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January 31

Juan Diego Flórez, tenor
Vincenzo Scalera, pianist
Arias and songs of Rossini, Gounod, Verdi, Puccini and others.
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 1

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 3

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 4

Chicago Philharmonic
Scott Speck, conductor
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
Schumann: Symphony No. 3
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)
Larsen: Deep Summer Music
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
chicagophilharmonic.org

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Kyle Ritenauer, conductor
Albert Cano Smit, pianist
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Schumann: Symphony No. 3
7:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center
elginsymphony.org

February 5

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Kyle Ritenauer, conductor
Albert Cano Smit, pianist
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Schumann: Symphony No. 3
2:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center
elginsymphony.org

Mutter Virtuosi
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Vivaldi: Concerto in B minor for 4 violins
Chin: Gran Cadenza
Bologne: Violin Concerto A Major
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
3 p.m. Symphony Center

February 9

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Lahav Shani, conductor
Beatrice Rana, pianist
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 “Classical”
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 10

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Lahav Shani, conductor
Beatrice Rana, pianist
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 “Classical”
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 11

Third Coast Baroque
Romantic madrigals from 16th century Italy
2 p.m. Beverly Arts Center

Third Coast Baroque
Romantic madrigals from 16th century Italy
7:30 p.m. Luther Memorial Church

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Lahav Shani, conductor
Beatrice Rana, pianist
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 “Classical”
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 12

Third Coast Baroque
Romantic madrigals from 16th century Italy
3 p.m. Epiphany Center for the Arts

February 14

Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Maria Dueñas, violinist
Moussa: Symphony No. 2
Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 15

Dover Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, no. 2 (“The Joke”)
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 51
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 44, no. 3
7:30 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston 

February 16

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Klaus Mäkelä, conductor
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Lopez Bellido: Aino
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 17

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Klaus Mäkelä, conductor
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Lopez Bellido: Aino
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Klaus Mäkelä, conductor
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Lopez Bellido: Aino
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 19

Lakeview Orchestra
Anthony Krempa, conductor
Maurice Neuman, cellist
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Hanson: Symphony No. 2 “Romantic”
2 p.m. Athenaeum Theater

February 20

MusicNOW
Golijiov: Mariel
Casarrubios: Afiladoer (world premiere)
Casarrubios: Speechless
Olivero: Bashra’v
Goliojov: Tenebrae
7 p.m. Symphony Center

February 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Julia Fischer, violinist
Schumann: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Julia Fischer, violinist
Schumann: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 25

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Inbal Segev, cellist
Cziner: TBA (world premiere)
Iyer: Human Archipelago
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Julia Fischer, violinist
Schumann: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 26

Marc-André Hamelin
Dukas: Piano Sonata
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 “Hammerklavier”
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Boyce: Symphony No. 5
Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 1
Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Haydn: Symphony No. 101 (Clock)
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie

February 27

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Boyce: Symphony No. 5
Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 1
Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Haydn: Symphony No. 101 (Clock)
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

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January 25

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

January 26

Chicago Opera Theater
Britten: Albert Herring
Jane Glover, conductor
7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Theater

January 27

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

UChicago Presents
Blue Heron
Ockeghem: Requiem
7:30 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

January 28

Chicago Opera Theater
Britten: Albert Herring
Jane Glover, conductor
3 p.m. Athenaeum Theater

January 29

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Leif Ove Andsnes, pianist
Vustin: Lamento
Janacek: Sonata X.1.15
Silvestrov: Bagatelle
Beethoven: Sonata No. 31
Dvorak: Poetic Tone Pictures
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Opera Theater
Britten: Albert Herring
Jane Glover, conductor
3 p.m. Athenaeum Theater

January 31

Juan Diego Flórez, tenor
Vincenzo Scalera, pianist
Arias and songs of Rossini, Gounod, Verdi, Puccini and others.
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

February 1

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 3

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 5

Lyric Opera
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Samantha Hankey, Heidi Stober, Jill Grove; Andrew Davis
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

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December 30

Salute to Vienna
New Year’s Concert
Strauss Symphony Orchestra of America
Gregory Vajda, conductor
6 p.m. Symphony Center

