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Ravinia Announces Line Up for 2013 Season

See who's performing this summer at the North Shore's biggest music festival. Tickets go on sale at 5 a.m. April 25.

 

Ready for another summer of music?

After a few hints over the past few months, the North Shore's biggest music festival has finally released every act that will be performing between June and September at Ravinia.

From classical to pop to '90s rock, this season is overflowing with the acts you expected to see again at Ravinia and ones you never saw coming.

Check out what Ravinia Festival has in store for its 2013 season. 

June 

Thursday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall
$10 BGH Series 
Ruth Page Festival of Dance 
Concert Dance, Inc. 
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.    

Thursday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Judy Collins and Don McLean  
Tickets: $55-$45/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, June 7, 7:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Ruth Page Festival of Dance 
Concert Dance, Inc. 
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, June 7, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Sting 
Season Sponsors: Ernst & Young LLP; PNC Bank 
Tickets: $120-$115/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m.—Martin Theatre 
Kraft Great Kids Concert 
Ko-Thi Dance Company 
Featured Sponsor: Mondelēz International Foundation 
Tickets: $10/Lawn $5/Park opens at 10 a.m. 

Saturday, June 8, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Back to Bass Tour 
Sting 
Tickets: $120-$115/Lawn $38/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Sunday, June 9, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Joan Baez and Indigo Girls 
Tickets: $65-$55/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Wednesday, June 12, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Celtic Woman 
Tickets: $75/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, June 13, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band 
Tickets: $65-$55/Pavilion dancing section $65/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, June 14, 4 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute Jazz Showcase 
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 3 p.m. 

Friday, June 14, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Tribute to Benny Goodman Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of his Ravinia Debut 
Chicago Jazz Orchestra 
Tickets: $55-$45/Lawn $22/Ticket & Dining Package $70/Park opens at 3 p.m. 

Saturday, June 15, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Mormon Tabernacle Choir  and Orchestra at Temple Square 
Tickets: $95/Lawn $17/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Sunday, June 16, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Jewel 
Tickets: $70-$60/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Monday, June 17, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Kraft Great Kids Concert 
Golden Dragon Acrobats from China 
Tickets: $20/Lawn $5/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, June 18, 8:30 p.m.—Off-site—Trinity Episcopal Church, Highland Park 
The Singers 
Matthew Culloton, Conductor + 
Rachmaninoff : Vespers, Op. 37 
Tickets: $40

Wednesday, June 19, 8:30 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
The Singers 
Matthew Culloton, Conductor 
Rachmaninoff: Vespers, Op. 37 
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Thursday, June 20, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
BoDeans 
Tickets: $65-$55/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, June 21, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Peter Serkin, Piano 
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/ Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Saturday, June 22, 4:45 p.m.—Pavilion 
Live National Broadcast 
A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor 
Tickets: $65-$35/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m. 

Saturday, June 22, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Diva On Detour 
Patricia Racette, Soprano 
Craig Terry, Piano 
Tickets: $75-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m. 

Sunday, June 23, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Philharmonic 
Tito Muñoz, Conductor + 
Daniel Hope, Violin + (solo debut) 
Tickets: $60-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Monday, June 24, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Zukerman ChamberPlayers 
John Sharp, Cello 
Tickets: $75-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Steans Music Institute Program for Piano and Strings Master Class 
Miriam Fried, Violin 
Admission: FREE 

Tuesday, June 25, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
James Hunter 
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings 
Tickets: $55-$45/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, June 26, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Jackson Browne 
With special guest Sara Watkins + (solo debut) 
Tickets: $90-$80/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, June 27, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Los Lonely Boys 
Los Lobos 
With special guest Alejandro Escovedo 
Tickets: $70-$60/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Friday, June 28, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE 

Friday, June 28, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Darius Rucker + (solo debut) 
Rodney Atkins 
Jana Kramer 
Tickets: $85-$75/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Saturday, June 29, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE 

Saturday, June 29, 6:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Melissa Etheridge Live 
Joan Osborne 
Paula Cole 
And introducing Jessie Payo 
Tickets: $100-$90/Lawn $33/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Sunday, June 30, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE 

Sunday, June 30, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Go-Go’s 
The B-52s 
Tickets: $70-$60/Lawn $27/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

July

Monday, July 1, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Matthias Goerne, Baritone 
Alexander Schmalcz, Piano +
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, July 2, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Goo Goo Dolls
Matchbox Twenty +
Tickets: $125-$105/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, July 3, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Goo Goo Dolls 
Matchbox Twenty 
Tickets: $125-$105/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, July 4, 2 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
All-American Program 
Alexander Platt, Conductor + 
Ensemble Dal Niente +
Singers from Ryan Opera Center 
Actors from Writers’ Theatre 
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 1 p.m. 

Friday, July 5, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Miriam Fried, Violin 
Mihaela Martin, Violin 
Atar Arad, Viola 
Paul Biss, Viola 
Frans Helmerson, Cello 
Jeremy Denk, Piano (RSMI alum)
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/ Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Saturday, July 6, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE 

Saturday, July 6, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
David Byrne & St. Vincent +
Tickets: $65-$55/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Sunday, July 7, 1 p.m.—Pavilion 
Kraft Great Kids Concert 
Justin Roberts & The Not Ready for Naptime Players 
2-3 p.m. Instrument Petting Zoo, Martin Theatre Plaza
Tickets: $/Lawn $/Park opens at 12 p.m. 

