Calendar

April 21

The EcoVoice Project
“Mass Reimagined”
New Earth Ensemble
Ignatian Voices
Snider: Mass for the Endangered
Dongryul Lee: “Kyrie eleison” from Missa Laudato Si (world premiere)
3 p.m. Loyola University/Madonna della Strada Chapel

Chicago Chamber Choir
“The Sound of Silence”
3 p.m. St. Ida Catholic Church

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Yulianna Avdeeva, pianist
Panufnik: Heroic Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”
3 p.m. Symphony Center

April 24

CelloBello
Pacifica Quartet
Balourdet Quartet
Brant Taylor, Ken Olsen, and Katinka Kleijn, cellists
Mendelssohn: String Octet
TBA
5:30 p.m. Arts Club of Chicago

April 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor 
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1
Marsalis: Swing Symphony—All-American Pep
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 26

UChicago Presents
Isidore Quartet
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 5 in E flat, Op. 44, no. 3
Wijeratne: Disappearance of Lisa Gherardini
Britten: String Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor 
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1
Marsalis: Swing Symphony—All-American Pep
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor 
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1
Marsalis: Swing Symphony—All-American Pep
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Bella Voce
Music of Palestrina, Victoria, Isabella Leonarda,
Maddalena Casulana, and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
bellavoce.org

April 28

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
3 p.m. Symphony Center 

Bella Voce
Music of Palestrina, Victoria, Isabella Leonarda,
Maddalena Casulana, and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
4 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston
bellavoce.org

May 2

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Elim Chan, conductor
Paul Jacobs, organist 
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Barber: Toccata Festiva
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 3

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Elim Chan, conductor
Paul Jacobs, organist 
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Barber: Toccata Festiva
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Apollo Chorus
Pierre-Fabien Roubaty, conductor
“A French Festival”
7 p.m. Kehrein Center for the Arts
apollochorus.org

Third Coast Percussion
Jessie Montgomery, violinist
Tigran Hamasyan/Martin: Etude no. 1

Philip Glass/TCP: Aguas da Amazonia (three excerpts)
Flutronix/TCP: Rubix

Jessie Montgomery/Connors: Suite from In Color
Jessie Montgomery: Study No. 1
Lou Harrison: Concerto for Violin with Percussion Orchestra

7:30 p.m. DePaul University
thirdcoastpercussion.com

May 5

Apollo Chorus
Pierre-Fabien Roubaty, conductor
“A French Festival”
3 p.m. St. Michael’s Church
apollochorus.org

May 9

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor and violinist
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2
Kreisler: Liebesleid
Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 “Prague”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 10

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor and violinist
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2
Kreisler: Liebesleid
Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 “Prague”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 11

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor and violinist
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2
Kreisler: Liebesleid
Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 “Prague”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 12

Music of the Baroque
Patrick Dupre Quigley, conductor
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
Purcell: King Arthur—Act 3, “The Frost Scene”
Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus
Handel: Dixit Dominus
7:30 p.m. Faith, Hope & Charity Church, Winnetka
baroque.org

May 13

Music of the Baroque
Patrick Dupre Quigley, conductor
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
Purcell: King Arthur—Act 3, “The Frost Scene”
Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus
Handel: Dixit Dominus
7:30 p.m. Fourth Presbyterian Church
baroque.org

May 16

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 17

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

UChicago Presents
Grossman Ensemble
World premieres by David Bird, Vivian Fung, Felipe Lara, and Gabriel Novak
7:30 p.m. Logan Center

May 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Shaw: Seven Joys
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights

May 19

Evgeny Kissin, pianist
3 p.m. Symphony Center

May 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, pianist 
Takemitsu: How slow the Wind
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Franck: Symphony in D minor
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Mari Eriksmoen, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Mari Eriksmoen, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Mari Eriksmoen, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Opera Theater
Heggie: Before It All Goes Dark (world premiere)
Ryan McKinny, Megan Marino; Joseph Mechavich, conductor
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theatre

May 26

Chicago Opera Theater
Heggie: Before It All Goes Dark (world premiere)
Ryan McKinny, Megan Marino; Joseph Mechavich, conductor
3 p.m. Studebaker Theatre

May 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, percussionist
Montgomery: Procession (world premiere)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

May 31

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, percussionist
Montgomery: Procession (world premiere)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

