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The City of Highland Park is the progressive and vibrant heart of the North Shore with something for everyone. Enjoy one of the most walkable and lively downtowns in Lake County offering unique shopping and exceptional restaurants. You can stroll from one end to the other to shop, dine and take in a day of beauty just a few minutes from scenic parks and the award-winning Rosewood Beach.

Annually, the city hosts an array of festivals and events like Highland Park's Arbor Day (late April), Food Truck Thursdays (Jun.-Sept.) Ravinia Festival® (Jun.-Sept.), Bitter Jester® Music Festival (early Sept.), Port Clinton Art Fest/Taste of Highland Park (late Aug.) and more.

Recognized for art and culture, Highland Park is home to Ravinia Festival, a world-class entertainment venue hosting a variety of the most renowned musicians in pop, classical, jazz, vocal as well as dance performers in a spectacular outdoor setting. Bask in nature and sport with one of the Land of Lincoln's oldest park districts: the Park District of Highland Park. The park district boasts amenities like Sunset Valley Golf Course, Centennial Ice Arena, Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach and more.  Pamper your taste buds with the assorted flavors of Lake County libations at Ravinia Brewing Company. The Highland Park brewpub also features delectable eats from visiting food trucks.

Recline, relax, recharge and repeat all weekend while staying at Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook. Great eats, fascinating arts & culture, vibrant mom & pop shops and more are just some of the reasons you should visit Highland Park, Illinois.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
(Highland Park)
Here's the 411. The Highland Park pie makers create exceptionally delicious pizza that is fresh and made from scratch. In 180 seco...

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Bluegrass Restaurant
(Highland Park)
Bluegrass is a casual restaurant located in Highland Park. With a cozy setting nestled into the west side of town it is a true des...

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Centennial Ice Arena
(Highland Park)
Centennial is a premier regional teaching center for both ice skating and gymnastics, with a highly qualified staff and progressiv...

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City of Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The City of Highland Park is the progressive and vibrant heart of the North Shore with something for everyone. Enjoy one of the mo...

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Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook
(Highland Park)
The Courtyard by Marriott in Highland Park/Northbrook features rooms with a comfortable sitting area, large work desks, two phones...

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Danny Cunniff Park
(Highland Park)
Formerly known as Centennial Park, Danny Cunniff Park was renamed, remodeled and dedicated in 1999 after the Park District receive...

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Downtown Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The vibrant downtown Highland Park district contains an upscale outdoor shopping destination filled with unique boutiques, jewelry...

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Events by Allyne
(Highland Park)
A full service planning event company that can assist with all aspects of the planning process to ensure that planning an event s...

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Events by Michael's
(Highland Park)
A full service events company specializing in "Chicago-Style Entertaining" with an upscale twist brought to you by Michael's Red H...

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Heller Nature Center
(Highland Park)
Visitors can enjoy a 97-acre preserve with oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna and natural wetlands. Three miles ...

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Hidden Creek Aqua Park
(Highland Park )
No matter what your age, you will have fun at Hidden Creek AquaPark speeding down the water slides, free falling from the drop sli...

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Highland Park Chamber of Commerce
(Highland Park)
The Highland Park Chamber of Commerce's membership includes businesses, service organizations and individuals. Our mission is to p...

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Highland Park Country Club
(Highland Park)
Perfectly situated on Chicago's North Shore, Highland Park Country Club provides all of its guests with a spectacular view of the ...

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Highland Park Historical Society
(Highland Park)
The Highland Park Historical Society was formed in 1966. The Society's mission is to discover, preserve, provide access to and dis...

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Highland Park Public Library
(Highland Park)
Founded in 1887, the historic library is filled with boundless amounts of knowledge from cover to cover....

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Judy's Pizzeria
(Highland Park)
Judy's Pizzeria is a family-owned, local pizzeria serving the best pizza in town! The pizzeria was established in 1979 in Deerfiel...

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La Casa De Isaac & Moishe Mexican Restaurant
(Highland Park)
This is a Kosher Mexican-style restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. As a family-owned and operated restaurant, Isa...

