CSO MusicNOW & Curator-Composers Announced for ’24–25

Two composers with strong Chicago ties…

North Shore Chamber Music Fest Returns

Across four programs, performers including violinist Paul Huang, pianist Alessio Bax, and the festival’s co-founders explore a range of chamber music rep.

Announcing: Grant Park Music Festival Broadcasts 2024

From world premieres to timeless favorites, the exciting slate of concert broadcasts has something for everyone.

UChicago Presents 2024–25 Season: Roomful of Teeth, Mobley, Reid

Featuring classical, jazz, blues, and other musical forms, the series spans from October to May.

Chicago a cappella Announces 2024–25 Season

Across three programs, the ensemble mines early music, prose, and jazz inspirations in performances in Chicago and its suburbs.

2024–2025 Season of Change for Chicago Opera Theater

The season is the first programmed by 2023-appointed general director Lawrence Edelson and the first following the departure of Lidiya Yankovskaya as music director.

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.

2024–2025 Season Announcements

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

Dance Acts Star in Auditorium 2024–25 Season

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

Opera Fest of Chicago Returns for Summer Italian Works

The festival, which is dedicated to presenting seldom-performed Italian opera titles, shares a two-program slate in June and July.

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra 2024–25: John Williams, American Symphonies, Messiah, More

The orchestra’s slate of seven concerts will kick off in September with “Three Great American Symphonies.”

CSO Names Klaus Mäkelä as Music Director

The new music director designate is just 28 years old. He’ll be the youngest in orchestra history when he takes the baton.

Alsop, Conlon, Dudamel: Ravinia Shares ’24 Season

Plus chamber music and ensemble appearances from renowned Chicago artists.

With Mazzola Extended, Lyric Opera Explores Contrast in 2024–2025 Season

The season includes 9 programs, including concerts from opera and musical theater royalty.

Music of the Baroque Journeys Through Time in 2024–2025 Season

Highlights include rarely-heard gems, beloved holiday concerts, and the 80th birthday celebration of Nicholas Kraemer.

Joffrey Ballet Announces 2024–2025 Season

The 2024-2025 programming is marked by elements of fantasy, world premieres, and the return of a Chicago holiday staple.

Chicago-area Bach Week Fest Announces 50th Anniversary – and Final – Season

“It’s the right time for Bach Week to bid adieu, and on a high note.”

CSO Announces 2024–25 Season and New Artist-In-Residence

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has announced its 2024–2025 season, a full year of concerts in its mainstage subscription series, as well as chamber, solo, family, and other programming.

American Music Project Boosts Repertory Rarities in 10th Chicago Season

This AMP season’s lineup showcases neglected repertoire in chamber, solo piano, and orchestral settings.

Met Opera Announces ’24–25 Season

Four contemporary operas have their Met premieres.

75th Annual Elgin Symphony Orchestra Season Announced

Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Beethoven, and other high-flying orchestral highlights mark the ESO’s 75th anniversary season.

Third Coast Baroque Announces Closure

The Chicago early-music ensemble faced diminishing audience sizes and reduced grant funding possibilities after years of concert disruptions by COVID-19.

90 Years: Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2024 Season

Another packed summer of live music awaits.

Haymarket Unveils 2024 Season

Across three flagship performances, Haymarket continues to plumb the expressive depths of early music repertoire.