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November 21

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Il trovatore
Tamara Wilson, Russell Thomas, Artur Rucinski, Jamie Barton
Marco Armiliato, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 24

Vienna Boys Choir
Christmas in Vienna
Program TBA
2 p.m. Symphony Center

The Chicago Ensemble
Allemeier: “4”
Gecin: Mount Parnassus
Capogrosso: Un Breve Raconto Notturno
4 p.m. PianoForte

November 25

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Il trovatore
Tamara Wilson, Russell Thomas, Artur Rucinski, Jamie Barton
Marco Armiliato, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Fringe Opera
Hindemith: The Long Christmas Dinner
Jessie Lyons, Andrew Groble, Melissa Arning, Jonathan Zeng, Zachary Angus, Naomi Brigell, Megan Fletcher, Thomas Bailey; Anatoliy Torchinskiy, pianist
3 p.m. Chopin Theater/Studio Theater

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Tyler Duncan, baritone
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

November 26

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Tyler Duncan, baritone
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

November 28

CSO School Concerts
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edwin Outwater, conductor
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Berlioz: Corsair Overture
Corigliano: Gazebo Dances
Hoffman: Bear Down, Chicago Bears
Price: Symphony No. 1
Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
10:15 a.m. Symphony Center

CSO School Concerts
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edwin Outwater, conductor
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Berlioz: Corsair Overture
Corigliano: Gazebo Dances
Hoffman: Bear Down, Chicago Bears
Price: Symphony No. 1
Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
12 p.m. Symphony Center

Beyond the Aria
Tamara Wilson, soprano
Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
Josh Lovell, tenor
Craig Terry, pianist
Program TBA
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

Avalon String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No. 17
Schnittke: String Quartet No. 3
Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 2
2:30 p.m. Ganz Hall

November 29

CSO School Concerts
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edwin Outwater, conductor
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Berlioz: Corsair Overture
Corigliano: Gazebo Dances
Hoffman: Bear Down, Chicago Bears
Price: Symphony No. 1
Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
10:15 a.m. Symphony Center

CSO School Concerts
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edwin Outwater, conductor
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Berlioz: Corsair Overture
Corigliano: Gazebo Dances
Hoffman: Bear Down, Chicago Bears
Price: Symphony No. 1
Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
12 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Fringe Opera
Hindemith: The Long Christmas Dinner
Jessie Lyons, Gabe Di Gennaro, Melissa Arning, Jonathan Zeng, Zachary Angus, Naomi Brigell, Megan Fletcher, Thomas Bailey; Anatoliy Torchinskiy, pianist
8 p.m. Chopin Theater/Studio Theater

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Robert Chen, violinist and conductor
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flutist
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2
Mozart: Symphony No. 25
8 p.m. Symphony Center

November 30

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Il trovatore
Tamara Wilson, Russell Thomas, Artur Rucinski, Jamie Barton
Marco Armiliato, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

 

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October 21

Newberry Consort
“Will Kemp Returns! A Jigs Revival”
Steve Player, actor and dancer
3 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston
newberryconsort.org

Third Eye Theatre Company
Kimper: Patience and Sarah
3 p.m. Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont

Schola Antiqua
Pierre de la Rue: Selections
4 p.m. Emmanuel Episcopal Church

October 22

MusicNOW
Cliff Colnot, conductor
Stephanie Jeong, violinist
Moore: Synaesthesia Suite
Greenstein: Octet 1979
Lizée: Isabella Blow at Somerset House
Hamilton: music for roger casement
7 p.m. Harris Theater
cso.org; 312-294-3000

October 23

Mario Rojas, tenor
Christopher Kenney, baritone
Shannon McGinnis, pianist
Ives: In Flanders Fields
Gurney: Ludlow and Teme
Butterworth: Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad
Ives: The Circus Band
Henderson, de Sylva, and Brown: Tin Pan Alley Songs
5:30 p.m. The Mayne Stage, Evanston

Dover Quartet
Britten: String Quartet No. 1
Bartók: String Quartet No. 3
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat major
7:30 p.m. Northwestern/Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston
music.northwestern.edu

October 24

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Idomeneo
Matthew Polenzani, Erin Wall, Janai Brugger, Angela Brower, David Portillo; Andrew Davis, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

