2016–2017 Season

Unless otherwise noted, the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra performs at:

Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall
Joy Faith Knapp Music Center
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, Illinois

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95th Season Opener

Enjoy a charming symphony of Schubert followed by the bold and brassy march finale of Hindemith.

Sunday, November 6, 2016, 3:00 pm
Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Russell Vinick, conductor

Symphony No. 5
Overture to Der Freischütz
Symphonic Metamorphosis on a Theme of Weber

Handel's Messiah

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 4:00 pm
Saint Raphael Catholic Church
1215 Modaff Road

Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Russell Vinick, conductor

Saint Raphael Catholic Church Choir
Julie and Robert Frazier, choral directors

holiday favorites

Mythology: It’s All Greek to Me

Experience Greek culture, music, and cuisine at this mythology-inspired event including a free pre-concert, hands-on experience of ancient mythology and a post-concert celebration in Greektown!

photo of Janice Pantazelos
Janice Pantazelos has received critical acclaim and awards both in the U.S. and throughout Europe.

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 pm
Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Russell Vinick, conductor
Janice Pantazelos, mezzo-soprano

“Toccata and Ritornelli” from Orfeo
Opera Arias
Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus
Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2

CMSO Countdown to 100: Five

We begin our countdown to our 100th season with Mozart’s beautiful concerto and Tchaikovsky’s passionate symphony.

Lei Hou is a violinist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 3:00 pm
Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Russell Vinick, conductor
Lei Hou, violin

Attack Decay Sustain Release
Concerto No. 5 for violin and orchestra
Symphony No. 5

Celebrating our 95th season!

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