Schedule of Events

Weekly Tours


The Friends of the Windows host complimentary docent-guided tours every Saturday morning from 9 am to 11 am (except holiday weekends.)  Tickets or reservations are not required. 



Group Tours:  Special arrangements should be made via Ms. Marcela Bermudez, (312) 534-8199

Second Saturday at 1 Concert Series


Free Second Saturday at One Concerts are performed in the Chapel at Rush Street and Pearson, Chicago.  No tickets are required, but masking and seat spacing are in effect until further notice.


The Friends of the Windows also hosts free one-hour classical  programs performed by professional  vocalists and instrumentalists on the Second Saturday of each month at 1 pm (unless otherwise shown): the "Second Saturday at One" series runs from September through May each year.  You and your friends are cordially invited to hear these fine programs.  No tickets or reservations are needed; simply join us at 1 pm on the second Saturday of each month, September through May. 


Masking and spacing are required.


Tax-deductible donations are gratefully accepted.



2022 - 2023 Concert Schedule


Please note:

Because of Holy Week activities in the Chapel, we have had to cancel the April Second Saturday concert. We apologize for any inconvenience. We apologize for any inconvenience. February, March and May concerts will be performed as scheduled.



Sep. 10     Clarissa Bevilacqua, violin. Works by Poulenc, Brahams and Gershwin

A first prize winner of the Mozart Competition, Salzburg, Ms. Bevilacqua, has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe since making an appearance in Chicago's Pritzker Pavilion at the age of nine.


Oct. 8         Timothy Archbold, cello and Karen Archbold, soprano.  Composers                        include Handel, Mozart, Edward and Walker


Nov. 12       Uli Widmaier, viola


Dec. 10       Loyola Academy Honors Chamber Singers


Jan. 14        January Jubilee: Noted organist John Sherer performs music from                         Bach to Price celebrating the new year, Epiphany and Rev. Dr.                                 Martin Luther King Day.


Feb. 11         Steven  Yepez,  flute


Mar. 11        Mark Valenti, piano


Apr. 8          Canceled


May 13         Jeffrey Panko, piano



For more information about artists or if you wish to donate your artistic skills, please contact Anna Kanellos Moreno, Director of Music Programming, at (773) 338-0346.

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Friends of the Windows

Saint James Chapel

Archbishop Quigley Center     835 N. Rush St. Chicago IL 60611

Phone: (312) 534-8092



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