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November 21

MusicNOW
Mark O’Connor, violinist
Maggie O’Connor, violinist
Xavier Foley, bass
Foley: Irish Fantasy
Foley: Etude No 10 “The Dance”
O’Connor: String Quartet No. 3
Foley: Good Times
O’Connor: Strings and Threads suite
7 p.m. Symphony Center
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Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Reginald Mobley, countertenor
Purcell: “Welcome to all the Pleasures”
Purcell: Fantasia on a Ground for 3 violins and continuo
Purcell: “Hear my prayer, O Lord”
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Handel: “Cara sposa” from Rinaldo
Handel: ”Fammi combattere” from Orlando
Croft: Suite from The Comedy call’d the Funeral
Handel: Excerpts from Belshazzar
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org

November 22

Lyric Opera
Rossini: Le Comte Ory
Lawrence Brownlee, Kathryn Lewek, Kayleigh Decker, Joshua Hopkins, Zoie Reams; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 25

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Don Carlos
Joshua Guerrero, Igor Golovatenko, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Clémentine Margaine,
Dmitry Belosselskiy, Soloman Howard; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 26

Lyric Opera
Rossini: Le Comte Ory
Lawrence Brownlee, Kathryn Lewek, Kayleigh Decker, Joshua Hopkins, Zoie Reams; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 27

Orion Ensemble
Amon: Clarinet Quartet
Berkey: Earth Voices
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor
7:30 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

November 30

Orion Ensemble
Amon: Clarinet Quartet
Berkey: Earth Voices
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor
7:30 p.m. PianoForte Studios

December 4

Orion Ensemble
Amon: Clarinet Quartet
Berkey: Earth Voices
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor
7 p.m. New England Congregational Church, Aurora

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October 24

MusicNOW
Music of Alvin Singleton and Carlos Simon
7 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

October 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

October 26

UChicago Presents
Quatuor Diotima
“Music from Paris I”
Boulez: Livre pour Quatuor 
Pesson: String Quartet No. 3 “Farrago”
Debussy: String Quartet
7:30 p.m Logan Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

October 27

UChicago Presents
Quatuor Diotima
“Music from Paris II”
Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet
Szymanowski: String Quartet No. 2
Bartók: String Quartet No. 1
7:30 p.m Logan Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Xian Zhang, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, pianist
Ngwenyama: Primal Message
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

October 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Xian Zhang, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, pianist
Ngwenyama: Primal Message
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

UChicago Presents
Quatuor Diotima
Meng-Chieh Liu, pianist
“Music from Paris III”
Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit 
Ravel: String Quartet
Franck: Piano Quintet
7:30 p.m Logan Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Newberry Consort
“Madam Europa at the Gonzaga Court”
8 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston
newberryconsort.org

William Byrd Festival
Bienen Contemporary/Early Music Ensemble
Secular music including Songs of Sundrie Natures and Songs of Sadness and Pietie
8 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston

October 29

Newberry Consort
“Madam Europa at the Gonzaga Court”
8 p.m. Congregation Rodfei Zedek
5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd
newberryconsort.org

October 30

William Byrd Festival
Music for virginal
2:15 p.m. Alice Millar Chapel/Vail Chapel, Evanston
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Newberry Consort
“Madam Europa at the Gonzaga Court”
3 p.m. Ganz Hall
newberryconsort.org

UChicago Presents
Vox Luminis
Music of Bach family and Buxtehude
3 p.m. Logan Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

William Byrd Festival
Mass for Five Voices
“Christ Rising Again”
Ave verum cirpus
Miserere mei
3 p.m. Alice Millar Chapel, Evanston
Free admission

November 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Xian Zhang, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, pianist
Ngwenyama: Primal Message
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

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September 21

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Ernani
Russell Thomas, Tamara Wilson, Quinn Kelsey, Christian Van Horn;
Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

September 22

Haymarket Opera Company
Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea
Erica Schuller, Lindsay Metzger, Kimberly McCord, David Govertsen Kristin Knuston; Craig Trompeter, conductor
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Jarvis Opera Hall

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, pianist
Coleridge-Taylor: Solemn Prelude
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

September 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, pianist
Coleridge-Taylor: Solemn Prelude
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Haymarket Opera Company
Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea
Erica Schuller, Lindsay Metzger, Kimberly McCord, David Govertsen Kristin Knuston; Craig Trompeter, conductor
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Jarvis Opera Hall

