Current Concert Series


SUNDAYS AT 11 a.m.

Our 11:00 a.m. worship services involve rich and varied musical offerings—organ, choral, and solo works—drawn from the vast reservoir of sacred music.

> 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 preforms year-round, Sundays at 12:15 p.m. Endowed with a unique, 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.


2018-2019 Concerts at St. Chrysostom's

Sunday: September 16 at 4:00 P.M.
Kimberly Schafer - Carillonneur


Our resident Carillonneur plays the premiere of a newly commissioned work by Kevin Michael Kay in celebration of our 125th Anniversary, and other works for carillon.

The concert is free - join us in the courtyard and enjoy complimentary Stan's Donuts!

Friday: September 28 at 7:30 P.M.
Sweeter than Roses: Art Song thru the Ages


Take a musical journey through time with Ars Musica Chicago as we explore the art song from the early Baroque through late Classical eras. Experience the unparalleled beauty and unbridled emotion of works by Peri, Monteverdi, Strozzi, Purcell, Haydn, and others.

  Jason J. Moy - Harpsichord & Ars Musica Chicago’s Artistic Director
  Deborah Fox - Theorbo & Baroque Guitar  (Pegasus Early Music, Rochester, NY)
  Michael Pecak - Fortepiano

  Hannah De Priest - Soprano

Admission: $20 suggested donation

October 30 at 7:30 P.M.
Thomas Ospital - Organist


We are thrilled to host the Chicago debut of Thomas Ospital: Co-Titulaire-Organist of St. Eustache, Paris. This brilliant young virtuoso is celebrated for his spectacular playing and improvisation.

November 11 at 7:00 P.M.
Erica Schuller - Soprano & Scott Brunscheen - Tenor


Erica & Scott sing a program of French and Italian cantatas by Rameau, Clérambault, Handel & Vivaldi

January 6 at 5:15 P.M.
Evensong sung by The Choir of St. Chrysostom's Church

Our year-long celebration of our 125th anniversary closes in a festival service of Evensong

January 25 at 7:30 P.M.
David Jonies - Organist & Ryan Berndt - Trumpet
February 15 at 7:30 P.M.
Bruce Neswick - Masterclass on Hymn Playing

Chicago-land organists are invited to participate in the free masterclass given by our pre-eminent master of hymn playing. Co-sponsored by St. James' Cathedral as part of the Diocesan Treble Festival, this festive evening is open to the public and you are invited to sing!

March 22 at 7:30 P.M.
Café Zimmermann

Celebrate J. S. Bach's birthday with us at Café Zimmermann with Jason Moy - Harpsichord, Taya König-Tarsevich - Baroque Flute, and Anna Steinhoff - Baroque Cello

May 7 at 7:30 P.M.
Ken Cowan - Organist

One of North America's finest organ virtuosos, Ken Cowan brings his spectacular playing to the Fisk