There’s still plenty of great music to enjoy this month–here are 3 recommendations that span genres AND the metropolitan area:

The University of Chicago Presents has a fantastic evening of music next Friday:

Takács Quartet
with Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Friday, February 20, 7:30 p.m.
Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th Street

Haydn: String Quartet in G major, op. 77, no. 1
Bartók: String Quartet No. 5, BB 110
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, op. 44

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For those of you interested in supporting a worthwhile world development project on the wings of a wonderfully entertaining vocal performer:

A Benefit Concert to Help Save Mothers’ Lives
Sunday, February 22, 4 p.m.
Christ Church Chapel, 470 Maple Street (at corner of Oak), Winnetka, IL
Suggested minimum donation: $25 per person

Join nationally renowned singer Claudia Schmidt and MacArthur Fellow Dr. Funmi Olopade at a concert and conversation to help save mothers’ lives.

RSVP to Imagine Chicago at 773-275-2520 or
Reservations will be held at the door.

Choral splendor featuring Hoss Brock, heard frequently in RH vocal concerts:

Music of the Baroque
Bach’s Mass in B Minor
Monday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.
Harris Theatre

Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Amy Conn, soprano
Tove Dahlberg, mezzo-soprano
Harold Brock, tenor
Thomas Meglioranza, baritone

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Enjoy the music!

– Deborah Sobol
Artistic Director

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