Calendar

Through March 2

Stream
Chicago Opera Theater
Sankaram: Taking Up Serpents
Michael Mayes, Alexandra Loutsion, Leah Dexter; Lidiya Yankovskaya, conductor

March 3-April 3

Stream
Music of the Baroque
Kathleen Brauer, violinist
Kevin Case, violinist
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins
Corelli” Concerto grosso in F Major
Handel: Concerto grosso in E Minor
baroque.org

March 4

Stream
CSOtv
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti, conductor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

March 5

Stream
University of Chicago Presents
Axiom Brass
Augusta Read Thomas: Avian Capriccio
Evan Williams: Lux Aeterna
Alvin Etler: Quintet for Brass Instruments
7 p.m.

Stream
Haymarket Opera Company
Handel: Apollo e Dafne
Ryan de Ryke, tenor; Erica Schuller, soprano; Craig Trompeter, conductor
7:30 p.m.

March 11

Stream
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
“CSO Sessions”
Jessie Montgomery: Strum
Beethoven: Septet

March 12

Stream
University of Chicago Presents
Grossman Ensemble
Martha Horst: The Universe Remembers Gravitational Waves
LJ White: Attractive Forces
Will Myers: Hollow, Bright
Dongryul Lee: Unsmeared, like a bodiless horn
7 p.m.

March 18

Stream
From the CSO’s Archives: Great Music From Chicago
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Désiré Defauw, conductor
Grétry/Mottl: Three Dances from Cephalus and Procris
Fauré: Pelleas and Melisande
Schumann: Symphony No. 4

March 20

Fourth Coast Ensemble
Ace Gangoso, tenor
David Govertsen, bass-baritone
Music of Jake Heggie, Stacy Garrop, Edvard Grieg, Florence Price, José Alejandrino, and Robert Schumann, plus Norwegian and Phillippine folksongs
7 p.m. fourthcoastensemble.com

March 25

Stream
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
“CSO Sessions”
Harberg: Hall of Ghosts
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Gabrieli: Canzoni
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6

March 29

Livestream
Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Inon Barnatan, pianist
Handel: “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon
Handel: Concerto grosso in A Minor, Op. 6, no. 4,
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14
Mozart: Symphony No. 29
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org

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February 25

Stream
Amy Wurtz, pianist
Music of Brahms, Chopin, Coleridge-Taylor, Nailah Nombeko, Zibuokle Martinaitye, and Wurtz (world premiere).
7 p.m. Youtube

February 26

Stream
University of Chicago Presents
Seth Parker Woods, cellist
Monty Adkins: Winter Tendrils 
Nathalie Joachim: The Race: 1915 
Alvin Singleton: Argoru II
Fredrick Gifford: Difficult Grace
7 p.m.

February 27

Stream
Chicago Opera Theater
Sankaram: Taking Up Serpents
Michael Mayes, Alexandra Loutsion, Leah Dexter; Lidiya Yankovskaya, conductor
7:30 p.m.

February 28

Livestream
Music of the Baroque
Kathleen Brauer, violinist
Kevin Case, violinist
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins
Corelli” Concerto grosso in F Major
Handel: Concerto grosso in E Minor
7:30 p.m. baroque.org

Through February 26

Stream
Chicago Symphony Orchestra members
CSO Sessions: Episode 12
Mozart: Serenade for Winds in C Minor
Brahms: Sextet for Strings No. 2
cso.org/tv

Through February

Stream
Civic Orchestra members
Episode 1
Montgomery: Starburst
Akiho: LIgNEouS 1
Sorey: Sentimental Shards
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Free access
cso.org/tv

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January 28

Streaming
Chicago Symphony Orchestra members
“CSO Sessions—Episode 12”
Mozart: Serenade for Winds in C Minor
Brahms: Sextet for Strings No. 2
cso.org/tv

Through February 12

Streaming
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Coleman: Red Clay & Mississippi Delta
Mozart: Serenade No. 10 (Gran Partita)
ipomusic.org

Through February 12

Streaming
Chicago Symphony Orchestra members
“CSO Sessions—Episode 11”
Gounod: Petite symphonie
Mozart: Flute Quartet in D Major
Ravel: String Quartet
cso.org/tv

Through February

Streaming
Civic Orchestra members
Episode 1
Montgomery: Starburst
Akiho: LIgNEouS 1
Sorey: Sentimental Shards
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Free access
cso.org/tv

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Streaming events

Ongoing

Streaming
Chicago Symphony Orchestra members
CSO Sessions
Various programs
cso.org

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October events

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Streaming events

Grant Park Music Festival–Streaming
Festival Remixed
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
cso.org/cso-from-home

The Chicago Classical Review calendar of events is on hiatus for the duration of the Illinois shutdown due to Covid-19.

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April 30

Haymarket Opera—CANCELLED  
“Early Opera Cabaret” 
6:30 p.m. Arts Club of Chicago

Chicago Symphony Orchestra–CANCELLED 
Riccardo Muti, conductor 
Mazzoli: Orpheus Undone (world premiere)
Beethoven Symphony No. 4
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 
8 p.m. Orchestra Hall


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March 24

Lakeview Orchestra–CANCELLED
Gregory Hughes, conductor
Ricardo Castañeda, oboist
Brahms: Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 5, and 6
Higdon: Oboe Concerto
Debussy: La mer
7:30 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre
lakevieworchestra.org; 773-935-6875

