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Summer Concert Series

FREE!
Every Tuesday from June
through August

Rush Hour Concerts invites you to join Rush Hour Concerts for our 2016 Summer Concert Series at St. James Cathedral.

LOCATION
St. James Cathedral
65 East Huron (at Wabash)

TIME
Doors open at 5:00pm
Pre-concert conversations at 5:15pm
30-minute concerts start at 5:45pm

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Upcoming Summer Concert Series

August 2016
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Lyric Shorts

St James Cathedral
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65 East Huron Street, Chicago, 60611 United States
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Selections from Mozart’s Magic Flute Featuring singers from the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago 5:00 pm – Doors open 5:15 pm – Pre-Concert Conversation (in the Gallery)     with Lyric Opera Dramaturg Roger Pines 5:45 pm – Concert This week, Lyric Opera Dramaturg Roger Pines will talk […]

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Poems of Youth

St James Cathedral
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65 East Huron Street, Chicago, 60611 United States
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Leoš Janáček: Mládí (Youth) for woodwind sextet (1924)     I. Allegro (fast)     II. Andante sostenuto (Moderate speed, sustained)     III. Vivace (lively)     IV. Allegro animato (fast and animated) Stacy Garrop: Bohemian Café for woodwind quintet and double bass (2015) Fifth House Ensemble Melissa Snoza, flute Grace Hong, oboe Elizandro García-Montoya, clarinet Daniel Williams, bass clarinet (guest artist) […]

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16

Puzzle Pieces

St James Cathedral
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65 East Huron Street, Chicago, 60611 United States
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Walter Rabl: Quartet in E-Flat, Op. 1 (1896)     I. Allegro Moderato (moderately fast) Olivier Massiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the end of Time) (1941)     IV. Intermède (Interlude) Paul Moravec: Tempest Fantasy (2003)     IV. Sweet Airs John Mackey: Breakdown Tango (2000) Civitas Ensemble J. Lawrie Bloom, clarinet Yuan-Qing Yu, violin Kenneth Olsen, […]

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23

Here and Now II

St James Cathedral
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65 East Huron Street, Chicago, 60611 United States
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Ear Taxi Festival Preview George Lewis: Hexis (2013) Mischa Zupko: Occupy (2012) Mischa Zupko: Rising (2009) Ensemble Dal Niente Fulcrum Point New Music Project 5:00pm – doors open 5:15pm – Pre-Concert Conversation     with Augusta Reid Thomas, George Lewis, and Mischa Zupko 5:45pm – 30-minute concert

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Season Finale

St James Cathedral
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65 East Huron Street, Chicago, 60611 United States
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Claude Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun) (1894)     arranged for 11 players by Benno Sachs (1920) Francis Poulenc: Le bal masqué (The Masked Ball) (1931)     I.Prèambule et air de bravoure     II. Intermède     III. Malvina     IV. Bagatelle     V. La dame aveugle     VI. Finale Rush Hour Concerts Chamber Orchestra John […]

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