Join the Overture Council at Soundpost, the CSO’s preconcert series that explores the inner workings of music.

Tickets to Soundpost are just $20 and include complimentary bites, $5 cocktails, live music demonstrations, and DJ music. This season’s Soundpost Series will feature food from Goat Group Catering by Stephanie Izard (chef from Girl & The Goat).

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Leonard Bernstein and Beethoven
Featuring Jamie Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein’s daughter and author ofFamous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein.”

Pushing the Boundaries of the Piano
Featuring Elizabeth Hudson, Music Professor and Dean of Northeastern's College of Arts, Media and Design in Boston.  Elizabeth Hudson previously was Chair of Music at the University of Virginia and Director of the New Zealand School of Music.

Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Broadcasting Beethoven
Featuring Fred Child, Host of NPR’s “Performance Today” and Host of PBS’s “Live from Lincoln Center.” 

Beethoven in Havana
Featuring Joachim Horsley, Record Producer, Composer, and Pianist/Bassist who helped orchestrate rock musician Ben Folds’ Piano Concerto.  Joachim Horsley wrote “Beethoven in Havana” for Piano and Cuban Percussion.

Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Looking to expand your experience? For $35 you can attend both Soundpost and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert afterwards!  To purchase this package, select both the Soundpost event ticket AND select your Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert seat on the concert date webpage to receive the $35 price. Place both events in your shopping cart and the $35 special package price will appear at checkout.

Soundpost is hosted by the CSO’s Overture Council – a dynamic group of Chicago area professionals age 21-45 who have a love of music and a desire to learn more about the CSO. With over 150 members and growing, the Overture Council is one of Chicago’s premiere young professional groups. Learn more about the Overture Council.

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