There's nothing more exotic than a concert seat in Highland Park as Ravinia brings in visiting orchestras from Switzerland and China, peppered with a little “Trouble in Tahiti.” For a limited time, get reserved seats to any of these concerts for only $10 when you use promo code WORLD before checking out at

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shanghai Orchestra

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra with Alisa Weilerstein

Friday, August 16

China’s oldest Western-music orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra makes a very rare U.S. appearance with the great cellist Alisa Weilerstein.

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Anne Akiko

Anne Akiko Meyers and the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra

Monday, August 19

Lucerne Symphony Orchestra hails from the Swiss town where Rachmaninoff lived and composed and the acclaimed ensemble makes its second trip to Ravinia for two nights with Music Director James Gaffigan. Anne Akiko Meyers is one of the most internationally renowned and respected classical musicians performing today, known for her passionate performances, purity of sound, deeply poetic interpretations and best-selling recordings.

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George Li

George Li and the Lucerne Sympony Orchestra

Tuesday, August 20

Praised by the Washington Post for combining “staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression,” pianist George Li possesses an effortless grace, brilliant virtuosity and poised authority far beyond his years. With support from the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director James Gaffigan.

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Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti

Thursday, August 22

The acclaimed star of Mass, Paulo Szot returns with Patricia Racette for Bernstein's jazzed-up one-act, Trouble in Tahiti.

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