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Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

Rockefeller Memorial Chapel: ceremonial and spiritual center of the University of Chicago, and a major Chicago performing arts venue

Beauty of sound, magnificence of stone

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Haydn Seven Last Words
Wednesday April 16, 7:30 pm
Seraphic Fire and the Spektral Quartet, two of the nation’s foremost chamber ensembles, present Haydn’s masterpiece
A Chicago Presents event, tickets $25, students $5, online or at the door.

Holy Thursday
Thursday April 17, 7 pm
Communion and Stripping of the Altar
A meditative service with poetry and readings representing the end of Jesus’ life, with elegies for solo cello (Bach and Kallembach) played by Jean Hatmaker, cello

Good Friday
Friday April 18, 12 noon
Vigil at the Cross
Music of Bach sung by Matthew Dean,tenor


Take a look at our exciting Spring edition of Arts Rock

Submit a request for the carillon!
Rockefeller is accepting musical request to be played on the carillon. Click this link to submit your request.

Learn more about Spiritual Life
at the University of Chicago

James Kallembach conducting

Festival Eucharist

Sunday April 20, 11 am | Rockefeller
Schubert Mass in G
Joyous Easter music, with trumpets and organ, sung by the Rockefeller Chapel Choir and Rockefeller Chapel Children’s Choir
Sermon presented by Dean Elizabeth Davenport
Followed by the famous Rockefeller Easter Egg Hunt, led by the Easter Bunny (surprise—don’t tell anyone)
A thousand joyful people gather on Easter Sunday morning. Come and be one of them!

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