Bennett Gordon Hall

Located at the south end of the park, Bennett Gordon Hall, in the John D. Harza Building, is a 450-seat, jewel-like recital hall. First opening its doors in 1988, BGH is Ravinia’s year-round venue featuring a microcosm of the festival’s diverse programming.

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Bennett Gordon Hall is an indoor venue. Performances are not broadcast to the video screens in the park nor to the speaker system across the Lawn.

Parking is free for all concerts presented in Bennett Gordon Hall and is normally available in the South Parking Lot at 201 St. Johns Ave. Please refer to each concert information page and pre-show emails for parking details.


Bennett Gordon Hall from the stage

Bennett Gordon Hall (BGH) hosts concerts during Ravinia’s summer season and features a fall/spring series.

Bennett Gordon Hall from the seats

Ravinia Steans Music Institute (RSMI) makes its home on the BGH stage for performances and master classes throughout the summer.

young Sistema Ravinia students playing guitar

Sistema Ravinia, one of Ravinia’s music education programs, based on the El Sistema model, hosts Lake County students in BGH.


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