Latino Music Festival
Fareed Haque, guitarist
KAIA String Quartet
Piazolla: Five Tango Sensations
Brouwer: Quintet
Barilari: Canyengue
Angulo: El Alevin
8:30 p.m. Old Town School of Folk Music

October 25

Diderot String Quartet
Jadin: String Quartet in E flat major
Mozart: String Quartet in C major, “Dissonance”
7:30 p.m. Chicago Temple

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Paul Lewis, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

October 26

University of Chicago Presents
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
Bach: Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue
Schubert: Fantasie in C Major, (“Wanderer”)
Chopin: Polonaise Fantasie
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

October 27

American Liszt Society
Joseph Kingma, Yerin Yang, and Chen-Shen Fan, pianist
Music of Liszt
7:30 pm, Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Paul Lewis, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

October 28

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Idomeneo
Matthew Polenzani, Erin Wall, Janai Brugger, Angela Brower, David Portillo; Andrew Davis, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, pianist
Tamara Stefanovich, pianist
Bartók: Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos
Ravel: Sites auriculaires
Birtwistle: Keyboard Engine
Messiaen: Visions de l’Amen
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Collaborative Arts Institute
Caroga Arts Ensemble
Alexander Platt, conductor
Emily Birsan, soprano
Julie Miller, mezzo-soprano
Ricardo Jose Rivera, baritone
Benjamin Busch, narrator
Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn
7 p.m. Symphony Center/Grainger Room
caichicago.org

Latino Music Festival
Fulcrum New Music Project
Sosa: Time Wave
Ortiz: El Trompo
Amaya: Pregunta No. 2
Fuentes: Plexus
8:30 p.m. Constellation

October 30

Latino Music Festival
Fifth House Ensemble
Tansman: Suite
Lavista: Cinco Danzas Breves
Aquila: Wind Quintet No. 2
Ginastera: Duo for Flute and Oboe
6:30 p.m. Chicago Public Library/Pritzker Auditorium

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Paul Lewis, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
7:30 p.m Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Calidore String Quartet
Juho Pohjonen, pianist
Angelo Xiang Yu, violinist
Beethoven: Quartet in F minor
Prokofiev: Sarcasms
Janácek: Quartet No. 2 (“Kreutzer”)
Kreutzer: Caprice No. 35
Beethoven: Sonata in A Major (“Kreutzer”)
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
HarrisTheaterChicago.org; 312-334-7777

November 3

Spektral Quartet
Charmaine Lee: Vocal meditation
Ravel: String Quartet (selections)
Sunrise improvisation
6:30 a.m. Berger Park Cultural Center,
6205 N. Sheridan

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July 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Miriam Fried, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Tchaikovsky: Entra’acte, Waltz, and Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
5 p.m. Ravinia

Grant Park Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Barber: God’s Grandeur
Harris: Faire is the Heaven
Bruckner: Virga Jesse
Bruckner: Christus Factus
Bruckner: Ave Maria
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Tippet: “Spirituals” from Child of Our Time
Leighton: God’s Grandeur
7 p.m. Columbus Park Refectory
gpmf.org

July 23

Misha Dichter, pianist
Cipa Dichter, pianist
Schubert: Fantasy in F minor
Copland/Bernstein: El Salón México
Ravel: La Valse
Scriabin: Étude in B flat minor
Scriabin: Étude in F sharp minor
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major
3 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall

Leon Fleisher, pianist
Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, pianist
Argus Quartet
Kit Polen, double bassist
Bach/Petri: Sheep May Safely Graze, from the “Birthday Cantata”
Kirchner: For the Left Hand
Mozart (arr. Lachner): Piano Concerto No. 12
Schubert: Fantasy in F minor
Ravel: La Valse
6 p.m. Ravina/Martin Theatre

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Makoto Ozone, pianist
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
8 p.m. Ravinia

July 24

Rush Hour Concert
Third Coast Baroque
Monteverdi: Lamento d’Arianna from Arianna
Vivaldi: Trio Sonata in A Major
Monteverdi: Confitebor tibi Domine, from Messa a quattro voci
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Misha Dichter, pianist
Argus Quartet
Shostakovich: Piano Quartet
Dvorák: Piano Quintet No. 2
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall