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Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
(Highland Park)
The Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents a rare opportunity to visit one of the last remaining ravine and bluff ecosystems in the...

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Park Avenue Beach & Boating Facility
(Highland Park)
Park Avenue features a concrete ramp and sand launching ramp, two parking lots, three boat storage and is home to the North Shore ...

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Park District of Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The Park District of Highland Park, founded in 1909, operates and manages over 650 acres of land in 44 park areas, and offers appr...

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Ravinia Brewing Company
(Highland Park)
Cozy taproom and taco bar located in the historic Ravinia District. Features amazing beer, live music and an expansive beer garden...

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Ravinia Farmers Market
(Highland Park)
Wednesdays, June 5-October 30; 7a.m.-1p.m. Come out on Wednesday mornings and enjoy picking out fresh produce, fruits and much m...

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Ravinia Festival
(Highland Park)
Ravinia Festival is the oldest music festival in North America and is lauded for presenting world-class music in an inviting, natu...

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Rosewood Beach & Interpretive Center
(Highland Park)
The newly restored Rosewood features: a nature cove for ecological and nature programs, guarded swimming c beach, and a recreation...

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Ruby of Siam
(Highland Park)
Ruby of Siam has been recognized for its outstanding Thai cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. TheThai restaurant is ...

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Sunset Valley Golf Course
(Highland Park)
Sunset Valley is closed for course and clubhouse renovations until summer 2018. Course improvements and enhancements include u...

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That Little French Guy
(Highland Park)
The French Cafe believes their customers deserve the best and for that reason, every product they sell is entirely hand-crafted an...

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The Art Center Highland Park
(Highland Park)
A not-for-profit visual arts organization since 1960, The Art Center Highland Park (TAC) provides a visual arts education to Highl...

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The Highland Park Community House
(Highland Park)
Located just a few steps from one of the most exciting business districts on the North Shore, the Highland Park Community House is...

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Ravinia Farmers Market
Ongoing - 10/30/18
Since 1978, Ravinia Farmers Market has been a leading producer of some of t...

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Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary at Ravinia
06/17/19
As part of the Grammy-winning folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, '60s legends ...

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Stile Antico: Queen of Muses
06/18/19
One of the world's most accomplished a capella ensembles celebrates its 10t...

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Juilliard String Quartet
06/19/19
Program:
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 3
Lembit Beecher: One...

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Bernstein's Songfest
06/20/19
Caroga Arts Ensemble
Alexander Platt, conductor
Antonina Chehovs...

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Tony Bennett: I Left My Heart Tour
06/21/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your spot on the pavilion for an evening...

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Classic Albums Live Perform Fleetwood Mac's Rumours
06/22/19

Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live takes the greatest ...

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Catskill Puppet Theater: The Villain's Mustache
06/22/19
Part of the Kids Concert Series, Catskill Puppet Theater: The Villain's Mus...

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Festival of the Fine Arts
06/22/19 - 06/23/19
The Art Center’s Festival of Fine Arts will showcase the work of 100-juried...

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Melissa Etheridge and George Thorogood & The Destroyers at Ravinia
06/23/19
The iconic Melissa Etheridge performs holiday favorites and more at Ravinia...

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The History of Preservation in Lake County
06/25/19

The Highland Park Historical Society presents 'A History of Preservation...

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The Stars of the Peking Acrobats
06/26/19
Part of the Kids Concert Series, your little one will love the maneuvers of...

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05/13/19 - 06/27/19

The Heller Nature Center is showcasing a unique Lake Michigan photograph...

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Beethoven and Brahms
06/27/19
Program:
Beethoven: String Trio No. 5
John Harbison: Piano Qu...

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Little Big Town and Jillian Jacqueline
06/28/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve a seat in the pavilion for an evening of...

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Atlanta Drum Academy
06/29/19
Part of the Kids Concert Series, enjoy an afternoon of spectacular percussi...

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Counting Crows: 25 Years and Counting
06/29/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Sugarland
06/30/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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2019 Firecracker 5K & 2 Mile Walk for SMILE
06/30/19
Bring the entire family for our annual 5k Run and 2 Mile Walk. Proceeds ben...

