38th season of chamber concerts!


Yes, 38th. Find out why people return year after year.


“Lively, offbeat programming”
John Von Rhein, Chicago Tribune


The fourth program in the group’s 38th subscription concert has music for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, violin and piano.


It takes place Sunday, May 3 at 6:30 at the International House on the University of Chicago campus, 1414 E. 59th, and on Tuesday, May 5 at 7:30 at Fourth Presbyterian Church (in the new chapel), on Chestnut and Michigan, a block north of the Water Tower.


The program will include:


Claudio Monteverdi:

Selections from Madrigals Book IX
For soprano, alto, tenor and continuo
Henry Purcell

Selected Songs
For soprano, alto, tenor and continuo


J. S. Bach

Cantata Aria
For soprano, alto, tenor, violin and continuo


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sonata in A Major, K. 305
For violin and piano

Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann

German Romantic Vocal Duets                      
For soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and piano
Dmitri Shostakovich

Song Cycle: From Jewish Folk Poetry, op. 79 (1948)
For soprano, alto, tenor and piano


Ernest Bloch

Baal Shem: Three Pictures of Chassidic Life (1923)

For violin and piano


Tickets are $25. Student admission is $10.

A complimentary reception precedes the program.

Tickets may be reserved by calling The Chicago Ensemble at (773) 558-3448.


The other programs in the series are:


June 2 and 7 – music for soprano, flute, violin and piano, by Bach, Debussy, Poulenc, Ibert, Martinu, Mark Zuckerman (“Discover America” winner) and Villa-Lobos




For tickets or to receive a brochure:

Phone (773) 558-3448

Email: theceweb@thechicagoensemble.org

Or see our ORDER FORM to print out and mail your order.

Single Tickets: $25 general, $10 students

Ticket includes free reception beginning 30 minutes before each concert.


Not sure of your schedule? Tickets are good for any concert, whenever and wherever you want to experience The Chicago Ensemble.

The Chicago Ensemble is partially supported by grants from The Pauls Foundation, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.


Our NEW Highlights: 2009-2012 CD set is now available!


Mendelssohn: Duet


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