Calendar

July 31

Grant Park Orchestra
Christoph König, conductor
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
6:30 p.m. Harris Theater
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August 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon, conductor
Maxim Vengerov, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Selections from Swan Lake
1812 Overture
7 p.m. Ravinia
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Grant Park Orchestra
Christoph König, conductor
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
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August 3

Maxim Vengerov, violinist
Itmar Golan, pianist
Elgar: Violin Sonata
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1
Brahms: Scherzo in C Minor (“Sonatensatz”)
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 2
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance No. 2 in E Minor
Wieniawski: Légende
Kreisler: Schön Rosmarin
Kreisler: Liebesfreud
Paganini: Caprice No. 24
Ysaÿe: Sonata No. 3 for Solo Violin
Ysaye: Caprice d’après l’Étude en forme de valse de Saint-Saëns
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
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August 4

Rush Hour Concert
Lyric Opera Ryan Center artists
Mozart: Marriage of Figaro (excerpts)
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Nikolai Lugansky, pianist
Schubert: Two Scherzos D. 593
Schubert: Piano Sonata in C Minor, D. 958
Grieg: Three Lyric Pieces
Tchaikovsky: Piano Sonata
7:30 p.m. Ravina/Martin Theatre
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August 5

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Inon Barnatan, Piano
Thompson: Symphony No. 2
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17
Antheil: A Jazz Symphony
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Peter Serkin, pianist
Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, Op. 84
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F Major, K. 459
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”)
7:30 p.m. Ravinia
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August 6

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Rafael Payare, conductor
Pinchas Zukerman, violinist
Berlioz: Le carnaval romain
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
7:30 p.m. Ravinia
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August 7

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Layla Claire, soprano
Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano
John Tessier, tenor
Daniel Okulitch, bass-baritone
Haydn: Mass in B-flat Major, Harmoniemesse
Adams: Harmonielehre
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 8

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Layla Claire, soprano
Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano
John Tessier, tenor
Daniel Okulitch, bass-baritone
Haydn: Mass in B-flat Major, Harmoniemesse
Adams: Harmonielehre
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 9

Yefim Bronfman, pianist
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 1
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 2
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 4
2 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
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August 10

Karita Mattila, soprano
Bryan Wagorn, pianist
Brahms: Meine Liebe ist grün, Op. 63, No. 5
Brahms: Wiegenlied, Op. 49, No. 4
Brahms: Von ewiger Liebe, Op. 43, No. 1
Brahms: Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84, No. 4
Duparc: Chanson triste
Duparc: Au pays où se fait la guerre
Duparc: Phidylé
Sibelius: Illalle, Op. 17, No. 6
Sibelius: Våren flyktar hastigt, Op. 13, No. 4
Sibelius: Var det en dröm?, Op. 37, No. 4
Sibelius: Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings mote, Op. 37, No. 5
Sallinen: Neljä laulua unesta, Op. 30R.
Strauss: Der Stern, TrV 237, No. 1
Strauss: Wiegenlied, TrV 195, No. 1
Strauss: Allerseelen, TrV 141, No. 8
Strauss: Frühlingsfeier, TrV 220, No. 5
8 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
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August 11

Rush Hour Concert
Avalon Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet, Op. 14, no. 1
Beethoven: Grosse Fuge
Lyric Opera Ryan Center artists
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Yefim Bronfman, pianist
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 5
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7
8 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
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August 13

Yefim Bronfman, pianist
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 9
8 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
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August 14

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Natasha Paremski, pianist
Wolf-Ferrari: Overture to The Secret of Suzanne
Schoenfield: Four Parables
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 15

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon, conductor
Wagner: The Flying Dutchman
Greer Grimsley, bass-baritone
Amber Wagner, soprano
Kristinn Sigmundsson, bass
Simon O’Neill, tenor
Ronnita Miller, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Plenk, tenor
7:30 p.m. Ravinia
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Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Natasha Paremski, pianist
Wolf-Ferrari: Overture to The Secret of Suzanne
Schoenfield: Four Parables
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 18

Rush Hour Concert
Third Coast Percussion
Music of Glenn Kotche, David Skidmore, and Augusta Read Thomas
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Frank Fernandez, pianist
Fernández: Suite para Dos Pianos
TBA
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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August 19

