August 17

Fri Jun 21, 2019 at 10:04 am

By Lawrence A. Johnson

Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Amanda Majeski, soprano
J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
7:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Krzysztof Urbański, conductor
Itzhak Perlman, violinist
Kilar: Orawa
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park

August 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, conductor
Kian Soltani, cellist
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
5 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park

August 19

Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violinist
Barber: The School for Scandal Overture
Ives: Symphony No. 3 “The Camp Meeting”
Barber: Violin Concerto
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park

August 20

Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan conductor
George Li, pianist
Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges: Scherzo and March
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park

August 22

Chicago Philharmonic
Marin Alsop, conductor
Patricia Racette, soprano
Paulo Szot, baritone
Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti
5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre, Highland Park

August 26

The Knights
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Gil Shaham, violinist
Ligeti: Concert românesc: Molto vivace
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Kodály: Dances of Galánta
Kurtág: Signs, Games, and Messages
Brahms/Knights: Selections from Hungarian Dances
8 p.m. Ravinia Highland Park

August 28

Nexus Chamber Music
Haydn: String Quartet Op. 33, no. 3 “The Bird”
Takemitsu: A Bird Came Down Walking
Fauré: Romance
Messiaen: Theme and Variations
Schumann: Piano Quintet
6:30 p.m. Guarneri Hall
guarnerihall.org

The Knights
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Bernstein: Candide
8 p.m. Ravinia Highland Park

August 30

Nexus Chamber Music
Dvorak: Miniatures
Kurtag: Signs, Games, and Messages
Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor
6:30 p.m. Guarneri Hall
guarnerihall.org

August 31

Jory Vinikour, harpsichordist
Bach: Goldberg Variations
6 p.m. Ravinia/Bennett Gordon Hall Highland Park

September 4

Nexus Chamber Music
Barrière: Sonata No. 10 in G Major for Two Celli
Danish Folk Songs for String Quartet
Florence Price: Five Folk Songs in Counterpoint
Arensky: String Quartet
6:30 p.m. Guarneri Hall
guarnerihall.org

September 5

Collaborative Works Festival
“The City”
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
John Arida, pianist
Lisa Kaplan, pianist
Samuel Almaguer, clarinetist
Lita Grier: “Women’s Lives and Loves”
Lita Grier: A Billy Collins Suite
Stacy Garrop: “Smile O Voluptuous Cool-breathed Earth”
Stacy Garrop: “My Dearest Ruth”
Stacy Garrop: “Dirge Without Music”
Shulamit Ran: “Love’s Call”
Augusta Read Thomas: “Among Dawn Flowers”
Augusta Read Thomas: “Twilight Butterfly”
Augusta Read Thomas: “Your Kiss”
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
caichicago.org

September 6

Nexus Chamber Music
Boccherini: String Quintet in C Major “Night Music of the Streets of Madrid”
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Schnittke: A Paganini
Schubert: String Quintet
6:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
guarnerihall.org

September 7

Collaborative Works Festival
“The Nation”
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Sam Almaguer, clarinetist
John Arida, pianist
Lisa Kaplan, pianist
Kenneth Olsen, cellist
Philip Glass: “In the Arc of your Mallet”
Gabriela Lena Frank: Iberian Songs
Jake Heggie: selections from Encountertenor
Ned Rorem: “Ariel”
Sarah Kirkland Snider: “Mad Song”
Sarah Kirkland Snider: “Chrysalis”
Nico Muhly: “Lorne Ys My Likinge”
Caroline Shaw: “And So”
7 p.m. Poetry Foundation
caichicago.org

September 8

Collaborative Works Festival
“The World”
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
John Arida, pianist
Lisa Kaplan, pianist
Kenneth Olsen, cellist
Jonathan Dove: “Come unto these Yellow Sands” from Ariel
Kaija Saariaho: “Mirage”
Nicolas Bacri: Drei romantische Liebesgesänge
Ian Venables: “At the Court of the Poisoned Rose”
Jonathan Dove: “Out of Winter”
Errollyn Wallen: Daedalus
2 p.m. Logan Center Penthouse
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