Calendar

May 21

Nevermore Chamber Music Festival
Fourth Coast Ensemble
Songs of Schubert, Schumann, Strauss, Beach, Garrop and Heggie
4 p.m. Nevermore
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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
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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
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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 2

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Shaw: Entr’acte
Salonen: Gemini
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

June 3

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Shaw: Entr’acte
Salonen: Gemini
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

June 4

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Shaw: Entr’acte
Salonen: Gemini
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe
8 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

June 8

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Bach: Sonata for Violin and Piano BWV 1017
Mendelssohn: String Quartet, Op. 44, no.3
Kyryliv: The Ghost of Kyiv
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C minor
7:30 p.m. Village Church, Northbrook

June 10

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Bach: Sonata for Violin and Piano BWV 1017
Glinka: Trio Pathetique
Respighi: String Quartet No. 3
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence
7:30 p.m. Village Church, Northbrook

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan, conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, violinist
Saint-Saëns: “Bacchanale” from Samson and Delilah
Chausson: Poeme
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 11

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Leclair: Sonata for two violins in D major, Op.3, no.6
Aquila: Tango Trio
Vartabed: Krunk
Turina: Scene Andalouse
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Chopin: Two Etudes
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen
Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
7:30 p.m. Village Church, Northbrook

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan, conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, violinist
Saint-Saëns: “Bacchanale” from Samson and Delilah
Chausson: Poeme
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
8 p.m. Symphony Center

June 12

Lakeview Orchestra
Gregory Hughes, conductor
Holly Mulcahy, violinist
Smyth: The Wreckers Overture
Clinton: The Rose of Sonora
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
2 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre

Denis Kozhukhin, pianist
Schumann: Kinderszenen
Grieg: Lyric Pieces
Ravel: Sonatine
Ravel: La Valse
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
Chee-Yun, violinist
Jonathan Gunn, clarinetist
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence
Herrmann: Souvenirs de Voyage
3 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston.

June 15

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Michelle Cann, pianist
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 “Haffner”
Price: Piano Concerto in One Movement
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (excerpts)
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

June 28

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

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

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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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April 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 22

UChicago Presents
Montrose Trio
Schubert: Trio in B-flat Major
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major “Archduke”
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Symphony Center

April 23

UChicago Presents
Paul Jacobs, organist
John Weaver: Fantasia for Organ
Cesar Franck: Prelude, Fugue, and Variation
Dudley Buck: Concert Variations on The Star-Spangled Banner
J.S. Bach: Arioso from Cantata, BWV 156
Alexandre Guilman: Sonata No. 1 in D Minor
7:30 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Chicago Opera Theater
Wallen/Brevoort: Quamino’s Map (world premiere)
Curtis Bannister, Flora Hawk, Damien Geter,
Kimberly E. Jones; Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theater

Newberry Consort
“Four Queens and a Joker”
8 p.m. University of Chicago
UC International House
newberryconsort.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Symphony Center

April 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Newberry Consort
“Four Queens and a Joker”
3 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston
newberryconsort.org

The Chicago Ensemble
Milhaud: Suite
Mozart: Violin Sonata in C Major, K. 302
Berg: Chamber Concerto—Adagio
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces
Menotti: Trio 
3 p.m. International House

Bella Voce
Andrew Lewis, conductor
Stephen Buzard, organist
Elgar: Give unto the Lord
Byrd: Ave verum corpus
Williams: : Ave verum corpus Re-imagined
Howells: Rhapsody No. 3 in C-Sharp Minor 
Leighton: The Second Service: “Magnificat” and “Nunc dimittis”
Walton/McKie: Orb and Sceptre
Gowers: Viri Galilei
Talllis: Loquebantur variis linguis (á 7)
Burton: Many Are the Wonders  
Wallen: See That I Am God
4 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston
bellavoce.org

April 26

The Chicago Ensemble
Milhaud: Suite
Mozart: Violin Sonata in C Major, K. 302
Berg: Chamber Concerto—Adagio
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces
Menotti: Trio 
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church

April 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Alexander Hanna, double-bass
Montgomery: TBA (world premiere)
Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Alexander Hanna, double-bass
Montgomery: TBA (world premiere)
Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”
7:30 p.m. Wheaton College

Chicago Opera Theater
Wallen/Brevoort: Quamino’s Map (world premiere)
Curtis Bannister, Flora Hawk, Damien Geter,
Kimberly E. Jones; Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theater

Third Coast Baroque
Ruben Dubrovsky, conductor
Viveca Genaux, mezzo-soprano
Aria from operas by Torri, Hasse, Pollarolo, Bononcini, Vinci, and Porta.
7:30 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

