Calendar

August 4

Grant Park Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
“From Ireland with Love”
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

August 5

Ravinia Festival
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Kevin Murphy, pianist
Haydn: Arianna a Naxos
Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer
Korngold: Songs of Farewell
7:30 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

August 6

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violinist
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon, conductor
William Hagen, violinist
Mozart: Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5
Mozart: Symphony No. 41
8 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

August 7

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violinist
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Teddy Abrams, conductor
“Unboxing Bernstein: A Live Revue”
8 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

August 8

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Yue Bao, conductor
Stella Chen, violinist
Matthew Lipman, violist
Chen Yi: Duo Ye No 1
Mozart: Sinfonia concertante
Tchaikovsky: Suite No.. 4 “Mozartiana”
5 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

August 10

Avalon String Quartet
Magniere: Bagatelle No. 5
Beethoven: Quartet in A major, Op. 18, no.5
Sowerby: Serenade in G major
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

August 11

Grant Park Orchestra
Norman Huynh, conductor
Ashley Kim & Colin Song, pianists
Offenbach: Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
Grieg: Suite from Peer Gynt
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

August 12

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Joshua Bell, violinist
Larisa Martinez, soprano
“Voice and the Violin”
8 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

August 13

Grant Park Orchestra
Lawrence Loh, conductor
“Classic Broadway”
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Joshua Bell, violinist
Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks
Kodaly: Dances of Galanta
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
8 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

August 14

ACM
Thirsty Ears Festival
2 p.m.-10 p.m. 1758 W. Wilson

Grant Park Orchestra
Lawrence Loh, conductor
“Classic Broadway”
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

August 15

ACM
Thirsty Ears Festival
2 p.m.-10 p.m. 1758 W. Wilson

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
George Stelluto, conductor
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
5 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

August 17

Rush Hour Concerts
Grant Park Orchestra members
Russell: Linea Nigra
Mendelssohn: Octet
5:45 p.m. St, James Cathedral

August 18

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 8
Schubert: Mass in G major
Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

August 20

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Vadim Gluzman, violinist
Frank: Elegia Andina
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Handel: Dettingen Te Deum
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

August 21

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Vadim Gluzman, violinist
Frank: Elegia Andina
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Handel: Dettingen Te Deum
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

August 29

Lyric Opera
“Lyric Opera’s Rising Stars”
6 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 31

Ravinia Festival
Davóne Tines, bass-baritone
Adam Nielsen, pianist
“Recital No. 1: Mass”
7:30 p.m. Ravinia
ravinia.org

Through August 31

Stream
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Haydn: Symphony No. 8 “Le soir”
Shaw: Entr’acte
Shchedrin: Carmen Suite
grantparkmusicfestival.com

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July 14

Ravinia Festival
RSMI Program for Piano and Strings
6 p.m. youtube.com

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Clyne: Sound and Fury
Haydn: Nicolai Mass
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

July 15

Livestream only
Ravinia Festival
RSMI Program for Piano and Strings TBA
5 p.m. youtube.com

July 16

Livestream only
Ravinia Festival
RSMI Program for Piano and Strings
5 p.m. youtube.com

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Masumi Per Rostad, violist
Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
Brouwer: Viola Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Midori, violinist
Montgomery: Banner
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 17

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Masumi Per Rostad, violist
Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
Brouwer: Viola Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Lukáš Vondráček, pianist
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 18

Ravinia Festival Gala
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Cynthia Erivo, vocalist
Program TBA
6 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 20

Livestream only
Ravinia Festival
RSMI Program for Piano and Strings
5 p.m. youtube.com

Rush Hour Concerts
John McFarlane, violinist
Anthony Devroye, violist
Kenneth Olsen, cellist
Victor Asuncion, pianist
Shaw: Thousandth Orange
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 3
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

July 21

Livestream only
Ravinia Festival
RSMI Program for Piano and Strings
5 p.m. youtube.com

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Boulanger: Psalm 24
Dove: The Passing of the Year
Bruckner: Mass No. 2 in E minor
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

July 22

Livestream only
Ravinia Festival
RSMI Program for Piano and Strings
5 p.m. youtube.com

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Julia Bullock, soprano
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1
Mahler/Simon: Symphony No. 4
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 23

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Eun Sun Kim, conductor
Natasha Paremski, pianist
Kim: Blow, Fly, Pop!!
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinetist
Haydn: Symphony No. 60 “Il distratto”
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 24

Evanston Chamber Music Festival
Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 3
Brahms: Piano Trio in B major
4 p.m. Dawes House, Evanston

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Eun Sun Kim, conductor
Natasha Paremski, pianist
Kim: Blow, Fly, Pop!!
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

July 25

Ravinia Festival
Mischa Dichter, pianist
Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, Op.126
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32
Schubert: Piano Sonata in B flat
1 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

Chicago Philharmonic
Chamber Concert
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 (Movements II, IV & V)
Bartók: String Quartet No. 2 (Movement II)
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12 “American”
Montgomery: Strum
7 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
chicagophilharmonic.org

July 26

Ravinia Festival
Mischa and Cipa Dichter, duo-pianists
Dvorak: Slavonic Dances
Liszt: Les preludes
Grainger: Fantasy on Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess
7:30 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 27

Rush Hour Concerts
Ars Musica Chicago
Biber: Sonata Representativa a Violino Solo
Leonarda: Sonata a Violino Solo, Op. 16, no. 12
Boismortier: Cello Sonata in E minor
Handel: Violin Sonata in D Major
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

July 28

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Anthony Trionfo, flutist
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Mercadante: Flute Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 2
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

