Tickets are not required for concerts unless otherwise indicated.

For concerts requiring tickets, please contact the organizers listed below for those events, as Fourth Church does not sell concert tickets.

 

Complete Concert Schedule for

April | May | June

Free Friday Noonday Concerts

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

This 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.

Evening Concerts

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

Music Notes

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

 

April–June Concert Schedule

April 2019

Thursday, April 18
Chancel Choir singing Crucifixus Pro Nobis by Kenneth Leighton
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Maundy Thursday communion service

Friday, April 19
No Noonday Concert on April 19 (Good Friday)

Friday, April 19
Good Friday Choral Service with the Morning Choir
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
St. John's Passion by Bob Chilcott

Friday, April 26
John W. W. Sherer, organ
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, April 26
Lakeside Singers
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Tickets available at www.lakesidesingers.com

May 2019

Friday, May 3
Elizabeth Start, cello
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Friday, May 3
Apollo Chorus
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Tickets available at www.apollochorus.org

Friday, May 10
Thom Gouwens, organ
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, May 17
Laura Perkett, soprano and oboe
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Friday, May 17
Fourth Church Choral Society with Tower Brass
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Performing Gloria by John Rutter
as well as other works for choir, organ, and brass

Saturday, May 18
Bella Voce
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Tickets available at www.bellavoce.org

Friday, May 24
Heinrich Christensen, organ
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, May 31
John W. W. Sherer
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, May 31
Fourth Coast Ensemble
7:00 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Featuring animal-inspired songs by Schubert, Ravel, Tchaickovsky, and others
Tickets available at www.fourthcoastensemble.org

June 2019

Tuesday, June 4
Chicago Ensemble (Oboe, two violins, viola, cello, and piano)
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Tickets available at www.thechicagoensemble.org or at the door—

Friday, June 7
Jennifer Woodrum, clarinet
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Friday, June 14
Thom Gouwens, organ
12:10 p.m in the Sanctuary

Friday, June 21
Jena Gardner, horn
12:10 p.m in the Sanctuary

Friday, June 28
John W. W. Sherer, organ
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary


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