Ravinia Past Performances 2021

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“Bridges” Composition Competition 2020 Winners

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Avalon String Quartet
Greg Ward
, saxophone
Glenn Zaleski, piano
Dan Chmielinski, bass
Kenneth Salters, drums

Bennett Gordon Hall
Fri, June 4, 2021 7:00 PM

Jazz Grandstand

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Fri, June 11, 2021 6:00 PM

Ohlsson Plays Brahms

Solo Piano Works, Part 1

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Pavilion
Thu, July 1, 2021 7:30 PM

RSMI Faculty Fete: Mozart and Fauré

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Miriam Fried, violin
Mark Steinberg, violin
Atar Arad, viola
Paul Biss, viola
Peter Stumpf, cello
Alon Goldstein, piano

Bennett Gordon Hall
Fri, July 2, 2021 7:30 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Sat, July 3, 2021 5:00 PM

Chicago Festival

Celebrating and Thanking Our Community

Ides of March with Jim Peterik
Mucca Pazza

Pavilion
Sat, July 3, 2021 6:30 PM

Ohlsson Plays Brahms

Solo Piano Works, Part 2

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Pavilion
Mon, July 5, 2021 7:30 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Tue, July 6, 2021 5:00 PM

Ohlsson Plays Brahms

Solo Piano Works, Part 3

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Pavilion
Wed, July 7, 2021 7:30 PM

Feltsman Plays Schubert and Beethoven

Vladimir Feltsman, piano

Pavilion
Thu, July 8, 2021 7:30 PM

CSO: Opening Night with Marin Alsop

Osorio Plays Mozart

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano

Pavilion
Fri, July 9, 2021 8:00 PM

CSO: Celebrating Hidden American Triumphs

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Jonathan Rush, guest conductor
Jaye Ladymore, narrator

Pavilion
Sat, July 10, 2021 8:00 PM

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Kids Concert Series

Produced by Classical Kids LIVE!
Featuring the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago
Conducted by Mina Zikri

Pavilion
Sun, July 11, 2021 2:00 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Sun, July 11, 2021 5:00 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Mon, July 12, 2021 5:00 PM

Ohlsson Plays Brahms

Solo Piano Works, Part 4

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Pavilion
Mon, July 12, 2021 7:30 PM

Kurt Elling and Charlie Hunter

Carousel Stage
Tue, July 13, 2021 8:00 PM

Chamber Masterworks

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Bennett Gordon Hall
Wed, July 14, 2021 6:00 PM

Tribute to Leon Fleisher

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Bennett Gordon Hall
Thu, July 15, 2021 5:00 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Fri, July 16, 2021 5:00 PM

CSO: Midori Plays Prokofiev

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, violin

Ravinia is grateful to Rachel Barton Pine for joining tonight’s program on short notice in place of Midori, who has withdrawn due to illness.


Pavilion
Fri, July 16, 2021 8:00 PM

CSO: Vondráček and the “Emperor”

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Lukáš Vondráček, piano

Pavilion
Sat, July 17, 2021 8:00 PM

CSO/Cynthia Erivo: Legendary Women's Voices

Gala Evening Benefiting Reach Teach Play

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Cynthia Erivo, vocalist

Pavilion
Sun, July 18, 2021 6:00 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Tue, July 20, 2021 5:00 PM

Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro

Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret

Pavilion
Tue, July 20, 2021 7:30 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Wed, July 21, 2021 5:00 PM

RSMI Program for Piano & Strings

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Thu, July 22, 2021 5:00 PM

CSO: Bullock Debuts with Mahler

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Julia Bullock, soprano

Pavilion
Thu, July 22, 2021 8:00 PM

CSO: McGill Plays Copland

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinet

Pavilion
Fri, July 23, 2021 8:00 PM

Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin IV

Complete album and more hits

Pavilion
Sat, July 24, 2021 8:00 PM

Dichter Plays Beethoven and Schubert

75th Ravinia Concert

Misha Dichter, piano

Pavilion
Sun, July 25, 2021 1:00 PM

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring special guest Branford Marsalis

Pavilion
Sun, July 25, 2021 7:30 PM

Duos with the Dichters

Misha and Cipa Dichter, piano duo

Pavilion
Mon, July 26, 2021 7:30 PM

CSO: Broadway Today

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Steven Reineke, conductor
Betsy Wolfe, vocalist
Matt Doyle, vocalist

