Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival

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”

July 16, 2018

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

July 9, 2018

Hear the Juilliard String Quartet in concert recorded in the Martin Theatre June 20.

Pianist Vladimir Feltsman

July 2, 2018

Hear pianist Vladimir Feltsman in recital in the Martin Theatre.

American Reflections with the St. Charles Singers

April 2, 2018

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

September 18, 2017

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

September 11, 2017

Hear the Danish String Quartet and pianist Juho Pohjonen perform a recital recorded in the Martin Theatre August 2, 2017.

Vladimir Feltsman

September 4, 2017

Pianist Vladimir Feltsman performs a recital recorded in the Martin Theatre August 16.

Emerson String Quartet / Calidore String Quartet

August 28, 2017

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

August 21, 2017

Cristina Gomez Godoy, oboe, and Claire Huangci, piano; recorded in Bennett Gordon on July 23, 2017.

Ryan Speedo Green

August 14, 2017

Ryan Speedo Green, bass baritone, and Adam Nielsen, piano; recorded in the Martin Theatre July 3, 2017.

Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway

August 7, 2017

Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway play works accompanied by pianist Phillip Moll.

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

July 31, 2017

Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays live in the Martin Theater.