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February 11

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Stephen Williamson, clarinetist
Sibelius: Rakastava
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Pärt: Orient and Occident
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for String Orchestra
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 12

Access Contemporary Music
Global Connections: Catalonia
Enric Riu: Fetisch
Joan Bagés i Rubi: Interactions B
Joan Arnau Pamies: [IVflbclVIvln/c]
Ariadna Alsina: Etres Liquidas
Mateu Malondra: La Identidad de Diotima
Mateu Malondra: a Chillida en a-ciència
Hèctor Parr: Trio “Wortschatten”
7 p.m. International House, University of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Nabucco
Željko Lučić, Tatiana Serjan, Dmitry Belosselskiy, Elizabeth DeShong; Carlo Rizzi, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Stephen Williamson, clarinetist
Sibelius: Rakastava
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Pärt: Orient and Occident
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for String Orchestra
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 13

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Amanda Majeski, Sophie Koch, Christina Landshamer, Matthew Rose, Martin Gantner; Edward Gardner, conductor
6:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Stephen Williamson, clarinetist
Sibelius: Rakastava
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Pärt: Orient and Occident
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for String Orchestra
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago a cappella
Shakespeare a cappella
John William Trotter, music director
8 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

February 14

Sir Andras Schiff, pianist
Haydn: Sonata in E-flat Major
Beethoven: Sonata No. 32, Op. 111
Mozart: Sonata in D Major, K. 576
Schubert: Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Opera Theater
Poulenc: La Voix Humaine
Patricia Racette
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi
Michael Chioldi, Christopher Tiesi, Emily Birsan;
Ari Pelto, conductor
3 p.m. Harris Theater

Rembrandt Chamber Players
Bach: Trio Sonata BWV 1039
Schubert: Introduction and Variations D. 802
Widerkehr: Duo Sonata No. 1
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata Op. 19
3 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

Handel Week
Nicci Krebasch, soprano, Amy de Jong, mezzo-soprano,
Philip Kraus, baritone, Jason Moy, organ
Handel Week Orchestra & Chorus
Dennis Northway, conductor
Dixit Dominus
My Song Shall be Always
Organ Concerto in D minor
3 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, Oak Park

Chicago a cappella
Shakespeare a cappella
John William Trotter, music director
4 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

February 15

Rembrandt Chamber Players
Bach: Trio Sonata BWV 1039
Schubert: Introduction and Variations D. 802
Widerkehr: Duo Sonata No. 1
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata Op. 19
7:30 p.m. PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Ave.

February 16

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Amanda Majeski, Sophie Koch, Christina Landshamer, Matthew Rose, Martin Gantner; Edward Gardner, conductor
6:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Stephen Williamson, clarinetist
Sibelius: Rakastava
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Pärt: Orient and Occident
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for String Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
David Finkel, cellist, Wu Han, pianist and Philip Setzer, violinist
Beethoven: Piano Trio Op. 1, no. 2
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2
Dvorak: Piano Trio Op.90 (Dumky)
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

February 18

Gil Shaham, violinist
The Knights
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Rebel: Les Caracteres de la Danse
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Respighi: Concerto Gregoriano
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Respighi: Concerto Gregoriano
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

University of Chicago Presents
Philip Glass, pianist
Complete Piano Etudes
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-8068

February 20

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Amanda Majeski, Sophie Koch, Christina Landshamer, Matthew Rose, Martin Gantner; Edward Gardner, conductor
6:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600
 
Handel Week
Cabaret Chamber Concert
Amy Conn, soprano, Julia Bentley, mezzo
Thomas Yang and Jeri-Lou Zike, violins
Dennis Northway, director
Fronda leggiera e mobile
Lungi n’ando filenco
Trio in G minor 
Three German Songs for Soprano
Amarilli Vezzosa
7:30 p.m.  Grace Episcopal Church, Oak Park

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Respighi: Concerto Gregoriano
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
David Danzmayr, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist
Danzmayr: Heiras Schwester (The Sister)
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Schubert: Symphony No. 9
8 p.m. Lincoln-Way North Performing Arts Center, Frankfort

Chicago a cappella
Shakespeare a cappella
John William Trotter, music director
8 p.m. Pilgrim Congregational Church, Oak Park

February 21

Chicago a cappella
Shakespeare a cappella
John William Trotter, music director
4 p.m. Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville

February 22

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Gounod: Romeo et Juliette
Joseph Calleja, Susanna Phillips, Joshua Hopkins;
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

February 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Afterwork Masterworks
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Beethoven: Overture to King Stephen
Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3
Salonen: Foreign Bodies
6:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 25

