Events at Rockefeller and Bond Chapel
Rockefeller Chapel and Bond Chapel are cherished spaces for a wide variety of academic, ceremonial, spiritual, and artistic events every week throughout the year. Some events are designed primarily for students, others for audiences and participants from the city of Chicago and far beyond. Visitors come from all over the world to see and hear our great musical instruments!
On any weekday, come for a tower tour, a meditation session, or some carillon or organ music.
Arts Rock, our quarterly arts guide
Check out our events calendar, and download a copy of the current spring/summer issue of Arts Rock.
Gerrish Organ Recital: Nathan Laube
Saturday April 25, 8 pm | Rockefeller
The spectacular Nathan Laube plays a recital including major French organ works (Duruflé, Alain, Messiaen), and new music of Nico Muhly and others! $20 at the door or online, free if you’re young enough to be carded!
Bach B Minor Mass
Saturday May 2, 7:30 pm at Rockefeller | Sunday May 3, 3 pm at St. Josaphat, Lincoln Park
Featuring acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley and the 26-voice Rockefeller Chapel Choir and orchestra with Kaitlin Foley, Lindsey Adams, Matthew Dean, and Andrew Schultze, conducted by James Kallembach. An intimate, period instrument performance.
Sunday at Rockefeller
Sunday April 19 | 11 am
The Chapel's professional ensemble The Decani present a preview of selections from Bach's great B Minor Mass (to be performed in concert May 2 and 3). Bromleigh McCleneghan offers the sermon.
Tea & Pipes | Rockefeller
Tuesdays at 4:30 pm
April 21: guest organist Jay Peterson plays major classics by Alexandre Guilmant (including his Third Sonata, Op. 56) and Paul Hindemith (Sonata II of 1937). Tea and biscuits from 4 pm onwards. Free.
Tower Tours and Carillon Recitals
Mondays–Fridays 11:30 am and 4:30 pm; Sundays 12:15 pm
You're invited to climb the 271 steps up the tower to see the bells and the views from the top. Fabulous in all weathers. $5 donation invited. Meet at the front desk just inside the main south entrance of the Chapel.