June 1

American Music Project
Kontras Quartet
Jonathan Blumhofer: Semper Dowland, semper dolens
Bernard Herrmann: Echoes 
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Voyage (String Quartet No. 3)
Quincy Porter: In Monasterio
Arthur Foote: String Quartet No. 1 
3 p.m. Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
americanmusicproject.net

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cynthia Yeh, percussionist
Montgomery: Procession (world premiere)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

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April 11

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
James Conlon, conductor
Lucas Meachem, baritone
Mendelssohn: Elijah
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 12

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
James Conlon, conductor
Lucas Meachem, baritone
Mendelssohn: Elijah
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Newberry Consort
“Il Furioso: Music influenced by the life and art of Jacopo Tintoretto”
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
newberryconsort.org

UChicago Presents
Lyracle
“Musicians of the Tenshō Embassy”
7:30 p.m. Logan Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

April 13

Newberry Consort
“Il Furioso: Music influenced by the life and art of Jacopo Tintoretto”
7:30 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church
newberryconsort.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
James Conlon, conductor
Lucas Meachem, baritone
Mendelssohn: Elijah
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Lee Shirer, horn
Huynh: TBA (world premiere)

Boulogne: Symphony No. 1

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4

Haydn: Symphony No. 104
7:30 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights
ipomusic.org

April 14

Lakeview Orchestra
Jeffrey Parthun, conductor
Jan Vargas Nedvetsky, cellist
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
J. Strauss, Jr.: Eljen a Magyar!
Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Powell: How to Train Your Dragon
Richards: La Suerte de los Tontos
2 p.m. Athenaeum Center
lakevieworchestra.org

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E Major (“Spring”)
Telemann: “Cricket” Symphony
Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in D Major (“The Goldfinch”)
Telemann: Violin Concerto in A Major (“The Frogs”)
Haydn: Symphony No. 83 in G Minor (“The Hen”)
3 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org

Yefim Bronfman, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 7
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A minor
Schumann: Arabeske
Salonen: Sisar
Schumann: Carnival Scenes from Vienna
3 p.m. Symphony Center

UChicago Presents
Chicago Symphony Orchestra chamber concert
Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major
Bartók: Contrasts
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
3 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Newberry Consort
“Il Furioso: Music influenced by the life and art of Jacopo Tintoretto”
4 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston
newberryconsort.org

April 15

Music of the Baroque
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E Major (“Spring”)
Telemann: “Cricket” Symphony
Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in D Major (“The Goldfinch”)
Telemann: Violin Concerto in A Major (“The Frogs”)
Haydn: Symphony No. 83 in G Minor (“The Hen”)
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org

Gateways Music Festival
Gateways Chamber Players
Tai Murray, violinist
Phylicia Rashad, narrator
Stravinsky: The Soldier’s Tale
Marsalis: A Fiddler’s Tale
7:30 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston
music.northwestern.edu

April 16

Gateways Music Festival
Chamber Concert TBA
7:30 p.m. St. Mark United Methodist Church
gatewaysmusicfestival.org

April 17

Gateways Music Festival
Gateways Brass Collective
12:15 p.m. Seventeenth Church of Christ
gatewaysmusicfestival.org

Gateways Music Festival
Stewart Goodyear, pianist
7:30 p.m. Gavin Recital Hall, Evanston
gatewaysmusicfestival.org

April 18

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Yulianna Avdeeva, pianist
Panufnik: Heroic Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Yulianna Avdeeva, pianist
Panufnik: Heroic Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”
7:30 p.m. Wheaton College

Gateways Music Festival
Gateways Festival Orchestra
Anthony Parnther, conductor
Take 6
Bonds: Montgomery Variations

Elgar: Enigma Variations
Perkinson: Worship: A Concert Overture
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
gatewaysmusicfestival.org

April 20

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Yulianna Avdeeva, pianist
Panufnik: Heroic Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Yulianna Avdeeva, pianist
Panufnik: Heroic Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”
3 p.m. Symphony Center

The EcoVoice Project
“Mass Reimagined”
New Earth Ensemble
Ignatian Voices
Snider: Mass for the Endangered
Dongryul Lee: “Kyrie eleison” from Missa Laudato Si (world premiere)
3 p.m. Loyola University/Madonna della Strada Chapel

April 25

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor 
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1
Marsalis: Swing Symphony—All-American Pep
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 26

