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Get Out: Listen to the Music

No idea what to do this weekend? Patch comes to the rescue.

We’ve got the best bets for when the work week ends and you're ready to get out. 

1. SYMPHONY DRESS REHEARSAL
Where/When: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Wentz Concert Hall, North Central College, 171 E Chicago Ave, Naperville.
Why Go: The DuPage Symphony Orchestra will host “,”  an opportunity to witness the “behind the scenes” workings of the orchestra by attending the first half of the dress rehearsal for the orchestra's March 19 concert.
Pricing: $5.

2. FAURE REQUIEM
Where/When: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at , 1032 Maple Ave.
Why Go: The will be performed by the 60-voice Chancel Choir of First United Methodist Church. Written in 1888, the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré is the most popular European cantata from this period.
Pricing: Free.

3. DUPAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Where/When: 8 p.m. Saturday at Wentz Concert Hall, North Central College, 171 E Chicago Ave, Naperville.
Why Go: The DuPage Symphony Orchestra's fourth subscription t of the
2010-2011 season showcases two quintessential American masters, Samuel Barber and Leonard Bernstein.
Pricing: $28; seniors $25; students $11.

4. CHERISH THE LADIES
Where/When: 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at , 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn.
Why Go: The Irish-American a, Cherish the Ladies, is known around the world for their traditional repertoire of Irish songs, dances and roaring humor, culminating in enormously entertaining performances. The group will team up with the New Philharmonic to dazzle audiences with a wide array of festive Irish music in the true spirit of St Patrick’s Day.
Pricing: $55; $53 for seniors; $45 for youth.

5. SUNDAY CONCERT
Where/When: 2 p.m. Sunday at , 1050 Curtiss St.
Why Go: perform.
Pricing: Free.

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Andrew Johnson March 19, 2011 at 04:48 AM
The Fauré Requiem will be repeated at the 11am service on Sunday, accompanied at both performances by a small professional orchestra and the church organ.

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