Past Event

Rush Hour Concerts Presents: France

Join the Consulate General of France, Rush Hour Concerts at St. James Cathedral, and the Illinois Humanities Council in experiencing French classical music.

This Tuesday’s Rush Hour performance will feature: Mathieu Dufour on flute; Richard Young on viola; and Sarah Bullen on harp. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with performers over refreshments before the concert begins.

This event is sponsored in part by the Consulate General of France and a mini grant from the Illinois Humanities Council.

More on Rush Hour Concerts at St. James Cathedral

Whether you’re a classical music fan or just interested in discovering if you could be, indulge your cultural curiosity at Rush Hour Concerts at St. James Cathedral. Rush Hour offers a burst of culture specifically designed for busy, contemporary lifestyles. Its unique format offers a complete social and cultural experience that is free and welcoming to all.

Every Tuesday from June through August, meet your friends and chat with the performers over refreshments at 5:15 PM before settling into the historically significant and culturally stunning Cathedral.

Then, experience world-class music making at 5:45 PM with a free mini-concert by Grammy-winning and critically-acclaimed artists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Chicago Chamber Musicians, and around the world.

In addition, gain insight into the performance with informative program booklets, personal conversations with the artists, and online program notes and blogs. In 2007, Rush Hour continues its partnerships with the Consulates General of Brazil, China, France, Germany, and Great Britain to present concerts focusing on each country’s culture, music, and cuisine.

For more information, visit or contact Julie Hutchinson at 773.973.3559.