Friday, March 8, 2013
Catch the final concert of season for the Byron Colby Barn's Early Music Series with a performance by EnsAmble Ad-Hoc on Sunday, March 10.
Get transformed to 16th and 17th-century Spain when EnsAmble Ad-Hoc performs "El Villano al Tamboril" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10 at the Byron Colby Barn in Grayslake. Admission is $18 for adults at the door only (cash or check). To inspire early appreciation for the arts, children under 16 are admitted free of charge. On Sunday, EnsAmble Ad-Hoc will perform lively song-dances such as the villanos, romances (Spanish ballads) and villancicos. Their spirited interpretations of carefully crafted texts and music are from the Spanish Siglo d'Oro (Golden Age) works of Vásquez, Guerrero, Pisador and Aranies, along with anonymous settings of texts by Lope de Vega and other authors. The program for Sunday's performance can be viewed here, on the …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Come out to the Grayslake Rotary's largest fundraiser of the year on March 8, the annual wine tasting at Byron Colby Barn.
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Friday, March 1
Join the Grayslake Rotary in celebrating its second annual "Grayslake Rotary Uncorked" from 5:50 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 8 at the Byron Colby Barn in Prairie Crossing. This wine tasting event will feature a wide variety of delicious wines to sample and order, accompanied by tasty hors d'oeuvres. "This is our largest fundraiser of the year so we encourage Grayslake residents and business owners to come out and support this great cause while sampling some amazing wines," said Greg Koeppen, Grayslake Rotarian. Between tastings, guests can enjoy live surf rock music or peruse and bid on the great deals featured in a terrific silent auction. Attendees could also be the lucky winner of the 50/50 raffle. Tickets Tickets are available for $25 per…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Enjoy an evening of classical music at the Byron Colby Barn at Prairie Crossing in Grayslake at 7 p.m. tonight, Sunday, Jan. 27.
Explore the greatest chamber music of the Classical and Baroque eras with Metropolis Quartet at 7 p.m. tonight at Byron Colby Barn. For nearly a decade, this talented group of musicians has performed stellar renditions of both famous masterpieces and lesser-known gems. Deb Stevenson (oboe), Thomas Yang (violin), Doyle Armbrust (viola), and Steven Houser (cello) share their extensive musical knowledge and passion with a sparking mix of wonderful compositions, memorable melodies, and fun conversations with audience members. The 18th Century chamber music will feature pieces by Giardini, JC Bach, Marcello, Gatti, Telemann and Druschetzky. Admission is $18 for adults at the door only (cash or check). To inspire early appreciation for …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Take your family to see one of three concerts this weekend.
The Red Rose Children's Choir of Lake County is one of several choirs that will participate in a special concert to remember the lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT. The choir will participate in the 'Healing the Brokenhearted' concert at St. James Cathedral, 5 E. Huron St., Chicago on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 5 p.m. The concert will be recorded and then broadcast at 7 p.m. on 98.7 WFMT, Chicago's classical radio station, and on WFMT's website. Read more about the concert here. The Grayslake Library will host the Winter Concert Series Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Library, located at 100 Library Lane. The Concert of the New Year will feature Those Were the Days Radio Players, as they perform the episode "The Cheap Skate" …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Visit the Byron Colby Barn for the 11th season of its Early Music Series and other programs focusing on bringing history to life.
Early Music at the Byron Colby Barn The 11th season of the Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn opens at 4 p.m. on Nov. 11 with a special performance by Ars Antigua. Celebrate the 60th birthday of David Schrader, renowned harpsichord musician, performing his favorite repertoire from the Renaissance through Classical eras with Ars Antigua. WFMT (98.7), Chicago’s fine arts and classical radio station, will be at the Byron Colby Barn to record Ars Antigua’s performance to be broadcast to listeners throughout Chicagoland. The Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn in Grayslake features highly acclaimed musicians performing music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. The beautifully restored 110 year old Byron Colby …