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March 23

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin
Verdi: Requiem
Chicago Philharmonic
Chicago Vocal Artists Ensemble
Murry Sidlin, creator/conductor
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

March 24

Fifth House Ensemble
Stacy Garrop: And All Time (preview performance)
7 p.m. Poetry Foundation (free)

Lyric Unlimited Presents
David Schnyder: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird
Lawrence Brownlee, Angela Brown, Rachel Sterrenberg, Angela Mortellaro, Will Liverman, Krysty Swann, Julie Miller; Kelly Kuo, conductor
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

Ensemble Dal Niente presents:
Duo Diorama
MingHuan Xu, violinist
Winston Choi, pianist
Music by Carter, Davidovsky, Lombardo and Huang Ruo
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University (free)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, pianist and conductor
Music of Gershwin including Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Haymarket String Quartet
Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ
7:30 p.m. Old St. Patrick’s Church

March 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, pianist and conductor
Music by Gershwin including Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Fifth House Ensemble
Stacy Garrop: And All Time
George Crumb: Voice of the Whale
Alfred Schnittke: Piano Quartet in A minor
LJ White: Groove 3
Caleb Burhans: In Time of Desperation
Nicolas Scherzinger: Fractured Mirrors
7 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bizet: Carmen
Anita Rachvelishvili, Brandon Jovanovich, Eleonora Buratto, Christian Van Horn; Ainars Rubikis, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Pianissimo (Svetlana Belsky, Elena Doubovitskaya, Irina Feoktistova, and Susan Merdinger, pianists)
Annika Huprikar and Xioaping Wang, pianists
FullScore Chamber Orchestra
Ron Arden, conductor
Mozart: Piano Concerto in A, K. 414
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bach/Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Pianos
Jeremy Beck: Nightlife for Four Pianos
Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos, K. 365, Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos
8 p.m. Merit School of Music
pianissimoensemble.com/

Chicago Sinfonietta
Michael Morgan, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, pianist
Christy/Moccio: Stand in the Light
Bernstein: Candide
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal
Higdon: Peachtree Street
Conte: Elegy for Matthew
Bernstein: Quintet from West Side Story
Bernstein Somewhere
8 p.m. Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville

March 26

Lyric Unlimited Presents
David Schnyder: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird
Lawrence Brownlee, Angela Brown, Rachel Sterrenberg, Angela Mortellaro, Will Liverman, Krysty Swann, Julie Miller; Kelly Kuo, conductor
2 p.m. Harris Theater

Daniil Trifonov, pianist
Schumann Kinderszenen
Schumann: Toccata, Op. 7
Schumann: Kreisleriana
Shostakovich: Selections from 24 Preludes and Fugues
Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petrushka
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Schola Antiqua
Echoes from the Galleries
3 p.m. Fullerton Hall, Art Institute

University of Chicago Presents
Masumi Per Rostad, violist
Sonia Shiang Whun Rostad, pianist
Reger: Suite No. 1 in G minor for solo viola
Mozart: Sonata for piano and viola K. 481
Chopin: Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D.821
3 p.m. Logan Center Performance Penthouse (free)
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-8068

Chicago Chorale
Bach: Mass in B minor
Haymarket Opera Orchestra
Chelsea Morris, Angela Young Smucker, Steven Soph, Ryan de Ryke; Bruce Tammen, conductor3 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
chicagochorale.org

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bizet: Carmen
Anita Rachvelishvili, Brandon Jovanovich, Eleonora Buratto, Christian Van Horn; Ainars Rubikis, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Music of the Baroque
William Jon Gray, conductor
Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm
Bach: Mass in F Major
Vivaldi: Magnificat in G Minor
Vivaldi: Concerto grosso in G Minor
Albinoni: Concerto in B-flat Major
Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

March 27

Chicago Sinfonietta
Michael Morgan, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, pianist
Christy/Moccio: Stand in the Light
Bernstein: Candide
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal
Higdon: Peachtree Street
Conte: Elegy for Matthew
Bernstein: Quintet from West Side Story
Bernstein Somewhere
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Music of the Baroque
William Jon Gray, conductor
Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm
Bach: Mass in F Major
Vivaldi: Magnificat in G Minor
Vivaldi: Concerto grosso in G Minor
Albinoni: Concerto in B-flat Major
Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

March 29

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Leclair: Concerto in E Minor, Op.10, No. 5
Francaix: String Trio
Ravel: Tzigane
Chausson: Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Lambert Orkis, pianist
Currier: Clockwork
Mozart: Violin Sonata K. 526
Respighi: Violin Sonata in B Minor
Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Gould, tenor
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 31