September 24

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Howard Levy, harmonica player
Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride
Levy: Concerto for Diatonic Harmonica & Orchestra
Chabrier: España
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Weinberger: Polka and Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper
7 p.m. Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
elmhurstsymphony.org

Haymarket Opera Company
Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea
Erica Schuller, Lindsay Metzger, Kimberly McCord, David Govertsen Kristin Knuston; Craig Trompeter, conductor
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Jarvis Opera Hall

Dal Niente
Bauckholt: Pacific Time (world premiere)
Bauckholt: Vakuum Lieder
Bauckholt: Oh I See
Lewis: Flux
8 p.m. DePaul University/Gannon Hall

September 25

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Ernani
Russell Thomas, Tamara Wilson, Quinn Kelsey, Christian Van Horn;
Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Clarinet Quartet (arr. of Violin Sonata 378/317d)
Schumann: Piano Quartet
Schickele: Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano
3 p.m. New Congregational Church, Aurora

Haymarket Opera Company
Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea
Erica Schuller, Lindsay Metzger, Kimberly McCord, David Govertsen Kristin Knuston; Craig Trompeter, conductor
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Jarvis Opera Hall

September 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, pianist
Coleridge-Taylor: Solemn Prelude
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

September 28

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Clarinet Quartet (arr. of Violin Sonata 378/317d)
Schumann: Piano Quartet
Schickele: Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano
7:30 p.m. Pianoforte

September 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Rossini: Overture to Il viaggio a Reims
Mozart: Symphony No. 39
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

September 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Rossini: Overture to Il viaggio a Reims
Mozart: Symphony No. 39
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

October 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Rossini: Overture to Il viaggio a Reims
Mozart: Symphony No. 39
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Ernani
Russell Thomas, Tamara Wilson, Quinn Kelsey, Christian Van Horn;
Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

October 2

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Clarinet Quartet (arr. of Violin Sonata 378/317d)
Schumann: Piano Quartet
Schickele: Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano
7:30 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

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August 16

Rush Hour Concerts
Marie Tachouet, flutist
Amy Hess, violist
Eleanor Kirk, harpist
Aguila: Submerged
Bonis: Scènes de la Forêt
Debussy – Sonata for flute, viola and harp
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

August 17

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
ZOFO, piano duo
Suk: A Fairy Tale
Vine: Zofomorphosis (world premiere)
Tchaikovsky: Suite from The Sleeping Beauty
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Emily D’Angelo, mezzo-soprano
Kevin Murphy, pianist
Songs of Hildegard von Bingen, Schoenberg. Clarke, Snider. C. Schumann, Copland and Price
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

August 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Itzhak Perlman, violinist
Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
8 p.m. Ravinia

August 19

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Maeve Höglund, soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
Douglas Williams, bass
Haydn: The Creation
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Evanston Chamber Music Festival
Schubert: The Shepherd on the Rock
Khachaturian: Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
Strauss: Four Songs, Op. 27
Debussy: Premiere Rhapsody
Puccini: La Rondine—”Chi’il bel sogno”
Verdi: Rigoletto—“Caro nome”
Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann—”Olympia’s Song”
7:30 p.m. Dawes House, Evanston 
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August 20

Evanston Chamber Music Festival
“The Three Filipino Tenors”
4 p.m. Dawes House, Evanston
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Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Maeve Höglund, soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
Douglas Williams, bass
Haydn: The Creation
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

August 21

Evanston Chamber Music Festival
Brahms: Clarinet Trio
Brahms: Sonatensatz in C minor
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor
4 p.m. Dawes House, Evanston 
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Emil de Cou, conductor
Inmo Yang, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Mazeppa—”Battle of Poltava” and “Cossack Dance”
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Suite No.3–Theme and Variations
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
5 p.m. Ravinia

Lyric Opera
“Sunday in the Park with Lyric”
7 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 23

Rush Hour Concerts
John Macfarlane, violinist
Eoin Andersen, violinist
Aurelien Fort Pederzoli, violist
David Cunliffe, cellist
Victor Santiago Asunción, pianist
Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet
Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 1
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

August 29

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Vadim Gluzman, violinist
Geminiani: La Follia
Hailstork: Sonata da Chiesa
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

