Plan Your Visit


Music of the Baroque performs regularly at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park and the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. Other concerts, including the annual holiday concerts, are performed in several city and suburban churches. Please click on a venue name to view more information.



Please choose a venue name for more information on how to get to our concerts and where to park.



The Fairmont Chicago is Music of the Baroque's generous season sponsor and preferred hotel partner. This Chicago hotel features 687 contemporary guestrooms and suites including hypoallergenic, allergy-friendly Fairmont PURE rooms. Guestrooms feature stunning views of Grant, Millennium and Maggie Daley Parks as well as Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Visit the Fairmont Chicago website for more information and to make reservations.


Columbus Tap, located inside Music of the Baroque's preferred hotel partner, the Fairmont Chicago, offers a quintessential tap house experience in the heart of Chicago, masterfully blending sophisticated offerings with neighborhood charm. Visit the Columbus Tap website for more information and to make reservations.

The Park Grill is an award-winning destination restaurant at the gateway to Millennium Park and along Chicago's world-class Michigan Avenue. Park Grill's cuisine and seasonal year-round entertainment make it an experience unlike any other in Chicago, or the country. Executive Chef Alfredo Sandoval brings his interpretation to contemporary American cuisine, infusing it with unique Chicago flavor. Music of the Baroque patrons receive a 15% discount on concert days. For more information and to make reservations, visit the Park Grill website.

Catch 35 prides itself in bringing ocean fresh seafood to Chicagoland. Seasonal offerings like Alaskan Halibut or Georges Bank Cod and Block Island Swordfish are few customer favorites, and steak lovers can enjoy tender, charcoal grilled Prime bone-in Ribeyes as well as mouthwatering filets. Music of the Baroque patrons receive free valet parking and a free dessert (with every two entrees purchased) when showing their concert tickets from the day’s performance. Visit the Catch 35 website for more information and to make reservations.

For other restaurants, please choose a venue name for more information.



To help make your experience more enjoyable, here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about Music of the Baroque performances.

When should I arrive?

Allow enough time for travel, parking, picking up or purchasing tickets, and getting into your seat before the concert is scheduled to begin. The box office opens one hour before the concert, and the concert hall doors open one half hour before the concert.

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How do I find my seats?

Ushers will assist you in finding your seats.

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What happens if I’m late?

Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of management, usually at the first appropriate pause in the program. Please note that the seating break for some performances may not occur until intermission.

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What if I’m in a wheelchair or need special accommodations?

All Music of the Baroque performance venues are accessible. As facilities vary from location to location, please request assistance from the Box Office when ordering to ensure the most comfortable seating.

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May I bring my child?

Children eight years old or older are welcome at Music of the Baroque concerts.

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May I leave my cell phone on in case someone needs to reach me?

Out of respect for the audience and performers, all electronic devices with ringers or alarms must be turned off during the performances.

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Where are restrooms and telephones located?

The locations of restrooms and telephones are listed on the last page of concert program books.

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How long is a typical concert?

Most Music of the Baroque concerts are approximately two hours in length, including a 15-minute intermission. Concerts containing a single work may be performed without intermission.

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When should I applaud?

Many classical works have three or more movements or sections. Applause is customary after the completion of the last movement of each work. If you are unsure, you can wait for the rest of the audience to clap before you join in.

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How can I become a Music of the Baroque usher?

Ushers for Music of the Baroque concerts are members of the Saints, an organization of volunteers for the performing arts. While ushering is their most visible presence, the Saints also provide other kinds of volunteer services for nonprofit, as well as some for-profit, groups in the Chicago area.

Because the Saints believe that groups like Music of the Baroque enrich the community, they volunteer their services in exchange for seats at performances.

The Saints have provided volunteer ushers for performing arts groups since the organization was established in 1980. It is believed to be the first and only organized volunteer support group of its kind in the country to serve the entire performing arts community.

For more information, contact the Saints directly at 773.529.5510 or at