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February 20

Curtis on Tour
Sage DeAgro-Ruopp, soprano
Anastasiia Sidorova, mezzo-soprano
Dominic Armstrong, tenor
Patrick Wilhelm, baritone
Mikael Eliasen, pianist
Miloš Repický, pianist
12:15 p.m. Chicago Cultural Center

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: La traviata
Albina Shagimuratova, Giorgio Berrugi, Željko Lučić
Michael Christie, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 21

University of Chicago Presents
Steven Isserlis, cellist
Robert Levin, fortepianist
Beethoven: 12 Variations on “See the Conquering Hero Comes”
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 1
Beethoven: 12 Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” from The Magic Flute
Beethoven: Sonata in F Major for Piano and Horn (arr. cello)
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3
7:30 p.m. Logan Center, University of Chicago
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-2787

Chicago Opera Theater
Weisman: The Scarlet Ibis
Jordan Rutter, Annie Rosen, Quinn Middleman, Sharmay Musacchio, Bill McMurray
David Hanlon, conductor
7:30 p.m. Studebaker Theater

Rockefeller Chapel Choir
James Kallembach, director
Rachmaninoff: Vespers
7:30 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Benedetta Torre, soprano
Sara Mingardo, contralto
Saimir Pirgu, tenor
Mika Kares, bass
Schuman: Symphony No. 9 (“Le fosse Ardeatine”)
Mozart: Requiem
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Benedetta Torre, soprano
Sara Mingardo, contralto
Saimir Pirgu, tenor
Mika Kares, bass
Schuman: Symphony No. 9 (“Le fosse Ardeatine”)
Mozart: Requiem
1:30 p.m. Symphony Center

Duo Terra
Olga Ridgway, pianist
Sarai Buchanan, pianist
Program TBA
7 p.m. PianoForte Studios

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Strauss: Elektra
Nina Stemme, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Martens
Donald Runnicles, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

University of Chicago Presents
Steven Isserlis, cellist
Robert Levin, fortepianist
Beethoven: Seven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen”
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 2
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 4
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5
7:30 p.m. Logan Center, University of Chicago
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-2787

February 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Duain Wolfe, chorus director
Benedetta Torre, soprano
Sara Mingardo, contralto
Saimir Pirgu, tenor
Mika Kares, bass
Schuman: Symphony No. 9 (“Le fosse Ardeatine”)
Mozart: Requiem
8 p.m. Symphony Center

February 24

Oberon Ensemble
Crawford Seeger: String Quartet 1931: Andante
Beach: Piano Quintet
Schumann: Piano Quintet
2 p.m. Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago

Avalon String Quartet
Beethoven: String Trio in C Minor
Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 “Hunt”
2 p.m. SPACE, Evanston

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Verdi: La traviata
Albina Shagimuratova, Giorgio Berrugi, Željko Lučić
Michael Christie, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

Beatrice Rana, pianist
Chopin: Twelve Etudes, Op. 25
Ravel: Miroirs
Stravinsky/Agosti: The Firebird
3 p.m. Symphony Center

Chicago Opera Theater
Weisman: The Scarlet Ibis
Jordan Rutter, Annie Rosen, Quinn Middleman, Sharmay Musacchio, Bill McMurray
David Hanlon, conductor
3 p.m. Studebaker Theater

International Chamber Artists
Ries: Sextet, Op. 142
Debussy: Dances
Bax: Harp Quintet
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Violin and Harp
4 p.m. St. Gregory the Great Church

Ensemble Dal Niente
Yip: TBA (world premiere)
Hearne: TBA (world premiere)
8:30 p.m. Constellation

February 26

Taimur Sullivan, saxophonist
Debussy/Sullivan: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Higdon: Poetic Soprano Sax
M. Dranishnikova/T. Sullivan: <em>Poem
Reich: New York Counterpoint
7:30 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall at Northwestern University

February 27

Lindsay Garritson, pianist
Haydn: Sonata in C major, Hob.XVI:48
Glinka/Balakirev: The Lark
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7
12:15 p.m. Chicago Cultural Center

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January 27

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players
Brahms: Hungarian Dance
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance
Traditional (Hungary): “Czardas”
Traditional (Russian): “Dark Eyes”
Traditional (Russian): “Two Guitars”
Gershwin: “Someone to Watch Over Me”
Gershwin: “Summertime”
Gershwin: “S’Wonderful”
Gershwin: “Our Love is Here to Stay”
Traditional Italian Folk Songs
Tangos by Piazzolla and Gardel
12 p.m. City Winery

