Calendar

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
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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

March 1

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

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter
Original jazz tunes and classics
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 2

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violinist
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
John Adams: Scheherazade 2.0
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 3

Haymarket Opera Company
Scarlatti: Agar et Ismaele esiliati
Angela Young Smucker, Kristin Knutson, Jill Dewsnup, Peter van de Graaff; Craig Trompeter, conductor
5:45 Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St.

University of Chicago Presents
Stile Antico
“Strange Land: Elizabethan Composers in Exile”
Music by Peter Philips, Richard Dering, John Dowland and William Byrd
7:30 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
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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

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Squires, conductor
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Copland: Billy the Kid Suite
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts

Newberry Consort
“The Queen: Christina of Sweden, The Girl King”
Music by Lully, Carissimi, Corelli and Cesti
8 p.m. Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library
newberryconsort.org; 773-669-7335

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter
A Night with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edwin Outwater, conductor
Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
Ellington: Selections from The River
Mussorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition
Selected movements performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra along with movements arranged and performed by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Marsalis: “All-American Pep” from Swing Symphony
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 4

Haymarket Opera Company
Scarlatti: Agar et Ismaele esiliati
Angela Young Smucker, Kristin Knutson, Jill Dewsnup, Peter van de Graaff; Craig Trompeter, conductor
5 p.m. Church of the Atonement, 5749 N. Kenmore Ave

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien, Ana Maria Martinez, Charles Castronovo, Dmitry Belosselskiy; Alejo Perez, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Squires, conductor
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Copland: Billy the Kid Suite
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violinist
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
John Adams: Scheherazade 2.0
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Newberry Consort
“The Queen: Christina of Sweden, The Girl King”
Music by Lully, Carissimi, Corelli and Cesti
8 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston
newberryconsort.org; 773-669-7335

March 5

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Squires, conductor
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Copland: Billy the Kid Suite
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
2:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

Chicago Philharmonic
Visceral Dance Chicago
Scott Speck, conductor
Including music by Shostakovich, Golijov, Cage, Rachmaninoff and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood among others in a reimagining of Dostoyevsky’s “Dream of a Ridiculous Man”
3 p.m. Harris Theater

Newberry Consort
“The Queen: Christina of Sweden, The Girl King”
Music by Lully, Carissimi, Corelli and Cesti
3 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts
newberryconsort.org; 773-669-7335

Northbrook Symphony
New Tradition Chorus
Lawrence Rapchak, conductor
Beethoven: Seven Country Dances
Arnold: Eight English Dances
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Mussorgsky: March in A Flat Major
4 p.m. Sheely Center for the Arts, Northbrook

St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, pianist
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
7 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Ensemble
Debussy: Rhapsodie for clarinet and piano
Copland: Short Symphony (chamber version)
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
Raff: Piano Quintet in A minor
7 p.m. International House, Hyde Park

March 6

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

March 7

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violinist
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
John Adams: Scheherazade 2.0
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Ensemble
Debussy: Rhapsodie for clarinet and piano
Copland: Short Symphony (chamber version)
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
Raff: Piano Quintet in A minor
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

March 8

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Julia Bullock, soprano
Franck: Cello Sonata in A Major
Ravel: Cinq melodies populaires
Berger: New work
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 66
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien, Ana Maria Martinez, Charles Castronovo, Dmitry Belosselskiy; Alejo Perez, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

March 9

Chicago Composers Orchestra
Allen Tinkham, conductor
Marta Aznavoorian, pianist
Jonathan Bailey Holland: The Party Starter
Seth Boustead: Piano Concerto No. 1 (“Satori”) (world premire)
George Walker: Tangents for Chamber Orchestra
Bernard Rands: London Serenade
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
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Lyric Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Placido Domingo
Verdi: La Traviata, Act 2
Popular arias and duets
Placido Domingo, Ailyn Perez, Michael Spyres; Eugene Kohn, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma cellist
John Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox
Salonen: Cello Concerto (world premiere)
Stravinsky: Petrushka
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 10

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma cellist
John Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox
Salonen: Cello Concerto (world premiere)
Stravinsky: Petrushka
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

March 11

Spektral Quartet
Feldman: String Quartet No. 2
6 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Colin Davin, guitar
Latin Sensations
Music by Marquez, Rodrigo, Milhaud, Villa-Lobos, Gershwin and Lecuona
7 p.m. Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien, Ana Maria Martinez, Charles Castronovo, Dmitry Belosselskiy; Alejo Perez, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma cellist
John Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox
Salonen: Cello Concerto (world premiere)
Stravinsky: Petrushka
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 12

CSO Chamber at the Art Institute of Chicago
Burnham Chamber Ensemble
Haydn: String Quartet No. 53 (The Lark)
John Adams: Four Pieces from John’s Book of Alleged Dances
Dvorak: Piano Quintet No. 2
2 p.m. Fullerton Hall, Art Institute

Igor Levit, pianist
Rzewski: Dreams, Part ll
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Orion Ensemble
Stephen Boe, violist
Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
Rebecca Clarke: Piano Trio
Rebecca Clarke: Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for clarinet and viola
Robert Kritz: Connections for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano
7 p.m. First Baptist Church of Geneva

March 14

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien, Ana Maria Martinez, Charles Castronovo, Dmitry Belosselskiy; Alejo Perez, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

March 15

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Brass Quintet
Swingin’ Spring: An Evening of Jazz with the IPO
7 p.m. Ravisloe Country Club, Homewood

Orion Ensemble
Stephen Boe, violist
Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
Rebecca Clarke: Piano Trio
Rebecca Clarke: Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for clarinet and viola
Robert Kritz: Connections for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano
7:30 p.m. PianoForte Studios

March 16

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

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
S. Adams: many words of love (world premiere)
Schumann: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 17

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
S. Adams: many words of love (world premiere)
Schumann: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien, Ana Maria Martinez, Charles Castronovo, Dmitry Belosselskiy; Alejo Perez, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

March 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
S. Adams: many words of love
Schumann: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m. Symphony Center

March 19

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

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
S. Adams: many words of love (world premiere)
Schumann: Symphony No. 4
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest
Maurice Boyer, conductor
Grieg/arr. Boyer: Peer Gynt
Berwald: Estrella do Soria Overture
Sibelius: Luonnotar
4 p.m. Dominican University Performing Arts Center, River Forest

Orion Ensemble
Stephen Boe, violist
Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
Rebecca Clarke: Piano Trio
Rebecca Clarke: Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for clarinet and viola
Robert Kritz: Connections for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano
7:30 p.m. Nichols Hall, Music Institute, Evanston

March 20

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien, Ana Maria Martinez, Charles Castronovo, Dmitry Belosselskiy; Alejo Perez, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

March 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
S. Adams: many words of love (world premiere)
Schumann: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

March 22

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

March 23

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin
Chicago Philharmonic
Chicago Vocal Artists Ensemble
Murry Sidlin, creator and conductor
Verdi: Requiem
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

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

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

a.pe.ri.od.ic (21)
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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