Season 2017 - OUR 18th SEASON!

Handel Week Orchestra

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The Handel Week Festival 2017 Concerts

Concert I: Sunday, 12 February 2017 @ 3:00 p.m.

The Grand Handel — Orchestra Alive!
Concerto Festival — Our Orchestra Shines
Concerto Grosso HWV 317 Opus 3, #6 in D along with
HWV 288 in B♭ and HWV 303 in G Minor and featuring
HWV 233 Motet for Soprano and Strings Hæc es regina virginum

Concert II: Saturday, 25 February 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Sing and Play in Dulcet Tone: The Intimate Handel
Music for Mezzo, Harpsichord, Flute and Basso Continuo
Featuring Alto Jake Barlow and Virtuoso Keyboardist Erik Liefrinck!

Siete rose rugiadose HWV 162 Vedendo amor HWV 175
A Flute Sonata and 2 more pieces for Harpsichord

Concert III: Sunday, 5 March 2017 @ 3:00 pm

The Oratorio Alexander’s Feast HWV 17
Handel’s most performed piece after Messiah.

Our festival concerts feature:

  • Music in one of the most acoustically perfect venues in the area
  • For Concerts I and III: Free pre-concert lectures beginning @ 2:15 pm and post-concert receptions with the artists
  • Concert II is cabaret-style concert: Intimate tables with free refreshements. Artists provide commentary on performance
  • Free lighted parking in adjacent lot
  • Free admission for children & teens between the ages of 8-18

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Pinnell Foundation.

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Performances at:

Grace Episcopal Church
924 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301-1298