Aug 23, 2019 | 6:30 PM | Friday

Fri Aug 23, 6:30 PM - Fri Aug 23, 9:00 PM
2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614

Community: Lincoln Park



Lincoln Park Zoo will proudly host the Chicago Philharmonic for the first time in this unique, classical music concert for all ages.

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Explore the zoo after hours while a live orchestra performs beautiful symphonic classics, from Beethoven to Bartok, in a special 90-minute program (including intermission).

Guests will enjoy fragrant gardens, cash bars, and concessions throughout the zoo while savoring the end of summer with an exceptional, one-of-a-kind music experience.

Scott Speck, Conductor
Robert Hanford, Violin
Sergey Gutorov, Clarinet

Ludwig van Beethoven Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clarinet Concerto, Mvt. 3
Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons Summer, Mvt. 3
Astor Piazzolla The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires Winter
Béla Bartók Romanian Dances
Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 104

Seating will be general admission, so guests are encouraged to bring blankets and small folding chairs.

6:30–9 p.m. (concert begins at 7:30 p.m.)

All ages are welcome, and kids ages 3 and younger enter for free with a paid adult.

$25 General Admission (10% off for Zoo/Chicago Philharmonic Society members)

$55 VIP Admission (includes one complimentary drink ticket and exclusive access to the rooftop deck above the gift shop, which features private seating and bathrooms)

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