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Sycamore man to perform with Apollo Chorus

Published: Friday, May 2, 2014 9:34 a.m. CDT

Sycamore resident Michael Eikleberry is performing with the Apollo Chorus of Chicago, Chicago’s oldest volunteer chorus, during its upcoming concert, The Beatles & Friends on May 2 and 4.

The highly anticipated concert series celebrates the Fab Four’s 50th anniversary in America and includes The Beatles classics: “All You Need is Love,” “Penny Lane,” “Yesterday,” “Lady Madonna,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Blackbird,” “Michelle” and “Here, There, Everywhere.” 

The Apollo Chorus also will sing contemporary pop hits from Elton John, Billy Joel and other rock legends. 

The concerts will take place at 8 p.m. May 2 at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St., Chicago; and 3 p.m. May 4 at First United Church, 848 Lake St. in Oak Park. 

Founded in 1872 in the aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire, the Apollo Chorus is one of the oldest volunteer choral organizations in the United States and the oldest musical organization in Chicago. Its approximately 120 auditioned members include men and women of all ages, races and backgrounds brought together by their love of music.

Regular priced tickets cost $25 and student tickets cost $10. To purchase individual tickets or to book a group, call 312-427-5620 or visit www.apollochorus.org. 

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