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Gould, tenor
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Chamber Choir
Music by Whitacre, Copland, Billings and others
8 p.m. Unity Lutheran Church, Chicago

April 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Gould, tenor
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Chamber Choir
Music by Whitacre, Copland, Billings and others
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Evanston

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February 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Gerard Depardieu, narrator
Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 24

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bellini: Norma
Sondra Radvanovsky, Elizabeth DeShong, Russell Thomas, Riccardo Friza, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Opera Theater
Fulcrum Point New Music Project Orchestra
Stewart Copeland: The Invention of Morel
Andrew Wilkowske, Lee Gregory, Valerie Vinzant: Andreas Mitisek, conductor
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theater

University of Chicago Presents
American String Quartet
Salman Rushdie
Paul Cantelon: Suite on The Enchantress of Florence
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 with Grosse Fuge
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall, Hyde Park
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-8068

Some of a Thousand Words
Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks
Brooklyn Rider
Including music by John Luther Adams, Tyondai Braxton, Philip Glass, Jacob Cooper and Colin Jacobsen
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Gerard Depardieu, narrator
Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 25

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Darko Butorac, Conductor
Jasmine Lin, violinist
Matthew Lipman, violist
Verdi: La forza del destino Overture
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Lincoln-Way West Performing Arts Center, New Lenox
ipomusic.org; 708-481-7774

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Gerard Depardieu, narrator
Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 26

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien, Ana Maria Martinez, Charles Castronovo, Dmitry Belosselskiy; Alejo Perez, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Opera Theater
Fulcrum Point New Music Project Orchestra
Stewart Copeland: The Invention of Morel
Andrew Wilkowske, Lee Gregory, Valerie Vinzant: Andreas Mitisek, conductor
3 p.m. Studebaker Theater

Civitas Ensemble
Garrop: Little Bits
Schickele: Clarinet Quartet
Herrmann: Souvenirs de Voyage
Copland: Sextet
3 p.m. Merit School of Music

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Handel: Concerto Grosso in D Minor
Locke: Music from The Tempest
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E-Flat Major (La tempesta di mare)
Rameau: Music from Zais
Muffat: Passacaglia from Armonico Tributo No. 5
Telemann: Suite No. 3 from Tafelmusik
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

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Tim Parkinson: Time with People
8:30 p.m. Constellation

February 27

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Handel: Concerto Grosso in D Minor
Locke: Music from The Tempest
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E-Flat Major (La tempesta di mare)
Rameau: Music from Zais
Muffat: Passacaglia from Armonico Tributo No. 5
Telemann: Suite No. 3 from Tafelmusik
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

February 28

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bizet: Carmen
Ekaterina Gubanova, Joseph Calleja, Eleonora Buratto, Christian Van Horn; Harry Bicket, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Jay Friedman, conductor
Gliere: Symphony No. 3 (“Ilya Murometz”)
8 p.m. Symphony Center

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January 25

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Matthew Polenzani, Christiane Karg, Kathryn Lewek, Adam Plachetka, Christof Fischesser; Rory Macdonald, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

January 27

Winter Chamber Music Festival
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet Op. 20, No. 5
Jonathan Berger: String Quartet (Swallow)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 4, Op. 44, No.2
7:30 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Spektral Quartet
Ravel: String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 (“Harp”)
Dai Fujikura: String Quartet No. 1 (Another Place)
7:30 p.m. Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Matthew Polenzani, Christiane Karg, Kathryn Lewek, Adam Plachetka, Christof Fischesser; Rory Macdonald, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

January 28

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bellini: Norma
Sondra Radvanovsky, Elizabeth DeShong, Russell Thomas; Riccardo Frizza, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Grams, conductor
Yana Reznik, pianist
Music of Gershwin, including:
Cuban Overture, Lullaby for Strings, 2nd Rhapsody, Rhapsody in Blue, American in Paris
7:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

January 29

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Grams, conductor
Yana Reznik, pianist
Music of Gershwin, including:
Cuban Overture, Lullaby for Strings, 2nd Rhapsody, Rhapsody in Blue, American in Paris
2:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor
Robert Chen, violinist
Chinese New Year Celebration
Chinese traditional music, including
Chen and He: The Butterfly Lovers Concerto
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Winter Chamber Music Festival
Simone Lamsma, violinist, Kenneth Olsen, cellist and Andrew Armstrong, pianist
Schubert: Sonatina Op. 137
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 80
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio Op. 50
7:30 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

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