Classic Encounter Lecture

Nov 9

6:30 PM

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Classic Encounter isn’t your typical preconcert experience!


•    Light bites and unlimited drinks including cocktails provided by Belvedere and wine
•    An entertaining multimedia presentation led by WXRT Radio DJ Terri Hemmert and CSO musicians
•    A fun, casual introduction to the evening’s concert repertoire with ties to popular music
•    A perfect date night, outing with friends, or transition into the weekend, Classic Encounter is where classical music comes to party!

Add on to your concert ticket for just $20!

Order online or call 312-294-3000.


Terri Hemmert guest speaker
Max Raimi viola


Media sponsor:

Beverage sponsors:


Symphony Center Box Office:
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone and box office are closed on non-concert Sundays.

In-season Box Office hours:
Mon–Sat 12–6 p.m.  |  Sunday 12–4 p.m. 
Open until intermission on concert days. 
Tickets can be purchased with cash, check or credit card.

Tickets by Phone:

In-season phone service hours:
Mon–Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  |  Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open until concert time on concert days.

Ticket processing fees: $6 per ticket for phone or web orders, $3 per ticket at the Box Office, $5 per ticket for Civic Orchestra concerts.

Tickets are not available for online purchase starting one hour before concert time. Call 312-294-3000 to order tickets an hour or less before the concert.