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Ravinia Festival

200 Ravinia Park Road , Highland Park, IL 60035

Phone: 847.266.5100

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Ravinia Festival is the oldest music festival in North America and is lauded for presenting world-class music in an inviting, natural environment. The festival attracts over 600,000 listeners to some 120 to 150 events that span all genres including classical, chamber music, jazz, rock, world, music theater, dance and kids programming every summer from June-September. Events are hosted in an open-air pavilion that seats 3,200 plus lawn; the 450-seat Bennett " Gordon Hall; and the 850-seat Arts-and-Crafts-style Martin Theatre, the only building that survives from the park's original 1904 construction. Ravinia also enables gifted young performers to study under great teachers and perform in concert settings through the world-renowned Steans Institute for Young Artists. The not-for-profit festival also connects music to thousands of families around Chicago through multi-tiered REACH*TEACH*PLAY education programs that range from running a community music conservatory in Lawndale to teaming working musicians with teachers to create music integration in the public schools. For more information, please visit www.ravinia.org.

 

 

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Son Little at Ravinia Festival
06/25/22
Born Aaron Earl Livingston to a preacher and a teacher in Los Angeles, Litt...

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Trombone Shorty's Voodoo Threauxdown ft. Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia and more at Ravinia Festival
06/26/22
Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown is the beloved singer, songwrite...

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Emerson String Quartet at Ravinia Festival
06/28/22
The Emerson String Quartet has maintained its status as one of the world&rs...

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Disney's
06/29/22
The Chicago Philharmonic will present a screening of Disney’s “The Lion Kin...

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Piano & Strings Master Class with Timothy Eddy
06/30/22
Founded in 1988, the Ravinia Steans Music Institute is an international des...

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Reimagine The Beatles with Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael at Ravinia Festival
06/30/22
Even 60 years since first recording together, The Beatles spend Eight Days ...

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works at Ravinia Festival
07/01/22
Attend a free concert presented by Ravinia Steans Music Insititute....

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works from Jesse Montgomery at Ravinia Festival
07/02/22
Check out the talented piano and strings players from the Ravinia Steans Mu...

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Dwight Yoakam and Old Crow Medicine Show at Ravinia Festival
07/02/22
Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 2...

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Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to The Beatles at Ravinia Festival
07/03/22
A tribute to The Beatles, backed by a Symphony Orchestra. Imagine The Be...

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07/06/22
"Hey You Guys!!!" Kick back and relax, and watch the nostalgic cl...

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Sheryl Crow featuring special guest Keb' Mo' and Southern Avenue at Ravinia Festival
07/07/22
Nine-time GRAMMY AWARD recipient Sheryl Crow is an American music icon. Her...

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John Fogerty at Ravinia Festival
07/08/22
With a career spanning more than 50 years, John Fogerty is hailed as one of...

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works at Ravinia Festival
07/08/22 - 07/09/22
Check out the talented piano and strings players from the Ravinia Steans Mu...

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Michael Franti and Spearhead with special guest Arrested Development
07/09/22
Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, humanitarian, activist, a...

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Lyle Lovett & His Large Band and Chris Isaak at Ravinia Festival
07/10/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of Lyle Lovett & His Large Band along wit...

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The Summit of Strings and Peak Piano: Jaakko Kuusisto Music and More at Ravinia Festival
07/10/22
A performance of violins, cello, viola and piano.  Work is performe...

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works at Ravinia Festival
07/11/22
Check out the talented piano and strings players from the Ravinia Steans Mu...

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The Black Crowes at Ravinia Festival
07/12/22
Including the instant classics “Jealous Again,” “Twice as...

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Piano & Strings Master Class with Miriam Fried at Ravinia Festival
07/12/22
A master class with MIriam Fried brought you by Ravinia Steans Music I...

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works at Ravinia Festival
07/14/22 - 07/16/22
Check out the talented piano and strings players from the Ravinia Steans Mu...

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Amjad Ali Khan Trio: The Sarod Trilogy at Ravinia Festival
07/14/22
Amjad Ali Khan teams up with his sons on their sarods for “melody, my...

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Residency at Ravinia Festival
07/15/22 - 08/21/22
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been a regular guest since 1905, an...

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CSO Opening Night: Tchaikovsky with Marin Alsop and Stewart Goodyear at Ravinia Festival
07/15/22
The first piano concerto and Rimsky-Kosakov's "Sheherazade." ...

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Laurie Berkner at Ravinia Festival
07/16/22
Laurie Berkner has been a professional musician since 1992. These days c...

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Marcus Roberts Trio Plays His Rhapsody in D with the CSO at Ravinia Festival
07/16/22
The Chicago Symphony will be conducted by Marin Alsop as they accompany the...

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Alpine and Pastoral Symphonies with Marin Alsop and the CSO at Ravinia Festival
07/17/22
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's "Pastoral"...