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July 13

Grant Park Orchestra
David Chan, conductor
She-e Wu, percussionist
Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade
Higdon: Percussion Concerto
Haydn: Symphony No. 103 “Drumroll”
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 15

Grant Park Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, violinist
Agudelo: La Madre de Agua
Childs: Violin Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, pianist
Perry: Study for Orchestra
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Ravinia

July 16

Grant Park Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, violinist
Agudelo: La Madre de Agua
Childs: Violin Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Marcus Roberts Trio
Adrian Dunn Singers
Traditional: “My Souls’ Been Anchored in the Lord”
Robert’s: Rhapsody in D
Arms/Dunn: “Goin Home”
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 17

Members of the Grant Park Orchestra
Project Inclusion Quartet
Taylor Perkinson: Sinfonietta No. 1
Childs: String Quartet (world premiere)
Andrée:  Andante quasi recitativo
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
2 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
Strauss: An Alpine Symphony
5 p.m. Ravinia

July 20

Grant Park Orchestra
Jonathon Heyward, conductor
Afendi Yusuf, clarinetist
Farrenc: Overture No. 1
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 22

Grant Park Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, piano
Still: Darker America
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Opera Festival of Chicago
Verdi: Il Corsaro
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorum, Evanston

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Marin Alsop, conductor
Yeree Suh, soprano
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Bacewicz: Music for Strings, Trumpet and Percussion
Brahms: A German Requiem
8 p.m. Ravinia

July 23

Grant Park Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, piano
Still: Darker America
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 24

Opera Festival of Chicago
Verdi: Il Corsaro
2 p.m. Cahn Auditorum, Evanston

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Leslie Odom. Jr. vocalist
Gala Concert
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

July 25

Members of the Grant Park Orchestra
Project Inclusion Quartet
Taylor Perkinson: Sinfonietta No. 1
Childs: String Quartet (world premiere)
Andrée:  Andante quasi recitativo
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
6:30 p.m. South Shore Cultural Center
gpmf.org

The Chicago Ensemble
Bach: Two cantata arias
Damase: Trio for flute, oboe and piano
Haydn: Four Canzonettas
Ginastera: Duo for flute and oboe
Stölzel: The Gorgeous Nothings
Goossens: Pastorale et Arlequinade
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

July 26

Matthias Goerne, baritone
Alexandre Kantorow, pianist
Schubert lieder
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

July 27

Grant Park Orchestra
“A Gospel Jubilee”
Charles Floyd, conductor
Soul Children of Chicago
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 28

Chanticleer
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

July 29

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 9
6:30 p.m. Harris Theater
gpmf.org

The Chicago Ensemble
Bach: Two cantata arias
Damase: Trio for flute, oboe and piano
Haydn: Four Canzonettas
Ginastera: Duo for flute and oboe
Stölzel: The Gorgeous Nothings
Goossens: Pastorale et Arlequinade
7:30 p.m. International House, University of Chicago

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Anna Duczmal-Mróz, conductor
Laura Jackson, conductor
Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor
Montgomery: Source Code
Daugherty: Time Machine
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite
8 p.m. Ravinia

July 30

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Janai Brugger, soprano
Jaye Ladymore, narrator
Golijov: Rose of the Winds
Bernstein: Symphony No. 3 (“Kaddish”)
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

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June 16

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

June 17

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Natalie Rose Richardson, poet and orator
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 “Reformation”
Weir: We Are Shadows
Zupko: Blue Matter (world premiere)
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Rosśa Crean: The Priestess of Morphine
7 p.m. International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N. Lake Shore

Haymarket Opera
Bologne: L’Amant anonyme
Nicole Cabell, Geoffrey Agpalo, David Govertsen, Erica Schuller,
Michael St. Peter, and Nathalie Colas; Craig Trompeter
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Jarvis Opera Hall

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 18

Rosśa Crean: The Priestess of Morphine
7 p.m. International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N Lake Shore

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Natalie Rose Richardson, poet and orator
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 “Reformation”
Weir: We Are Shadows
Zupko: Blue Matter (world premiere)
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Haymarket Opera
Bologne: L’Amant anonyme
Nicole Cabell, Geoffrey Agpalo, David Govertsen, Erica Schuller,
Michael St. Peter, and Nathalie Colas; Craig Trompeter
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Jarvis Opera Hall

