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Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich
Feb24
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich

With his Ninth Symphony, Shostakovich delivered a tragicomic work with nods to Haydn and circus tunes. Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov makes his debut with the…

Saturday, February 24th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Feb25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, “a brilliant musician and an extraordinary visionary” (The Wall Street Journal), presents an enthralling exploration of the keyboard fantasy. Anchored by two of…

Sunday, February 25th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich
Feb27
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich

With his Ninth Symphony, Shostakovich delivered a tragicomic work with nods to Haydn and circus tunes. Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov makes his debut with the…

Tuesday, February 27th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
Mar1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is treasured by generations of music fans for its whirling dance rhythms and majestic Allegretto movement. It is a calling card for…

Friday, March 1st
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
Mar2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is treasured by generations of music fans for its whirling dance rhythms and majestic Allegretto movement. It is a calling card for…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Jessie Montgomery & Curtis Stewart
Mar3
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Jessie Montgomery & Curtis Stewart

Chicago Opera Theater Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya leads musicians from the CSO in a program dedicated to composer-performers: three-time Grammy Award-nominated violinist and composer Curtis…

Sunday, March 3rd
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
Mar5
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is treasured by generations of music fans for its whirling dance rhythms and majestic Allegretto movement. It is a calling card for…

Tuesday, March 5th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn
Mar7
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn

Experience the “brilliant and incisive” (Chicago Tribune) Gil Shaham in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, ever popular for its mix of vigor and finesse. Richard Strauss’ tone…

Thursday, March 7th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn
Mar8
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn

Experience the “brilliant and incisive” (Chicago Tribune) Gil Shaham in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, ever popular for its mix of vigor and finesse. Richard Strauss’ tone…

Friday, March 8th
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Eliades Ochoa
Mar8
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Eliades Ochoa

Eliades Ochoa, one of the stars and founders of Buena Vista Social Club, makes his Symphony Center debut. With a voice “that plunges the listener…

Friday, March 8th
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn
Mar9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn

Experience the “brilliant and incisive” (Chicago Tribune) Gil Shaham in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, ever popular for its mix of vigor and finesse. Richard Strauss’ tone…

Saturday, March 9th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Benjamin Grosvenor
Mar10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Benjamin Grosvenor

Following his 2022 CSO debut with Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto, British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor returns to Symphony Center with two of the composer’s commanding solo…

Sunday, March 10th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn
Mar12
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Gil Shaham Plays Mendelssohn

Experience the “brilliant and incisive” (Chicago Tribune) Gil Shaham in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, ever popular for its mix of vigor and finesse. Richard Strauss’ tone…

Tuesday, March 12th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Also sprach Zarathustra
Mar14
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Also sprach Zarathustra

Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra — with its iconic opening popularized in 2001: A Space Odyssey — sets the tone for a program of dazzling, otherworldly pieces. Bartók’s pantomime ballet, The…

Thursday, March 14th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Also sprach Zarathustra
Mar15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Also sprach Zarathustra

Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra — with its iconic opening popularized in 2001: A Space Odyssey — sets the tone for a program of dazzling, otherworldly pieces. Bartók’s pantomime ballet, The…

Friday, March 15th
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester
Mar15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

Get ready to party like it’s 1929. Singer and bandleader Max Raabe founded the Palast Orchester to pay tribute to the music and style of…

Friday, March 15th
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Also sprach Zarathustra
Mar16
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Also sprach Zarathustra

Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra — with its iconic opening popularized in 2001: A Space Odyssey — sets the tone for a program of dazzling, otherworldly pieces. Bartók’s pantomime ballet, The…

Saturday, March 16th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
ECHO
Mar16
Theatre & Performing Arts

ECHO

Join the Chicago Sinfonietta in celebrating Women’s History Month with ECHO, a stunning program featuring a lineup of works that highlights the artistry and creativity…

Saturday, March 16th
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr, Chicago, IL, 60605
Meridian String Quartet at Kehrein Center for the Arts
Mar19
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Meridian String Quartet at Kehrein Center for the Arts

The Meridian String Quartet presents a pair of 20th-century chamber works by Hungarian composers and close friends Zoltán Kodály and Béla Bartók. Kodály was passionate…

Tuesday, March 19th
6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kehrein Center for the Arts
5628 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL, United States, Illinois
Mahler 4
Mar21
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mahler 4

Susanna Mälkki conducts a thought-provoking program anchored by Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony. This celestial score, which includes a cryptic dance of death, is announced with…

Thursday, March 21st
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Mahler 4
Mar23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mahler 4

Susanna Mälkki conducts a thought-provoking program anchored by Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony. This celestial score, which includes a cryptic dance of death, is announced with…

Saturday, March 23rd
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Mahler 4
Mar24
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mahler 4

Susanna Mälkki conducts a thought-provoking program anchored by Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony. This celestial score, which includes a cryptic dance of death, is announced with…

Sunday, March 24th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Mahler Chamber Orchestra & Mitsuko Uchida
Mar26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mahler Chamber Orchestra & Mitsuko Uchida

Mitsuko Uchida leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in two of Mozart’s greatest piano concertos — both rich in emotional layers with moods ranging from the…

Tuesday, March 26th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
The Music of Bach
Mar28
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Music of Bach

Be transported to Zimmermann’s Coffee House, the Leipzig café where J.S. Bach introduced many of his instrumental works. CSO Concertmaster Robert Chen leads the dazzling…

Thursday, March 28th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
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