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Grams, conductor
Strauss: Accellerationen
Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus
Lehar: Gold und Silber Walzer
Strauss: Vergnügungszug
Strauss: Csardas from Ritter Pásmán
Strauss: Frühlingsstimmen
Nicolai: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
Strauss: Persian March
Strauss: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka
Strauss: Pizzicato Polka
Strauss: Éljen a Magyar! Polka
Strauss: Unter Donner und Blitz
Strauss: An der schönen blauen Donau
2:30 p.m. Hemmens Cultural Center

Elmhurst Symphony
Stephen Alltop, conductor and harpsichordist
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Bach: Harpsichord Concerto in G minor
Telemann: Concerto for Violin, Cello Trumpet & Strings
Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 3, No. 2
Telemann: Concerto for three trumpets
3 p.m. Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, Elmhurst

Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest
Maurice Boyer, conductor
Nathalie Colas, soprano
Mozart: Selections from The Marriage of Figaro
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
4 p.m. Concordia University Chapel, River Forest

Music of the Baroque
Jane Glover, conductor
Angela Hewitt, piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27
Mozart: Serenade No. 10 (Gran Partita)
7:30 p.m. North Shore Center, Skokie
baroque.org; 312-551-1414

Winter Chamber Music Festival
Gerardo Ribeiro, violinist
Helen Callus, violist
Stephen Balderston, cellist
John Thorne, flautist
José Ramón Méndez, James Giles, and Kay Kim, pianists
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 2
Zyman: Sonata for Flute
Taneyev: Piano Quartet
7:30 p.m. Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston

Suzanne Gillen-Hannau, flautist and vocalist
Janice Misurell-Mitchell, flautist and vocalist
Jonathan Hannau, pianist
John Corkill, percussionist
Takemitsu: Masques pour deux flûtes
Misurell-Mitchell: Profaning the Sacred II
Jacob TV: Lipstick
Misurell-Mitchell: After the History
Kirsten: Pirouette on a Moon Sliver
Misurell-Mitchell: Karawane
Berio: Sequenza
Hannau: Song
8:30 p.m. Constellation

January 29

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Puccini: La bohème
Maria Agresta, Michael Fabiano, Danielle de Niese, Zachary Nelson;
Domingo Hindoyan, conductor
2 p.m. Civic Opera House

January 30

Frankly Music
“Robert and Clara”
Orion Weiss, pianist
TBA
6:30 p.m. Guarneri Hall

January 31

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Puccini: La bohème
Maria Agresta, Michael Fabiano, Danielle de Niese, Zachary Nelson;
Stefano Sarzani, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

February 1

UChicago Presents
Parker Quartet
Richard O’Neill, violist
Edward Arron, cellist
Strauss: String Sextet from Capriccio
Janáček: Quartet No. 1 “Kreuzer Sonata”
Brahms: Sextet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Mandel Hall
chicagopresents.uchicago.edu; 773-702-2787

February 2

Schola Antiqua
TBA Works performed as part of service
9 a.m. Bond Chapel at the University of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Strauss: Elektra
Nina Stemme, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Martens, Iain Paterson; Andrew Davis, conductor
7 p.m. Civic Opera House

Spektral Quartet
Program TBA
7 p.m. Chicago Mosaic School

Olga Kern, pianist
D. Scarlatti: Three Sonatas
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 (“Waldstein”)
Gershwin: Three Preludes
Gershwin: “Fascinating Rhythm” from Seven Virtuoso Etudes
Rachmaninoff: Moments musicaux, No. 4
Rachmaninoff: Morceaux de salon, No. 3 (“Barcarolle”)
Rachmaninoff: Morceaux de fantasie, No. 4 (“Polichinelle”)
Scriabin: Etudes, Op. 42: Nos. 4 and 5
Balakirev: Islamey, Op. 18
7:30 p.m. Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston

February 4

ACM
Lee Hyla: We Speak Etruscan
Alex Temple: Willingly
Martin Bresnick: Ishi’s Song
Florent Ghys: Etude for 11 Faces
Steve Reich: Different Trains
7 p.m. Davis Theater
acmusic.org

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December 23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Matthew Halls, conductor
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Joshua Hopkins, baritone
Handel: Messiah
2 p.m. Symphony Center

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