UChicago Presents
Isidore Quartet
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 5 in E flat, Op. 44, no. 3
Wijeratne: Disappearance of Lisa Gherardini
Britten: String Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor 
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1
Marsalis: Swing Symphony—All-American Pep
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor 
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Adams: The Chairman Dances
Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1
Marsalis: Swing Symphony—All-American Pep
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

April 28

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 6
3 p.m. Symphony Center 

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March 20

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Aida
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Jamie Barton,
Reginald Smith Jr.; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

March 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flutist
Ying Fang, soprano
Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
Liebermann: Flute Concerto No. 2 (world premiere)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

March 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flutist
Ying Fang, soprano
Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
Liebermann: Flute Concerto No. 2 (world premiere)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Wheaton College
cso.org

Haymarket Opera
Grimani: La decollazione di San Giovanni Battista
7:30 p.m. DePaul University/Gannon Concert Hall

March 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flutist
Ying Fang, soprano
Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
Liebermann: Flute Concerto No. 2 (world premiere)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Aida
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Jamie Barton,
Reginald Smith Jr.; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Bella Voce Sinfonia 
Andrew Lewis, conductor
Handel: Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6, no. 1
Corelli: Concerto Grosso in B-Flat major, Op. 6, no. 5
Telemann: Concerto in D major for Violin, Cello, Trumpet and Strings
Purcell: Suite from Abdelazer
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
bellavoce.org

Chicago Chorale
Martin: Mass for Double Chorus
8 p.m. St. Vincent de Paul Parish
chicagochorale.org

March 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flutist
Ying Fang, soprano
Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
Liebermann: Flute Concerto No. 2 (world premiere)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
3 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

Chicago Chorale
Martin: Mass for Double Chorus
3 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church
chicagochorale.org

Bella Voce Sinfonia 
Andrew Lewis, conductor
Handel: Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6, no. 1
Corelli: Concerto Grosso in B-Flat major, Op. 6, no. 5
Telemann: Concerto in D major for Violin, Cello, Trumpet and Strings
Purcell: Suite from Abdelazer
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
4 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston
bellavoce.org

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Sophia Burgos, soprano
Marija Temo, flamenco guitarist and singer
“iHispania!”
5 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston
apollosfire.org

March 25

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Sophia Burgos, soprano
Marija Temo, flamenco guitarist and singer
“iHispania!”
7 p.m. Art Institute/Fullerton Hall
apollosfire.org

March 26

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Aida
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Jamie Barton,
Reginald Smith Jr.; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Mozart: Plano Concerto No. 17
Widmann: Choralquartett
Mozart: Plano Concerto No. 22
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

March 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Robert Chen, violinist
William Welter, oboist
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach: Violin Concerto in E major
C.P.E. Bach: Sinfonia in E flat major
Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

March 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Robert Chen, violinist
William Welter, oboist
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach: Violin Concerto in E major
C.P.E. Bach: Sinfonia in E flat major
Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Aida
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Jamie Barton,
Reginald Smith Jr.; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

April 1

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Aida
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Jamie Barton,
Russell Smith Jr.; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

April 2

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Robert Chen, violinist
William Welter, oboist
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach: Violin Concerto in E major
C.P.E. Bach: Sinfonia in E flat major
Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

April 4

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Aida
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Jamie Barton,
Reginald Smith Jr.; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

April 7

Lyric Opera
Verdi: Aida
Michelle Bradley, Russell Thomas, Jamie Barton,
Reginald Smith Jr.; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

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February 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, pianist
Saariaho: Ciel d’hiver
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Mussorgsky/Shostakovich: Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Krannert Center, Urbana

Northwestern Opera Theater
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

February 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, pianist
Saariaho: Ciel d’hiver
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Mussorgsky/Shostakovich: Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Northwestern Opera Theater
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

UChicago Presents
Natalie Clein, cellist
Qing Jiang, piano
Bloch: Meditation
Weinberg: Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 2
Elias: L’ innominatabr
Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata No. 1
Bloch: Three Scenes From Jewish Life 
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

February 24

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, pianist
Saariaho: Ciel d’hiver
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Mussorgsky/Shostakovich: Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Stilian Kirov, conductor
Arlene Sierra: Kiskidee
Gershwin: Concerto in F
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
7:30 p.m. Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights
ipomusic.org

Northwestern Opera Theater
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
7:30 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

Chicago a cappella
“Cambridge Concert”
Music of Byrd, Britten, Vaughan Williams and others
7:30 p.m. St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheaton
chicagoacappella.org

