Mar 29

Anne-Sophie Mutter

SCP Chamber

8:00 PM Wednesday, March 29, 2017

One of the greatest violin virtuosos of our time, Anne-Sophie Mutter presents a diverse program with longtime collaborator Lambert Orkis. The duo will present an impressive range of works from Sebastian Currier’s intricate Clockwork to Saint-Saëns’ glittering showpiece Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.

Please join us for a postconcert CD signing in Grainger Ballroom with Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis.


Currier Clockwork
Mozart Violin Sonata in A Major, K. 526
Respighi Violin Sonata in B Minor
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso


Apr 24

Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer

SCP Chamber

8:00 PM Monday, April 24, 2017

An astounding group of virtuosos—Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer—appears at Orchestra Hall for one night only. This all-Bach program will include transcriptions of excerpts from The Art of the Fugue and various keyboard works including The Well-Tempered Clavier, as well as organ and viola da gamba trio sonatas.

Note: Due to speaker placement for this event, patrons in the Terrace will not experience the same high quality of sound as in other areas of Orchestra Hall.

Stage seats are available for $130 - please call 312-294-3000 to order.


All-Bach Program. Details to be announced soon.


Nov 10

Joshua Bell

SCP Chamber

8:00 PM Friday, November 10, 2017

Joshua Bell is internationally renowned as "one of the most imaginative, technically gifted and altogether extraordinary violinists of our time" (The Washington Post). Experience an evening of breathtaking artistry as Bell returns to the Symphony Center stage.


Program to be determined.


Feb 25


SCP Chamber

3:00 PM Sunday, February 25, 2018

Three of the world's greatest classical musicians join forces for an intimate performance exploring the piano trios of Johannes Brahms—works that span the composer's life from youthful ardor to mature wisdom. “[Ax, Kavakos and Ma] seemed to relish every second on stage together. The crowd relished every single note. A thunderous applause filled the hall” (The Massachusetts Republican).


Brahms Piano Trio No. 2
Brahms Piano Trio No. 3
Brahms Piano Trio No. 1


Emanuel Ax piano
Leonidas Kavakos violin
Yo-Yo Ma cello

Mar 18

Itzhak Perlman & Martha Argerich

SCP Chamber

3:00 PM Sunday, March 18, 2018

“Perlman's rich lyricism and Argerich's famed spontaneity make a heady combination” (The Financial Times). Reigning violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman returns to Symphony Center and reunites with another living legend, pianist Martha Argerich. Don't miss this remarkable collaboration, a rare meeting of two brilliant musical minds.


Program to include:
Bach Violin Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017
Franck Violin Sonata


Apr 15

Evgeny Kissin & The Emerson String Quartet

SCP Chamber

3:00 PM Sunday, April 15, 2018

A pianist of phenomenal eloquence and technique, Evgeny Kissin makes a rare SCP Chamber Music series appearance alongside the superb Emerson String Quartet. Join us for an afternoon of exceptional virtuosity as these classical marvels collaborate.


Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478
Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1
Dvořák Piano Quintet No. 2


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