Pavilion
Tue, July 27, 2021 8:00 PM

Zukerman Trio

Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Amanda Forsyth, cello
Shai Wosner, piano (substituting for Angela Cheng)

Pavilion
Wed, July 28, 2021 7:30 PM

CSO: Zukerman Plays and Conducts

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman,
conductor and violin

Pavilion
Thu, July 29, 2021 8:00 PM

Brian McKnight

Ruben Studdard sings Luther Vandross

Pavilion
Fri, July 30, 2021 7:30 PM

Yacht Rock Revue

Pavilion
Sat, July 31, 2021 8:00 PM

Michael Feinstein and Betty Buckley

Pavilion
Sun, August 1, 2021 7:30 PM

RSMI Voice Master Class with James Conlon

Bennett Gordon Hall
Tue, August 3, 2021 2:00 PM

Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland Baroque Orchestra)

Summer Nights in Venice

Apollo’s Fire
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor and harpsichord
Erica Schuller, soprano
Brian Giebler, tenor

Pavilion
Tue, August 3, 2021 7:30 PM

Brett Dennen

Carousel Stage
Wed, August 4, 2021 8:00 PM

Michelle DeYoung: Songs and Poetry

Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Kevin Murphy, piano
J. Nicole Brooks, reader

Pavilion
Thu, August 5, 2021 7:30 PM

CSO: Conlon Leads Mozart

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon, conductor
William Hagen, violin

Pavilion
Fri, August 6, 2021 8:00 PM

Laurie Berkner

Kids Concert Series

Pavilion
Sat, August 7, 2021 11:00 AM

CSO: Bernstein on Broadway

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Morgan James, vocalist
Sheléa, vocalist
Brian Stokes Mitchell, vocalist
Tony Yazbeck, vocalist and dancer
Vocality

Pavilion
Sat, August 7, 2021 8:00 PM

RSMI Program for Voice

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Sun, August 8, 2021 3:00 PM

CSO: Sinfonia / Mozartiana

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Yue Bao, conductor
Stella Chen, violin
Matthew Lipman, viola

Pavilion
Sun, August 8, 2021 5:00 PM

RSMI Program for Voice

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Mon, August 9, 2021 3:00 PM

RSMI Program for Voice

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Bennett Gordon Hall
Mon, August 9, 2021 7:00 PM

Judy Collins / Madeleine Peyroux

Pavilion
Tue, August 10, 2021 7:00 PM

Sideline


Due to the weather forecast tonight, the performance has been moved to the Pavilion stage. All tickets will be honored for general admission seating inside the Pavilion.

Pavilion
Wed, August 11, 2021 8:00 PM

CSO: Bell and Martínez

Voice and the Violin

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin
Larisa Martínez, soprano

Pavilion
Thu, August 12, 2021 8:00 PM

CSO: Bell Plays Beethoven

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin

Pavilion
Fri, August 13, 2021 8:00 PM

Willie Nelson & Family—SOLD OUT

Nate Smith

Pavilion
Sat, August 14, 2021 7:30 PM

CSO: Tchaikovsky Spectacular—SOLD OUT

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
George Stelluto, conductor

Pavilion
Sun, August 15, 2021 5:00 PM

Gladys Knight

Pavilion
Wed, August 18, 2021 8:00 PM

RSMI Program for Voice

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Benjamin Werley, tenor
Kseniia Polstiankina Barrad, piano

Christine Taylor Price, soprano
Nikolay Verevkin, piano

Brandon Bell, baritone
Kunal Lahiry, piano

Merissa Beddows, soprano
Kseniia Polstiankina Barrad, piano

Magdalena Kuźma, soprano
Javier Arrebola, piano

Bennett Gordon Hall
Thu, August 19, 2021 3:00 PM

RSMI Program for Voice

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Brian Vu, tenor
Lucas Nogara, piano

