VOX 3 Collective – Early Music Series

4 p.m. Sun., Dec. 7 at the Byron Colby Barn

VOX 3 Collective_editedJoin VOXᵌ Collective on Dec. 7 for the second performance of the 13th annual Early Music Series which features highly acclaimed musicians performing music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Admission is $18 for adults and is available at the door only via cash or check (no credit cards). To inspire early appreciation for the arts, children under 16 are admitted free.

The acclaimed VOXᵌ Collective presents “Shepherds & Angels” featuring heavenly Baroque cantatas including Si apra il riso, a Christmas rarity by Alessandro Stradella. Soprano Laura Pinto masters the graciously arched phrases of Alessandro Scarlatti’s 1695 pastoral cantata, O di Betlemme altera povertà. Other sacred and secular wintry pieces from the seventeenth century by Boismortier, Vierdanck, and Weckmann complete the program. Revel in celestial sounds and join the earthly throng at the manger with these stylish chamber works.

The acclaimed singers of VOX3 Collective are Jessica Louise Coe, Mary Lutz Govertsen, Ashley Nicole Johnson, Laura Pinto, and Elizabeth Shuman (soprano); Gretchen Adams (mezzo-soprano); Thomas Aláan (countertenor); Oliver Camacho (tenor); Zachary Elmassian, David Govertsen, Brian von Rueden (baritone). They will be accompanied by Brandi Berry (violin) and Jason Moy (harpsichord).

Incredible music and architectural beauty combine to create a unique concert experience at the Byron Colby Barn. The Byron Colby Barn is located at 1561 Jones Point Road in Grayslake, inside the Prairie Crossing conservation community. From I-94 north, exit Route 120 west, turn south at Route 45, then right at Jones Point Road. Ample free parking is located in the parking lot adjacent to the Barn. Audience members are welcome to bring a bottle of wine to share with friends during performances. Click here to learn more about the Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn.