Current Concert Series


SUNDAYS AT 11 a.m.

Our 11:00 a.m. worship service includes a rich and varied musical offering—organ, choral, and solo works—drawn from the vast reservoir of sacred music. Free valet parking.

> Choral Eucharist, 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays, with The Choir, St. Chrysostom’s Singers and organ
> Choral Morning Prayer 2nd, 4th Sundays with The Choir and organ
> Parish instrumentalists on occasion

SUNDAYS AT 12:15 p.m.

With the help of St. Chrysostom Carillonneurs Kimberly Schafer, Jim Fackenthal, and occasional guest artists our Crane Memorial Carillon serenades the neighborhood year-round, Sundays at 12:15 p.m. Experts tell us it has a uniquely beautiful sound. The instrument comprises 43 bells cast in 1928 by Gillette & Johnston in Croydon, England, and is one of only two English-style carillons in Chicago—the first installed in the U.S. west of the Alleghenies.



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 at 7:30 p.m. | Harpsichordist Jory Vinikour

This internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated artist makes the first of two appearances this season at St. Chrysostom’s. He performs regularly with leading orchestras and opera companies and in world-class concert houses and festivals in Europe and in the United States. Born in Chicago, Vinikour’s repertoire ranges from Bach to Poulenc to Nyman.

Tickets sold at the door: $25 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 students, free for active military and unemployed persons

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 at 7:00 p.m. | Choral Evensong

Music Director and Organist Richard Hoskins leads the Choir of St. Chrysostom’s Church and Organist Roger Stanley in Choral Evensong at which officers of the Chicago Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will be installed.

No admission charge

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 at 7:30 p.m. | A French Feast

One of Chicago’s most beloved trios—Jason Moy, harpsichord; Taya Tarazevich, baroque flute and Anna Steinhof, viola de gamba—performs music of Marais, Forquerey, Hotterre, and Morel.

Tickets sold at the door

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 at 7:30 p.m. | J.S. Bach’s Clavierübung, Part III

Experience what many consider Back’s most substantial work for organ played on St. Chrysostom’s magnificent Fisk pipe organ by five 21st century organ masters: Michael Costello, Richard Hoskins, David Jonies, Brian Schoettler, and Roger Stanley.

Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31 at 5:30 p.m. | Halloween Carillon

Our spooky carillon music will add atmosphere while you Trick or Treat in the neighborhood—or watch the parade of goblins.

No admission charge

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 at 7:30 p.m. | Third Coast Baroque

Choral music by the Class of ’85 (1685): J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, and Domenico Scarlatti

Tickets sold in advance through and at the door

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3 at 11:00 a.m. | Lessons & Carols for Advent

We begin the season of Advent with processions, readings & carols. Join us for this memorable St Chrysostom’s tradition.

No admission charge

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8 at 5:00 & 7:30 p.m. | Candlelight Carols

5:00 p.m. Family Carols is a half-hour of singing followed by a jolly party for families with young children.
7:30 p.m. Candlelight Carols is a festive celebration for older children and adults

RESERVE HERE...voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17 at 3:00 p.m. | Caroling with the Carillon

We sing our favorite carols in the courtyard accompanied by our 43-bell carillon. Great music and great fellowship plus hot chocolate & donuts!

No admission charge

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14 at 4:00 p.m. | Choral Evensong

We begin the celebration of St. Chrysostom’s 125th anniversary year with a Choral Evensong including musical offerings from Music Director and Organist Richard Hoskins, the Choir of St. Chrysostom’s, and Organist Roger Stanley.

No admission charge

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 at 7:30 p.m. | Richard Hoskins & Friends

St. Chrysostom’s Music Director and Organist Richard Hoskins is joined by members of St. Chrysostom’s Choir and guest instrumentalists.

Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23 at 7:30 p.m. | Café Zimmermann

A relaxed, fireside concert of selected Bach chamber works performed by Jason Moy, harpsichord; Taya Tarazevich, baroque flute and Anna Steinhof, viola de gamba. Wine and coffee will be available.

Tickets sold at the door

FRIDAY, MARCH 2 at 7:30 p.m. | Richard Hoskins & Adam Chlebek, Organ

Richard Hoskins is joined by his organ student for a festive evening of organ music. Adam Chlebek plays music by Cook, Dupré, Buxtehude, Franck, and Mushel. Richard plays music by Buxtehude, Bach, and Messiaen. A festive reception follows in the Harding Room. 

Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

SUNDAY, APRIL 15 at 11:00 a.m. Eucharist | The Concert Choir of Hubbard High School

The talented choristers from Chicago’s Hubbard High School, under the direction of Sharon Quattrin Campagna, make their annual visit to St. Chrysostom’s and sing Vivaldi, Leavitt, and Pergolesi.

No admission charge

SUNDAY, APRIL 22 at 11:00 a.m. Service | Third Sunday of Easter Choral Matins

The Choir sings the first performance of Stephanie Martin's Te Deum in celebration of our 125th Anniversary plus Moore's Preces & Responses and Schütz' Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele. 

No admission charge

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 at 7:30 p.m. | Philippe LeRoy, Harpsichord

Music by Duphly, Charpentier, Simon, Scarlatti, and Soler.

Tickets sold at the door

SUNDAY, MAY 20 at 3:00 p.m. | David Schrader, Organ

One of Chicago’s finest keyboard artists, David Schrader plays the Six Organ Sonatas of Felix Mendelssohn on St. Chrysostom’s magnificent Fisk pipe organ.

Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

3 JUNE SUNDAYS at 4:00 p.m. | Summer Carillon Festival

June 3—Brandon Blazo
June 10—Hunter Chase
June 17—Helen Hawley

Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted




This marvelous group returns with 16th & 17th century music for Cornetto, Sackbut, Viol, harpsichord, and other intriguing instruments.

Second City Musick

This Chicago-based baroque string trio returns for another spirited program.