Chicago Artists Chorale
The art of choral music from a community of artists

DEC 13

The Nettelhorst School3252 N Broadway, Chicago


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Grant Us Peace

The Chicago Artists Chorale, under the artistic direction of Tom Vendafreddo, will present the first concert of its third season on Tuesday, December 13th at 7:30pm. The program, GRANT US PEACE, will feature Carols and Lullabies, a beautiful set of ten Spanish songs adapted by Conrad Susa and accompanied by harp, guitar, vibraphone, and marimba. The Chicago Artists Ensemble will present Randol Alan Bass' Gloria and is directed by Devin DeSantis.

Tom Vendafreddo, conductor
Devin DeSantis, conductor
Maria Honigschnabel, piano
Jason Deroche, guitar
Marcia Labella, harp
Brandon Podjasek, percussion

May 10

St. Vincent de Paul Church1010 Webster Ave, Chicago 60614


Songs of Love and Light

SONGS OF LOVE AND LIGHT will feature a diverse collection of choral music spanning from the late Romantic period through the 21st century. From the rich beautiful harmony of Brahms' O schöne Nacht to the stunning a cappella music of contemporary Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo, the program will explore both sacred and secular texts.

The Chicago Artists Ensemble will perform a tender set of songs by famed modern composer Eric Whitacre. The Chorale will also present songs accompanied by the magnificent Lyon and Healy Pipe Organ at St. Vincent de Paul Parish. The program will culminate with Charles Stanford's Nunc dimittis, featuring Chicago's own Larry Adams as the bass soloist.


The Nettelhorst School3252 N Broadway, Chicago


The Frost Variations

THE FROST VARIATIONS will feature Frostiana: Seven Country Songs, composed in 1959 by famed composer Randall Thompson. The piece richly musicalizes the poetry of Robert Frost and has become a celebrated set of choral songs. The Chicago Artists Ensemble will honor Randall Thompson by singing his setting of Alleluia - another famed piece of choral music with rich harmonic intricacies that will stir your soul.

The second half of THE FROST VARIATIONS will feature the lighter side of the "frosty season," including many familiar holiday songs originally performed by Peter, Paul and Mary, The Real Group, Pentatonix, and more! Please join us on December 8th as we welcome the holiday season with an eclectic program of all things FROST.

May 19

Athenaeum Theatre2936 N Southport Ave, Chicago

Athenaeum Theatre Productions presents
Playing Our Part: an evening with the Chicago Artists Chorale

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The first portion of our concert will focus on composers from the British Isles. We will present songs by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams and Irish composer Charles Stanford, while our Chicago Artists Ensemble will sing a short set of works by English composer John Rutter. The second portion of our concert will serve as an exploration of the role of choral music in the vast canon of American musical theatre, highlighting the importance of ensemble singing through each decade from 1940 to 2015.

Dec 16

First United Methodist Church77 W Washington St, Chicago

The Inaugural Winter Concert

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Chicago, IL 60640

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