Mexican Christmas: Special Holiday Event

A wholly fresh and original holiday concert, A Mexican Christmas celebrates the exuberant and diverse musical traditions of Mexico. Join thirty singers and instrumentalists on a journey to 17th-century Mexico City—while the lush/sonorous singing of nuns wafts into the city’s Zócolo (main plaza), a band of villanciqueros (folk musicians) play the jubilant music of the Christmas season. Tickets $10-$25. Friday, December […]

$10 – $25

A Mexican Christmas: Special Holiday Event

A wholly fresh and original holiday concert, A Mexican Christmas celebrates the exuberant and diverse musical traditions of Mexico. Join thirty singers and instrumentalists on a journey to 17th-century Mexico City—while the lush/sonorous singing of nuns wafts into the city’s Zócolo (main plaza), a band of villanciqueros (folk musicians) play the jubilant music of the Christmas season. Tickets $10-$25. Friday, December […]

$10 – $25

The Marchesa: Isabella d’Este

This program honors the great Isabella d’Este, a politician, mother, taste-maker, musician, writer, art collector, and one of the most important patrons of the Italian Renaissance. These concerts feature the frottole, an Italian song form that propagated at Isabella d’Este’s Mantuan court. Isabella commissioned her favorite poets and composers including Josquin des Prez (c. 1450-1521), […]

$40 – $50

The Marchesa: Isabella d’Este

This program honors the great Isabella d’Este, a politician, mother, taste-maker, musician, writer, art collector, and one of the most important patrons of the Italian Renaissance. These concerts feature the frottole, an Italian song form that propagated at Isabella d’Este’s Mantuan court. Isabella commissioned her favorite poets and composers including Josquin des Prez (c. 1450-1521), […]

$40 – $50

The Marchesa: Isabella d’Este

This program honors the great Isabella d’Este, a politician, mother, taste-maker, musician, writer, art collector, and one of the most important patrons of the Italian Renaissance. These concerts feature the frottole, an Italian song form that propagated at Isabella d’Este’s Mantuan court. Isabella commissioned her favorite poets and composers including Josquin des Prez (c. 1450-1521), […]

$40 – $50

The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour

While Madame de Pompadour is best known as mistress to Louis XV, she was no mere vixen. Mesmerizing, fiercely clever, beautiful, and a relentless social climber, de Pompadour ultimately rose to a powerful yet precarious position: chief confidante to the King.  In our season closer, guest-directed by Debra Nagy, we invite you to explore de […]

$40 – $50