Gregory Porter & the CSO / Corporate Night 2018

Jun 11

7:30 PM

Monday, June 11, 2018

Two-time Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter Gregory Porter, praised for his “velvety, mighty baritone voice” (The Evening Standard), joins the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to perform songs from his newly released album Nat King Cole and Me, a heartfelt tribute to the legendary singer and pianist. Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, featuring pianist Marc-André Hamelin, and Bernstein’s Overture to Candide round out this program of great American music.

Concert ONLY tickets start at $55.


Corporate Night is a fundraising event presented in partnership by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and the League of the CSOA. Proceeds benefit the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s artistic, education and community engagement programs in Chicago and across the globe.

Corporate Night Co-Chairs
Megan Shebik
Steve Shebik, Vice Chair, The Allstate Corporation

League of the CSOA Co-Chairs
Jennifer Bumbu
Cheryl Istvan

Evening’s Schedule
5:00 p.m. – Cocktails
6:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:30 p.m. – CSO & Gregory Porter

Corporate packages (starting at $3,000) and League tickets (starting at $325) are available and include reception, dinner and concert tickets.

Approximate concert duration: 100 minutes with no intermission


Speeches and Award Ceremony

Bernstein Overture to Candide
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
Gregory Porter sings Nat King Cole and Me with the CSO


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