Bach Marathon Finale

Dec 6, 2021


The Civic Orchestra of Chicago brings performances of J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos to Chicago Public Schools and retirement communities across Chicago with artistic guidance from Principal Conductor Ken-David Masur. As part of this seventh annual Bach Marathon, the event’s culminating finale concert will take place at Fourth Presbyterian Church.


Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-6


The 2021/22 Civic Orchestra of Chicago season is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.

Explore more on Experience CSO
After a year's hiatus, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago returned to the city's communities for the seventh annual Bach Marathon on Dec. 6, traveling to 13 different locations to perform Bach’s "Brandenburg" Concertos.
Explore more
The Civic Orchestra’s 2021-22 season, which begins Nov. 8, puts an emphasis on diversity, with an array of works by women and people of color — what Principal Conductor Ken-David Masur describes as giving “voice to musicians and composers who perhaps had been neglected.”
Explore more
For Dr. Marylou Witz, the members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago — the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s ensemble for young professional musicians — are “like family.”
Explore more

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is committed to creating a comfortable, enjoyable and safe environment.

For everyone’s comfort and safety, all patrons must wear a face mask throughout their visit.

Individuals are expected to self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms before attending a CSOA event. Patrons who are not feeling well, are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms or have had or been exposed to COVID-19 in the past 10 days should contact Patron Services for flexible exchange and refund options.

Visit for the most recent information. Ticket holders receive specific instructions for entry ahead of each performance. Please note, other venues in Chicago may have policies that differ from Symphony Center.