Each Friday of the year at 12:10 p.m., free Noonday concerts take place at Fourth Presbyterian Churchin the Sanctuary or Buchanan Chapel (except when otherwise noted) from September through June and outdoors in the courtyard off Michigan Avenue, by the fountain, in July and August.

The Friday Noonday Concert Series is enabled by a generous gift in memory of Pamela L. McGaan, devoted wife and mother, lover of music, and longtime member of Fourth Presbyterian Church.

Weekday evening and Sunday afternoon concerts are also offered periodically throughout the year.

Tickets are not required for concerts unless otherwise indicated.

To receive the weekly “Music Notes” email about upcoming concerts at Fourth Church, send your email address to music@fourthchurch.org.


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Looking Ahead

December 2017     

Friday, December 15
Bach and Beethoven Ensemble
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel   

Sunday, December 17
Christmas Cantata with the Morning Choir
9:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship in the Sanctuary
     "In Nativitatem Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Canticum"
     by Marc-Antoine Charpentier

Sunday, December 17
Christmas Musical featuring the Children’s and Youth Choirs
10:30 a.m. in Buchanan Chapel
     "Where’s the Newborn King?"
     by Anna Laura Page and Jean Anne Shafferma

Friday, December 22
John W. W. Sherer, organist
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Saturday, December 23
Christmas with Tower Brass
5:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Suggested donation of $20 at the door
     Another annual favorite featuring music for brass and organ from Gabrieli
     to jazz arrangements by Aaron David Miller

Friday, December 29
Beena David Quartet
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Sunday, December 31
New Year’s Eve Taizé Service
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
     Arrive early to walk the labyrinth and enjoy this time of quiet accompanied
     by the Fourth Church Taizé Instrumental Ensemble

 

Concerts in Upcoming Months

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Chicago Ensemble
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Violin, viola, cello, piano
Music by Mozart, Martinů, Dvořâk
Tickets available at www.thechicagoensemble.org or the door

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Chicago Ensemble

7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Clarinet, viola, piano
Music by Mozart, Jacob, Reinecke
Tickets available at www.thechicagoensemble.org or the door

Good Friday, March 30, 2018
Good Friday Choral Service with the Fourth Church Morning Choir
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Chicago Ensemble
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Soprano, flute, oboe, violin, cello, harpsichord
Music by Scarlatti, Vivaldi , Handel, Fasch, Martinů, Piazzola, Argento
Tickets available at www.thechicagoensemble.org or the door

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Chicago Ensemble
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Violin, cello, piano
Music by Beethoven, Brahms
Tickets available at www.thechicagoensemble.org or the door


For more information about concerts at Fourth Presbyterian Church, contact Chris Norton, Music Coordinator (312.981.3595).