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Dec 13, 14 mat, 15

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Tilson Thomas conducts Tchaikovsky 6
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Sun 16 Dec at 16:00

South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago

Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic
Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Rimsky-Korsakov, Christmas Eve
Richman, Other (Hanukkah Festival Overture)
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker (Selections)
Strauss I, Radetzky March, Op.228
Anderson, A Christmas Festival
Chicago Philharmonic
Dec 20, 21 mat, 22

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Handel Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Matthew Halls, Conductor
Amanda Forsythe, Soprano
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Joshua Hopkins, Baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
2019 Jan 10, 13 mat, 16 mat, 19, 22, 25

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

La bohème
Puccini, La bohème
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Domingo Hindoyan, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Stewart Laing, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Michael Fabiano, Rodolfo
Maria Agresta, Mimì
Zachary Nelson, Marcello
Danielle de Niese, Musetta
TBC, Schaunard
Adrian Sâmpetrean, Colline
Jake Gardner, Benoît, Alcindoro
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
2019 Jan 10, 11 mat, 12

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Elgar Enigma Variations
Ives, Variations on America (orch Schumann)
Ives, At the river (arr. Adams)
Copland, Old American Songs (selection)
Still, In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy
Damrosch, Danny Deever (Kipling)
Daugherty, Letters from Lincoln: Letter to Mrs. Bixby
Corigliano, One Sweet Morning
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Thomas Hampson, Baritone
2019 Jan 11, 17, 20 mat

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Massenet, Cendrillon
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Francesco Milioto, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director, Costume Designer
Barbara de Limburg, Set Designer
Siobhan Stagg, Cinderella
Elizabeth Bishop, Mme de la Haltiere
TBC, Noémie, Dorothée, Dean, King, Prime Minister, Superintendent of Fun
Alice Coote, Prince Charming
Marie-Ève Munger, The fairy
Derek Welton, Pandolfe
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
Sun 27 Jan 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Leif Ove Andsnes
Schumann, 3 Romances, Op.28
Janáček, On an Overgrown Path (Book I)
Bartók, Three Burlesques, Op.8c, Sz 47
Schumann, Carnaval, Op.9
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
2019 Feb 02, 06 mat, 10 mat, 14, 18, 22

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

Elektra
Strauss R., Elektra
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
John Macfarlane, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Nina Stemme, Elektra
Michaela Martens, Klytaemnestra
Elza van den Heever, Chrysothemis
Iain Paterson, Orest
Robert Brubaker, Aegisth
Nick Sandys, Revival Director
Sat 9 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba with Esperanza Spalding
Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba
Enrique Pérez Mesa, Conductor
Esperanza Spalding, Vocals
Tue 12 Feb 2019 at 19:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
Daniel Harding, Conductor
2019 Feb 14, 16, 17 mat

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 1 in G minor "Winter Daydreams", Op.13
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor
Simon Trpčeski, Piano
Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 19:30

The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians present Quartet for the End of Time
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Hindemith, Viola Sonata in F major, Op.11 no. 4
Saint-Saëns, Caprice on Danish and Russian airs, Op.79
Rembrandt Chamber Players
Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

North by Northwest - alongside film
Herrmann, Film music from North by Northwest
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
2019 Feb 16, 20 mat, 24 mat, Mar 01, 04, 07 mat, 10 mat, 13, 16, 22

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

La traviata
Verdi, La traviata
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Michael Christie, Conductor
Arin Arbus, Director
Riccardo Hernandez, Set Designer
Cait O'Connor, Costume Designer
Albina Shagimuratova, Violetta Valéry
Giorgio Berrugi, Alfredo Germont
Željko Lučić, Giorgio Germont
TBC, Flora Bervoix, Gastone de Letorières, Baron Douphol, Annina, Marquis d'Obigny, Dr Grenvil
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
2019 Feb 21, 22 mat, 23

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts the Mozart Requiem
Schuman, Symphony no. 9 "Le fosse Ardeatine"
Mozart, Requiem in D minor, K626
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Benedetta Torre, Soprano
Sara Mingardo, Mezzo-soprano
Saimir Pirgu, Tenor
Mika Kares, Bass
Sun 24 Feb 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Beatrice Rana
Chopin, 12 Etudes, Op.25
Ravel, Miroirs
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite (trans. Agosti)
Beatrice Rana, Piano
2019 Mar 02, 05 mat, 08, 11, 14, 17 mat

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

Ariodante
Handel, Ariodante
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Harry Bicket, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Ultz, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Alice Coote, Ariodante
Brenda Rae, Ginevra
Iestyn Davies, Polinesso
Heidi Stober, Dalinda
Jonathan Johnson, Lurcanio
Kyle Ketelsen, King of Scotland
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
Sun 3 Mar 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Behzod Abduraimov
Liszt, Isolde's Liebestod from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, transc. for piano, S 447
Liszt, Piano Sonata in B minor, S 178
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet - Ten Pieces for Piano, Op.75
Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
2019 Mar 07, 09, 10 mat

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Beethoven Emperor Concerto
Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
David Afkham, Conductor
Nicholas Angelich, Piano
2019 Mar 14, 15 mat, 16