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 19

ZOFO, piano duo
Holst: The Planets: “Jupiter”
Sisask: The Milky Way
Alberga: 3-Day Mix
Vine: Sonata for Piano Four Hands
2 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Haymarket Opera
Bologne: L’Amant anonyme
Nicole Cabell, Geoffrey Agpalo, David Govertsen, Erica Schuller,
Michael St. Peter, and Nathalie Colas; Craig Trompeter
3 p.m. DePaul University/Jarvis Opera Hall

June 21

Rush Hour Concerts
St. James Cathedral Choir
Stephen Buzard, director
Undine Smith Moore: Songs
Maurice Duruflé: Requiem
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

June 22

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
ZOFO, piano duo
Clyne: This Midnight Hour
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”
Vine: Zofomorphosis (world premiere)
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

June 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Francesco Meli, Joyce El-Khoury, Luca Salsi,
Yulia Matochkina and Damiana Mizzi
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

June 24

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violinist
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 “The Year 1905”
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

The Chicago Ensemble
Mozart: Piano Quartet
Allemeier: 4
Turina: Piano Quartet
7:30 p.m. International House, University of Chicago

June 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Francesco Meli, Joyce El-Khoury, Luca Salsi,
Yulia Matochkina and Damiana Mizzi
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park

The Chicago Ensemble
Mozart: Piano Quartet
Allemeier: 4
Turina: Piano Quartet
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

June 28

Rush Hour Concerts
MingHuan Xu, violinist
Anthony Devroye, violist
Nicholas Photinos, cellist
Winston Choi, pianist
Novak: Interlocutor
Mahler: Piano Quartet
Turina: Piano Quartet
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Francesco Meli, Joyce El-Khoury, Luca Salsi,
Yulia Matochkina and Damiana Mizzi
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Emerson Quartet
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Brahms: String Quartet No. 1
Schubert: String Quartet No. 15
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

June 29

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Ellie Dehn, soprano
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture
Pärt: In principio
Britten: Spring Symphony
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

July 1

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Ellie Dehn, soprano
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture
Pärt: In principio
Britten: Spring Symphony
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

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May 12

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Julius Rachlin, violinist, violist and conductor
Stephanie Jeong, violinist
Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Mozart: Sinfonia concertante
Tchaikovsky: Meditation
Mozart: Symphony No. 36 “Linz”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Third Coast Percussion
C. Assad/Dillon: The Hero
Glass/Martin: Metamorphosis No. 1
Elfman: Percussion Quartet
Hynes: For All Its Fury: “Fields”
lin: Perspective
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Gannon Concert Hall

May 12-19

UChicago Presents—Streaming only
Sarah Brailey, soprano
Caleb van der Swaagh, cellist
7:30 p.m.

May 13

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, violinist
Sonya Headlam, soprano
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Bologne: Aria from L’Amant anonyme
Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate
Bologne: Violin Concerto in A major
Mozart: Symphony no. 35, “Haffner”
7:30 p.m. DePaul University
apollosfire.org

UChicago Presents
Ensemble Correspondances
“Les Plaisirs du Louvre” 
7:30 p.m. Logan Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Julius Rachlin, violinist, violist and conductor
Stephanie Jeong, violinist
Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Mozart: Sinfonia concertante
Tchaikovsky: Meditation
Mozart: Symphony No. 36 “Linz”
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 14

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, violinist
Sonya Headlam, soprano
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Bologne: Aria from L’Amant anonyme
Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate
Bologne: Violin Concerto in A major
Mozart: Symphony no. 35, “Haffner”
7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, Evanston
apollosfire.org

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Alexander Toradze, pianist
Horst: Reverberations
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
7:30 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights
ipomusic.org

Chicago Sinfonietta
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Taichi Fukumura, conductor
Melissa White, violinist
Clinard Dance
Marquez: Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Isaac: Moshe’s Dream
Skye: To Be A Horizon
Gang & Zhanhao: Butterfly Lovers Concerto
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op. 46, no. 8
8 p.m. Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville
chicagosinfonetta.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Julius Rachlin, violinist, violist and conductor
Stephanie Jeong, violinist
Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Mozart: Sinfonia concertante
Tchaikovsky: Meditation
Mozart: Symphony No. 36 “Linz”
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 15

