Chopin’s Top 10 Works

Though his life was short, Frédéric Chopin's prolific output lives on, inspiring listeners and artists like few others.

Don't Miss a Beat

With Summer Near, 25th Annual Rush Hour Concerts Announced

The series presents savvy commuters with free, approachable concerts at River North’s Saint James Cathedral.

Harris Theater Shares ’24–25 Season

The lineup includes chamber performances, dance, family programming, and more.

Cristian Măcelaru to become music director of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in 2025–26

The 44-year-old will be music director designate in the 2024–25 season and then will have a four-year term.

Chicago Public Library To Hold Mega Sale for Nearly 10 Thousand LPs

A thrifty way to add to your collection and help out one of Chicago's cherished cultural institutions!

Calidore Wins 2024 BBC Music Magazine Chamber Award

The quartet is one of the US's leading ensembles.

Conductor Andrew Davis, who headed Lyric Opera of Chicago and orchestras on 3 continents, dies

Davis made his Lyric Opera debut in 1987 and led about 700 performances of 62 operas by 22 composers.

2024–2025 Season Announcements

Peruse the exciting upcoming engagements for Chicago's most illustrious arts and music groups.

Playlist: Classical Music Inspired by Birds

A motley medley of music inspired by birds of all feathers!

What’s So Great About a Stradivarius, Anyways?

Legends like Stradivari can't help but grow over time.

Dance Acts Star in Auditorium 2024–25 Season

The Loop's “theatre for the people” presents music and dance titles from October to May.

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