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Corporate Night

Symphony Center

Monday, June 3, 2019

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Jun 3

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Corporate Night is a fundraising project presented in partnership by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and the League of the CSOA. The annual event recognizes the CSOA’s many corporate partners for their generous financial support of the Orchestra. Corporate Night attendees enjoy cocktails and dinner followed by a concert featuring the CSO and a special guest artist. Past guest artists have included Gregory Porter, Pink Martini, Kristin Chenoweth, Sarah McLachlan, Melissa Etheridge, and Aretha Franklin. Proceeds benefit the CSOA’s artistic, education and community engagement programs in Chicago and across the globe.

Symphony Ball

Symphony Center

Saturday, September 21, 2019

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Sep 2019

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Symphony Ball is a lavish fundraising gala celebrating the commencement of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s concert season. This dazzling event includes a pre-concert reception and a spectacular CSO concert, followed by dinner and dancing. One of Chicago’s not-to-be-missed parties, Symphony Ball raises more than $1 million each year to support the mission of the CSOA. Symphony Ball is presented by the Women’s Board of the CSOA.

We look forward to celebrating with you at our next Symphony Ball on September 21, 2019!

Fall In Love With Music

Venue To Be Announced

Fall 2019

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Fall 2019

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Fall in Love with Music is the signature special event hosted by The League of the CSOA each Fall. This festive gathering features a discussion with CSO guest conductors or artists and a performance by CSO musicians followed by a sumptuous meal. Previous special guests have included Michael Tilson Thomas, Lady Valerie Solti, Emanuel Ax, Leif Ove Andsnes and Jaap van Zweden, Marin Alsop and Bruno Mantovani. All proceeds benefit the CSOA’s artistic, educational and community programs.

Congratulations to the chairs and committee of Fall in Love with Music 2018 which took place October 19, 2018. We look forward to our next Fall in Love with Music, happening Fall of 2019!

African American Network

Symphony Center

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The mission of the CSOA’s African American Network (AAN) is to engage Chicago’s culturally rich African American community through the sharing and exchanging of unforgettable musical experiences while building relationships for generations to come. The AAN hosts pre- and postconcert events, educational lectures and seminars, film screenings, recitals and more. Click the link to learn more about this volunteer group and the events they host throughout the season.

Latino Alliance

Symphony Center

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The CSO Latino Alliance is a liaison and partner that connects the CSO with Chicago’s diverse community by creating awareness, sharing insights and building relationships for generations to come. The CSO Latino Alliance hosts four preconcert networking receptions a season which feature special guest artists giving insights into the evening’s concert plus light food and beverages, followed by a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert. Click the link to learn more about this volunteer group and the events they host throughout the season.