June 22

Tue Jun 11, 2024 at 12:18 pm

By Lawrence A. Johnson

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Lahav Shani, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, pianist
Avni: Prayer
Bates: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, pianist
Frank: Apu

Schumann: Piano Concerto

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

June 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Lahav Shani, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, pianist
Avni: Prayer
Bates: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
3 p.m. Symphony Center

June 25

Rush Hour Concerts
CSO Brass Quintet
Telemann/Carlier: Trio Sonata in G minor 
Mattern: Sonata Breve
Bourgeois: Sonata
Shostakovich/Sipe: String Quartet No. 3
Crespo: Suite Americana No. 1
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

Grant Park String and Vocal Fellowship Alumni
Kyle Dickson, conductor
Montgomery: Starburst

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances

Thomas: Of Paradise and Light

Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9

Abels: Delights and Dances

Dvořák: Serenade for Strings
6:30 p.m. South Shore Cultural Center
gpmf.org

June 26

Grant Park Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
C. Assad: Water Nymphs (world premiere)

Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 “London”
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

June 27

Grant Park String and Vocal Fellowship Alumni
Kyle Dickson, conductor
Montgomery: Starburst

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances

Thomas: Of Paradise and Light

Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9

Abels: Delights and Dances

Dvořák: Serenade for Strings
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Opera Festival of Chicago
Puccini: Manon Lescaut
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium, Evanston
operafestivalchicago.org

June 28

Grant Park Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Martin Bakari, tenor
Stravinsky: Petrushka

Brahms: Song of Destiny
Kodály: Psalmus Hungaricus
6:30 p.m. Harris Theater
gpmf.org

June 29

Grant Park Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Martin Bakari, tenor
Stravinsky: Petrushka

Brahms: Song of Destiny
Kodály: Psalmus Hungaricus
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
gpmf.org

Opera Festival of Chicago
Puccini: Manon Lescaut
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium, Evanston
operafestivalchicago.org

June 30

Opera Festival of Chicago
Puccini: Manon Lescaut
2 p.m. Cahn Auditorium, Evanston
operafestivalchicago.org

July 2

Rush Hour Concerts
Kontras Quartet
Porter: In Monasterio
Tillis: Selections from Spiritual Fantasy No. 12
Garrop: String Quartet No. 1
Traditional/Danish String Quartet: Selections
from Last Leaf
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

July 3

Grant Park Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violinist
Negrón: Color Shape Transmission
Márquez: Fandango

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 4

Grant Park Orchestra
Christopher Bell, conductor
Katelyn Lee, vocalist
Williams: Liberty Fanfare

Kander & Ebb/Ricketts: Chicago

Loewe: “I Could Have Danced All Night”

Bernstein: “Somewhere”
Tyzik: American Celebration
Price: “Nimble Feet” from Dances in the Canebrakes

Arban/Nakariakov: Carnival of Venice 
Anderson: The Waltzing Cat

Arr. Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea

Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute  

Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful

Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 5

Grant Park Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violinist
Negrón: Color Shape Transmission
Márquez: Fandango

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 9

Rush Hour Concerts
Avalon Quartet
Tailleferre: String Quartet
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 9
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

July 10

Grant Park Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Tower: 1920/2019

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 11

Opera Festival of Chicago
Dallapiccola: Il Prigioniero
Menotti: The Medium
7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Theater
operafestivalchicago.org

July 12

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, pianist
Stephenson: You have reached the city limits (world premiere)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Duruflé: Requiem
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Michelle Cann, pianist

Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha, soprano
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Johnson/Rimelis: Charleston
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 13

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, pianist
Stephenson: You have reached the city limits (world premiere)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Duruflé: Requiem
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Abel Selaocoe, cellist and vocalist

Bernhard Schimpelsberger, percussionist
Aleksiychuk: Go where the wind takes you
Selacoe: Four Spirits
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 14

Opera Festival of Chicago
Dallapiccola: Il Prigioniero
Menotti: The Medium
2 p.m. Athenaeum Theater
operafestivalchicago.org

July 16

Rush Hour Concerts
Ben Roidl-Ward, bassoonist 
Isidora Nojkovic, cellist 
Daniel Pesca, pianist
Thomas: Bebop Riddle IIB 
Nelson: Pilgrimage
Pesca: In Solitude
Crawford-Seeger: Diaphonic Suite No. 2 
Williams: Give Way and Stop/Yield
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

July 17

Grant Park Orchestra
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Clayton Stephenson, pianist
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin

Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Takács Quartet
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 10
Ngwenyama: Flow
Ravel: String Quartet

7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

July 19

Grant Park Orchestra
Anthony Parnther, conductor
Jeremy Black, violinist
Music of John Williams
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 20

Grant Park Orchestra
Anthony Parnther, conductor
Common, vocalist
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Hayato Sumino, pianist
Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1
Strauss: Don Juan
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe
5 p.m. Ravinia

July 23

Rush Hour Concerts
Susan Warner, clarinetist
Cornelius Chiu and Kozue Funakoshi, violinists 
YouMing Chen, violist
Dan Katz, cellist
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
Coleridge-Taylor Clarinet Quintet: finale
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

July 24

Grant Park Orchestra
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Joachim: Cocoon (world premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violinist

Walker: Icarus in Orbit
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 26

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Lindsey Reynolds, soprano
Boulanger: Of a Spring Morning
Poulenc: Stabat Mater
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Holst: The Planets
Falkenberg: The Moons Symphony Suite
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 27

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Lindsey Reynolds, soprano
Boulanger: Of a Spring Morning
Poulenc: Stabat Mater
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Carolyn Kuan, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Act I
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
5 p.m. Ravinia

July 30

Rush Hour Concerts
Matous Michal, violinist 
Lawrence Neuman, violist 
David Cunliffe, cellist 
Victor Asuncion, pianist
Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1
Héritte-Viardot: Spanish Quartet
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

July 31

Grant Park Orchestra

Lucas Waldin, conductor

Lakisha Jones, vocals

Chloe Lowery, vocals
Dan Domenech, vocals
“Broadway Rocks”
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

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