Our season kicks off with a celebration of music’s great couples: Romeo & Juliet, Tony & Maria, Daphnis & Chloé, Tristan & Isolde, and Ruslan & Ludmila. The orchestra performs colorful music of blissful excitement, heart-wrenching longing, and everything in between as soprano Emily Birsan and tenor John Irvin, both recently engaged by the Lyric Opera, bring their knock-out voices to this afternoon of orchestral works and love duets. Tickets. Learn more.
Join us 2016-17 in exploring rich musical expressions of a topic that has fascinated humanity through all its history – love – with orchestral favorites and lesser-known offerings that will inspire your imagination and intellect. Guests include conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Visceral Dance Chicago, and renowned soloists. Artistic director Scott Speck leads the orchestra. Subscriptions range from 2 to 5 concerts and start at just $45. Learn more.
Our decades-old relationship with the Ravinia Festival continues with performances at three great events this summer: Seth MacFarlane, the Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration, and a screening and live performance of the score of The Wizard of Oz. We hope to see you there! Learn more.