Concert for Chicago

Sep 20

6:30 PM

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrate the start of the season with a FREE concert in Millennium Park. Enjoy an evening under the stars as the CSO performs some of the most popular classical music of all time side by side with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, which celebrates its 100th season in 2018/19.

**This concert is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to new Millennium Park security policies, gates to the park grounds will not open until 5:30 p.m. A bag check will be in place. Click here for more information.


Rossini Overture to William Tell
Verdi The Four Seasons from I vespri siciliani
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture


The CSO’s Concert for Chicago is generously sponsored by the Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund.

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago’s side-by-side performance with the CSO in the Concert for Chicago is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, in celebration of the Civic Orchestra’s 2018/19 centennial season.

Global Sponsor of the CSO

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.