This Saturday, join us for the second of two free Side-by-Side concerts in partnership with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Night Out in the Parks. Hundreds of community members came out to make and hear music at our first side-by-side concert earlier this month. This Saturday’s concert starts at 7:00 P.M. (rain or shine!) in the beautiful Columbus Park Refectory. Register & find out more.
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.
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.
The Chicago Philharmonic Society announced on June 15 that Paul R. Judy, Board Chairman since January, 2012, has become Chairman Emeritus, and is being succeeded by Thomas J. Manning. Additionally, Bobby Everson, a principal timpanist with the orchestra and a board director, has been named Vice Chairman. Read the press release.