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts Beethoven & Wagner
Rossini, Il viaggio a Reims: overture
Vivaldi, Recorder Concerto in C major, RV 444
Benshoof, Concerto in Three Movements
Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.36
Wagner, Tannhäuser
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Jennifer Gunn, Piccolo
2019 Mar 15, 17 mat

Harris Theater, Millennium Park, Chicago

An American Dream
Perla, An American Dream
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Sun 17 Mar 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Anne-Sophie Mutter
Currier, Aftersong
Ravel, Violin Sonata
Currier, Trio
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 5 in D major "Ghost", Op.70 no.1
Poulenc, Violin Sonata
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin
Lambert Orkis, Piano
Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello
Wed 20 Mar 2019 at 20:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain
2019 Mar 21, 23

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Mendelssohn Scottish Symphony
Sibelius, Night Ride and Sunrise, Op.55
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, "Scottish", Op.56
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, Conductor
Vadim Gluzman, Violin
2019 Mar 22, 24 mat

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

An American in Paris - to accompany the film
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Constantine Kitsopoulos, Conductor
Sat 23 Mar 2019 at 19:00

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

Renée Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert & Gala
Renée Fleming, Soprano
Tue 26 Mar 2019 at 19:30

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

San Francisco Symphony
Tilson Thomas, Agnegram
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Wed 27 Mar 2019 at 19:30

The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians present Triumph and Joy
Mendelssohn, String Octet in E flat major, Op.20
Strauss R., Metamorphosen
Rembrandt Chamber Players
2019 Mar 28, 29, 30, Apr 02

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Salonen conducts Strauss & Bartók
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Bartók, Duke Bluebeard's Castle
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Michelle DeYoung, Mezzo-soprano
John Relyea, Bass-baritone
Sun 31 Mar 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Maurizio Pollini
Maurizio Pollini, Piano
2019 Apr 04, 05 mat, 06

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Shstakovich 9
Borodin, Symphony no. 2 in B minor
Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
2019 Apr 11, 12 mat, 13

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Chopin & The Mermaid
Berlioz, Le Carnaval romain, Op.9
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, Op.11
Zemlinsky, Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid), symphonic fantasia after H. C. Andersen
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Emmanuel Krivine, Conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
Sun 14 Apr 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Midori & Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Schumann, Violin Sonata no. 1 in A minor, Op.105
Fauré, Violin sonata no. 1 in A major, Op.13
Debussy, Violin Sonata in G minor
Enescu, Violin Sonata no. 3 in A minor "dans le caractère populaire roumain", Op.25
Midori, Violin
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
2019 Apr 18, 19 mat, 20, 23

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Ax plays Brahms
Bartók, Dance Suite, Sz. 77
Debussy, Printemps
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fabien Gabel, Conductor
Emanuel Ax, Piano
2019 Apr 25, 26, 27

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Mahler 1
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Conductor
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Sun 28 Apr 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Murray Perahia
Murray Perahia, Piano
Wed 1 May 2019 at 20:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Itzhak Perlman & Evgeny Kissin
Itzhak Perlman, Violin
Evgeny Kissin, Piano
2019 May 02, 04, 07

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts Pines of Rome
Cherubini, Anacréon: overture
Berlioz, La Mort de Cléopâtre
Bizet, Symphony in C "Roma"
Respighi, Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
2019 May 03, 04, 05 mat, 09, 10, 11 mat, eve, 12 mat, 14, 15 mat, 16 mat, eve, 17, 18 mat, eve, 19 mat, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23, 24, 25 mat, eve, 26 mat, 28, 29 mat, eve, 30, 31, Jun 01 mat, eve, 02 mat

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

West Side Story
Bernstein, West Side Story
Lyric Opera of Chicago
TBC, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Peter J. Davison, Set Designer
Jessica Jahn, Costume Designer
Jerome Robbins, Choreography
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
2019 May 09, 10, 11

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti, Uchida and Mozart
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466
Stravinsky, Apollo (Apollon musagète): suite
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Dame Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
Sun 12 May 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Evgeny Kissin
Evgeny Kissin, Piano
2019 May 16, 17, 18, 21

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Hahn plays Sibelius Violin Concerto
Rautavaara, A Requiem in Our Time
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Hilary Hahn, Violin
2019 May 23, 24 mat, 25, 26 mat

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Ginastera, Dance suite from the ballet Estancia, Op.8a
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
Chabrier, España
Piazzolla, Sinfonia Buenos Aires, Op.15
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, Conductor
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Guitar
2019 Jun 06, 07 mat, 08, 11

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Simone Young conducts Wagner and Brahms
Liszt, Prometheus, S 99
Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rhine journey
Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1, arranged for orchestra by Schoenberg
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Simone Young, Conductor
Sun 9 Jun 2019 at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Rudolf Buchbinder
Haydn, Piano Sonata in E flat major, Hob XVI:52
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major "Waldstein", Op.53
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 21 in B flat major, D.960
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
2019 Jun 13, 14 mat, 15

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts An American in Paris and Tchaikovsky
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Stephenson, Bass Trombone Concerto (World première)
Tchaikovsky, Suite no. 3 in G major, for orchestra, Op.55
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Charles Vernon, Bass Trombone
2019 Jun 21, 23 mat, 25

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Aida (in concert)
Verdi, Aida (in concert)
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Krassimira Stoyanova, Aida
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Chorus