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Steve Miller Band with Matt Andersen
07/01/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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T.I. at Ravinia
07/02/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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RSMI Master Class with Robert Levin
07/03/19
Part of the master class, enjoy a free afternoon of pianist Robert Levin....

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Fred Hersch
07/03/19
About The Artist
"One of the small handful of brilliant musicians of ...

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Bitter Jester Music Festival
05/31/19 - 07/04/19
Bitter Jester’s Music Festival featuring some of the best rising-star music...

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4th Of July Parade And Celebration
07/04/19
Celebrate our nation and 150 years of Highland Park at this year’s Fourth o...

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Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan at Ravinia Festival
07/06/19
Michael McDonald, a former Doobie Brothers frontman and Steely Dan collabor...

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The Music of Queen
07/07/19
Ravinia Festival Orchestra
Brent Havens, conductor
Brody Dolyniu...

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Mendelssohn Octet
07/08/19
BGH Classics Series
RSMI Program for Piano & Strings...

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Maxwell at Ravinia
07/09/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Lady Antebellum
07/10/19
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RSMI Master Class with Mihaela Martin
07/12/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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CSO: West Side Story Film with Orchestra
07/12/19
Classic Oscar-Winning film with score performed live!
David Newman, co...

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CSO: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
07/13/19
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Jean-Yve...

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Jennifer Hudson at Ravinia Festival
07/14/19
Hers is the kind of story that dreams (and movies) are made of: a Chicago g...

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Music of Mendelssohn
07/15/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Well-Strung
07/15/19
"A talented quartet... brilliantly fusing pop and classical music from Mado...

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RSMI Master Class with Timothy Eddy
07/18/19
Enjoy a free afternoon of Timothy Eddy on the cello at Ravinia Festival....

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CSO: MASS
07/20/19
By popular demand, Ravinia’s production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, named ...

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Mass: Leonard Bernstein Centennial at Ravinia Festival
07/20/19
By popular demand, Ravinia’s production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, named ...

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CSO: Ghostbusters: 35th Anniversary; Film with Orchestra
07/21/19
Enjoy one of the most beloved movies of all time with a live score performe...

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More Mendelssohn
07/22/19
BGH Classics Series
RSMI Program for Piano & Strings...

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Gautier Capuçon and Jean-Yves Thibaudet
07/22/19
Program:
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces for cello and piano
Brahms: ...

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Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
07/23/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Brahms & Rachmaninoff Cello Sonatas
07/24/19
Gary Hoffman, cello
Jon Kimura Parker, piano...

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Pianist Richard Goode
07/25/19
Program:
Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 24
Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 2...

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Mahler's Symphony No. 8: Leonard Bernstein Centennial
07/26/19
Program:
Mahler: Symphony No. 8 (“Symphony of a Thousand”)...

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Sidewalk Sale Days
07/25/19 - 07/27/19
From the useful to the unique, the shops of Highland Park offer bargains ga...

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Kids, Rigs, and Heroes!
07/27/19
FREE…FUN…for the FAMILY! The Highland Park Chamber of Commerce is proud...

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Lenny: A Musical Portrait In Symphony, Song and Story
07/27/19
Program to include:
Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Liszt: Pi...

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Weird Al Yankovic at Ravinia
07/28/19
Weird Al Yankovic is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history...

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Renée Fleming and Emerson String Quartet
07/28/19
Chicago premiere of the new one-act Penelope by composer André Previn with ...

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Spider Saloff: Tribute to Rosemary Clooney
07/29/19
BGH Classics Series.
Enjoy an evening of extraordinary classic tunes ...

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Matthias Goerne and Daniil Trifonov
07/29/19
Program:
Berg: Four Songs, op. 2
Schumann: Dichterliebe
...

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Mad Scene starring Marisol Montalvo
07/30/19
Written and directed by Jeffery Roberson and featuring works by Rodgers & H...