February 25

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, pianist
Mozart: Fantasy in C minor
C.P.E. Bach: Fantasy in C major
Beethoven: Fantasy in G minor
Benjamin: Fantasy on Iambic Rhythm
Mozart: Fantasy in D minor
Sweelinck: Fantasia chromatica
Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie
Ives: The Celestial Railroad
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Northwestern Opera Theater
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
3 p.m. Cahn Auditorium
music.northwestern.edu

Chicago a cappella
“Cambridge Concert”
Music of Byrd, Britten, Vaughan Williams and others
3 p.m. St. Josaphat Church
chicagoacappella.org

February 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, pianist
Saariaho: Ciel d’hiver
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Mussorgsky/Shostakovich: Prelude to Khovanshchina
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

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January 25

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
David Finckel, cellist
Wu Han, pianist
Debussy: Cello Sonata
Adolphe: Couple
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata
Dvořák: Piano Quartet
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater

January 26

Lyric Opera
Rossini: La Cenerentola
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Jack Swanson, Alessandro Corbelli, Joshua Hopkins; Yi-Chen Lin conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Opera Theater
Huang Ruo: Book of Mountains and Seas
Ars Nova Copenhagen
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theater

January 27

Lyric Opera
Blanchard: Champion
Reginald Smith, Jr., Justin Austin, Whitney Morrison, Martin Luther Clark, Paul Groves; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

Chicago Opera Theater
Huang Ruo: Book of Mountains and Seas
Ars Nova Copenhagen
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theater

January 28

Music of the Baroque
Jonathan Cohen, conductor
Viktoria Mullova, violinist
Lully: Suite from Le Bourgeois gentilhomme
Bach: Excerpts from The Art of the Fugue
Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1
Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2
Rameau: Selections from Les Indes galantes, Naïs, Hippolyte et Aricie, and Dardanus
3 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org

UChicago Presents
Pacifica Quartet
Gruenberg: Four Diversions
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 2
Dvořák: String Quartet in F Major “American”
3 p.m. Logan Center
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu

Chicago Opera Theater
Huang Ruo: Book of Mountains and Seas
Ars Nova Copenhagen
3 p.m. Studebaker Theater

January 29

Music of the Baroque
Jonathan Cohen, conductor
Viktoria Mullova, violinist
Lully: Suite from Le Bourgeois gentilhomme
Bach: Excerpts from The Art of the Fugue
Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1
Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2
Rameau: Selections from Les Indes galantes, Naïs, Hippolyte et Aricie, and Dardanus
7:30 p.m. Harris Theater
baroque.org

January 30

Lyric Opera
Rossini: La Cenerentola
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Jack Swanson, Alessandro Corbelli, Joshua Hopkins; Yi-Chen Lin conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

January 31

Lyric Opera
Blanchard: Champion
Reginald Smith, Jr., Justin Austin, Whitney Morrison, Martin Luther Clark, Paul Groves; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 1

Lyric Opera
Rossini: La Cenerentola
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Jack Swanson, Alessandro Corbelli, Joshua Hopkins; Yi-Chen Lin conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 3

Lyric Opera
Blanchard: Champion
Reginald Smith, Jr., Justin Austin, Whitney Morrison, Martin Luther Clark, Paul Groves; Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 4

Lyric Opera
Rossini: La Cenerentola
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Jack Swanson, Alessandro Corbelli, Joshua Hopkins; Yi-Chen Lin conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

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December 14

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Benjamin Beilman, violinist 
Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3
Brahms: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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Music of the Baroque
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Brass and Choral Concert
7:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest
baroque.org

December 15

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Benjamin Beilman, violinist 
Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3
Brahms: Symphony No. 4
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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Music of the Baroque
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Brass and Choral Concert
7:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Church
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Newberry Consort
“A Latin American Christmas”
7:30 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston
newberryconsort.org

December 16

Music of the Baroque
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Brass and Choral Concert
2 p.m. Faith, Hope & Charity Church, Winnetka
baroque.org

Newberry Consort
“A Latin American Christmas”
2 p.m. Mother of the Americas Catholic Church
newberryconsort.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Benjamin Beilman, violinist 
Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3
Brahms: Symphony No. 4
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

December 17

Music of the Baroque
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Brass and Choral Concert
2 p.m. Alice Millar Chapel, Evanston
baroque.org

Newberry Consort
“A Latin American Christmas”
4 p.m. St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church
newberryconsort.org

