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Sep 21, 22, 25

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts Shostakovich Babi Yar
Prokofiev, Sinfonietta in A major, Op.5
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B flat minor, "Babi Yar", Op.113
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Alexey Tikhomirov, Bass-baritone
Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sep 27, 28, 29

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts Sheherazade
Mozart, Don Giovanni, K527: overture
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Oct 04, 05 mat

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts Beethoven and Brahms
Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, arranged for orchestra
Hindemith, Mathis der Maler Symphony
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
David Fray, Piano
Sat 6 Oct at 19:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Symphony Ball
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, arranged for orchestra
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K491
Puccini, Manon Lescaut: intermezzo
Strauss, Sphärenklänge, Op.235
Strauss II, Rosen aus dem Süden (Roses from the South), Op.388
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
David Fray, Piano
Sun 7 Oct at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Jerusalem Quartet with Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth
Strauss R., Capriccio: sextet, Op 85
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for orchestra, Op.4
Tchaikovsky, String Sextet in D minor, Op.70 "Souvenir de Florence"
Jerusalem Quartet
Pinchas Zukerman, Violin, Viola
Amanda Forsyth, Cello
Oct 11, 12 mat, 13, 14 mat

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Mahler 3
Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D minor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano
Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, Choirmaster / chorus director
Young Singers of Greater Chicago Anima
Oct 18, 19 mat, 20

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Trifonov plays Prokofiev
Mantovani, Threnos (World première)
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Bridge, Lament for Catherine, H.117
Copland, Symphony no. 3
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Oct 25, 27, 30

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Haitink, Bruckner and Beethoven
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Paul Lewis, Piano
Sun 28 Oct at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich
Bartók, Mikrokosmos (Seven Pieces)
Ravel, Sites auriculaires
Birtwistle, Keyboard Engine
Messiaen, Visions de l'amen, for two pianos
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Nov 01, 02 mat, 03

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Barenboim conducts Smetana
Smetana, Má Vlast (My Country)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Sun 4 Nov at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Symphony Center presents: Czech Philharmonic
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Fišer, Double
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Mon 5 Nov at 20:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Symphony Center presents: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Strauss R., Don Quixote, Op.35
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Kian Soltani, Cello
Nov 08, 09, 10

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Muti conducts the Verdi Requiem
Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Vittoria Yeo, Soprano
Daniela Barcellona, Mezzo-soprano
Piotr Beczała, Tenor
Dmitry Belosselskiy, Bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Sun 11 Nov at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Denis Matsuev
Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op.15
Rachmaninov, Variations on a theme of Corelli in D minor for piano, Op.42
Chopin, Ballade no. 4 in F minor, Op.52
Tchaikovsky, Méditation, Op.72 no.5
Prokofiev, Piano Sonata no. 7 in B flat major, Op.83
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Nov 15, 17, 18 mat

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no. 1
Sibelius, King Christian II, Suite for orchestra, Op.27 (Nocturne and Ballade)
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 1 in D minor, Op.13
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
Sat 24 Nov at 14:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
The Vienna Boys' Choir
Nov 29, 30, Dec 01, 04

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Chen leads all-Mozart
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, "Strassburg", K216
Mozart, Flute Concerto no. 2 in D major, K314 (K285d)
Mozart, Symphony no. 25 in G minor, K183 (K173dB)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Robert Chen, Violin
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, Flute
Sun 2 Dec at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Cédric Tiberghien
Scriabin, Vers la flamme, Op.72
Bridge, 3 Improvisations for Piano Left Hand, H.134
Debussy, Études: selection
Szymanowski, 12 Etudes, Op.33
Hindemith, In einer Nacht ... Träume und Erlebnisse, Op.15
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
Dec 06, 07 mat, 08 mat, 11

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The inextinguishable symphony
Wagner, Rienzi, der Letze der Tribunen: overture
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Nielsen, Symphony no. 4, "The Inextinguishable," Op.29
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Erin Wall, Soprano
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
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, 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
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
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
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

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

North by Northwest - alongside film
Herrmann, Film music from North by Northwest
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
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
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
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
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
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 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 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