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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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

Lake Forest Symphony
Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor
Angelo Yu, violinist
Haydn: Symphony No. 2
Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, Grayslake
lakeforestsymphony.org; 847-543-2300

September 6

Lake Forest Symphony
Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor
Angelo Yu, violinist
Haydn: Symphony No. 2
Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
2 p.m. Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, Grayslake
lakeforestsymphony.org; 847-543-2300

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 9

Collaborative Works Festival
Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone
Craig Terry, pianist
Songs by Schubert, Bellini, Donaudy, and Tosti
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
caichicago.org

Itzhak Perlman, violinist
Emanuel Ax, pianist
Violin Sonatas by Mozart, Faure and Strauss
8 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 10

Collaborative Works Festival
Nicole Heaston, soprano
Laquita Mitchell, soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Michael Brown, pianist
Shannon McGinnis, pianist
Ives: Songs
Rorem: Songs
Copland: Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson

Hoiby: The Shining Place
7:30 p.m. Poetry Foundation
caichicago.org

Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano
Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano
Jenny Taira, pianist
8 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 11

Collaborative Works Festival

American Art Song Master Class
Craig Terry, pianist
2 p.m. PianoForte
caichicago.org

Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park
Rossini: La Cenerentola (excerpts)
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro: Act II
Excerpts from Mozart’s Idomeneo, Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette, and Verdi’s La traviata
Christiane Karg, Amanda Majeski, Elizabeth DeShong, Rachel Frenkel, Katharine Goeldner, Lawrence Brownlee, Keith Jameson, Luca Pisaroni, Adam Plachetka, Brindley Sherratt, Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi, Jonathan Johnson, and Bradley Smoak.
Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus; Andrew Davis, conductor 

7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion. Free admission.

September 12

Collaborative Works Festival
Nicole Heaston, soprano
Laquita Mitchell, soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Michael Brown, pianist
Shannon McGinnis, pianist
Bernstein: “A Simple Song” from Mass
Barber: Hermit Songs
Copland: Old American Songs (selections)
Harbison: Mirabai Songs
Carter: Cantata
5 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts
caichicago.org

September 17

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Liszt: From the Cradle to the Grave
Mozart: Symphony No. 40
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center

September 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

September 19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Corigliano: Campane di Ravello
Elgar: In the South
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
7 p.m. Symphony Center

September 20

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Divertimento in E flat major, K.563
Mozart; Fantasy in C minor, K.396
Mozart: Kegelstatt Trio
Faure: Piano Quartet in Cminor
7 p.m. First Baptist Church of Geneva

September 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Xavier de Maistre, harpist
Chabrier: España
Ginastera: Harp Concerto
Charpentier: Impressions of Italy
Ravel: Boléro
8 p.m. Symphony Center

September 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Xavier de Maistre, harpist
Chabrier: España
Ginastera: Harp Concerto
Charpentier: Impressions of Italy
Ravel: Boléro
8 p.m. Symphony Center

September 26

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
Adam Plachetka, Luca Pisaroni, Amanda Majeski, Christiane Karg, Rachel Frenkel; Henrik Nánási, conductor.
5 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Opera Theater
Mozart: Lucio Silla
Ryan MacPherson, Valerie Vinzant, Maeve Höglund, Christine Arand, Ava Pine; Francesco Milioto, conductor
7: 30 p.m. Harris Theater

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Xavier de Maistre, harpist
Chabrier: España
Ginastera: Harp Concerto
Charpentier: Impressions of Italy
Ravel: Boléro
8 p.m. Symphony Center

September 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Xavier de Maistre, harpist
Chabrier: España
Ginastera: Harp Concerto
Charpentier: Impressions of Italy
Ravel: Boléro
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

September 30

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
Adam Plachetka, Luca Pisaroni, Amanda Majeski, Christiane Karg, Rachel Frenkel; Henrik Nánási, conductor.
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Opera Theater
Mozart: Lucio Silla
Ryan MacPherson, Valerie Vinzant, Maeve Höglund, Christine Arand, Ava Pine; Francesco Milioto, conductor
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

October 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20
Hindemith: Concert Music for Brass and String Orchestra
Prokofiev: Scythian Suite
8 p.m. Symphony Center

October 2

Chicago Opera Theater
Mozart: Lucio Silla
Ryan MacPherson, Valerie Vinzant, Maeve Höglund, Christine Arand, Ava Pine; Francesco Milioto, conductor
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20
Hindemith: Concert Music for Brass and String Orchestra
Prokofiev: Scythian Suite
8 p.m. Symphony Center

October 3

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
Adam Plachetka, Luca Pisaroni, Amanda Majeski, Christiane Karg, Rachel Frenkel; Henrik Nánási, conductor.
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20
Hindemith: Concert Music for Brass and String Orchestra
Prokofiev: Scythian Suite
8 p.m. Symphony Center

October 4

Chicago Opera Theater
Mozart: Lucio Silla
Ryan MacPherson, Valerie Vinzant, Maeve Höglund, Christine Arand, Ava Pine; Francesco Milioto, conductor
3 p.m. Harris Theater

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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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

August 30

Lincoln Trio
Music of Babajanian, Martin and Clarke
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 9

Itzhak Perlman, violinist
Emanuel Ax, pianist
Violin Sonatas by Mozart, Faure and Strauss
8 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 10

Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano
Laurie Rubin, mezzo-soprano
Jenny Taira, pianist
8 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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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
gpmf.org

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
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

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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