Claire Galloway, soprano
Javier Arrebola, piano

Ganson Salmon, tenor
Kunal Lahiry, piano

Ben Schaefer, baritone
Javier Arrebola, piano

Tiffany Choe, soprano
Lucas Nogara, piano

Bennett Gordon Hall
Thu, August 19, 2021 7:00 PM

Counting Crows

Butter Miracle Tour

Pavilion
Thu, August 19, 2021 8:00 PM

RSMI Program for Voice

Ravinia Steans Music Institute

Jacob Ingbar, countertenor
Nikolay Verevkin, piano

Anastasiia Sidorova, mezzo-soprano
Nikolay Verevkin, piano

Anneliese Klenetsky, soprano
Kunal Lahiry, piano

Brittany Logan, soprano
Kseniia Polstiankina Barrad, piano

Deepa Johnny, mezzo-soprano
Lucas Nogara, piano

Bennett Gordon Hall
Fri, August 20, 2021 7:00 PM

The Infamous Stringdusters / Leftover Salmon

Carousel Stage
Fri, August 20, 2021 7:00 PM

The Beach Boys

with John Stamos

Pavilion
Sat, August 21, 2021 7:30 PM

The Beach Boys

with John Stamos

Pavilion
Sun, August 22, 2021 7:30 PM

John Hiatt and The Jerry Douglas Band

Pavilion
Tue, August 24, 2021 7:30 PM

Marie Osmond with special guest David Archuleta CANCELLED

Ravinia Festival Orchestra
Brent Havens,
conductor

Pavilion
Wed, August 25, 2021 8:00 PM

Lake Street Dive

Allison Russell

Pavilion
Thu, August 26, 2021 7:30 PM

Train

Vertical Horizon

Pavilion
Fri, August 27, 2021 7:30 PM

Train

Vertical Horizon

Pavilion
Sat, August 28, 2021 7:30 PM

King Crimson

The Zappa Band

Pavilion
Sun, August 29, 2021 7:30 PM

Recital No. 1: Mass

Davóne Tines, bass-baritone
Adam Nielsen, piano

Pavilion
Tue, August 31, 2021 7:30 PM

Collective Soul

Better Than Ezra
Tonic

Pavilion
Wed, September 1, 2021 7:00 PM

Lady A

What A Song Can Do Tour

Niko Moon

Pavilion
Fri, September 3, 2021 8:00 PM

The Roots

Musiq Soulchild

Pavilion
Sat, September 4, 2021 7:30 PM

John Legend

The War and Treaty

Pavilion
Sun, September 5, 2021 7:30 PM

John Legend

The War and Treaty

Pavilion
Mon, September 6, 2021 7:30 PM

Lara Downes: Rising Sun

Migration and Renaissance

Lara Downes, piano
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Ifetayo Ali-Landing, cello
Members of the Chicago Sinfonietta

Pavilion
Tue, September 7, 2021 7:30 PM

Chicago Sinfonietta

Sounds of Dance

Chicago Sinfonietta
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor

Pavilion
Wed, September 8, 2021 8:00 PM

NEXUS Chamber Music

Upon Wings of Words

Benjamin Baker, violin
Brian Hong, violin and co-artistic director
Jordan Bak, viola
Alexander Hersh, cello and co-artistic director
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute
Kristina Bachrach, soprano

Augusta Read Thomas, composer and emcee

Pavilion
Thu, September 9, 2021 7:30 PM

Indigo Girls / Ani DiFranco

Pavilion
Fri, September 10, 2021 7:00 PM

Black Violin

Blind Boys of Alabama

Pavilion
Sat, September 11, 2021 7:30 PM

Ana Bárbara

Las Cafeteras

Fiesta Ravinia: Daylong celebration of Mexican culture before the headline concert featuring live lucha libre wrestling, stand-up comedy, mariachi performances, children’s activities, and more included with all tickets! More info.

Pavilion
Sun, September 12, 2021 6:30 PM

Miró Quartet

Pavilion
Tue, September 14, 2021 7:30 PM

The Joffrey Ballet

Pavilion
Fri, September 17, 2021 8:00 PM

Ben Folds

Ravinia Festival Orchestra
Francisco Noya,
conductor
(click for orchestra roster)

Pavilion
Sat, September 18, 2021 8:00 PM

Max Weinberg's Jukebox

Pavilion
Sun, September 19, 2021 7:30 PM

Lincoln Trio

Pavilion
Tue, September 21, 2021 7:30 PM

Grazin' In The Grass DJ Night

Featuring Frank Orrall (of Poi Dog Pondering), DJ Madrid and Joe Bryl

Carousel Stage
Thu, September 23, 2021 7:30 PM

Andrew Bird with special guest The Flat Five

Pavilion
Fri, September 24, 2021 7:00 PM

Ms. Lauryn Hill—(POSTPONED)

Pavilion
Sat, September 25, 2021 8:00 PM