December 19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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December 21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano 
Matthew Polenzani, tenor
John Relyea, bass
Handel/Davis: Messiah 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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December 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano 
Matthew Polenzani, tenor
John Relyea, bass
Handel/Davis: Messiah 
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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December 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano 
Matthew Polenzani, tenor
John Relyea, bass
Handel/Davis: Messiah 
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

December 30

“Salute to Vienna”
New Year’s Concert
Chicago Philharmonic 
Michael Zehetner, conductor
Brigitta Simon, soprano
David Danholt, tenor 
2:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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November 22

Lyric Opera
Donizetti: La fille du régiment
Lisette Oropesa, Lawrence Brownlee, Alessandro Corbelli, Ronnita Miller; Speranza Scappucci conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 25

Lyric Opera
Donizetti: La fille du régiment
Lisette Oropesa, Lawrence Brownlee, Alessandro Corbelli, Ronnita Miller; Speranza Scappucci conductor
7:30 p.m. Civic Opera House

November 26

Lyric Opera
Janáček: Jenůfa
Lise Davidsen, Nina Stemme, Pavel Černoch, Richard Trey Smagur; Jakub Hrůša, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Orion Ensemble
Coleridge-Taylor: Moorish Dance
Coleridge-Taylor: Clarinet Quintet
Shostakovich: Preludes for Piano, Op. 34
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet
7:30 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

November 28

Staatkapelle Berlin
Jakub Hrůša, conductor
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

November 29

Orion Ensemble
Coleridge-Taylor: Moorish Dance
Coleridge-Taylor: Clarinet Quintet
Shostakovich: Preludes for Piano, Op. 34
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet
7:30 p.m. PianoForte Studios

November 30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Orion Weiss, pianist
Mozart: Six German Dances
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12
Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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December 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Orion Weiss, pianist
Mozart: Six German Dances
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12
Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

December 2

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Orion Weiss, pianist
Mozart: Six German Dances
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12
Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
cso.org

December 3

Orion Ensemble
Coleridge-Taylor: Moorish Dance
Coleridge-Taylor: Clarinet Quintet
Shostakovich: Preludes for Piano, Op. 34
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet
7 p.m. New England Congregational Church, Aurora

December 5

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Orion Weiss, pianist
Mozart: Six German Dances
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12
Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center
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October 26

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Jian Wang, cellist
Mahler: Blumine
Bloch: Schelomo
Mahler: Symphony No 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

October 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Jian Wang, cellist
Mahler: Blumine
Bloch: Schelomo
Mahler: Symphony No 1
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

October 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Jian Wang, cellist
Mahler: Blumine
Bloch: Schelomo
Mahler: Symphony No 1
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Oriana Singers and City Voices
Monteverdi: Vespers
8 p.m. First United Church of Oak Park

October 29

Oriana Singers and City Voices
Monteverdi: Vespers
4 p.m. St Josaphat Parish, 2311 N Southport

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September 23

John Henry Crawford, cellist
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist
Music of Gershwin, Barber, Rachmaninoff and others
4 p.m. Charles Gates Dawes House, Evanston
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Giordano: Fedora—Intermezzo
Puccini: Manon Lescaut—Intermezzo
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci—Intermezzo
Verdi: Overture to Giovanna d’Arco
6:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Lyric Opera
Wagner: The Flying Dutchman
Tomasz Konieczny, Tamara Wilson, Robert Watson, Mika Kares; Enrique Mazzola, conductor.
7:30 p.m. Lyric Opera House

Newberry Consort
“In the Castle of the Moon: Music of Sophie Elizabeth, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneberg”
7:30 p.m. Ganz Hall
newberryconsort.org

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Consul
7:30 p.m. The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway

September 24

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Consul
3 p.m. The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway

Newberry Consort
“In the Castle pf the Moon: Music of Sophie Elizabeth, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneberg”
4 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston
newberryconsort.org

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Duo in G Major for Violin and Viola
Brahms: Clarinet Trio
Brahms: FAE Sonata: Scherzo 
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2
7 p.m. New England Congregational Church in Aurora

September 26

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Liadov: The Enchanted Lake
Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

September 27

Lyric Opera
Wagner: The Flying Dutchman
Tomasz Konieczny, Tamara Wilson, Robert Watson, Mika Kares; Enrique Mazzola, conductor.
7 p.m. Lyric Opera House