Ray Chen, violinist
Julio Elizaide, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1
Saint-Saëns: Viollin Sonata No. 1
Ysaÿe: Sonata No. 4 for Solo Violin
Falla/Kochański: Suite populaire espagnole
Monti: Csárdás
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

July 25

Grant Park Orchestra
Gemma New, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, pianist
Lilburn: Aotearoa
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

July 26

Jorge Federico Osorio, pianist
Bach/Busoni: Two Chorale Preludes
Franck: Prelude, Choral, and Fugue
Debussy: Selections from Préludes, Book 1 and 2
Castro: Mazurca melancólica
Ponce: Three Mazurkas
Albéniz: Mallorca
Albéniz: Granada
Albéniz: Aragón
Ponce: Intermezzo No. 1
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

July 27

Grant Park Orchestra
David Danzmayr, conductor
Colin Currie, percussionist
Vaughan Williams: Norfolk Rhapsody No. 2
Norman: Switch
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”)
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

Amy Burton, soprano
Michael Boriskin, pianist
John Musto, pianist
Works TBA of Bernstein
9 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall

July 28

Grant Park Orchestra
David Danzmayr, conductor
Colin Currie, percussionist
Vaughan Williams: Norfolk Rhapsody No. 2
Norman: Switch
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”)
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Chicago Children’s Chorus
Vocality
Highland Park High School Marching Band
Paulo Szot, baritone
Bernstein: MASS
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 30

Takács String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No. 21
Dohnányi: String Quartet No. 2
Dvorák: String Quartet No. 10
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

July 31

Rush Hour Concert
Singers from the Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Puccini: Selections from La bohéme
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Chanticleer
Program TBA
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

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June 23

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Natasha Paremski, pianist
Piston: Symphony No. 6
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano
Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano
Dmitry Korchak, tenor
Enea Scala, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Mozart: Kyrie in D major
Cherubini: Chant sur la mort de Joseph Haydn
Rossini: Stabat Mater
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano
Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano
Dmitry Korchak, tenor
Enea Scala, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Mozart: Kyrie in D major
Cherubini: Chant sur la mort de Joseph Haydn
Rossini: Stabat Mater
3 p.m. Symphony Center

June 26

Rush Hour Concert
Fulcrum Point New Music Project
Bernstein: Fanfare for Bima
Bolcom: Remembered Fathers
Tilson Thomas: Street Song
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor and harpsichord
Telemann: Selections from Don Quichotte
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

June 27

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Adam Walker, flutist
Roussel: Le festin de l’araignée
Nielsen: Flute Concerto
Griffes: Poem
Schubert: Symphony No. 3
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

June 28

Miriam Fried, violinist
Pamela Frank, violinist
Paul Biss, violist
Kim Kashkashian, violist
Timothy Eddy, cellist
Kenneth Olsen, cellist
Robert Levin, pianist
Mozart/Levin: Violin Sonata in G Major (fragment)
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1
Schubert: String Quintet
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

June 29

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Johannes Moser, cellist
Dvorák: Cello Concerto
Kodály: Summer Evening
Janácek: Sinfonietta
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

June 30

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Johannes Moser, cellist
Dvorák: Cello Concerto
Kodály: Summer Evening
Janácek: Sinfonietta
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
gpmf.org

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May 23

Orion Ensemble
Weber: Quintet in B-flat major for Clarinet and String Quartet
Gershwin: Lullaby
Dvorák: Piano Quintet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Pianoforte Studios
orionensemble.org; 630-628-9591

May 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Schoenberg: Transfigured Night
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Schoenberg: Transfigured Night
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 25

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital I
University of Chicago Guild of Carillonneurs
Joshua Kaufman: Express (world premiere)
Lennart Siebers: When Leaves Kiss the Ground
Frank Steijns: Nocturne
Jessica Wells: Moonfire
5 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Joey Brink, Frans Haagen, Ellen Dickinson, Tiffany Ng, carillon
Augusta Read Thomas: Ripple Effects (world premiere)
6 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital II
Joey Brink, Tiffany Ng, Frans Haagen, Ellen Dickinson, carillon with Riley Leitch
Geert D’hollander: Introduction & Aria (world premiere).
Joey Brink: Moonflower Faeries
Ken Ueno: Campanology
Laura Steenberge: The Seer
Maria Kaoutzani: Faro (world premiere)
Jacob ter Veldhuis: Tatatata
Joey Brink: Invocation
Alison Yun-Fei Jiang: Pluie (world premiere)
6:30 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