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works at Ravinia Festival
07/18/22
Part of the Bennet Gordon Hall Classics Series....

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works at Ravinia Festival
07/19/22
Part of the RSMI Free Concert Series at Bennett Gordon Hall....

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Mames Babegenush at Ravinia Festival
07/19/22
Mames Babegenush is the East meeting the North. Strong Scandinavian roots m...

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Little Big Town at Ravinia Festival
07/20/22
The country Little Big Town quartet has been assembled since the late 90s, ...

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works from Jesse Montgomery at Ravinia Festival
07/21/22 - 07/22/22
Check out the talented piano and strings players from the Ravinia Steans Mu...

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Piano & Strings Chamber Works at Ravinia Festival
07/21/22
As performed by the Ravinia Steans Music Institute....

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Henhouse Prowlers at Ravinia Festival
07/21/22
The Henhouse Prowlers are an American male four-piece combo who play and pr...

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German Requiem with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Ravinia Festival
07/22/22
German Requiem with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus....

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Let’s Misbehave! Cole Porter with Spider Saloff at Ravinia Festival
07/23/22
Combining “a wicked way with a lyric and a glint of well-controlled mischie...

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Poi Dog Pondering at Ravinia Festival
07/23/22
Poi Dog Pondering is an American musical group, noted for its cross-pollina...

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Leslie Odom Jr. and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra  at Ravinia Festival
07/24/22
The Tony and Grammy Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, and actor Leslie Od...

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Baritone Matthias Goerne: Schubertiade at Ravinia Festival
07/26/22
Matthias Goerne is a German baritone. He has performed and recorded extensi...

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Bonnie Raitt at Ravinia Festival
07/27/22
With music from her upcoming 21st album Just Like That… plus si...

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Chanticleer at Ravinia Festival
07/28/22
Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer is known around the world as ...

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Marin Alsop and Three Taki Alsop Fellows Conduct the CSO at Ravinia Festival
07/29/22
Current fellow Anna Duczmal-Mróz and alumnae Laura Jackson and Jeri Lynne J...

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Breaking Barriers: Women on the Podium at Ravinia Festival
07/29/22 - 07/31/22
Breaking Barriers: Women on the Podium features three Ravinia concerts. ...

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Marin Alsop Leads Bernstein's Kaddish with the CSO at Ravinia Festival
07/30/22
The Chicago Symphony Chorus will combine with Marin Alsop and the CSO to pe...

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Esperanza Spalding at Ravinia Festival
07/31/22
From a history-making Grammy winner to a being who has grown to recognize l...

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Mo Willem's
07/31/22
How can music change a young person’s life? See for yourself when Mo ...

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Singers Masters Class with James Conlon at Ravinia Festival
08/03/22
Ravinia Steans Music Institute offers a master class with conductor James C...

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West Side Story, Porgy & Bess Suites with Wayne Marshall and the CSO
08/03/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of Porgy & Bess Suites as t...

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Pianist Alexander Malofeev at Ravinia Festival
08/04/22
Exceptional pianist and music child prodigy Alexander Malofeev Plays an ext...

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Invenciones de México y Vasco with Carlos Miguel Prieto and the CSO
08/05/22
El Salón México and Mexican Composers; Conrad Tao Plays Ravel...

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Singers’ Centuries of Art Song at Ravinia
The Revivalists and Grace Potter
08/06/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of The Revivalists and Grace Potter as th...

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Singers’ Centuries of Art Song at Ravinia
08/07/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of  Singers’ Centuries of Art ...

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Yours, Stephen Sondheim: His Letters, Mentorship, and Music with the CSO
08/07/22
Yours, Stephen Sondheim: His Letters, Mentorship, and Music with the CSO.&n...

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Singers’ Centuries of Art Song at Ravinia
08/08/22
Singers’ Centuries of Art Song Ravinia Steans Music Institute V...

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Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas at Ravinia
08/10/22
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas Venue: CAROUSEL STAGE Genre: BLUES C...

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Mozart’s Don Giovanni with James Conlon and the CSO
08/11/22
Mozart in the Martin Venue: MARTIN THEATRE Part of: CSO RESIDENCY ...

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Singers’ Centuries of Art Song at Ravinia
08/11/22
Singers’ Centuries of Art Song Ravinia Steans Music Institute V...

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Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with James Conlon and the CSO
08/12/22
Mozart in the Martin Venue: MARTIN THEATRE Part of: CSO RESIDENCY ...

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Mozart’s Don Giovanni with James Conlon and the CSO
08/13/22
Mozart in the Martin Venue: MARTIN THEATRE Part of: CSO RESIDENCY ...

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O.A.R., Dispatch and G. Love at Ravinia Festival
08/13/22
On tour together for the first time ever, Dispatch and O.A.R. will be joine...