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Duo in G Major for Violin and Viola
Brahms: Clarinet Trio
Brahms: FAE Sonata: Scherzo 
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. PianoForte Studios

September 28

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Glass: The Triumph of the Octagon (world premiere)
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
Strauss: Aus Italien
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

September 29

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Glass: The Triumph of the Octagon (world premiere)
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
Strauss: Aus Italien
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Haymarket Opera
Caccini: La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina
7:30 p.m. Jarvis Opera Hall

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Consul
7:30 p.m. The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway

The Savoyaires
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers
7:30 p.m. Chute School Auditorium, Evanston

September 30

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Amanda Majeski, soprano
Abels: Outburst
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Elgar: Enigma Variations
7 p.m. Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
elmhurstsymphony.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Glass: The Triumph of the Octagon (world premiere)
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
Strauss: Aus Italien
7:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Haymarket Opera
Caccini: La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina
7:30 p.m. Jarvis Opera Hall

Grossman Ensemble
Brad Lubman, conductor
Kristina Bachrach, soprano
Unsuk Chin: Akrostichon-Wortspiel
Arlene Sierra: Ballistae
Brad Lubman: TBA (world premiere)
Ramon Lazkano: TBA (world premiere)
7:30 p.m. Logan Center

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Consul
7:30 p.m. The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway

The Savoyaires
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers
7:30 p.m. Chute School Auditorium, Evanston

October 1

Lyric Opera
Wagner: The Flying Dutchman
Tomasz Konieczny, Tamara Wilson, Robert Watson, Mika Kares; Enrique Mazzola, conductor.
2 p.m. Lyric Opera House

Haymarket Opera
Caccini: La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina
3 p.m. Jarvis Opera Hall

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
Menotti: The Consul
3 p.m. The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway

The Savoyaires
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers
3 p.m. Chute School Auditorium, Evanston

Orion Ensemble
Mozart: Duo in G Major for Violin and Viola
Brahms: Clarinet Trio
Brahms: FAE Sonata: Scherzo 
Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

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August 8

Rush Hour Concerts
Axiom Brass
Stephen Buzard, organist
Hailstork: Fanfare on Amazing Grace
Casulana: Suite of Madrigals for Brass Quintet
Higdon: Selections from Ceremonies
Demessieux: Te Deum for solo organ
Sowerby: Festival Musick
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

August 9

Grant Park Orchestra
Stephen Alltop, conductor
Troupe Vertigo
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol
Falla: Ritual Fire Dance from El amor brujo
Piazzolla: Oblivion
Márquez: Danzón No.2
Bizet: Selections from Carmen
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Heyward, conductor
Benjamin Beilman, violinist
Leon: Pasajes
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

August 11

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violinist
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

August 12

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violinist
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

August 15

Rush Hour Concerts
Violins of Hope & FilAm Foundation
Schoenberg: String Quartet in D Major
Price: Piano Quintet
Respighi: Piano Quintet
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

Ailyn Perez, soprano
Kevin Murphy, pianist 
Program TBA
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

August 16

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Stephen Hough, pianist
Moszkowski: From Foreign Lands
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1
Liszt: Les préludes
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

August 17

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cellist
Still: Poem for Orchestra
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 
7:30 p.m. Ravinia

August 18

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Corinne Wallace-Crane, alto
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
Alex Desocio, baritone
David Govertsen, bass
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Mendelssohn: The First Walpurgis Night
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
6:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

August 19

Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Corinne Wallace-Crane, alto
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
Alex Desocio, baritone
David Govertsen, bass
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Mendelssohn: The First Walpurgis Night
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
7:30 p.m. Millennium Park
gpmf.org

August 20

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
George Stelluto, conductor
Kevin Murphy, pianist
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Arias from Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
5 p.m. Ravinia

Lyric Opera
“Sunday in the Park with Lyric”
Ryan Center singers
Lyric Opera Orchestra
Enrique Mazzola, conductor
7 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion

August 22

Rush Hour Concerts
Trio Diorama
Ndodana-Breen: Two Nguni Dances
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1
5:45 p.m. St. James Cathedral
Free admission

Nicole Cabell, soprano
Lara Downes, pianist
Songs of Margaret Bonds, Florence Price, Billie Holiday, Amy Beach and others 
7:30 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre

August 27

Mischa Dichter, pianist
Music of Brahms, Beethoven, Debussy and Liszt
2 p.m. Ravinia/Martin Theatre 

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