Calendar

September 1

Ravinia Festival
Alexandra Silocea, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 (“Waldstein”)
Debussy: Images (excerpts)
Liszt: Nuages gris
Liszt: Orage, S. 160, No. 5
Liszt: Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este, S. 163, No. 4
Ravel: Jeux d’eau
Debussy: L’isle joyeuse
Schubert/Liszt: Der Müller und der Bach, D. 795, No. 19
Schubert/Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D. 774
Liszt: Variations on a Theme from Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen by J.S. Bach, S. 180
6 p.m. Bennett Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 2

Ravinia Festival
Alexey Zuev, pianist
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 6 in D major, K.284
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A major, D.664
Prokofiev: Divertissement
Prokofiev: Things in Themselves
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 4 “From Old Notebooks”
6 p.m. Bennett Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 3

Ravinia Festival
Zhang Zuo, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24
Ligeti: Musica ricercata
Ravel: La valse
Schumann: Etudes symphoniques
6 p.m. Bennett Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 4

Ravinia Festival
Nicolas Altstaedt, cellist
José Gallardo, pianist
Debussy: Cello Sonata No. 1
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata
Fazil Say: Dört Şehir (Four Cities)
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Gabil-Sajahy
Piazzolla: Le grand tango
6 p.m. Bennett Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 5

Ravinia Festival
Alexandra Deshorties, soprano
David Fung, pianist
Program TBA
6 p.m. Bennett Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 6

Ravinia Festival
Anna Federova, pianist
Mozart: Piano Sonata in B-flat, K.333
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
6 p.m. Bennett Gordon Hall
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park
Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Mariusz Kwiecień, Andriana Chuchman, Ana María Martínez, Marina Rebeka; Antonio Poli, Mark Delavan and Andrea Silvestrelli.
Selections from Wagner’s Tannhäuser, Verdi’s Rigoletto, Mascagni’s Iris, Verdi’s Macbeth, Puccini’s Tosca, and Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Free admission
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park

September 11

Collaborative Works Festival
Songs of Robert Schumann and Clara Schumann
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Joshua Hopkins, baritone
Myra Huang, piano
7 p.m. Poetry Foundation
caichicago.org

Ravinia Festival
Mischa and Cipa Dichter, pianists
Mendelssohn: Seven Songs without Words
Rachmaninoff: Six Duets for Piano
Saint-Saëns: Variations on a Theme by Beethoven
Dvořák: Selections from Legends
Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2
8 p.m. Martin Theatre
ravinia.org; 847-266-5100

September 12

Collaborative Works Festival
Michelle De Young, mezzo-soprano
Kevin Murphy, pianist
Program TBA
7 p.m. Washington Library
caichicago.org

Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, conductor
Mozart: “Placido è il, mar” from Idomeneo
Beethoven: “O welche Lust” from Fidelio
Verdi: “Va pensiero” from Nabucco
Verdi: “Patria oppressa” from Macbeth
Verdi: “Vedi, le fosche” (Anvil Chorus) from Il Trovatore
J. Strauss, Jr.: “Brüderlein” from Die Fledermaus
Bizet: “Les voici, voici la quadrille” from Carmen
Puccini: “Humming Chorus” from Madama Butterfly
Donizetti: “A voi supremo Giudice” from Anna Bolena
Mascagni: “Easter Hymn” from Cavalleria Rusticana
Giordano: “Shepherdess Chorus” from Andrea Chénier
Mascagni: “Inno al sole (Hymn to the Sun)” from Iris
Puccini: “Te Deum” from Tosca
Rodgers: “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel
Bernstein: “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide
7 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

September 13

Chicago Opera Theater
Bloch: Macbeth
Nmon Ford, Suzan Hanson, Paul Scholten; Francesco Milioto, conductor
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

September 14

Collaborative Works Festival
Program includes:
Schumann: Spanische Liebeslieder
Brahms: Liebeslieder Walzer
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Joshua Hopkins, baritone
Myra Huang, pianist
Nicholas Hutchinson, pianist
2 p.m. Logan Center
caichicago.org

