Civic at Senn High School: Montgomery & Shostakovich

Mar 6, 2023
Lidiya Yankovskaya


Lidiya Yankovskaya leads this dynamic program featuring CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery’s Hymn for Everyone and Dimitri Shostakovich’s thrilling and visceral Symphony No. 11. Join Yankovskaya and the Civic Orchestra for this free community concert in Senn High School’s beautiful auditorium.

Please note: this event takes place at Nicholas Senn High School Auditorium, 5900 N. Glenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660

Limited free parking is available in the west lot adjacent to the school building. Entrance to the parking lot is available via W. Thorndale Ave. Additional limited free parking is available in the surrounding residential areas.

NEW THIS SEASON: Tickets to Civic Orchestra concerts become available two weeks prior to each concert.

Tickets are free, reservations are required.

  • Venue
    Community Venue
  • Price Range
  • Length
    1 hour 40 minutes

Hymn for Everyone


Symphony No. 11


The 2022/23 Civic Orchestra season is generously sponsored by The Julian Family Foundation, which also provides major funding for the Civic Fellowship program.

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