March 26

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center–CANCELLED
Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor
Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 1 in A major
Strauss: Piano Quartet
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra–CANCELLED
Nicolas Kraemer, conductor
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Bach: Orchestra Suite No. 3
Handel: Esther: “Who calls my parting soul from death?”
Handel: Agrippina: “Voi che udite il mio lamento”
Handel:  Giulio Cesare: “Da tempeste il legno infranto”
Handel: Jephtha: “These labors past, how happy we!”
Purcell: Chacony in G Minor
Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 2
8 p.m. Orchestra Hall

Thompson Street Opera Company–CANCELLED
Trifles & Sojourner Truth
8 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre

March 27

Chicago Chorale–CANCELLED
Bruce Tammen, conductor
Bach: St. John Passion
7:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Church
chicagochorale.org; 773-306-6195

Chicago Symphony Orchestra–CANCELLED
Nicolas Kraemer, conductor
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Bach: Orchestra Suite No. 3
Handel: Esther: “Who calls my parting soul from death?”
Handel: Agrippina: “Voi che udite il mio lamento”
Handel:  Giulio Cesare: “Da tempeste il legno infranto”
Handel: Jephtha: “These labors past, how happy we!”
Purcell: Chacony in G Minor
Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 2
8 p.m. Orchestra Hall

Thompson Street Opera Company–CANCELLED
Trifles & Sojourner Truth
8 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre

March 28

Chicago Fringe Opera–CANCELLED
Heggie: Two Remain
7:30 p.m. Stage 773

Chicago Symphony Orchestra-CANCELLED
Nicolas Kraemer, conductor
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Bach: Orchestra Suite No. 3
Handel: Esther: “Who calls my parting soul from death?”
Handel: Agrippina: “Voi che udite il mio lamento”
Handel:  Giulio Cesare: “Da tempeste il legno infranto”
Handel: Jephtha: “These labors past, how happy we!”
Purcell: Chacony in G Minor
Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 2
8 p.m. Orchestra Hall

Thompson Street Opera Company–CANCELLED
Trifles & Sojourner Truth
8 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre

March 29

Sir András Schiff, pianist-CANCELLED
Beethoven: Sonata No. 12
Beethoven: Sonata No. 13
Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 (Moonlight)
Beethoven: Sonata No. 15 (Pastoral)
3 p.m. Orchestra Hall

The Chicago Ensemble-CANCELLED
Beethoven: Clarinet Trio
Hindemith: Duett
Husa: Évocations de Slovaquie
Max Bruch: Eight Pieces
3 p.m. UC International House

Thompson Street Opera Company–CANCELLED
Trifles & Sojourner Truth
8 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre

Chicago Fringe Opera–CANCELLED
Heggie: Two Remain
5 p.m. Stage 773
March 29

Civic Orchestra–CANCELLED
100th Anniversary Concert
Ken-David Masur conductor
Oto Carrillo hornist
Daniel Gingrich hornist
David Griffin hornist
James Smelser hornist
Mazzoli: Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
Schumann: Konzertstück for Four Horns
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Orchestra Hall

March 31

The Chicago Ensemble-CANCELLED
Beethoven: Clarinet Trio
Hindemith: Duett
Husa: Évocations de Slovaquie
Max Bruch: Eight Pieces
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

Sir András Schiff, pianist-CANCELLED
Beethoven Sonata No. 24
Beethoven Sonata No. 25
Beethoven Sonata No. 26 (Les Adieux)
Beethoven Sonata No. 27
Beethoven Sonata No. 28
8 p.m. Orchestra Hall

April 1

Chicago Fringe Opera–CANCELLED
Heggie: Two Remain
7:30 p.m. Stage 773

April 3

Chicago Fringe Opera–CANCELLED
Heggie: Two Remain
7:30 p.m. Stage 773

April 4

Chicago Fringe Opera–CANCELLED
Heggie: Two Remain
7:30 p.m. Stage 773

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February 26

Lyric Opera
Tchaikovsky: Queen of Spades
Brandon Jovanovich, Sondra Radvanovsky, Jane Henschel, Samuel Youn, Lucas Meachem; Andrew Davis conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 27

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Monteverdi Choir
John Elliot Gardiner, conductor
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Jess Dandy, contralto
Ed Lyon, tenor
Tased Nazmi, bass
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violinist
Nielsen: Violin Concerto
Nielsen: Helios Overture
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violinist
Nielsen: Violin Concerto
Nielsen: Helios Overture
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
7:30 p.m. Wheaton College

Haymarket Opera Orchestra
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Bach: Ich habe genug
Bach: Mein Herze schwimmt in Blut
Music of Handel and Corelli
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Gannon Hall
haymarketopera.org

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus–Overture, Introduction to Act I
Beethoven: Ah! perfido
Beethoven: Symphony 1
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 1
Beethoven: Leonore—”Ach, brich noch nicht, du mattes Herz!” “Komm, Hoffnung, lass den letzten Stern”
Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus–finale
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

University of Chicago Presents
Concerto Köln
Shunske Sato, violinist
Mayumi Hirasaki, violinist
Evgeny Sviridov, violinist
Jesús Merino Ruiz, violinist
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Locatelli: Concerto for Four Violins
Valentini: Concerto for Four Violins
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-2787

February 29

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Ana Maria Martínez, Brian Jagde, Deborah Nansteel, Anthony Clark Evans; Henrik Nánási, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
John Elliot Gardiner, conductor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
harristheaterchicago.org; 312-334-7777

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violinist
Nielsen: Violin Concerto
Nielsen: Helios Overture
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Chamber Choir
Christopher Windle, conductor
Lang: the little match girl passion
8 p.m. Church of the Atonement

March 1

Lyric Opera
Tchaikovsky: Queen of Spades
Brandon Jovanovich, Sondra Radvanovsky, Jane Henschel, Lucas Meachem, Samuel Youn; Andrew Davis conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

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January, 1, 2020

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