Thursday, August 10, 2023
A Matinee of Emotive Songs
Ravinia Steans Music Institute
Please reserve tickets to this event before arriving at the venue. Free admission will still be offered at the door, pending availability.
No Lawn tickets are offered for this event.
Views of the Stage
Bennett Gordon Hall is an indoor venue. The stage is not visible from any location on the Lawn, nor is audio from the performance broadcast to the Lawn.
Ravinia is becoming a cashless venue and encourages all guests to bring credit/debit cards or other cashless forms of payment. Cash will not be accepted at The Festival Shop, Wintrust Chair & Table Rental, Dining Pavilion restaurants, and concessions and bars.
Dining/Concessions at Ravinia Festival®
All Ravinia Festival restaurants and concessions are closed.
Livestreamed on YouTube
This presentation by RSMI is free to experience in person at Bennett Gordon Hall or on Ravinia’s YouTube channel wherever you are. View this season’s and past livestreams.
About the Artist
The Program for Singers offers a unique setting for 15 classical singers to delve deeply into the vast repertoire of art song for three weeks. Fellows are paired with staff collaborative pianists to work with a faculty of distinguished musicians, pedagogues, and scholars on varied aspects of vocal performance, including style, technique, language, diction, dramaturgy, performance, and career preparation.
In addition to a series of public master classes that focus on growing the fellows’ experience and interpretations of specific repertoire, the musicians participate in several afternoon and evening concerts presented during the summer, some with specially curated themes and others featuring repertoire selected by the performers.
RSMI Program for Singers
Plan Your Visit
Traffic and wait times are nothing to worry about when you plan ahead