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 violinist Pinchas Zukerman.
There are no upcoming broadcasts at the moment.
Late Night with Leonard Bernstein
August 27, 2018
Late Night with Leonard Bernstein is a portrait of the composer written and hosted by his daughter, Jamie, and co-written by a protégé, George Steel. It features music dear to the Maestro and stories providing a very personal view of this great American icon. It was recorded on the stage of Ravinia’s Martin Theater the evening of July 27, 2018.
Leon Fleisher — A master hand at Bach, Mozart, and more
August 20, 2018
Accomplished pianist Leon Fleisher is joined by Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, piano; the Argus Quartet; and Kit Polen, double bass in this celebratory performance honoring Fleisher’s 90th birthday. Works by Bach, Mozart, and more.
Takács Quartet — Mozart and Dvořák
August 13, 2018
Takács Quartet, the celebrated string ensemble, performs string quartets composed by Mozart and Dvořák in this performance recorded live at the Martin Theatre on July 30, 2018.
Zukerman Trio — All Brahms
August 6, 2018
Violinist Pinchas Zukerman and pianist Angela Cheng play an all Brahms program, performed on July 11, 2018 at Martin Theatre.
Ksenija Sidorova — Russian Accordion
July 30, 2018
Accordion player Ksenija Sidorova plays music by Bach, Stravinsky, Schnittke, and a variety of Russian composers for the accordion. Hear this performance recorded in the Martin Theatre on July 3.
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.
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.