May 16

Thu Apr 11, 2024 at 11:25 am

By Lawrence A. Johnson

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 17

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

UChicago Presents
Grossman Ensemble
World premieres by David Bird, Vivian Fung, Felipe Lara, and Gabriel Novak
7:30 p.m. Logan Center

May 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Shaw: Seven Joys
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights
ipomusic.org

May 19

Evgeny Kissin, pianist
3 p.m. Symphony Center

May 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Mari Eriksmoen, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Composers’ Consortium
Axiom Brass
New music for brass quintet
7:30 p.m. Epiphany Center for the Arts
epiphanychi.com

May 23-26

Northwestern Opera Theater
Mozart: Così fan tutte
Cahn Auditorium, Evanston

May 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Mari Eriksmoen, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Mari Eriksmoen, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Opera Theater
Heggie: Before It All Goes Dark (world premiere)
Ryan McKinny, Megan Marino; Joseph Mechavich, conductor
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theatre

May 26

Civitas Ensemble
Beethoven: Trio in B flat, Op. 11
Rabl: Clarinet Quintet
Berens: Gesellschaftsquartett No. 3
Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2 for two pianos
2 p.m. Gavin Recital Hall, Evanston

Chicago Opera Theater
Heggie: Before It All Goes Dark (world premiere)
Ryan McKinny, Megan Marino; Joseph Mechavich, conductor
3 p.m. Studebaker Theatre

May 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, percussionist
Montgomery: Procession (world premiere)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 31

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, percussionist
Montgomery: Procession (world premiere)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

June 1

American Music Project
Kontras Quartet
Jonathan Blumhofer: Semper Dowland, semper dolens
Bernard Herrmann: Echoes 
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Voyage (String Quartet No. 3)
Quincy Porter: In Monasterio
Arthur Foote: String Quartet No. 1 
3 p.m. Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
americanmusicproject.net

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, percussionist
Montgomery: Procession (world premiere)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

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