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Chicago Gargoyle Brass

  • Grace Episcopal Church 924 Lake Street Oak Park, IL, 60301 United States (map)

The Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble brings a surge of musical colors with the Chicago suburban premiere of William C. White’s biblically inspired “Flood of Waters,” Op. 34, a day after its world premiere in Chicago. Commissioned by the Gargoyle ensemble and completed in 2018, the tone poem for brass, organ, and percussion depicts the Great Flood from The Book of Genesis.  

Also on the program:

  • Jean Langlais: “Choral médiéval,” Op. 29

  • Olivier Messiaen, arr. Craig Garner: “Apparition de l'église éternelle”

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasy in F Minor, K. 608

  • Johannes Brahms, arr. Garner: “Blessed Are They” from “A German Requiem”

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: “Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele,” BWV 654

  • Richard Wagner, arr. Garner: “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral” from “Lohengrin

Tickets for sale: $20 adults, $15 seniors, free for 17 and under.

For more information, call 800-838-3006 or visit

Later Event: May 7
Ken Cowan