Come celebrate our 15th Season
at the 2014 Handel Week Festival!
This year's performances include:
The Oratorio MESSIAH, HWV 56
Sunday, February 16, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Sing and Play in Dulcet Tone: The Intimate Handel
Music for Soprano, Oboe & Basso Continuo
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 7:30 pm
Care selve, aure grate HWV 88
Oboe Sonata in F HWV 363
Dimmi, o mio cor HWV 106
Frat ante pene e tante HWV 116
Sonata in D HWV 378
Un alma inamorata HWV 173 [S, Ob., BC]
The Celebratory Handel – OUR FIRST CONCERT IS BACK!
MUSIC FOR ROYAL FIREWORKS, TWO CORONATION ANTHEMS
TE DEUM FOR THE PEACE OF DETTINGDEN
Sunday, March 2, 2014, 3:00 pm
Music for Royal Fireworks HWV 351
Two Coronation Anthems
- Zadok the Priest HWV 258
- The King Shall Rejoice HWV 265
Te Deum for the Peace of Dettingen HWV 283
Download the 2014 Handel Week brochure here.
Our festival concerts feature:
- Music in one of the most acoustically perfect venues in the area
- Free pre-concert lectures and post-concert receptions with the artists
- Free lighted parking in adjacent lot
- Free admission for children & teens between the ages of 8-18
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Pinnell Foundation.
Please support our sponsor:
Messiah Excerpt from Handel Week.
Handel Week 2008 - Anthem for the Coronation of Queen Caroline
Handel Week 2008 - Acis And Galatea, The flocks shall leave the mountains
Handel Week 2008 - Chamber concert
Katie Barnhart, a senior, is actively involved in arranging vocal music for and performing with POP, Walter Payton′s extracurricular women′s a cappella chorus. She is currently a member of the Madrigal Choir at Grace Episcopal Church, where she has continued her exploration of choral music since she began singing as a chorister in the Schola Choir in 5th grade. She has traveled to China twice on full scholarships to study Chinese language and culture as well as renewable energy, and has participated on her school′s ACADEC and swim teams. She plans to sing choral music throughout her life, and will begin college this fall to study chemistry and physics.