Monday, May 30, 2016

FIRST LOOK: our 2016-17 season!

The Chicago Bar Association presents
The Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra—Thirty-First Season
David Katz, founding music director and conductor
The Chicago Bar Association Chorus—Eleventh Season
Janet Eckhardt, chorus accompanist

Announcing our 2016-17 Season of Classical Concerts
All performances at St James Episcopal Cathedral unless otherwise noted.

During 2016-17, three candidates audition for the post of Director of the CBA Chorus. Each will prepare music for the chorus to perform with the orchestra, as well as conducting the CBA Chorus in shorter choral selections. Audiences will be invited to share their impressions of each candidate as we seek to select the perfect person to lead the CBA Chorus into its second decade.



Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm
CLIFF DWELLERS CLUB, 200 S Michigan Ave
A CHAMBER CONCERT
featuring soloists and small ensembles from the CBASO and CBA Chorus



Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm
HANDEL, FAURE & MAHLER
David Katz, founding music director, CBASO
Stephen Blackwelder,  chorus director candidate
Director, DePaul Community Chorus, Music Director, Waukegan Symphony

Stephen Blackwelder, chorus director candidate
Handel—Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest
Faure—Cantique de Jean Racine
selections by the CBA Chorus
Mahler—Symphony No. 1



Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm
MOSTLY MOZART
David Katz, founding music director, CBASO
Christopher Windle, chorus director candidate
Assistant Choirmaster, Church of the Atonement, Chicago Concert Choir Director / Adjunct, Benedictine University
Christopher Windle, chorus director candidate

John Vishneski, III, clarinet soloist
Mozart—Clarinet Concerto—John Vishneski, III, clarinet soloist
selections by the CBA chorus
Mozart—Missa Brevis in D, K. 194—    featuring winners of The American Prize Chicago Oratorio Award



Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm
TCHAIKOVSKY and VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
David Katz, founding music director, CBASO
Christopher Owen, choral director candidate
Director of Choral Activities, Assistant Professor of Music Education, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago
Christopher Owen, chorus director candidate

Tchaikovsky—Symphony No. 4 in F minor
selections by the CBA Chorus
Vaughan Williams—Benedicte


Tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/80112