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220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone 312-294-3000
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Vamos Celebration

3:00 PM
Sunday, September 1, 2013

Vamos Celebration will celebrate the musical legacy of two of the world's most influential living pedagogues — Roland and Almita Vamos. Over the course of 45+ years, the Vamoses have shaped several generations of America's finest violinists and violists. This momentous occasion brings together countless former and current students of the Vamoses in a reunion of epic proportions.

Current and Former Students of Roland and Almita Vamos include Rachel Barton Pine, Pacifica String Quartet, Members of The Ying Quartet with Eric Kim, Stephanie Arado, Korey Konkel, Elisa Barston, Benny Kim, Vincent Meklis and Matthew Lippman


  • Handel (arr. Halvorsen) Passacaglia for Violin and Viola
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
  • Mozart Sinfonia Concertante
  • Vivaldi Concerto in B Minor for four violins
  • Bach Concerto in D minor
  • Mendelssohn Octet
  • Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

All 2014/15 Single Tickets and CYO Packages will be on sale August 8, 2014.

Performances ON SALE NOW:
Sep 20 - Symphony Ball
Sep 28 - Mariachi Vargas
Oct 14 - Ben-Hur
Oct 17 - Thile/Meyer
Oct 19 - Jarrett/Peacock/DeJohnette
Oct 25 - Hallowed Haunts
Oct 31 - Dr. Caligari
Nov 2 - China NCPA
Nov 29 - Vienna Boys Choir
Nov 29&30 - Pixar in Concert
Dec 2&3 - Chanticleer
Dec 7 - Sweet Honey in the Rock
Dec 13-23 - Welcome Yule
Dec 18 - CSO Brass

Current subscribers please call 312-294-3000 to purchase add-on single tickets by phone at discounted subscriber rates.