May 26

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital III
Joey Brink with Vera Brink
Joey Brink: How The Light Gets In
Stefano Colletti: Brouillard
Joey Brink: PPROM (world premiere)
Laura Steenberge: Red Shift (world premiere)
10 a.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital IV
Ellen Dickinson
David Connell: High Street Strut
Tom Trenney: Nova (world premiere)
Tawnie Olson: Resurgam
Hilary Purrington: Levity
Aaron David Miller: Almanac
10:40 a.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital V
Tiffany Ng
Jung Sun Kang: Ashti
Hyo-won Woo: Ari Ari
Matias Vilaplana: Bell Trance (world premiere)
Brendan McMullen: Illusory Truth (world premiere)
Christopher Burns: Counterfactuals
11:35 a.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital VI
Frans Haagen with Sihao He, cellist
J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 3, BWV 1009
Geert D’hollander: Simple Suite No. 3
12:15 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital VII
Ellen Dickinson with Joey Brink
Rodrigo Bussad: A Brazilian Suite (world premiere)
Emily Cooley: Heights
Emily Cooley: Sicilienne (world premiere)
Joey Brink: Nocturne
2:45 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital VIII
Joey Brink
Ted More: the curve is exponential
3:25 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital IX
Frans Haagen
Renske Vrolijk: Square Prayer
Renske Vrolijk: America (world premiere)
Ad Wammes: Nadiya
Jorrit Tamminga: Barsten
4:20 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

Carillon New Music Festival
Recital X
Tiffany Ng
Kevin Kay: Extensions (world premiere)
Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra: Our Time: Me Too
Kathryn Alexander: Of Senses Steeped (world premiere)
Yvette Janine Jackson: Cannot Be (Unrung) (world premiere)
5 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
rockefeller.uchicago.edu

“In The Realm of Senses”
Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition in “a multi-sensory concert/exhibition”
Jeff Yang, violinist, violist, cellist, baroque recorders
Yana Reznik, pianist
Melanie Brown, painter
Ryan Ingebritsen, composer
7:30 p.m. Mayne Stage

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Schoenberg: Transfigured Night
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 27

Civitas Ensemble
Poulenc: 3 songs from Banalités
Schmitt: Sonatine en Trio
Ravel: Chansons Madécasses
Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
3 p.m. Merit School of Music

Chicago Philharmonic
Scott Speck, conductor
“Hollywood Heroes”
Including music from Pirates of the Caribbean, Lawrence of Arabia,
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, The Magnificent Seven,
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Mission, Star Wars
and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
3 p.m. Harris Theater
chicagophilharmonic.org

Orion Ensemble
Weber: Quintet in B-flat major for Clarinet and String Quartet
Gershwin: Lullaby
Dvorák: Piano Quintet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston
orionensemble.org; 630-628-9591

May 29

Chicago Ensemble
Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 1
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

May 31

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marek Janowski, conductor
Weber: Overture to Euryanthe
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Wagner: Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser
Wagner: Prelude to Act 3 of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Wagner: Prelude to Act 1 of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
8 p.m. Symphony Center

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March 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Paul Appleby, tenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Nahuel Di Pierro, bass
Weber: Overture to Oberon
Raimi: Three Lisel Mueller Settings (world premiere)
Schubert: Mass in E flat Major
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 23

Lyric Opera
Spears: Fellow Travelers
Jonas Hacker, Joseph Lattanzi, Devon Guthrie,
Vanessa Becerra; Daniela Candillari, conductor
7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
Martinu: Promenades
Martinu: Quartet
Dohnányi: Piano Quintet
Hurník: Variations on a Theme of Pergolesi
7:30 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Paul Appleby, tenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Nahuel Di Pierro, bass
Weber: Overture to Oberon
Raimi: Three Lisel Mueller Settings (world premiere)
Schubert: Mass in E flat Major
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Paul Appleby, tenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Nahuel Di Pierro, bass
Weber: Overture to Oberon
Raimi: Three Lisel Mueller Settings (world premiere)
Schubert: Mass in E flat Major
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 25

