For the first time ever, join Chicago Philharmonic musicians for a unique outdoor concert experience — as an audience member or performer — as part of Rahm Emanuel’s Night Out in the Parks program. The first of two programs takes place Saturday, August 1 at Ping Tom Memorial Park. Register & find out more.
Emanuele Andrizzi leads Night Out in the Parks programs — Side-by-Side with the Chicago Philharmonic — at Ping Tom Park and Columbus Park on August 1 and 29. Mr. Andrizzi’s resume includes engagements with the Lyric Opera and Los Angeles Opera, among others, and he currently serves as conductor and head of the orchestra program at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.
Our 2015-16 Evanston season, Chasing The Sun, will take place at Pick-Staiger Hall on the Northwestern campus. Each concert in the series features a world-class guest artist and a combination of riveting new works and beloved masterpieces. “Charming boy-next-door conductor Scott Speck” (Slipped Disc) takes the helm for his third season as artistic director. Click here for subscriptions and more information.
Family Guy creator and Grammy-nominated vocalist Seth MacFarlane makes his Ravinia debut on August 21st. We’ll return to the festival – under the guise of the Ravinia Festival Orchestra – to provide some swinging big band accompaniment. Don’t miss it. Tickets and more info at ravinia.org.