April 30

Third Coast Baroque
Ruben Dubrovsky, conductor
Viveca Genaux, mezzo-soprano
Aria from operas by Torri, Hasse, Pollarolo, Bononcini, Vinci, and Porta.
5 p.m. Chicago Temple

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Azusa Tahiro, violinist
Jacob Hanagan, cellist
Brahms: Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 & 6
Brahms: Double Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights
ipomusic.org

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Joaquín Achúcarro, pianist
Brahms: Intermezzi
Liszt: Valse Oubliée No. 1
Liszt: Liebestraum No. 3
Granados: La Maja y el ruiseñor
Albéniz: “El Puerto” from Iberia
Rachmaninoff: Préludes
Scriabin: Etudes
7:30 p.m. PianoForte
nscmf.org

Chicago Master Singers
John C. Hughes, conductor
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
O’Regan: Dorchester Canticles
Britten: Jubilate Deo
Finzi: “Lo, the full, final sacrifice” and “God is gone up”
7:30 pm. Glenview Community Church

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Alexander Hanna, double-bass
Montgomery: TBA (world premiere)
Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”
8 p.m. Symphony Center

May 1

Chicago Opera Theater
Wallen/Brevoort: Quamino’s Map (world premiere)
Curtis Bannister, Flora Hawk, Damien Geter,
Kimberly E. Jones; Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor
3 p.m. Studebaker Theater

Chicago Master Singers
John C. Hughes, conductor
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
O’Regan: Dorchester Canticles
Britten: Jubilate Deo
Finzi: “Lo, the full, final sacrifice” and “God is gone up”
3 p.m. Glenview Community Church

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March 23

Lyric Opera
Puccini: Tosca
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Fabian Veloz; Eun Sun Kim, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

March 24

Lyric Opera
Blanchard: Fire Shut up in My Bones
Will Liverman, Latonia Moore, Jacqueline Echols, Chauncey Packer; Daniella Candillari, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Anna Rakitina, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cellist
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: selections
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

March 26

Lyric Opera
Puccini: Tosca
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Fabian Veloz; Eun Sun Kim, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Haymarket Opera Company
Stradella: La Susanna
Kaitlin Foley, Kristin Knutson, Quinn Middleman
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Gannon Concert Hall

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Anna Rakitina, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cellist
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: selections
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

March 27

Lyric Opera
Blanchard: Fire Shut up in My Bones
Will Liverman, Latonia Moore, Jacqueline Echols, Chauncey Packer; Daniella Candillari, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Philharmonic
Scott Speck, conductor
Avi Avital, mandolinist
Higdon: Mandolin Concerto
Hubbell: Chicago Fanfare (world premiere)
Moya: TBA (world premiere)
Respighi: Gli uccelli (The Birds)
Respighi: Trittico botticelliano
3 p.m. Harris Theater
chicagophilharmonic.org

The Chicago Ensemble
Hindemith: Duet
Beethoven: Trio in E flat major
Husa: Evocations de Slovaquie
Bruch: Selected Pieces, Op. 83
3 p.m. International House
thechicagoensemble.org

Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest
Jay Friedman, conductor
Elinor Detmer, violinist
Emmie Guo, pianist
Freya Oang, pianist
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy
Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
4 p.m. Concordia University, River Forest

March 29

Lyric Opera
Blanchard: Fire Shut up in My Bones
Will Liverman, Latonia Moore, Jacqueline Echols, Chauncey Packer; Daniella Candillari, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Andras Schiff, pianist
TBA
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

The Chicago Ensemble
Hindemith: Duet
Beethoven: Trio in E flat major
Husa: Evocations de Slovaquie
Bruch: Selected Pieces, Op. 83
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church
thechicagoensemble.org

March 31

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano
Mazzoli: Orpheus Undone (world premiere)
Mahler: Ruckert-Lieder
Bruckner: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

April 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano
Mazzoli: Orpheus Undone (world premiere)
Mahler: Ruckert-Lieder
Bruckner: Symphony No. 2
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 2

Lyric Opera
Blanchard: Fire Shut up in My Bones
Will Liverman, Latonia Moore, Jacqueline Echols, Chauncey Packer; Daniella Candillari, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

April 3

Lyric Opera
Puccini: Tosca
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Fabian Veloz; Eun Sun Kim, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

April 5

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano
Mazzoli: Orpheus Undone (world premiere)
Mahler: Ruckert-Lieder
Bruckner: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

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February 27

Northwestern Opera Theater
Heggie: If I Were You
3 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Janai Brugger, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Johansson, tenor
Tareq Nazmi, bass
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinetist
Mozart: Overture to Lucio Silla
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Mozart: Symphony No. 40
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org