Lyric Opera
Spears: Fellow Travelers
Jonas Hacker, Joseph Lattanzi, Devon Guthrie,
Vanessa Becerra; Daniela Candillari, conductor
2 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre

Boris Berezovsky, pianist
Balakirev: selected works
Balakirev: Islamey
Liadov: selected works
Rachmaninoff: Preludes from Op. 32
Scriabin: Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 2
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Bach: St. John Passion
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Michael Sumuel, bass-baritone
3 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

Chicago Chorale
Bruce Tammen, conductor
Mozart: Requiem
Music of Kurt Nystedt
3 p.m. St. Benedict Catholic Church, 2215 W. Irving Park
chicagochorale.org

The Chicago Ensemble
Mozart: Trio in Eb Major
Jacob: Trio for clarinet, viola, and piano
Reinecke: Trio in A Major for clarinet, oboe and piano
3 p.m. International House

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
Martinu: Promenades
Martinu: Quartet
Dohnányi: Piano Quintet
Hurník: Variations on a Theme of Pergolesi
3 p.m. Nichols Music Hall, Evanston

Northbrook Symphony
Lawrence Rapchak, conductor
Dmitri Pogorelov, violinist
Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Schumann: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”)
4 p.m. Sheely Center for the Performing Arts, Northbrook

March 26

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Bach: St. John Passion
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Michael Sumuel, bass-baritone
7:30 Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

March 27

The Chicago Ensemble
Mozart: Trio in Eb Major
Jacob: Trio
Reinecke: Trio in A Major
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

March 28

Fulcrum Point
León: Permutation Seven
Marsalis: Fiddler’s Tale
7 p.m. The Promontory

March 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Gilles Vonsattel, pianist
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 (“The Age of Anxiety”)
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 (“Spring”)
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Gilles Vonsattel, pianist
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 (“The Age of Anxiety”)
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 (“Spring”)
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

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

March 31

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Gilles Vonsattel, pianist
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 (“The Age of Anxiety”)
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 (“Spring”)
8 p.m. Symphony Center

 

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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 Stober, 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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January 24

Fulcrum Point
Stephen Burns, conductor
Thomas: Klee Musings
Neikrug: Tiger’s Nest
Tsontakis: Gemini
7 p.m. TBD

January 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Till Fellner, pianist
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

January 26

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Till Fellner, pianist
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Winter Chamber Music Festival
Dover Quartet
Schoenberg: String Quartet in D Major
Mozart: String Quartet No. 15
Zemlinsky: String Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston
events.music.northwestern.edu

Adam Tendler, pianist
Cage: Suite for Toy Piano
Cage: The Perilous Night
Cage: Three Easy Pieces
Cage: Cheap Imitation
7:30 p.m. PianoForte

January 27

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Puccini: Turandot
Amber Wagner, Stefano La Colla, Janai Brugger,
Andrea Silvestrelli; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Nigel North, lutenist
Bach: Prelude in C minor
Bach: Fuga in G minor
Bach: Prelude, Fugue and Allegro
Bach: Partita in C minor
Bach: Partita in D minor
7:30 Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Till Fellner, pianist
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

January 28

University of Chicago Presents
Alexander Melnikov, pianist
Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues
2 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-2787

Oakley Quartet
Ravel: String Quartet
Debussy: String Quartet
2 p.m. Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Civitas Ensemble
Dvorák: Piano Trio No. 4
Enescu: Rhapsodie
Janáček: Mladi
2 p.m. SPACE, Evanston

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Inon Barnatan, pianist
Sibelius: En Saga
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Winter Chamber Music Festival
Jennifer Koh, violinist
Neikrug: Flash
Grey: Twenty
Shepherd: wideOPENwide
Matheson: Capriccio
3 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston
events.music.northwestern.edu

The Chicago Ensemble
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2
Martinu: Piano Quartet
Dvorák: Piano Quartet No. 1
3 p.m. International House

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Joshua Brown, violinist
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Corelli: Concerti grosso, Op. 6, No. 7
Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6, No. 1
3 p.m. Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church