David Kaplan, pianist
Beethoven: Seven Bagatelles
Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze
Newly commissioned works by Samuel Carl Adams, Timo Andres, Marcos Balter, Martin Bresnick, Caleb Burhans, Michael Brown, Mark Carlson, Mohammed Fairouz, Ryan Francis, Michael Gandolfi, Gabriel Kahane, Hannah Lash, Andrew Norman, Caroline Shaw, Sean Shepherd and Augusta Read Thomas
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
James Ehnes, violinist
Hanson: Elegy
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Lindberg: Aventures
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 20

Peter Jablonski, pianist
Szymanowski: Don Juan’s Serenade , Op. 34, No. 3
Chopin: Mazurka in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4
Szymanowski: Mazurka No. 1, Op. 50, No. 1
Chopin: Polonaise in C-sharp Minor, Op. 29, No. 1
Grieg: Mazurka No. 1, Op. 50, No. 1
Rachmaninoff: Fragments
Étude-tableau No. 2 in C Major, Op. 33, No. 2
Étude-tableau No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 33, No. 5
Scriabin: Five Preludes Op. 16
Nocturne for Left Hand Alone in D-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68 (“Black Mass”)
Copland: El salón México
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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August 21

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Jill Grove, mezzo-soprano
Garrett Sorenson, tenor
Brian Mulligan, bass-baritone
Elgar: The Apostles
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 22

August Hadelich, violinist
Joyce Yang, pianist
Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1
David Lang: Selections from mystery sonatas
Janaček: Violin Sonata
André Previn: Tango Song and Dance
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Jill Grove, mezzo-soprano
Garrett Sorenson, tenor
Brian Mulligan, bass-baritone
Elgar: The Apostles
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 23

Joel Fan, pianist
Ginastera: Piano Sonata No. 1
Wang Jianzhong: Five Yunnan Folksongs
Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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August 25

Rush Hour Concert
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
John Macfarlane, conductor; members of the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera and Grant Park orchestras
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

August 27

Llyr Williams,pianist
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959
Chopin: Fantasy in F Minor/A-flat Major
Schumann: Carnaval: scènes mignonnes sur quatre notes, Op. 9
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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August 30

Lincoln Trio
Music of Babajanian, Martin and Clarke
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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September 3

Joseph Moog, pianist
Beethoven: Fantasy in G Minor/B Major
Liszt: Deux légendes
Liszt: Hexaméron
Debussy: L’isle joyeuse
Debussy: Images
Friedman: Paraphrase on Johann Strauss Jr.’s Treasure Waltz
Godowsky: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Johann Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus,
8 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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September 4

Simone Porter, violinist
Meng-Chieh Liu, pianist
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 2
Bach: Adagio and Fugue from Sonata for Solo Violin No. 1
Bloch: Nigun (Improvisation) from Baal shem
Ravel: Tzigane
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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September 5

Anna Polonsky, pianist
Orion Weiss, pianist
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann
Schubert: Fantasy in F Minor
Schubert: Rondo in A Major
Hartke: Sonata for Four-Hands Piano
Dvořák: Selections from Slavonic Dances,
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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September 6

Jennifer Koh, violinist
Shai Wosner, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1
Vijay Iyer: Bridgetower Fantasy
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 2
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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September 7

Ingolf Wunder, pianist
Schubert: Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960
Chopin: Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 55, No. 2
Chopin: Andante spianato and Grande polonaise brillante
Liszt: Hexaméron
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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September 8

Alon Goldstein, pianist
Rachel Calin, double bass
Fine Arts Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K. 465 (“Dissonance”)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
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September 9

Itzhak Perlman, violinist
Emanuel Ax, pianist
Violin Sonatas by Mozart, Faure and Strauss
8 p.m. Ravinia
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September 10

Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano
Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano
Jenny Taira, pianist
8 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
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July 29

Grant Park Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Goldsmith: Fireworks
Still: Symphony No. 3 Sunday Symphony
Dvořák: Symphony No. 6
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon, conductor
Jorge Federico Osorio, pianist
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15
Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau
8 p.m. Ravinia
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July 31

Grant Park Orchestra
Christoph König, conductor
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

August 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon, conductor
Maxim Vengerov, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Selections from Swan Lake
1812 Overture
7 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

Grant Park Orchestra
Christoph König, conductor
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

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