Ravina Festival
Zukerman Trio
Beethoven: “Kakadu” Variations
Mozart: Violin Sonata in E minor
Faure: Elegie
Brahms: Scherzo (Sonatensatz)
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2
7:30 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 29

Ravinia Festival
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violinist
Mozart: Adagio for violin, K.261
Mozart: Rondo for violin, K.373
Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Ravinia, Highland Park
ravinia.org

July 30

Livestream only
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Haydn: Symphony No. 8, Le soir
Shaw: Entr’acte
Shchedrin: Carmen Suite
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

July 31

Livestream only
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Haydn: Symphony No. 8, Le soir
Shaw: Entr’acte
Shchedrin: Carmen Suite
6:30 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion
grantparkmusicfestival.com

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June events

Through July 9

Streaming
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
MusicNOW
Smith: Delta Blues (world premiere)
Mazzoli: Dark with Excessive Bright
Mitchell: Cult of Electromagnetic Connectivity (world premiere)
order.cso.org

Stream
Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Michael Sumuel, bass-baritone
Bach: Cantata No. 51 “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen”
Bach: Cantata No. 82 “Ich habe genug”
Purcell: In Nomine in 6 parts
Purcell: In Nomine in 7 parts
baroque.org

June 19

Stream
6Degrees Composers
Music of Baiocchi, Choi, Hana, Misurell-Mitchell, Morehead
Audrey Morrison, trombonist
7 p.m.

June 22

In-Person and Live-stream
Rush Hour concerts
Eleanor Kirk, harpist
Paul Hauer, violinist
Eleanor Bartsch, violinist
Amy Hess, violist
Nomin Zolzaya, cellist
Adu-Gilmore: Alyssum
Tchaikovsky: Adagio Molto in E-flat Major
Debussy: Danse sacrée et danse profane
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

June 24 (through July 23)

Streaming
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
MusicNOW
Lyons: Bone Needles
Reminick: The Pub from In Dreams (world premiere)
Reid: Prospective Dwellers
Bryan: Requiem (world premiere)
order.cso.org

June 25

In-person and Livestream
Impromptu Fest
Koeun Grace Lee, pianist
David Burge: Go-Hyang (Ancestral Home)
HyeKyung Lee: GASP 
Robert Gross: Wolpe Variations for Solo Piano (Selections)  
Jean Ahn: Folksong Revisited
7 p.m. Nevermore Performance Space
newmusicchicago.org

In-person and Livestream
Impromptu Fest
Phil Pierick, saxophonist
Audrey Q. Snyder, cellist
Improvisation
Shelley Washington: BLACK MARY
Dorothy Chang: Walk on Water
Samantha Fernando: Fault-Line
Jeffrey Mumford: reflected air
Improvisation
9 p.m. Nevermore Performance Space
newmusicchicago.org

June 26

In-person and Livestream
Impromptu Fest
May Myth Science
5 p.m. Nevermore Performance Space
newmusicchicago.org

In-person and Livestream
Impromptu Fest
Dial-Up Stepmom
7 p.m. Nevermore Performance Space
newmusicchicago.org

June 27

In-person and Livestream
Impromptu Fest
Fulcrum Point New Music Project
Lawrence Axelrod, pianist
Jennifer Higdon: Notes of Gratitude
Lawrence Axelrod: Talking to Trees
Kurt Rohde: Preluding
LJ White: Groove II
Samuel Holloway: Monuments
Aaron Copland: El Salon Mexico
3 p.m. Nevermore Performance Space
newmusicchicago.org

In-person and Livestream
Impromptu Fest
Fulcrum Point New Music Project
John Carter: Cantata–Prelude & Rondo
B.E. Boykin: Moments in Sonder
Anthony Davis: Goddess of the Water
Eleanor Alberga: String Quartet #3
5 p.m. Nevermore Performance Space
newmusicchicago.org

June 29

In-Person and Live-stream
Rush Hour concerts
Lincoln Trio
Thomas: …a circle around the sun…
Bacon: Trio No. 2
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral

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May events

Continuing

Chicago Fringe Opera
A City of Works
Various locations

Through June 12

Stream
Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Handel: Concerto grosso in F Major
Telemann: Concerto for Four Violins
Locatelli: Concerto grosso, Op. 7, no. 12
Handel: Concerto grosso in F Major, Op. 6, no. 2
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie
baroque.org

May 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Brass and Percussion
Michael Mulcahy, conductor
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Schuller: Symphony for Brass and Percussion
Barber: Mutations from Bach
Tilson Thomas: Street Song
Bernstein/Erikson: On the Waterfront: Presto Barbaro
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Stream
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
CSO Sessions
Mazzoli: Volume for Percussion Duo
Schoenberg: Transfigured Night

May 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Brass and Percussion
Michael Mulcahy, conductor
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Schuller: Symphony for Brass and Percussion
Barber: Mutations from Bach
Tilson Thomas: Street Song
Bernstein/Erikson: On the Waterfront: Presto Barbaro
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Brass and Percussion
Michael Mulcahy, conductor
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Schuller: Symphony for Brass and Percussion
Barber: Mutations from Bach
Tilson Thomas: Street Song
Bernstein/Erikson: On the Waterfront: Presto Barbaro
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Through May 29

Stream
Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
7:30 p.m baroque.org

May 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Brass and Percussion
Michael Mulcahy, conductor
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Schuller: Symphony for Brass and Percussion
Barber: Mutations from Bach
Tilson Thomas: Street Song
Bernstein/Erikson: On the Waterfront: Presto Barbaro
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Through June 4

Stream
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
CSO Sessions
Prokofiev: Quintet
Elliot: Two Sketches
Sowerby: Woodwind Quintet
Prokofiev/Tarkmann: Suite from Romeo and Juliet

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