Love free live music and the great outdoors? We’ve got good news for you!
Highland Park-based Ravinia Festival has once again generously offered Oak Park Public Library cardholders a selection of free tickets to summer concerts. Through Ravinia’s Words & Music outreach program, specific dates are available for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concerts and Martin Theater Concerts. Tickets are valid only on the date printed, may only be used on the evening of the performance, may not be exchanged, and cannot be sold.
Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 11 am Sunday, June 2 at the library booth at A Day in Our Village in Scoville Park. Show us your Oak Park Public Library card to claim your free passes (one performance date per cardholder). A few more Ravinia guidelines include:
- Tickets are valid only on the date printed, may only be used on the evening of the performance, may not be exchanged for a dated ticket, and cannot be sold.
- 6 dates are available for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concerts.
- 12 dates are available for Martin Theater Concerts.
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra (four tickets per performance)
- Saturday, July 20: MASS
- Friday, July 26: Mahler’s Symphony No. 8
- Saturday, July 27: Lenny: A Musical Portrait In Symphony, Song and Story
- Thursday, August 1: Beethoven & Brahms
- Wednesday, August 7: Denis Matsuev Plays Rach 3
- Sunday, August 18: Tchaikovsky Spectacular
Martin Theatre (two tickets per performance)
- Wednesday, June 19, Juilliard String Quartet
- Thursday, June 20, Bernstein’s Songfest
- Thursday, June 27: Beethoven and Brahms
- Thursday, July 15: Well Strung
- Monday, July 22: Gautier Capuçon and Jean-Yves Thibaudet
- Wednesday, July 24: Brahms & Rachmaninoff Cello Sonatas
- Thursday, July 25: Pianist Richard Goode
- Monday, July 29: Matthias Goerne and Daniil Trifonov
- Wednesday, July 31: Sweet Honey in the Rock
- Tuesday, August 6: Matthew Polenzani
- Thursday, August 8: Angel Blue
- Thursday, August 22: Bernstein’s Trouble In Tahiti