The English Connection Videos

The English Connection Videos

April 23, 2023
New Covenant Church, Naperville

Performed by the Camerata Chicago Chamber Orchestra and conducted by Maestro Drostan Hall in a celebration of the music of England:

Les Illuminations by Benjamin Britten performed by Soprano Katherine Petersen
St. Paul Suite
by Gustav Holst
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
by Vaughan Williams
The Spanish Lady Suite by Edward Elgar
Suite for Strings by John Rutter

2023 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto Concerts

20th Anniversary Celebration Concerts October 2023

In the presence of
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander and
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia

Stefan Milenkovich performs the
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

October 27

7:30 pm Friday October 27

Studebaker Theater,
Fine Arts Building

Presented by
Studebaker Theater

Tickets for the October 27 Chicago concert at the Studebaker Theater

October 28

3 pm Saturday October 28

Armerding Concert Hall,
Wheaton College

Presented by
Camerata Chicago

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Stefan Milenkovich October 27 - 28, 2023

In the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander and HRH Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia, the Camerata Chicago Chamber Orchestra celebrates its 20th Anniversary with two concerts on October 27 & 28, 2023 in Chicago and Wheaton.

World famous Serbian violinist Stefan Milenkovich will perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major. Conducted by Maestro Drostan Hall, Camerata Chicago will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the Pastoral, and the Barber of Seville Overture by Rossini.

These concerts are presented in celebration of the work of the Lifeline Humanitarian Organization of Chicago which was founded by HRH Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia to help those in need in Serbia.

Ticket proceeds from these concerts will be donated to Lifeline.

The series is sponsored by Dr. Nikola and Tatjana Nenadovich.

7:30 pm Friday October 27

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3 pm Saturday October 28

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2023 Milenkovich Masterclass

Masterclass with Stefan Milenkovich

October 25

3 pm Wednesday October 25

Armerding Recital Hall,
Wheaton College

Admission Free

Reserve Tickets for the October 25 Masterclass at the Armerding Recital Hall

Internationally renowned violinist Stefan Milenkovich holds a Masterclass with young and talented violin students.

This masterclass is free to attend, but please reserve your seats by obtaining tickets as there are a limited number of seats available.

Sacred Music 2023

The Messiah by Handel

Enjoy the outstanding musical artistry of Camerata Chicago and its wonderful choir performing the Messiah (Part I – Christmas) by Handel with the Hallalujah Chorus. At the heart of our elite choir are some of the top choristers in Chicago.

We have four wonderful soloists all conducted by Maestro Drostan Hall:

Olivia Doig, Soprano
Kathleen Felty, Mezzosoprano
Jonathan Johnson, Tenor
Ian Rucker, Baritone


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Hallelujah Chorus: At these concerts the Camerata Chicago Orchestra and Choir will perform the famous and celebrated Hallelujah Chorus. We’ll perform it twice – the second time giving you the opportunity to join in for a truly rousing finale to this fabulous sacred music performance.

Hallelujah Chorus Lyrics PDF Download


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2023 Academy Spring Concert

Academy Orchestra Concert

4 PM, MAY 7, 2023
St. John Lutheran Church

The Academy Spring Concert will take place on May 7 and will feature the Koussevitzky Concerto for Double Bass performed by Lawrence Hall.

The Academy Orchestra will perform Elgar’s Spanish Lady Suite and Rhosymedre by Vaughan Williams – a Welsh tune meaning “lovely” arranged for string orchestra. There will be short illustrations and introductions and lyrical works.

The Academy was featured in 2021 on the 98.7 WFMT radio show Introductions.

Enjoy a delightful afternoon for only $20 a ticket. Students (16+) can attend for $5 and children can attend for free!

Pictured: Double Bass Soloist Lawrence Hall (Top Left and below) and the Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra.