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Bach Week Festival Benefit Concert: 'Heroic Music for Brass, Organ, and Percussion'
Performers from Evanston's venerable Bach Week Festival will visit Winnetka for a fundraising concert featuring dramatic and powerful pieces for brass quintet, organ, and percussion.
Proceeds from ticket sales for the hour-long concert, "Heroic Music for Brass, Organ, and Percussion," will benefit the 39th annual edition of the Bach Week Festival, to be held April 27, May 4, and May 6 at locations in Evanston. The festival has been a musical rite of spring on the North Shore every year since 1974. Bach Week enlists musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, and other top-tier ensembles.
The benefit concert in Winnetka will include works from the Renaissance and Baroque eras to the 20th century.
Single tickets to the February 26 concert are $25. Tickets are available online via www.bachweek.org, by calling (800) 595-4849, and by mail. The festival's general information number is (847) 293-6686.
More About Winnetka Congregational Church
This non-denominational church calls itself "a house of worship for all people." It has been at its current location since 1936 but added on to the original building in 1997. Winnetka Congregational has plenty of room for its congregation with a sanctuary and chapel.