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3/19/2011: Handel—Zadok the Priest; Purcell—Funeral Music for Queen Mary; Lalande—Jubilate Deo; Handel—Entrance of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon); Charpentier—Prelude (from Te Deum; Mouret--Rondeau


12/19/2010: J. S. Bach—Gloria in excelsis Deo (BWV 191); Caldara—Magnificat in C; Praetorius—In dulci jubilo (et al.)

7/18/2010: Brahms—Neue Liebeslieder Walzer, op. 65; Britten—Te Deum in C; Elgar: Two Partsongs, op. 74

5/23/2010: J. S. Bach—Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf (BWV 226); Missa brevis in A major (BWV 233); Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor (BWV 1067)

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12/18/2009: G. F. Handel—Messiah (1-21)

7/12/2009: G. F. Handel—Dixit Dominus; Mendelssohn—Three motets, op. 69

5/24/2009: Young Baroque Artists Competition Showcase: Handel—Oboe Concerto; Handel—Arias & Duets from Operas

3/21/2009: G. F. Handel—Alexander's Feast


12/20/2008: Zelenka—Magnificat; Corelli—Concerto grosso, op.6, no. 8; Schütz—"Ehre sei Gott" from Historia der Geburt Jesu Christi; Gabrieli—Hodie Christus natus est; Sweelinck—Hodie Christus natus est, and Hassler—Verbum caro factum est

11/30/2008: Handel—Messiah Singalong

10/19/2008: Illinois Brass Quintet, guest artists

7/10/2008: Invited Performance—Illinois ACDA State Convention (Bloomington, IL): Works by Rossi, Purcell, Handel, Bach

5/18/2008: J. S. Bach—Nach Dir, Herr, verlanget ich (BWV 150); Missa Brevis in g minor (BWV 235); Marcello—Concerto for Oboe

3/15/2008: G. F. Handel—Solomon

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12/16/2007: J. S. Bach—Magnificat in D (BWV 243); Christmas chorale settings by Praetorius, Scheidt, et al.

10/14/2007: Telemann—Two Suites

5/6/2007: English Baroque Music, with guest artists

3/17/2007: J. S. Bach—Johannespassion (BWV 245) 1/13/2007: J.S. Bach-Coffee Cantat


12/17/2006: A French Baroque Christmas: Charpentier—Messe du Minuit and French noels arranged by CLA

11/26/2006: Handel—Messiah Singalong

10/15/2006: BACHtoberfest XI: Vivaldi Concerti for Cello (C major); Concerto in F for 2 horns and Strings; "Summer" from Le Quattro Stagione

6/25/2006: A Benefit Concert for Habitat for Humanity: G. F. Handel—Nisi Dominus; Distler—Wo Gott zuhaus nit gibt sein Gunst; Hammerschmidt—Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen; Monteverdi—Nisi Dominus (1650)

5/7/2006: American Boy Choir, guest artists

3/18/2006: Monteverdi—1610 Vespers

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12/17/2005: December: Handel—Gloria in excelsis Deo; Polychoral motets by Schütz, Scheidt, Handl, Gabriel, Eccardi; German Baroque Christmas hymns in arrangements by Praetorius, Schein, Distler and Bach.

11/27/2005: Handel—Messiah Singalong

10/23/2005: Illinois Brass Quintet, guest artists

5/7/2005: Progressive Organ Recital; Works by J.S. Bach

3/19/2005: G. F. Handel--Saul


12/19/2004: J. S. Bach—Weihnachtsoratorium (BWV 248), I, III; Chorale settings by Praetorius, Scheidt, Schein and Bach.

11/28/04: Handel—Messiah Singalong

10/17/2004: BACHtoberfest IX: J. S. Bach—Brandenburg Concerti II (BWV 1047) and IV (BWV 1049); Marcello—Oboe Concerto

5/23/2004: Music by Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Scarlatti & Corelli

3/20/2004: J. S. Bach—Mass in b minor (BWV 232)


12/21/2003: Bach—Jauchzet Gott (BWV51); Buxtehude—Das Neugeborne Kindelein and In dulci jubilo

11/30/03: Handel—Messiah Singalong

10/12/2003: BACHtoberfest VIIII: A Baroque "Pops" Concert

5/11/2003: Spanish Baroque Music: Cererols—Missa de Batalla and works by Scarlatti & Soler; (Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, guest conductor); cantatas by Padilla and Torres; harpsichord music by D. Scarlatti

