The Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents several free concerts and events in multiple venues in and around Chicago during the 2018/19 season.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Concert for Chicago
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Riccardo Muti conductor
Rossini Overture to William Tell
Verdi The Four Seasons from I vespri siciliani
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture


In addition to the CSO’s annual free concert for the community, the All-Access series continues featuring CSO chamber ensembles.

All events listed are free, but tickets are required and can be reserved online or by calling Patron Services at 312-294-3000. All tickets are general admission.


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

All Access Chamber

music803 ensemble

Rachel Goldstein violin
Wei-Ting Kuo viola
Gary Stucka cello
Stephen Lester bass
Mio Nakamura piano

Chausson Quartet for Strings and Piano, Opus 30
Labor Quintet for Strings and Piano, Opus 3


Sunday, December 2, 2018

Columbus Park Refectory

All Access Chamber

Lincoln String Quartet

Lei Hou violin
Qing Hou violin
Lawrence Neuman viola
Kenneth Olsen cello

Mozart String Quartet in C Major No. 19, K. 465 (Dissonant)
Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Opus 130


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

All Access Chamber

Civitas Ensemble

Yu violin
Ni Mei violin
Wei-Ting Kuo viola
Kenneth Olsen cello
J. Lawrie Bloom clarinet

Glinka Trio pathétique in D Minor
Khachaturian Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and PIano
Taneyev Piano Quintet in G minor, Opus 30


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

All Access Chamber

The Wabash Avenue Music Collective

Emma Gerstein flute
Rong-Yan Tang violin
Max Raimi viola
Karen Basrak cello
Daniel Paul Horn piano

Mozart Variations on “Ah vous dirai-je, Maman”
Mozart Quartet in D for Flute and Strings, K. 285
Raimi Havenu Sholem Aleichem: Variations and Theme
Mendelssohn Piano Quartet No. 3 in B minor, Opus 3


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

All Access Chamber

Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson flute
Stephen Williamson clarinet
Robert Chen violin
John Sharp cello
Kuang-Hao Huang piano

Bartók Contrasts
Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time


Sunday, June 9, 2019

All Access Chamber

Chicago Pro Musica

Jennifer Gunn flute
Michael Henoch oboe
John Bruce Yeh clarinet
William Buchman bassoon
Oto Carrillo horn

Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op. 43
Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik, Opus 24, No. 2
Schoenberg Quintet, Opus 26



The All-Access series is generously underwritten by an anonymous donor.