February 28

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinetist
Mozart: Overture to Lucio Silla
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Mozart: Symphony No. 40
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org

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January 29

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Cellos
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach: Violin Concerto in D Minor
Vivaldi: Concerto in A Minor for Two Violins
Bach: Orchestral Suite no. 3
8 p.m. Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston
apollosfire.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Robert Chen, violinist
Stephanie Jeong, violinist
David Taylor, violinist
Yuan-Qing Yu, violinist
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flutist
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins
Vivaldi: Flute Concerto “La notte”
Vivaldi: Concerto in C major
Handel: Water Music Suite No. 1
8 p.m. Symphony Center

January 30

Lyric Opera—CANCELLED
Mazzoli: Proving Up
Talise Trevigne, Edward Parks, Miles Mykkanen; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Owens Theatre at the Goodman

Jan Lisieki, pianist
Chopin: Etudes, Op.10
Chopin: Selected Nocturnes
3 p.m. Symphony Center

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December 26

Salute to Vienna
New Year’s Concert
Strauss Symphony of America
Alastair Willis, conductor
Micaëla Oeste, soprano
Norman Reinhard, tenor
First State Ballet Theatre
2:30 p.m. Symphony Center

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November 26

Lyric Opera
Catán: Florencia en el Amazonas
Ana Maria Martinez, Gabriella Reyes, Mario Rojas, Levi Hernandez; Jordan de Souza, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 27

Streaming and In-Person
North Shore Chamber Music Festival
“Astor Piazzolla Centennial Celebration”
Philippe Quint, violinist
Jun Cho, pianist
7:30 p.m. PianoForte
nscmf.org

Lyric Opera
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Pavel Petrov, Ying Fang, Huw Montagu Rendall, Lila Dufy, Tareq Nazmi; Karen Kamensek, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 28

Lyric Opera
Catán: Florencia en el Amazonas
Ana Maria Martinez, Gabriella Reyes, Mario Rojas, Levi Hernandez; Jordan de Souza, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Richard Croft, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass-baritone
Handel: Messiah
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org

November 29

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Handel: Messiah
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Richard Croft, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass-baritone
Handel: Messiah
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org

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October 27

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Vivaldi Concerto for Two Cellos
Vivaldi: La Folia
7:30 p.m. DePaul University
apollosfire.org

October 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Denis Matsuev, pianist
Montgomery: Coincident Dances
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Vivaldi Concerto for Two Cellos
Vivaldi: La Folia
7:30 p.m. Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston
apollosfire.org

October 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Denis Matsuev, pianist
Montgomery: Coincident Dances
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

October 30

North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Alessio Bax and Lucille Cheung, pianists
Debussy: Petite Suite
Debussy: En blanc et noir
Poulenc: Sonata for piano four hands
Debussy/Ravel: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Ravel: La Valse
7:30 p.m. PianoForte
nscmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Denis Matsuev, pianist
Montgomery: Coincident Dances
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
8 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

November 1

MusicNOW
Michael Lewanski, conductor
Whitney Morrison, soprano
Smith: Scions of an Atlas (world premiere)
Montgomery: Loisaida, My Love
Montgomery: Lunar Songs
Joachim: Seen
Hearne: Authority
7 p.m. Orchestra Hall
cso.org

 

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September 23

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Macbeth
Craig Colclough, Sondra Radvanovsky, Joshua Guerrero, Christian van Horn; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Saint-Georges: Overture to L’Amant anonyme
Price: Andante moderato
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Ear Taxi Festival
Spotlight Series
Various artists and events at locations across Chicago
eartaxifestival.com

Streaming
Haymarket Opera
Handel: Orlando (Act II)
Bejun Mehta, Kimberly Jones, Erica Fons, Erica Schuller, David Govertsen; Craig Trompeter conductor.
7:30 p.m.

September 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Saint-Georges: Overture to L’Amant anonyme
Price: Andante moderato
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Kamala Sankaram: The Infinite Energy of Ada Lovelace 
Elizabeth Rudolph: Petticoats and Sliderules
7:30 p.m. The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway

September 25

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Kamala Sankaram: The Infinite Energy of Ada Lovelace 
Elizabeth Rudolph: Petticoats and Sliderules
7:30 p.m. The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Saint-Georges: Overture to L’Amant anonyme
Price: Andante moderato
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)
8 p.m. Symphony Center

September 26

Lyric Opera
Donizetti: The Elixir of Love
Charles Castronovo, Ailyn Perez, Joshua Hopkins, Kyle Ketelsen; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Kamala Sankaram: The Infinite Energy of Ada Lovelace 
Elizabeth Rudolph: Petticoats and Sliderules
3 p.m. The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway

Bella Voce
Mozart: Requiem
Shaw: How to Fold the World
4 p.m. St Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston

September 29

Lyric Opera
Donizetti: The Elixir of Love
Charles Castronovo, Ailyn Perez, Joshua Hopkins, Kyle Ketelsen; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

September 30

Ear Taxi Festival
In person and streaming
Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W. Washington
eartaxifestival.com

12 p.m. Picosa
12:45 p.m. Clare Longdyke
1:45 p.m. Fonema Consort
2:30 p.m. Lisa Goethe -McGinn
3:45 p.m. Quince Ensemble
4:15 p.m. Blue Violet Duo
5 p.m. Chicago Arts and Music Project/DePaul Concert Orchestra
8 p.m. Michael Hall, Michael Delfin, and Megan Ihnen Trio
8:45 p.m. KAIA String Quartet

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Macbeth
Craig Colclough, Sondra Radvanovsky, Joshua Guerrero, Christian van Horn; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

Streaming only
Haymarket Opera
Handel: Orlando (Act III)
Bejun Mehta, Kimberly Jones, Erica Fons, Erica Schuller, David Govertsen; Craig Trompeter conductor.
7:30 p.m.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violinist
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

October 1

Ear Taxi Festival
In person and streaming
DePaul Art Museum
eartaxifestival.com

11:30 a.m. Sarah Plum and Nick Photinos
12:15 p.m. Ogni Suono
1:15 p.m. Jillian DeGroot
1:45 p.m. 5th Wave Collective
3 p.m. DePaul Wind Ensemble
3:15 p.m. Nick Photinos
3:30 p.m. Bach + Beethoven Experience
4:15 p.m. Chicago Wind Project
4:30 p.m. Fat Pigeon with Daniel Robles Lizano
5:15 p.m. Fulcrum Point New Music Project
5:30 p.m. Zafa Collective
6:15 F-Plus
6:30 p.m. Angel Bat Dawid and Isaiah Collier
7:15 p.m. DePaul Ensemble 20+ with members of Ensemble Dal Niente
7:30 p.m. Jennie Oh Brown
7:45 p.m. Florian Hollerweger & Christine Scherzer
8:15 p.m. Deidre Huckabay and collaborators
9:15 p.m. Ernest Dawkins Black Star Line

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violinist
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Kamala Sankaram: The Infinite Energy of Ada Lovelace 
Elizabeth Rudolph: Petticoats and Sliderules
7:30 p.m. The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway

October 2

Ear Taxi Festival
In person and streaming
Logan Center for the Arts
eartaxifestival.com

11:30 a.m. Garrett Mendelow
12:15 p.m. Susan Merdinger
1 p.m. Patricia Moorhead
1:15 p.m. Shana Pranaitis and Jay Alan Kim
2 p.m., Gaudete Brass
3 p.m. Tri-Again
3:30 p.m. Wendy Richman
4:15 p.m. Avondale Trio
6 p.m. Zachary Good and Tonia Ko
7:30 p.m. Wet Ink Ensemble

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Kamala Sankaram: The Infinite Energy of Ada Lovelace 
Elizabeth Rudolph: Petticoats and Sliderules
7:30 p.m. The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violinist
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
8 p.m. Symphony Center

October 3

Ear Taxi Festival
In person and streaming
Epiphany Center for the Arts, 201 S. Ashland
eartaxifestival.com

11 a.m. City Beautiful
11:45 a.m. Daniel Quinn and Janna Williamson with Daniel Pesca and Hanna Hurwitz
1 p.m. a•pe•ri•od•ic
1:45 p.m. Dream Songs Project
3 p.m. Fire Thief
3:45 p.m. CHAI Collaborative Ensemble
5 p.m. D-Composed

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Kamala Sankaram: The Infinite Energy of Ada Lovelace 
Elizabeth Rudolph: Petticoats and Sliderules
3 p.m. The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway

Ear Taxi Festival
In person and streaming
Constellation Chicago
eartaxifestival.com

7:30 p.m. Janice Misurell-Mitchell
8:30 p.m. ~Nois
9:45 p.m. Wurtz-Berger Duo
11 p.m. Ted Moore and Ben Roidl-Ward

October 4

Ear Taxi Festival
In person and streaming
Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W. Washington
eartaxifestival.com

11 a.m. Elenna Sindler and Hasco Duo
11:45 a.m. Peter Ferry
1 p.m. Crossing Borders Music
1:45 p.m. Unsupervised with Chicago Composer’s Consortium
3 p.m. CSO MusicNOW
6:15 p.m. Heisenberg Uncertainty Players
7:15 p.m. Contemporary Music Ensemble and Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble
8:15 p.m. Chad McCullough

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