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Gounod: Romeo et Juliette
Joseph Calleja, Susanna Phillips, Joshua Hopkins;
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cellist
Beethoven: Overture to King Stephen
Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3
Salonen: Foreign Bodies
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 26

Dmitry Hvorostovsky in Recital
Ivari, Ilja, pianist
Music by Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Glinka, and Rimsky-Korsakov among others
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

February 28

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Gounod: Romeo et Juliette
Joseph Calleja, Susanna Phillips, Joshua Hopkins;
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Spektral Quartet
Prismatic Memory: Frequency Festival
Music of Hans Thomalla and Beat Furrer
2 p.m. Fullerton Hall, Art Institute

Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro for Horn and Piano,
Schumann: Three Romances for Oboe and Piano
Schumann: Three Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
Mozart: Sonata for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat Major
Mozart: Piano Quintet
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Civitas Ensemble
Offenbach: Cello Duo
Hummel: Clarinet Quartet
Arensky: String Quartet No. 2
3 p.m. Merit School of Music/Gottlieb Hall

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 6, 7, and 8
Mozart: Serenata Notturna
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

Ensemble Dal Niente
Frequency Festival: Hard Music, Hard Liquor
George Lewis: Hexis
George Lewis: Mnemosis
Beat Furrer: Solo for cello
Richard Barrett: Interference for solo contrabass clarinet
Sivan Cohen Elias: Hack for electric guitar
7:30 p.m. Constellation, 3111 North Western Ave

February 29

University of Chicago Presents
Contempo: Focus on Europe
eighth blackbird, Pacifica Quartet
Agata Zubel, vocalist
Tadeusz Wielecki: The Thread is Spinning
Christophe Bertrand: Madrigal
Marta Ptaszynska: Mosaics
Schnittke: String Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-8068

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 6, 7, and 8
Mozart: Serenata Notturna
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Cliff Colnot, conductor
Thomas: EOS (Goddess of Dawn)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
8 p.m. Symphony Center

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January 25

Picosa
Jeffrey Panko, pianist
Schumann: Fantasiestucke for clarinet and piano
Bach: Musical Offering BWV 1079
7 p.m. PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Ave.

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 (Haffner)
Handel: Water Music Suite No. 1
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Haydn: Symphony No. 45 (Farewell)
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

January 27

Baroque Band presents:
Janelle Davis, violinist
Maho Sone Grazzini, harpsichordist
Bach: Violin Sonatas Nos 1, 3, 4 and 6
6:30 p.m. Driehaus Museum

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Nabucco
Zeljko Lucic, Tatiana Serjan, Dmitry Belosselskiy, Elizabeth DeShong; Carlo Rizzi, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

January 29

Jonathan Berger: My Lai
Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert, Van-Anh Vanessa Vo
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
HarrisTheaterChicago.org; 312-334-7777

Garrick Ohlsson, pianist
Granados: Spanish Dance No. 2 (Oriental)
Granados: Goyescas Op.11 (Los Majos Enamoradas)
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
7:30 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston

Spektral Quartet
Music by Sky Macklay, David Remnick,
Chris Fisher-Lochhead and Haydn
8 p.m. Mayne Stage, Rogers Park

January 30

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Grams, conductor
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 (The Year 1905)
7:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

January 31

PianoForte Foundation presents:
Schubertiade Chicago
Chamber Music/Piano:
Sara Su Jones & Dennis Moore: violin & piano
Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem: piano 4 hands Stuart Leitch: piano
Alex Peh Duo: piano 4 hands
Eugenia Cheng: piano
Svetlana Belsky & Elena Douvovitskaya: piano 4 hands
Heidi Musser: piano
Vocal / Lieder:
David Hoffman, baritone; Nicholas Hutchinson, piano
Nathalie Colas, Petite Musique Collective
Eugenia Cheng, piano
Vox 3
CAIC Vocal Chamber Music Fellows
Mark Crayton, countertenor; James Jansen, piano
Julia Bentley, soprano; Elizabeth Buccheri, piano
Daniel Johanson, baritone; Dana Brown, piano
12 p.m.-6 p.m. PianoForte Studios

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: Nabucco
Zeljko Lucic, Tatiana Serjan, Dmitry Belosselskiy, Elizabeth DeShong; Carlo Rizzi, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House
lyricopera.org; 312-827-5600

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Grams, conductor
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11(The Year 1905)
2:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

Spektral Quartet
Music by Sky Macklay, David Remnick,
Chris Fisher-Lochhead and Haydn
8 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts, Hyde Park

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