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Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with James Conlon and the CSO
08/14/22
Mozart in the Martin Venue: MARTIN THEATRE Part of: CSO RESIDENCY ...

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Ziggy Marley with Special Guest Kazayah at Ravinia Festival
08/14/22
As the son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley made a name for himsel...

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Singers’ Centuries of Art Song at Ravinia
08/15/22
Singers’ Centuries of Art Song Ravinia Steans Music Institute V...

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Gipsy Kings Featuring Nicolas Reyes at Ravinia Festival
08/16/22
It has been twenty-five years since the Gipsy Kings captured the world&rsqu...

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Mezzo Emily D’Angelo: enargeia Songs and Late Romantics
08/17/22
Mezzo Emily D’Angelo: enargeia Songs and Late Romantics Venue: MAR...

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Itzhak Perlman Performs String Masters' Mendelssohn and Mussorgsky with the CSO at Ravinia Festival
08/18/22
Itzhak Perlman Performs with Protégé Peter Oundjian conductin...

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Once Upon a Time: Alan Menken's Broadway with the CSO at Ravinia Festival
08/19/22
Music of the Disney Renaissance. Relive favorite songs from The Lit...

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Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players at Ravinia Festival
08/20/22
Part of Kids Concert Series at the Carousel Stage.  ...

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An Afternoon of Sondheim with Lee Musiker at Ravinia Festival
08/20/22
Ravinia Steans Music Institute brings Lee Musiker to Bennett Gordon Hall....

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A.R. Rahman at Ravinia Festival
08/20/22
Oscar, Grammy & Golden Globe winning film composer plays his Bollywood ...

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Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia Festival
08/21/22
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) performs the Tchaikovsky Spectacular f...

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Bryan Wallick at Ravinia Festival
08/23/22
Across centuries, fugues have been fascinating flourishes for composers&mda...

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Pitbull with Special Guest Iggy Azalea at Ravinia Festival
08/25/22
"Mr. Worldwide" makes his presence known at Ravinia Festival.&nbs...

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Culture Club at Ravinia Festival
08/26/22
Culture Club were one of the biggest pop bands of the 80s, racking up seven...

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Anthony de Mare: Reimagining Sondheim from the Piano
08/27/22
Venue: BENNETT GORDON HALL Part of: BGH CLASSICS SERIES Genre: CLASSI...

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Sting with Joe Sumner at Ravinia Festival
08/27/22 - 08/28/22
Tickets go on sale in the spring for this don't-want-to-miss show. As a...

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NEXUS Chamber Music: Dancing With The Shadow at Ravinia Festival
08/28/22
Works featuring clarinet and a World Premiere from Felipe Tovar-Henao as pa...

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The Four Seasons with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Vadin Gluzman at Ravinia Festival
08/29/22
Music that evokes the seasons and tells a story: Vivaldi’s Four ...

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Yacht Rock Revue at Ravinia Festival
09/01/22
Reserved Seats: $45—$65 Premium Lawn Blocks: $65 General Lawn A...

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Emmylou Harris and Mary Chapin Carpenter at Ravinia Festival
09/02/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of Emmylou Harris and Mary Chapin Carpent...

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Geneva Lewis and Audrey Vardanega: Suite Sonatas at Ravinia Festival
09/03/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of Geneva Lewis and Audrey Vardanega ...

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Music for the Royal Fireworks with Music of the Baroque at Ravinia Festival
09/03/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of Classical Music at the oldest outdoor ...

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Diana Ross with Special Guest Naturally 7 at Ravinia Festival
09/04/22
In a remarkable career spanning over 40 years, Diana Ross has proven hersel...

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The Australian Pink Floyd Show at Ravinia Festival
09/07/22
Having sold over four million tickets to concerts that have taken place in ...

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Stevie Nicks at Ravinia Festival
09/08/22 - 09/10/22
Visit the eldest outdoor venue in the states out for a night of beauti...

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Too Many Zooz with Special Guest Grace Kelly at Ravinia Festival
09/09/22
The band's definition of Brass House is a mix of jazz, Afro-Cuban rhyth...

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Pianist Inna Faliks: Reimagine Beethoven and Ravel, Nine Premieres at Ravinia Festival
09/10/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of Inna Faliks as she performs Reima...

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Erykah Badu at Ravinia Festival
09/11/22
Erica Abi Wright, known professionally as Erykah Badu, is an American singe...

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The Kreutzer Project with The Knights at Ravinia Festival
09/13/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of The Kreutzer Project with The Knights&...

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago: Evolution at Ravinia Festival
09/16/22
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is America's premier contemporary dance co...

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Pianist Einav Yarden: Suites and Fantasies at Ravinia Festival
09/17/22
Experience the exceptional sounds of Pianist Einav Yarden as they perf...

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Fiesta Ravinia: Kumbia Kings and Dos Santos at Ravinia Festival
09/18/22
A day-long celebration of Mexican culture....

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