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Upcoming Major Events

Chicago a cappella: Bound for Glory
Sunday February 12 | 4 pm

No other music matches the power and sheer beauty of spirituals. Music director John William Trotter prepares this moving and joyous concert, which includes early traditions like the “moan” and the Fisk Jubilee Singers, as well as exciting contemporary and fusion works by musical greats like Moses Hogan and Adolphus Hailstork. Tickets at Chicago a cappella's website.


A Triptych: Earth, Moon, Peace
Works of Augusta Read Thomas, featuring Spektral Quartet and Third Coast Percussion
Saturday April 29, 2017 | 7:30 pm

A Triptych: Earth, Moon, Peace. A spectacular evening of music by Augusta Read Thomas, featuring three major works: the world première of her new Chi for String Quartet, written for Spektral Quartet; Resounding Earth – the profound and meditative sound of over three hundred bells – written for Third Coast Percussion, performed at this concert for the first time in the rich acoustic of Rockefeller Chapel; and Selene, Moon Chariot Rituals, played by the two ensembles together. Tickets here!

Presented by Rockefeller Chapel. CHI was commissioned by Rockefeller Chapel in partnership with Spektral Quartet.