4/20/2003: G. F. Handel—Messiah (complete)

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12/15/2002: Christmas Music from France and England; Vivaldi—Gloria; Corelli—Concerto, op.6, no.8

10/20/2002: Baroque Pops Concert: works by Bach, Handel & Purcell

6/20/2002: J. S. Bach—Six Motets (BWV 225-230)

3/31/2002: G. F. Handel—Israel in Egypt


12/16/2001: A German Baroque Christmas II: J. S. Bach— Magnificat in D (BWV 243) plus Christmas hymn arrangements

10/14/2001: BACHtoberfest VI: Pergolesi—La Serva Padrona

5/20/2001: Music of the Italian Baroque: Carissimi—Jephte, Monteverdi—Chiome' d'oro (Book VII), Lamento della Ninfa (Book VIII), Beatus vir à6 (1643); Vivaldi—Concerto in C Major & Concerto op.3, no.8.

4/1/2001: English Baroque Music: Richard Rossi, Steven Rickards, counter-tenors, Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord. Works by Handel, Purcell, Stanley, Blow.


12/17/2000: J. S. Bach—Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (BWV 140)

10/22/2000: BACHtoberfest VI: John Gay—The Beggar's Opera, I

7/27/2000: J. S. Bach—Matthäuspassion (BWV 244) Bach 2000—A celebration of the 250th anniversary of Bach's death. Chamber Music program, progressive organ recital (4 recitals on 4 different instruments) and the St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

4/9/00: French music by Couperin, Brossard, Rameau & d'Anglebert

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12/17/99: Handel—Messiah.

10/10/99: BACHtoctoberfest IV: J. S. Bach—Peasant Cantata (BWV 212); Concerto for Violin in a minor (BWV 1041); Brandenburg Concerto VI (BWV 1061)

7/25/99: Glorious George — Music by G.F. Handel

5/23/99: J. S. Bach—Motet VI: Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden; Telemann—Psalm 117; Bach—Concerto in c for two harpsichords (BWV 1060), Purcell—Incidental Music from Abdelazar, Tartini—Violin Concerto

3/28/99: "Passion Music": Schütz—Die sieben letzten Worten, motets from Cantiones sacrae; Monteverdi—Il Combattimento Tancredi e Clorinda


12/18/98: J.S. Bach—Weihnacthsoratorium, BWV 248

10/11/98: BACHtoctoberfest III: J. S. Bach—Brandenburg Concerto 1 in F Major (BWV 1046) and "Coffee Cantata" (BWV 211)

8/2/98: J. S. Bach—Concerto in d minor for 2 violins, BWV 1063; Vivaldi—"Summer" from Il Quattro Stagione; Fasch—Trumpet Concerto in D; Handel—Psalm 113, Laudate pueri

5/24/98: "Bach to the Future" — a program of transcriptions by Bach of his own music, that of other composers and modern versions of Bach's Music.

3/15/98: G. F. Handel—Acis and Galatea

2/21/98: Chamber music by Schuetz, Bach, Couperin

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12/19/97 & 12/21/97: J. S. Bach—Magnificat in D, BWV 243; Telemann: Trumpet Concerto in D

11/9/97: Second Sunday Concert (WILL-FM): A Live Concert of Bach Arias sung by the eight student winners of a vocal competition sponsored by BACH

10/19/97: Polychoral Music by Gabrieli and Schütz; Biber—La Battaglia; Altenburg—Concerto for 7 trumpets and tympani

7/27/97: J.S. Bach—Missa Brevis in g (BWV 236); Handel—Suite I from "Water Musick"

6/18/97: Telemann—Der Schulmeister; Baroque dances by Telemann, Rameau and Handel (with costumed dancers); Bach—French Suite # 2, BWV813

3/15/97: G. F. Handel—Acis and Galatea

2/2/97: J.S. Bach—BWV 82: Ich habe genug; Corelli—Concerto grosso Opus 6, Nr. 8; Handel—Oboe concerto in g minor


10/27/96: BACHtoctoberfest I: Bach—Was mir behagt ist muntre Jagd, BWV208; Telemann—Tafel Musik I; Purcell—"Drunken Poet's Scene" (Fairy Queen)

7/21/96: Bach—Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (BWV51); BWV 227: Jesu, meine Freude (BWV227); Brandenburg Concerto V, BWV 1050

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