Calendar

May 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pianist
Samuel Coles, flutist
Valerie Hartmann-Claverie, ondes martenot
Debussy: Syrinx
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Messiaen: Turangalila-symphonie
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Northwestern University Opera Theater
Gilbert and Sullivan: Ruddigore
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium, Evanston
pickstaiger.org; 847-467-4000

Chicago Composers Orchestra
Brian Baxter: Ghost Self
Brandon Harrington: Rest
Scott Scharf: slow render
Pärt: Symphony No. 4 Los Angeles
8 p.m. St. James Cathedral

May 23

Northwestern University Opera Theater
Gilbert and Sullivan: Ruddigore
2 p.m. Cahn Auditorium, Evanston
pickstaiger.org; 847-467-4000

Northwestern University Opera Theater
Gilbert and Sullivan: Ruddigore
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium, Evanston
pickstaiger.org; 847-467-4000

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pianist
Samuel Coles, flutist
Valerie Hartmann-Claverie, ondes martenot
Debussy: Syrinx
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Messiaen: Turangalila-symphonie
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 24

Orion Ensemble
Mellits: Tapas
Kokal: Quartettino
D’Rivera: Vals Venezolano and Contradanza
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2 in A major
7 p.m. First Baptist Church of Geneva
orionensemble.org; 630-628-9591

May 27

Orion Ensemble
Mellits: Tapas
Kokal: Quartettino
D’Rivera: Vals Venezolano and Contradanza
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2 in A major
7:30 p.m. PianoForte Studios
orionensemble.org; 630-628-9591

May 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violinist
Berlioz: Les francs-juges Overture
Clyne: The Seamstress (world premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Macelaru, conductor
CSO at the Movies
Metropolis
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Cantate Chicago
“In View of Eternity”
Benjamin Rivera, conductor
Daniel Katz, cellist
Faure: Requiem
Tavener: Svyati
Fissinger: Lux Aeterna
Paulus: Hymn to the Eternal Flame
White: Enosh kechatzir
8 p.m. St. Josaphat Parish, 2311 N. Southport
cantatechicago.org

May 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violinist
Berlioz: Les francs-juges Overture
Clyne: The Seamstress (world premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
David Danzmayr, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, marimba
Cage: 4:33
Koppel: Marimba Concerto No. 1
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Lincoln-Way Performing Arts Center, Frankfort
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May 31

Orli Shaham, pianist
Bach: Partita No. 1
Schoenberg: Six Little Piano Pieces
Brahms: Six Piano PIeces
Schubert: Impromptu in G flat
Adolphe: Intermezzo, My Inner Brahms
Dorman: After Brahms
Brahms: Four Piano Pieces
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Rembrandt Chamber Players
Schrader: Rembrandt Music
Roussel: Trio for flute, viola, and cello
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence
3 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

Civitas Ensemble
Rabl: Quartet No. 1
Berg: Chamber Concerto–Adagio
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, “Trout”
3 p.m. Merit School of Music/Gottlieb Hall

Cantate Chicago
“In View of Eternity”
Benjamin Rivera, conductor
Daniel Katz, cellist
Faure: Requiem
Tavener: Svyati
Fissinger: Lux Aeterna
Paulus: Hymn to the Eternal Flame
White: Enosh kechatzir
4 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Evanston
cantatechicago.org

Orion Ensemble
Mellits: Tapas
Kokal: Quartettino
D’Rivera: Vals Venezolano and Contradanza
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2 in A major
7:30 p.m. Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston
orionensemble.org; 630-628-9591

June 1

MusicNOW
Mellits: Octet
Salonen: Dichotomie
Zorn: Goetia
Melford: The Whole Tree Gone
7 p.m. Harris Theater

Rembrandt Chamber Players
Schrader: Rembrandt Music
Roussel: Trio for flute, viola, and cello
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence
7:30 p.m. Driehaus Museum

June 2

Rush Hour Concerts
Christopher Martin, trumpet
Nathan Laube, organ
Eben: Okna
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot,, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violinist
Berlioz: Les francs-juges Overture
Clyne: The Seamstress (world premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Lakeview Orchestra
Gregory Hughes, conductor
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
7:30 p.m. Nettlehurst School
3252 N. Broadway

June 3

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style
Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 59, no. 2 “Razumovsky”
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio
7:30 p.m. Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook
nscmf.org; 847-370-3984

June 4

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Denis Kozhukhin, pianist
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes
Ravel: La valse
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 5

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Bach/Schumann: Chaconne
Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
Schumann: Piano Quintet
7:30 p.m. Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook
nscmf.org; 847-370-3984

June 6

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Busoni: Suite for Clarinet and Piano
Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K.516
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins
7:30 p.m. Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook
nscmf.org; 847-370-3984

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Denis Kozhukhin, pianist
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes
Ravel: La valse
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 7

Chicago Philharmonic
Scott Speck, conductor
Higdon: blue cathedral
Bunch: Symphony No. 1 “Lichtenstein Triptych”
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
7 p.m. Pick-Staiger Hall, Evanston

June 9

Rush Hour Concerts
Deborah Sobol Memorial Concert
Civitas Ensemble
Brahms: Piano Trio in B major
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

June 11

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 12

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 13

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Chorale
“Da pacem Domine”
Music of Victoria, Schutz, Bruckner, Grieg, Howells, Part, Tavener, Talbot, Nystedt, and Miskinis.
8 p.m. St. Vincent dePaul Parish
chicagochorale.org; 773-306-6195

June 16

Rush Hour Concerts
Fifth House Ensemble
Music of Stacy Garrop and Dan Visconti
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

Ravinia Festival
Carolin Widmann, violinist
Zimmermann: Sonata for Solo Violin
Bartók: Sonata for Solo Violin
Pascal Dusapin: In Vivo (American premiere)
Bach: Partita No. 2 in D Minor for Solo Violin
8 p.m. Bennett-Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

June 17

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Yevgeny Sudbin, pianist
Norman: Drip
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

June 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology (world premiere)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute
Bunch: Symphony No. 3 “Dream Songs”
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

June 20

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute
Bunch: Symphony No. 3 “Dream Songs”
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Ravinia Festival
Misha and Cipa Dichter and Friends
Mozart: Sonata for Four-Hands Piano in F Major, K. 497
Schubert: Divertissement à la hongroise
Bizet: Jeux d’enfants
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor
8 p.m. Martin Theatre
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

June 23

Rush Hour Concerts
Haymarket Opera
Baroque arias and Ensembles
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

June 24

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Roberto Diaz, violist
Walton: Viola Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

June 26

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Wagner: Prelude from Parsifal

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 “Reformation”
MacMillan: Quickening
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

June 27

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Wagner: Prelude from Parsifal
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 “Reformation
”
MacMillan: Quickening
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

June 29

Ravinia Festival
Juilliard String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet No. 29 in G Major, Hob. III:41
Berg: String Quartet
Schubert: String Quartet in D Minor, D. 810 (“Death and the Maiden”)
8 p.m. Martin Theatre
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

June 30

Rush Hour Concerts
Axiom Brass Ensemble
Music of Jacob Druckman and Patrice Caratini
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

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