Ravinia Festival

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Ravinia Festival

Ravinia is back, and so is WFMT's series of broadcasts from Highland Park.

From the hallowed grounds of one of the great summer music festivals in the US, WFMT brings you some of the summer's highlight performances from Ravinia Festival's beloved, intimate Martin Theatre and iconic, legendary Pavilion.

Geoffrey Duce: Fantasies and Rhapsodies Through the Ages

July 10, 2023, 8:00 pm

Season Premiere: Illinois State University piano professor Geoffrey Duce explores the musical genealogy of works by Wilhelm Friedmann Bach, Car Phillip Emanuel Bach, John McCabe, Franz Schubert, and Ernst von Dohnányi.

RSMI Piano/Strings On Tour

July 17, 2023, 8:00 pm

Artists from the Ravinia Steans Music Institute — Ravinia’s training ensemble — join the program’s director, violinist Miriam Fried, to play a medley of quartets.

Gateways Brass Collective

July 24, 2023, 8:00 pm

The Gateways Brass Collective, an all–African American quintet, was founded in 2018 to inspire artists from all backgrounds.

Arnaud Sussmann & Michael Stephen Brown

July 31, 2023, 8:00 pm

Two alumni of the Ravinia Steans Music Institutute — Arnaud Sussmann, violin, and Michael Stephen Brown, piano — join forces for a wide ranging program of music from the 18th century to today.