Broadcasts from the Ravinia Festival create the perfect soundtrack for summer.
Our summertime season of chamber music and solo recitals from Ravinia is hosted by Kerry Frumkin. The performances are recorded by Hudson Fair in the festival’s Martin Theatre and in Bennett Gordon Hall providing the ideal summer setting for up-close live performances by your favorite classical artists from around the world. Previous Ravinia broadcasts have included recitals with Danielle de Niese, Karita Mattila, and maestro James Levine’s return to Ravinia in 2017 following his last performance there as music director in 1993.
Apollo’s Fire presents “A Night at Bach’s Coffeehouse”
Apollo’s Fire presents “A Night at Bach’s Coffeehouse,” a program featuring Telemann, Vivaldi, and of course, Bach. Hear this baroque ensemble’s performance recorded at the Martin Theatre on June 26, 2018.
Juilliard String Quartet
Hear the Juilliard String Quartet in concert recorded in the Martin Theatre June 20.
American Reflections with the St. Charles Singers
From Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall in August 2017: the St. Charles Singers perform a program they toured in England that includes Dominick Argento’s song cycle Walden Pond, plus works by Copland, Whitacre, Lauridsen, Thompson, and others. Kerry Frumkin hosts.
The Knights and Susan Graham
The Knights Chamber Orchestra is joined by mezzo-soprano Susan Graham for a special even of music from the 17th to the 21st centuries.
Danish String Quartet
Hear the Danish String Quartet and pianist Juho Pohjonen perform a recital recorded in the Martin Theatre August 2, 2017.
Pianist Vladimir Feltsman performs a recital recorded in the Martin Theatre August 16.
Emerson String Quartet / Calidore String Quartet
The Emerson String Quartet and Calidore String Quartet join for a performance that was recorded live on July 24, 2017 in the Martin Theatre at Ravinia.
Cristina Gomez Godoy
Cristina Gomez Godoy, oboe, and Claire Huangci, piano; recorded in Bennett Gordon on July 23, 2017.
Ryan Speedo Green
Ryan Speedo Green, bass baritone, and Adam Nielsen, piano; recorded in the Martin Theatre July 3, 2017.
Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway
Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway play works accompanied by pianist Phillip Moll.