Sunday, August 6, 2023

Mozart’s The Magic Flute with Marin Alsop and the CSO

Starring Janai Brugger and Matthew Polenzani with Joshua Hopkins and Kathryn Lewek

Venue: Martin Theatre Part of: CSO Residency
Donor Gates Open:
12:00 PM
Gates Open:
12:00 PM
Concert Starts:
1:00 PM
Featured Sponsor: The Negaunee Foundation
Sponsor: Don and Susan Civgin
Sponsor: Winnie and Bob Crawford
Sponsor: Betsey and Dale Pinkert


Reserved Seats: $40–$95
General Lawn Admission: $17

No Premium Lawn Blocks are offered for this event.


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®

The Scoop Café is open noon – 2 p.m. to serve chilled food and drinks, specialty coffees, ice cream, and snacks. All other dining options are unavailable.

  Views of the Stage

The Martin Theatre is an indoor venue. While live audio from the performance is broadcast outside for Lawn ticketholders, the stage is not visible from any location on the Lawn.


Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Janai Brugger, soprano (Pamina) #
Matthew Polenzani, tenor (Tamino)
Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Papageno) #
Kathryn Lewek, soprano (Queen of the Night)
David Leigh, bass (Sarastro) #
Christian Sanders, tenor (Monostatos)
Tiffany Choe, soprano (First Lady) #
Ashley Dixon, mezzo-soprano (Second Lady) #
Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano (Third Lady) #
Diana Newman, soprano (Papagena) #
Adam Lau, bass (Speaker)
Peter Scott Drackley, tenor (First Armored Man)
Evan Boyer, bass (Second Armored Man)
Katelyn Lee, soprano (First Spirit)
Rachel Blaustein, soprano (Second Spirit)
Stephanie Sanchez, mezzo-soprano (Third Spirit)
Apollo Chorus of Chicago
James Robinson, stage director
Irene Delgado-Jiménez, assistant conductor/voice coach
Laura Muñoz Martínez de Arenzana, assistant/voice coach/rehearsal pianist
Dan Sokalski, stage manager
Rachel Garoon, assistant stage manager

# Ravinia Steans Music Institute alum


A fairy tale of finding happiness in a mysterious world where nothing—not even night and day—is quite as it appears to be …


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute

Sung in German with English supertitles; Dialogue in English

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