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2 Star Starred
Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago
1936 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60616
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I wore jeans.
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Plenty of places to eat afterwards, Kroll's, La Cantina, Weather Mark are just a few restaurants walking distance for the church.
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18 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 09 2014

We arrived early because we had not been to this venue before and wanted to allow time to find it. As it happened, we found it quickly and even got a free parking spot on the street. We later found out that parking at the meters is free on...continued

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53 events
28 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 22 2014

The Second Presbyterian Church. has wonderful acoustics and is a heritage site. The instrument combination of flute and saxophone worked very well and the selection of music, mostly classical, was interesting.

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8 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 23 2014

Beautiful music in a beautiful venue--what more could you want? I had a wonderful experience.

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Feb. 19, 2014: *TRIA — Sound Impressions *

TRIA*,* a modern combo of flute-viola-harp, brings to life the “impressionistic” side of music. Enjoy sound painted with the silver flashes of the flute, the earthy-rich string tones of viola, and the glimmering resonance of the harp. This unique ensemble, comprised of flutist Rachael Smith, violist Erin Updegraff, and harpist Jennifer Ruggieri, offers an expanse of sensuous and evocative musical impressions. 

March 9, 2014: Guitarist Rupert Boyd — Sounds from Down Under 

Australian guitarist Rupert Boyd fills the air with virtuoso acoustic guitar. Catch this rare moment to hear this highly-acclaimed performer in the gorgeous space of Second Presbyterian Church. 

March 19, 2014: Cellist Kyra Saltman And Friends

Cellist Kyra Saltman brings sizzle and refined virtuosity to the cello! Kyra is joined by members of the Petar Jankovic Ensemble and violinist Maria Storm for a mix of solo cello and string quartet led by guitar.


April 23, 2014: Tenor Oswaldo Iraheta and Guitarist Paulinho Garcia — *_*Rhythm and Spice *_

Tenor Oswaldo Iraheta, who’s come from El Salvador to top opera houses around the world, and celebrated Brazilian guitarist Paulinho Garcia pair up exclusively for this performance of traditional and not-so-traditional Spanish and Latin-American songs and solos.

May 14, 2014: Chicago Bassoon Quartet

The Chicago Bassoon Quartet is an eclectic, inspirational, and dynamic group of musicians. Bassoonists Dianne Ryan, Lynette Pralle, and Elizabeth Heller join with Susan Nigro on the contrabassoon to bring to life this uniquely expressive instrument. Spanning a wide range of color and textures, these players bring a vocal quality and living pulse to this extraordinary family of instruments. Come hear the power of four!

About the Ticket Supplier: Sounds of the South Loop

The Sounds of the South Loop music series invites musicians and listeners to come together in the beautiful space of the Second Presbyterian Church Sanctuary. Concerts are a taut 60 minutes in length; no intermission; the music always high-quality regardless of the flavor – classical, modern, or exotic.