November 13 – November 17, 2023

November 17, 2023, 12:00 pm

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Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

Mon, 11/13 — Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti

Riccardo Muti is one of the world’s preeminent conductors. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s distinguished tenth music director from 2010 until 2023, Muti was recently named Music Director Emeritus for Life beginning with the 2023–24 season.


Music of Pietro Mascagni and Giacomo Puccini

Tues, 11/14 — Leonidas Kavakos

Leonidas Kavakos is recognized across the world as a violinist of rare quality, acclaimed for his matchless technique, captivating artistry, and superb musicianship. He works regularly with the world’s greatest orchestras and plays as recitalist in the world’s premier recital halls and festivals.


Capriccio-Valse by Henryk Wieniawski

Wed, 11/15 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Duo SonaDuo Sona (Eleanor Kirk and Phoebe Powell, harps)

Eleanor Kirk is an experienced orchestral, chamber, and solo musician. She holds the position of Principal Harpist with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra. Canadian harpist Phoebe Powell is the newly appointed Principal Harpist of the Sarasota Orchestra.

Music of Antonio Vivaldi, Maurice Ravel, and Mikhail Mchedelov

Thurs, 11/16 — St. Charles Singers

St. Charles Singers is a cadre of professional musicians under the direction of Jeff Hunt. Recognized for their sublime interpretations of choral classics, the singers strive for excellence in every performance and demonstrate a sincere desire to create beauty and connect with audiences.


Give Me Jesus, Traditional 
Alleluia by Algirdas Martinaitis

Fri, 11/17 — Duo Sequenza

Comprised of flutist Debra Silvert and guitarist Paul Bowman, Duo Sequenza’s dynamic performances have received enthusiastic ovations from audiences throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.


Four Excursions by Frederic Hand