Sacred Music 2018

HANDEL MESSIAH | BACH MAGNIFICAT

Enjoy the outstanding musical artistry of Camerata Chicago and its new choir performing the Messiah (Part I – Christmas) by Handel with the Hallalujah Chorus and the Magnificat by Bach! At the heart of our elite choir are some of the top choristers in Chicago. We have six wonderful soloists all conducted by Maestro Drostan Hall:

Robin Wiper, Soprano
Matteo Warren, Boy Soprano
Michelle Wrighte, Soprano
Denise Gamez, Alto
Timothy Bentch, Tenor
Stephen Morscheck, Bass

Messiah Soloists 2018

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We are very grateful to the Tyndale House Foundation
for its generous support of this sacred music series.

Sponsored by Tyndale House Foundation

Tickets:

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We have a range of ticket types on our ticket system – select the front rows with a VIP ticket or choose tickets for children. All concertgoers of age 16 and under can go for free with a paying adult! For the Wheaton concert we are also supporting Clapham School as part of our mission to educate and inspire the next generation. We will donate any portion above $25 of a Clapham School Benefit ticket sold to Clapham School.

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We are grateful to Prime Blend for its generous support of our concerts.


Tickets Price
Adult
Enjoy the concert! Unassigned seats.
$50
Senior
Enjoy the concert! Unassigned seats.
$40
Student with ID
A low cost ticket for students with relevant ID.
$10
16 & Under
For concertgoers of 16 & Under attending with a paying adult.
Free
VIP
Front rows are reserved for VIP ticket holders.
$75
Clapham School Benefit
Portion above $25 of the ticket will be donated to Clapham School.
$50

 

The concert at College Church is presented by Camerata Chicago. It is not sponsored by or a function of College Church and its events.

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Sacred Music 2017 Videos

Back Magnificat 2017

Timothy Bentch
November 17, 2017: Chicago
Deposuit potentes

Timothy Bentch and Denise Gamez
November 17, 2017: Chicago
Magnificat Et misericordia

Handel Zadok the Priest 2017

The Camerata Chicago choir and orchestra perform Zadok the Priest
November 17, 2017: Chicago
Zadok the Priest – God Save the King

We have two Sacred Music concerts coming up in November 2018 performing Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Magnificat.

 


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Messiah Soloists

We have six great soloists for our Messiah and Magnificat concerts on November 2 in Chicago and November 2 in Wheaton:

Robin Wiper – Soprano

1S-robinwiper-0150x0180Robin Wiper received her Masters Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music and has had the blessing to learn from many famous Master Clinicians, Teachers and Coaches during her 25 -plus years of study, performance and teaching. She has studied acting, directing, pedagogy, movement and dance, and has twice been a Certified Actor Combatant in six weapons as a stage combat artist with the Society of American Fight Directors. Read more …

Michelle Wrighte – Soprano

wrighte headshot-0300x0375Michelle Wrighte’s versatile talent has taken her all over the United States performing many lead roles. The Iowa-born mezzo-soprano earned critical praise for her portrayal of Emilia opposite Ben Heppner, Renae Fleming, and Lucio Gallo — in Sir Peter Hall’s internationally acclaimed new production of Otello, which opened the 2001-02 season of Lyric Opera of Chicago. During Ms. Wrighte’s past seasons at Lyric Opera she has also performed the roles of Mercedes/Carmen … Read more …

Denise Gamez – Alto / Mezzo-soprano

3A-Denise-Gamez (HD)-300Mezzo-soprano Denise Gamez regularly sings recital, oratorio and symphonic repertoire with orchestras throughout the United States and abroad. She has appeared as soloist with the Indianapolis, San Francisco Opera, Toledo, South Dakota, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, Terre Haute, and Wheaton College symphony orchestras, and twice performed with the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica under the baton of John Nelson. Read more …

Timothy Bentch – Tenor

4T-timothybentch-0150x0180Tenor Timothy Bentch was raised on a farm in Missouri. His first singing experiences took place in the local Mennonite church and practicing scales on the tractor and in the silo but eventually led him to a master’s degree at the acclaimed Curtis Institute of Music. For twelve years he lived in Hungary where critics referred to him as “a treasure in today’s Hungarian musical life”, naming him the most significant “Hungarian” lyric tenor of this generation. Read more …

Stephen Morscheck – Bass / Baritone

Stephen Morscheck, BassBass-baritone Stephen Morscheck is an alumnus of Wheaton College and is widely respected for the dignity he brings in both concert and operatic performances. “Stephen Morscheck’s Leporello was genuinely funny, as well as solidly sung. His catalogue aria was almost too effective, drawing applause before its conclusion,” says Opera News of his performance in Don Giovanni. Of Verdi’s Requiem, The Boston Herald said … Read more …

Matteo Warren – Boy Soprano

Matteo Warren

Matteo Warren performs arias of the Messiah and has been working with our soprano and voice teacher Robin Wiper. Matteo is a member of the Children’s Music program at College Church in Wheaton under the direction of Jennifer Wheatley. He also sings with Franklin Middle School All-School Chorus and Concert Choir organized and led by Mrs Crystal Forbes.
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Buchanan Chapel, 126 E Chestnut St
Chicago, Illinois, 60611 (map)

Parking is available at Bloomingdales for $6.


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Parking

Bloomingdale’s, 900 Michigan Ave

Enter from Walton. (Map)
1 Park at Bloomingdales and receive issued parking ticket. You must park after 5pm only.
2 Come to the concert
3 Collect a parking validation ticket from the box office.
4 After the concert, return to the parking lot before midnight, insert original ticket, and then the validation. Pay $6
5 Note that these permits can only be used once, you can’t move your vehicle and then come back using the same permit.

 

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