Complete Bach Brandenburg Concerti

Complete Bach Brandenburg Concerti

St. James Cathedral

College Church

Sponsored by Joyce Saxon

Camerata Chicago is thrilled to announce our new concert series inspired by the generosity of Joyce Saxon who has graciously underwritten this project.

Our first offering in the new annual Saxon Series is the monumental complete Brandenburg Concerti by Johann Sebastian Bach – six of the most famous concertos ever written. This series is in honor of Joyce Saxon.

A direct descendant of the Margrave of Brandenburg for whom Bach wrote this famous set of concerti will be present at the concert.

Performing soloists include renowned harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, violinist Mathias Tacke formerly of the Vermeer String Quartet and trumpeter Travis Heath, conducted by Maestro Drostan Hall. Enjoy the outstanding musical artistry of Camerata Chicago with this fabulous baroque program.
Complete Bach Brandenburg Concerti



St. James Cathedral Chicago

St. James Cathedral Chicago

St. James Cathedral
65 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Getting to St. James Cathedral

Red Line Chicago Avenue: St. James Cathedral is conveniently located 2 blocks from the red line, exit at Chicago Avenue, then south two blocks to the corner of Wabash and Huron.

Bus: St. James Cathedral is one block west from the 145, 146, 147, and 151 bus lines on Michigan Avenue, exit at Superior or Erie if southbound, exit at Huron if northbound.


There are three recommended parking garages:

1: Ohio Ontario Self Park33 W Ontario – 5 minute walk
[ Website | Map with route ] Advance reservation evening Rate on website for April 5 is $8.

2: Bloomingdales: 900 Michigan Avenue [ Map ] – 9 minute walk
[ WebsiteMap with route ]

3: Rush-Ohio-Wabash: (ROW) 50 East Ohio Street – 5 minute walk.
[ Website | Map with route ]

Ohio Ontario Self Park



Enter from Walton. (Map)


Rush Ohio Wabash (ROW)


Also See: Maps & Parking information on St. James Cathedral website.

Mozart in Spring

Mozart Flute & Harp Concerto
Mozart Symphony No. 29

St. James Cathedral

First Presbyterian Church

Susan Saylor and Faye Seeman perform Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto and the orchestra will perform Mozart’s Symphony No 29 and Benjamin Britten’s Simple Symphony for strings, conducted by Drostan Hall.
2019-04 Mozart Concerto for Flute & Harp with Susan Taylor and Faye Seeman


2019 April Mozart Series Soloists

Susan Saylor – Flute

Susan Saylor PhotoSusan Saylor is an active soloist and chamber musician who has performed throughout North America and Europe. She is currently principal flutist of Camerata Chicago, Metropolis Symphony, Handel Week Festival Orchestra, Kithara Trio and a founding member of the Mozart Project. She performs regularly with Broadway in Chicago, “Live from Studio One” WFMT radio broadcasts … read more.

Faye Seeman – Harp

Faye Seeman Photo by Cora MitchellFaye Seeman is principal harpist with the Chicago Sinfonietta Orchestra, and holds positions as professor of harp studies at both Wheaton College and Northern Illinois University. As founder of the ìKitharaî flute (Susan Saylor), cello (Jill Kaeding) and harp trio, she has led the group to notoriety through highly successful performances in recitals throughout the Midwest. Faye has distinguished herself as one of the most versatile harpists in the area, often venturing … read more.