Northbrook Symphony
Lawrence Rapchak, conductor
Michael Hoover, flutist
Isabella Brown, violinist
Gossec: Gavotte
Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 1: Gavotte
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1: Gavotte
Mozart: Rondo for Violin
Mozart: Andante for Flute
Mozart: March in D
Haydn: Symphony No. 104
4 p.m. Sheely Center for the Performing Arts, Northbrook

Chamber Music at Bethany
Cory Tiffin, clarinetist
Tim Munro, flutist
Dmitri Pogorelov, violinist
Yvonne Lam, violinist
Aurelien Pederzoli, violist
Paul Dwyer, cellist
Beethoven: Serenade in D major for flute, violin, viola
Mozart: Flute Quartet in D major
Telemann: Ouverture à 5 in F Major for sextet
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
5 p.m. Bethany United Church of Christ, 4250 North Paulina St.
Free admission

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Mozart: Symphony No. 33
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

Winter Chamber Music Festival
Jennifer Koh, violinist
Aucoin: resolve
Mazzoli: Kinski Paganini
Glass: Sarabande in Common Time
Thomas: Venus Unbound
7:30 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston
events.music.northwestern.edu

January 29

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Mozart: Symphony No. 33
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for 4 Winds
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

January 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Till Fellner, pianist
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

The Chicago Ensemble
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2
Martinu: Piano Quartet
Dvorák: Piano Quartet No. 1
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

Avalon String Quartet
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 10
Shih-Hui Chen: Fantasia on the Theme of Plum Blossom
8 p.m. Recital Hall, Northern Illinois University

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December 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
“Merry, Merry Chicago”
Emil De Cou, conductor
Ashley Brown, vocalist
Chicago Children’s Chorus
Wasson: Festival Fanfare
Rimsky-Korsakov: “Dance of the Tumblers” from The Snow Maiden
Elgar: The Snow
Rossini: Overture to La Cenerentola
Herman/Wendel: “We Need a Little Christmas”
Delibes: Selections from Coppelia
Anderson: Sleigh Bells
7 p.m. Symphony Center

December 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
“Merry, Merry Chicago”
Emil De Cou, conductor
Ashley Brown, vocalist
Chicago Children’s Chorus
Wasson: Festival Fanfare
Rimsky-Korsakov: “Dance of the Tumblers” from The Snow Maiden
Elgar: The Snow
Rossini: Overture to La Cenerentola
Herman/Wendel: “We Need a Little Christmas”
Delibes: Selections from Coppelia
Anderson: Sleigh Bells
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Znaider, conductor and violinist
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center

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November 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano
Puccini: Preludio sinfonico
Strauss: Suite from Le bourgeois gentilhomme
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

The Chicago Ensemble
Pergolesi: Duets from Stabat Mater
Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 19
Brahms: Selected duets
Tchaikovsky: Six Duets, Op. 46
Poulenc: Sonata for Violin and Piano
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

November 22

Dame Myra Hess Concerts
Kate Carter, violinist
Louise Chan, pianist
Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 27 in G Major
Adams: Road Movies
12:15 p.m. Preston Bradley Hall

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bizet: The Pearl Fishers
Marina Rebeka, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecień,
Andrea Silvestrelli; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Richard Kaufman, conductor
Williams: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

November 25

Vienna Boys Choir
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Richard Kaufman, conductor
Williams: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

November 26

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Richard Kaufman, conductor
Williams: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

November 25

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bizet: The Pearl Fishers
Marina Rebeka, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecień,
Andrea Silvestrelli; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 26

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Wagner: Die Walküre
Christine Goerke, Eric Owens, Elisabet Strid, Brandon Jovanovich,
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Ain Anger;
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Lyric Opera of Chicago
5:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 29

CSO Chamber: The Wesley Chamber Players
Glinka: Trio pathétique
Rimsky-Korsakov: Quintet
Spohr: Quintet in C Minor
6:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Bizet: The Pearl Fishers
Marina Rebeka, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecień,
Andrea Silvestrelli; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 30

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Wagner: Die Walküre
Christine Goerke, Eric Owens, Elisabet Strid, Brandon Jovanovich,
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Ain Anger;
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Lyric Opera of Chicago
5:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor and harpsichord
Yo-Yo Ma, cellist
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos No. 1-6
7 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
John Storgårds, conductor
Gil Shaham, violinist
Grieg: Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

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