February 24

Tue Jan 23, 2018 at 10:18 am

By Michael Cameron

Lyric Opera
Bellini: I Puritani
Albina Shagimuratova, Lawrence Brownlee, Anthony Clark Evans,
Adrian Sâmpetrean; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
David Fray, pianist
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
8 p.m. Symphony Center

International Contemporary Ensemble
Schroeder: Bone Games/Darkhorse
Di Castri: La Forma Dello Spazio
Cleare: The Square of Yellow Light that is Your Window
8:30 Constellation

February 25

Emanuel Ax, pianist
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Yo-yo Ma, cellist
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 3
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Piotr Beczala, tenor
Martin Katz, pianist
Works by Tosti, Moniuszko, Respighi, Szymanowski,
Donaudy, Karlowicz, Wolf-Ferrari
3 p.m. Lyric Opera House

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Heidi Stoper, soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Colin Ainsworth, tenor
Christòpheren Nomura, baritone
Handel: Esther
3 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

February 26

Lyric Opera
Mozart: Cosí fan tutte
Ana María Martínez, Marianne Crebassa, Andrew Stenson,
Joshua Hopkins; James Gaffigan, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Civitas Ensemble
Works by Tan Dun, Zhou Long, and Yao Chen
Lan Weiwei, pipa
Vadim Karpinos, percussion
Emma Gerstein, flute
7:30 p.m. Galvin Hall, Evanston

Civic Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
David Fray, pianist
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4  “Italian”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Heidi Stoper, soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Colin Ainsworth, tenor
Christópheren Nomura, baritone
Handel: Esther
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

February 28

Lyric Opera
Bellini: I Puritani
Albina Shagimuratova, Lawrence Brownlee, Anthony Clark Evans,
Adrian Sâmpetrean; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Schubert: Fantasie in F minor for Piano, Four Hands
Schubert: Fantasy in C major for Violin and Piano
Korngold: Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins and Cello
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

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