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Please note: This event takes place at Morton Aroboretum.

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A Summer Night on the Red Carpet

7:30 PM
Thursday, June 26, 2014

This concert is sold out. Call 312-294-3000 for further information.

Hollywood comes to The Morton Arboretum with a glamorous program of selections from your favorite film scores. Richard Kaufman leads the incomparable Chicago Symphony Orchestra in music from movies such as The Godfather, Lawrence of Arabia, Forrest Gump, Lincoln and The Little Mermaid in this unforgettable evening under the stars.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra proudly partners with The Morton Arboretum to present an evening of favorite classics for the whole family on the concert lawn. Tickets are now on sale. All tickets will be available for sale at or by calling Patron Services at 312-294-3000. Stay tuned for more concert details!

The Morton Arboretum is located at 4100 Lincoln Avenue in Lisle, just west of Interstate 355 and north of I-88 on Illinois Route 53 (sometimes known as Lincoln Highway). Directions to the Morton Arboretum can be found here.

Please note that patrons will not be allowed to bring liquor onto the premise but it will be available for sale at concessions. All patrons may bring in food and non-alcoholic beverages. This is a ticketed outdoor concert event.

Here is some additional information so you can Plan Your Experience.


  • Whiting, arr. Williams Hooray for Hollywood
  • A. Newman Captain from Castile
  • Barry Flying Over Africa from Out of Africa
  • Rota Suite from The Godfather
  • Jarre Overture Lawrence of Arabia
  • R. Newman The Natural
  • Silvestri Feather Theme from Forrest Gump
  • Broughton Silverado
  • Morricone Selection from The Untouchables
  • Steiner, arr. Campbell-Watson Tara, a short tone poem for orchestra from Gone With the Wind
  • Williams The People’s House from Lincoln
  • Conti Finale from The Right Stuff
  • Goldsmith End Title from Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  • Bricusse, arr. Schwartz Talk to the Animals from Doctor Doolittle
  • Sherman Film Overture from Mary Poppins
  • Menken Suite from The Little Mermaid
  • Bernstein The Magnificent Seven Suite


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Service hours Mon-Sat 10-5, Sunday 11-3.
Open until concert time on concert days.

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220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Box Office hours Mon-Sat 12-6, Sunday 12-4.
Open until intermission on concert days.

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