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ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA
07/30/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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RSMI Master Class with Gerald Martin Moore
07/31/19
Enjoy a free afternoon of RSMI Program for Singers featuring Gerald Martin ...

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Sweet Honey in the Rock: Song, Dance and Sign Language
07/31/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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CSO: Beethoven & Brahms with Rafael Payare and Yefim Bronfman
08/01/19
Program:
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Brahms: Piano Concerto No...

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CSO: Beethoven & Brahms with Rafael Payare and Emanuel Ax
08/02/19
Program:
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 ("Eroica")
Brahms: Piano ...

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Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band with the Beach Boys at Ravinia
08/03/19 - 08/04/19
Former Beatles member, Ringo Starr takes the stage at Ravinia Festival with...

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Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band | The Beach Boys
08/03/19 - 08/04/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Matthew Polenzani
08/06/19 - 08/07/19
Program: Schubert: Selected Lieder
Beethoven: An die ferne Gelieb...

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CSO: Denis Matsuev Plays Rach 3
08/07/19
Program:
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Rimsky-Korsakov: ...

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Angel Blue
08/08/19 - 08/09/19
A magical evening of song, from Strauss and Jake Heggie to American spiritu...

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CSO: On The Waterfront (Film with Live Orchestra)
08/09/19
Program:
Bernstein: Score to On The Waterfront

Park Detail...

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Chicago at Ravinia
08/10/19 - 08/11/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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An Evening with Sarah McLachlan
08/12/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Nickelback: Feed the Machine Tour
08/13/19 - 08/14/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Pentatonix: The World Tour with Rachel Platten at Ravinia Festival
08/15/19

The multiplatinum-selling quintet Pentatonix boasts not only three Gramm...

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Alisa Weilerstein with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
08/16/19
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra is China's original symphony orchestra, dating ...

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Laurie Berkner
08/17/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an afterno...

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RSMI: Folk Songs from Around the World
08/17/19
BGH Classics series

RSMI Program for Singers...

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CSO: Perlman Plays Bruch
08/17/19
Program:
Kilar: Orawa
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Muss...

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Tchaikovsky Spectacular
08/18/19
All-Tchaikovsky Program
Symphony No. 4
Variations on a Rococo The...

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Anne Akiko Meyers with Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
08/19/19
Lucerne Symphony Orchestra hails from the Swiss town where Rachmaninoff liv...

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RSMI Singers World Premiere
08/20/19
American Classic Songs Program to feature works by John Musto, including a...

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George Li with Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
08/20/19
Program:
Prokofiev: Scherzo and March from The Love for Three Orang...

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Philippe Quint Celebrates the Music of Charlie Chaplin Films
08/21/19
Chaplin's Smile
Schoenberg: Piece in D minor
Chaplin: The T...

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Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti
08/22/19
Program
Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti...

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Sting: My Songs Tour
08/23/19 - 08/24/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Opera for the Young: Super Storm
08/24/19
Super Storm is a lively and engaging piece that demonstrates to young audie...

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Pianist Marie-Ange Nguci
08/24/19
Program:
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 5
Franck: Prelude, Aria,...

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Taste of Highland Park/ Port Clinton Art Festival
08/24/19 - 08/25/19
The Port Clinton Art Festival, one of the country’s top festivals, offers f...

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Gil Shaham Plays Brahms with The Knights
08/26/19
Program:
Ligeti: Molto vivace from Concert românesc
Brahms: V...

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Bernstein's Candide
08/28/19
Program
Bernstein: Candide...

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An Evening with Michael Feinstein and Christine Ebersole
08/29/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Jory Vinikour: Goldberg Variations
08/30/19
Program
Bach: Goldberg Variations...

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O.A.R. and American Authors at Ravinia Festival
08/30/19
O.A.R. first began to develop their unique sound while in high school in Ro...

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Dan Tepfer: Classical Piano
08/31/19
Enjoy an afternoon of classical piano with renowned artist, Dan Tepfer....

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Dan Tepfer: Jazz Piano with Miguel Zenon
08/31/19
Enjoy an evening of classical piano with renowned artists, Dan Tepfer and M...

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