Evgeny Kissin, pianist
Bach/Tausig: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Mozart: Adagio in B Minor
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31
Chopin: Selected Mazurkas
Chopin: Andante spianato and Grande polonaise brillante
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet 
Borodin: String Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

May 16

Chicago Sinfonietta
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Taichi Fukumura, conductor
Melissa White, violinist
Clinard Dance
Marquez: Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Isaac: Moshe’s Dream
Skye: To Be A Horizon
Gang & Zhanhao: Butterfly Lovers Concerto
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op. 46, no. 8
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
chicagosinfonetta.org

May 19

Nevermore Chamber Music Festival
Nois Saxophone Quartet
Gemma Peacocke: Dwalm
Maria Kaoutzan: Shore to Shore
Shelley Washington: BIG Talk
Maria Kaoutzan: Count Me In
Gemma Peacocke: Hazel
7 p.m. Nevermore
nevermoreperformancespace.com

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, pianist
Thomas: Brio
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Strauss: Ein Heldeneben
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 20

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, pianist
Thomas: Brio
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Strauss: Ein Heldeneben
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Nevermore Chamber Music Festival
Kaia String Quartet
José Bragato: Tres movimientos porteños para cuarteto de cuerdas basados en ritmos de tango
Haydn: String Quartet in D minor “Quinten,” Op. 76, no. 2
Claudio Santoro: String Quartet No. 3
7 p.m. Nevermore
nevermoreperformancespace.com

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Grams, conductor
Robert Everson, timpanist
Daugherty: Raise the Roof
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
7:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center
elginsymphony.org

UChicago Presents
Grossman Ensemble
James Baker, conductor
Premieres by Zosha Di Castri, Christopher Trapani, David Serkin Ludwig, and Frédéric Durieux
7:30 p.m. Logan Center  

May 21

Nevermore Chamber Music Festival
Fourth Coast Ensemble
Songs of Schubert, Schumann, Strauss, Beach, Garrop and Heggie
4 p.m. Nevermore
nevermoreperformancespace.com

Nevermore Chamber Music Festival
Black Oak Ensemble
Dick Kattenburg: Trio à cordes
Sándor Kuti: Serenade for String Trio
Gideon Klein: Trio for violin, viola and cello
Geza Frid: Trio à cordes
7 p.m. Nevermore Performance Space
nevermoreperformancespace.com

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Grams, conductor
Robert Everson, timpanist
Daugherty: Raise the Roof
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
7:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center
elginsymphony.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, pianist
Thomas: Brio
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Strauss: Ein Heldeneben
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, pianist
Thomas: Brio
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Strauss: Ein Heldeneben
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Nevermore Chamber Music Festival
Eighth Blackbird
Justin Peters: Kinesthetics
4 p.m. Nevermore
nevermoreperformancespace.com

Nevermore Chamber Music Festival
Gaudete Brass Quintet
Barfield: Gravity
Monteverdi: Madrigals from Book 2
Alice Jones: as a fish looks at the sun
Alonso Pirio: Variations on Summer Sun
Eric Malmquist: Boundary Lines
Garrop: Legends of Olympus
Ephraim Champion: South Shore, Chicago
7 p.m. Nevermore
nevermoreperformancespace.com

May 23

MusicNOW
7 p.m. Harris Theater

May 26

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violinist
Ravel: Mother Goose
Dessner: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Northwestern Opera Theater
Puccini: La Bohème
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

May 27

Northwestern Opera Theater
Puccini: La Bohème
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violinist
Ravel: Mother Goose
Dessner: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 28

Northwestern Opera Theater
Puccini: La Bohème
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violinist
Ravel: Mother Goose
Dessner: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 29

Northwestern Opera Theater
Puccini: La Bohème
3 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

Chicago Philharmonic
Scott Speck, conductor
Capathia Jenkins, vocalist
“Aretha Rising”
7 p.m. Harris Theater
chicagophilharmonic.org

May 31

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violinist
Ravel: Mother Goose
Dessner: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

June 5

American Music Project
Kontras Quartet
Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 2 (“Company”)
Vincent Persichetti: String Quartet No. 3
John Elmquist: Sacred Traces
Frederick Tillis: Spiritual Fantasy No. 12 (Movements I and II)
Amy Wurtz: String Quartet No. 3 (world premiere)
3 p.m. Ganz Hall
americanmusicproject.net

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