September 17

Chicago Opera Theater
Bloch: Macbeth
Nmon Ford, Suzan Hanson, Paul Scholten; Francesco Milioto, conductor
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

September 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Camilla Nylund, soprano
Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano
Christopher Ventris, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

September 19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest
Tchaikovsky: Suite from The Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Chicago Opera Theater
Bloch: Macbeth
Nmon Ford, Suzan Hanson, Paul Scholten; Francesco Milioto, conductor
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

September 20

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Camilla Nylund, soprano
Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano
Christopher Ventris, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
7 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Adam Levin, guitarist
“New Spanish Masters”
Leonardo Balada: Caprichos No. 8: Abstractions of Albèniz
Leonardo Balada: Caprichos No. 11: Abstractions of Granados (world premiere)
Ricardo Llorca: Handeliana (Variations on a theme by G.F. Handel)
Benet Casablancas: Tres Piezas para guitarra
Jesús Torres: Interiores
Jacobo Durán-Loriga: Upon 21
Laura Vega: El Hombre que Plantaba Árboles… in memoriam Francisco Brito
Eduardo Soutullo: I’ve got you under my string!
Juan Manuel Ruiz: Orión
7:30 p.m. Instituto Cervantes Chicago (31 W. Ohio Street)

September 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Camilla Nylund, soprano
Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano
Christopher Ventris, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Chicago Opera Theater
Bloch: Macbeth
Nmon Ford, Suzan Hanson, Paul Scholten; Francesco Milioto, conductor
3 p.m. Harris Theater

Chicago Philharmonic
Scott Speck, conductor
Christina Åstrand, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Hamlet Overture
Gade: Violin Concerto
Pärt: Wenn Bach Bienen gezüchtet hätte
Nielsen: Symphony No. 1
7:30 p.m. Pick-Staiger Hall, Evanston
chicagophilharmonic.org; 866-811-4111

September 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Camilla Nylund, soprano
Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano
Christopher Ventris, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

September 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Berlioz: Waverley Overture
Debussy: La Mer
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
8:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

September 26

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Berlioz: Waverley Overture
Debussy: La Mer
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

September 27

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Mariusz Kwiecien, Kyle Ketelsen, Marina Rebeka, Ana Maria Martinez,
Andriana Chuchman, Antonio Poli, Michael Sumuel; Andrea Silvestrelli; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Mendelssohn: Calm Seas and Prosperous Voyage Overture
Debussy: La Mer
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

September 28

Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra
Alan Heatherington, conductor
David Taylor, violinist
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
Brahms: Symphony No. 4
3 p.m. North Shore Center for the Arts, Skokie
arsviva.org; 847-673-6300

Rembrandt Chamber Players
Howard Levy, harmonica
Levy: Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Mozart: Flute Quartet in D major
Bartók/Levy: Romanian Folk Dances
Vaughan Williams: Piano Quintet
3 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

September 29

MusicNOW
Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Feddeck, conductor
Cheung: SynchroniCities
Gordon: Light Is Calling
J.L. Adams: The Wind in High Places
Bates: The Rise of Exotic Computing
7 p.m. Harris Theater
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Rembrandt Chamber Players
Howard Levy, harmonica
Levy: Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Mozart: Flute Quartet in D major
Bartók/Levy: Romanian Folk Dances
Vaughan Williams: Piano Quintet
7:30 p.m. Driehaus Museum

September 30

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Mariusz Kwiecien, Kyle Ketelsen, Marina Rebeka, Ana Maria Martinez, Andriana Chuchman,
Antonio Poli, Michael Sumuel; Andrea Silvestrelli; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest
Debussy: La Mer
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org; 312-294-3000

Lakeview Orchestra
Gregory Hughes, conductor
Irina Feoktistova, pianist
Stravinsky: Fireworks
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Nettelhorst School Auditorium

 

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