Ravinia Festival News

Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9
by Molly Tracy - Mar 20, 2017

The final concert in Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season explores the infinite diversity of love in all its forms. With guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Paths of Passion features the technical and lyrical mastery of Robert Hanford in both Frank Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Dvorak's Romance in F Minor in a breathtaking display of violin virtuosity. (more...)

Da Camera Presents Rising International Star Pianist Llyr Williams At The Menil CollectionDa Camera Presents Rising International Star Pianist Llyr Williams At The Menil Collection
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On Thursday, April 4, 2017, Da Camera of Houston presents the Houston recital debut of renowned Welsh pianist, BCC New Generation Artist and Borletti-Buitoni Trust Winner Llr Williams at the Menil Collection. Williams is widely admired for his profound musical intelligence and the expressive and communicative nature of his interpretations. Right on the cusp of a major international career, he has received elated praise and acclaim from critics for his performances and recordings. (more...)

Ravina Announces 2017 Summer SeasonRavina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium.  (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Announces its 2017 New York Season at the Joyce Theater Featuring All-Female ChoreographersBallet Hispanico Announces its 2017 New York Season at the Joyce Theater Featuring All-Female Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with a program of all-female choreographers from April 18-23, 2017. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at Joyce.org. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Presents MOZART & MIMOSAS, 3/19Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Presents MOZART & MIMOSAS, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

 The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) serve up a classical music brunch at City Winery Chicago (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago) in 'Mozart & Mimosas.' This unique presentation of Mozart's Piano Quartet in G Minor and Schumann's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major is close to what Mozart might have expected in his own concerts - that is, lots of food and wine, along with a raucous audience. (more...)

Harris Theater Presents Music & Dance 2017-18 SeasonHarris Theater Presents Music & Dance 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce its fourteenth season of Harris Theater Presents performances exploring companies and stories of epic magnitude. Experience the 400-year-old cycle of Monteverdi's last surviving operas sung by the Monteverdi Choir and led by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Mark Morris Dance Group's staged production of Layla and Majnun; the love story that has been told for centuries, and America's premier ballet company, American Ballet Theatre. Full performance details are outlined below. (more...)

Scottish Superstar Violinist Nicola Benedetti and Royal Scottish National Orchestra Embark on Florida TourScottish Superstar Violinist Nicola Benedetti and Royal Scottish National Orchestra Embark on Florida Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

On March 13-22, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will embark upon its first tour to the United States in more than 35 years.  The RSNO, together with Music Director Peter Oundjian and violinist Nicola Benedetti will perform throughout the state of Florida with stops in Fort Lauderdale (Broward Center), West Palm Beach (Kravis Center), Sarasota (Van Wezel), Vero Beach (Indian River Symphonic Association), Gainesville (University of Florida), Fort Myers (Barbara B. Mann), and Daytona Beach (Peabody Auditorium). (more...)

On Site Opera Presents Mozart's THE SECRET GARDENER, 5/11-13On Site Opera Presents Mozart's THE SECRET GARDENER, 5/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Known for staging 'the ultimate in intimate productions' (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents a trio of exciting new site-specific opera productions in 2017, beginning May 11-13 with Mozart's rarely-performed early opera The Secret Gardener (La finta giardiniera) at the West Side Community Garden. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's PubTHE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, February 22 - March 5, 2017. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Garbage Announces Coffee Table Book 'This Is The Noise That Keeps Me Awake'Garbage Announces Coffee Table Book 'This Is The Noise That Keeps Me Awake'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Garbage announced THIS IS THE NOISE THAT KEEPS ME AWAKE, an autobiographical coffee table book due out July 4, 2017 via Akashic Books. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Presents SOUND OF CHANGE, 2/19Chicago Philharmonic Presents SOUND OF CHANGE, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Relive the music of a generation when the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2 ) present "Sounds of Change," a celebration of music from the 60s and 70s at City Winery Chicago. From Hendrix to Shostakovich, the transforming world spread its message though the music of the times. (more...)

OneRepublic to Headline 2017 Honda Civic TourOneRepublic to Headline 2017 Honda Civic Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet, OneRepublic announced with Honda today they will tour North America this summer when they embark on the 2017 Honda Civic Tour, promoted by Live Nation. (more...)

Gorilla Tango Theatre presents BECAUSE I LOVE YOU Chicago's Premiere Parent-Centric ShowGorilla Tango Theatre presents BECAUSE I LOVE YOU Chicago's Premiere Parent-Centric Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Take a night off from diaper changing and baby burping; ask the sitter to read "Everyone Poops" for the seventeenth time or play the Fart Game with your kids before putting them in the bath; Gorilla Tango Originals has a show just for you! "...Because I Love You: A Comedy About Parenting," by Jenny Seidelman and directed by Jessica Rae Olsen, performs Saturdays at6pm, March 4-April 22, 2017, at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). Tickets are $20; visitwww.gorillatango.com or call 773-598-4549 for tickets and more information (more...)

LA Opera's THE GHOST OF VERSIALLES Wins Grammy AwardsLA Opera's THE GHOST OF VERSIALLES Wins Grammy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

LA Opera Music Director James Conlon's world premiere recording of composer John Corigliano and librettist William M. Hoffman's The Ghosts of Versailles, released on the PentaTone label, today won two 2017 Grammy® Awards for Best Opera Recording and Best Engineered Album, Classical. (more...)

THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES Wins Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording and Best Engineered Album, ClassicalTHE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES Wins Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording and Best Engineered Album, Classical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

LA Opera Music Director James Conlon's world premiere recording of composer John Corigliano and librettist William M. Hoffman's The Ghosts of Versailles, released on the PentaTone label, today won two 2017 Grammy® Awards for Best Opera Recording and Best Engineered Album, Classical. (more...)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Florida Tour Begins 3/13Royal Scottish National Orchestra Florida Tour Begins 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

This March, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will embark upon its first trip to the United States in more than 35 years.  The RSNO, together with Music Director Peter Oundjian and violinist Nicola Benedetti will perform throughout the state of Florida with stops in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Vero Beach, Gainesville, Fort Myers, Sarasota and Daytona Beach. (more...)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra to Embark on First U.S. Tour in More Than 35 YearsRoyal Scottish National Orchestra to Embark on First U.S. Tour in More Than 35 Years
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

This March, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will embark upon its first trip to the United States in more than 35 years.  The RSNO, together with Music Director Peter Oundjian and violinist Nicola Benedetti will perform throughout the state of Florida with stops in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Vero Beach, Gainesville, Fort Myers, Sarasota and Daytona Beach. (more...)

WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 GalaWAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 8 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled A CELEBRATION OF SONG, the evening will honor three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife and Grey Gardens at Playwrights). (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Riccardo Muti Returns For February ConcertsChicago Symphony Orchestra's Riccardo Muti Returns For February Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

After leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on a critically acclaimed seven-city, 11-concert European tour in January 2017, Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in February for two weeks of concerts and activities, February 13-25. (more...)

Blondie and Garbage to Co-Headline 'Rage and Rapture' Tour This SummerBlondie and Garbage to Co-Headline 'Rage and Rapture' Tour This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Blondie & Garbage today announced a co-headline North American tour that will kick off on July 5th in Saratoga, CA (more...)

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