Sunday, July 7, 7 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Sarah Chang, Violin
Tickets: $75-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Monday, July 8, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and String Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Program to include world premiere of a piano quartet by David Ludwig, commissioned for the RSMI 25th anniversary
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, July 9, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Music of the Baroque Orchestra and Chorus 
Jane Glover, Conductor 
Soloists from the Choir 
Tickets: $75-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, July 10, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Steans Music Institute Program for Piano and Strings Master Class 
Frans Helmerson, Cello
Admission: FREE 

Wednesday, July 10, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Samuel Rhodes Farewell Concert 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Juilliard String Quartet
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, July 11, 5:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Preview Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert 

Thursday, July 11, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Tickets: $80-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, July 12, 1 p.m.—Pavilion 
Kraft Great Kids Concert 
Ralph’s World
Tickets: $15/Lawn $5/Park opens at noon 

Friday, July 12, 5:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Preview Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert 

Friday, July 12, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Christoph von Dohnányi, Conductor 
Emanuel Ax, Piano
Tickets: $80-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Saturday, July 13, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Anita Baker 
Tickets: $85-$75/Lawn $33 **/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE

Sunday, July 14, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Willie Nelson & Family 
With special guest Lukas Nelson & P.O.T.R. +
Tickets: $100-$90/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Monday, July 15, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Maxim Vengerov, Violin 
Itamar Golan, Piano
Tickets: $75-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, July 16, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Steans Music Institute Program for Piano and Strings Master Class 
Leon Fleisher, Piano
Admission: FREE 

Tuesday, July 16, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Brooklyn Rider
Johnny Gandelsman, Violin 
Colin Jacobsen, Violin (RSMI alum) 
Nicholas Cords, Viola (RSMI alum) 
Eric Jacobsen, Cello
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, July 17, 5:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Preview Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert 

Wednesday, July 17, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Britten Centennial 
Wagner Bicentennial 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor 
Maxim Vengerov, Violin
Tickets: $50-$25/Lawn $10/ Ticket & Dining Package $60/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, July 18, 5:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Preview Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert 

Thursday, July 18, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor 
Jorge Federico Osorio, Piano
Tickets: $50-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, July 19, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE

Friday, July 19, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Sheryl Crow 
With special guest Kristen Kelly +
Tickets: $100-$90/Lawn $33/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 20, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Piano and Strings Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE

Saturday, July 20, 6 p.m.—Pavilion 
Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon and Fastball 
Tickets: $65-$55/Lawn $27/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Sunday, July 21, 5 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor 
James Ehnes, Violin
Ticket & club package pavilion $65-$40/Lawn $25
3-4:30 p.m. Family Space on the north lawn
Tickets: $50-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Sunday, July 21, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Linden String Quartet +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 3 p.m. 

Monday, July 22, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Monday, July 22, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson + (solo debut) Plays Thick As a Brick 1&2 
Tickets: $70-$60/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, July 24, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Britten Centennial 
Soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Curator 

Conlon curates a musical exploration of Benjamin Britten, Walter Braunfels and Adolph Busch
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/ Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 25, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor
Tickets: $50-$25/Lawn $10/ Ticket & Dining Package $60/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, July 26, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Steans Music Institute Program for Singers Master Class 
James Conlon 
Admission: FREE 

Friday, July 26, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Brian Wilson Co-founder of the Beach Boys +
With special guests Al Jardine + and David Marks +
Tickets: $65-$55/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Sunday, July 28, 5 p.m.—Pavilion 
Leon Fleisher’s 85th Birthday Celebration 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor 
Leon Fleisher, Piano ~ 
Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, Piano 
Alon Goldstein, Piano (RSMI alum)
All-Mozart program
Tickets: $50-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m. 

Monday, July 29, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Vocal Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE

Monday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Heart +
With special guest Jason Bonham +
Tickets: $90-$70/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, July 30, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Silver Rain: Songs by Ricky Ian Gordon Based on Poems by Langston Hughes 
Nicole Cabell, Soprano 
Ricky Ian Gordon, Piano +
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, July 31, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Wind Soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

August

Thursday, August 1, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Vocal Concert 
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Admission: FREE 

Thursday, August 1, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Steely Dan 
Tickets: $105-$90/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, August 2, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Steely Dan 
Tickets: $105-$90/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

 

Saturday, August 3, 11 a.m.—Pavilion 
Kraft Great Kids Concert 
Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra 
12-1 p.m. Instrument Petting Zoo, Martin Theatre Plaza
Tickets: $10/Lawn $5/Park opens at 10 a.m. 

Saturday, August 3, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
One Score, One Chicago 
Verdi Bicentennial 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Chicago Symphony Chorus 
James Conlon, Conductor
Tickets: $100-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Sunday, August 4, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Steans Music Institute Program for Singers Master Class 
Michelle DeYoung, Mezzo-soprano
Admission: FREE 

Sunday, August 4, 5 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor 
Gil Shaham, Violin 
Oksana Dyka, Soprano +
All-Tchaikovsky evening:
Ticket & club package pavilion $95-$40/Lawn $25
Tickets: $80-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m. 

Monday, August 5, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Britten Centennial 
Vocal Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Program to include works by Britten
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Monday, August 5, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Complete Bartók Quartets—Part I 
Takács String Quartet 
Tickets: $60-$40/Ticket Package for Aug. 5 and 6 $100/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, August 6, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Complete Bartók Quartets—Part II 
Takács String Quartet 
Tickets: $60-$40/Ticket Package for Aug. 5 and 6 $100/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, August 7, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor + 
Itzhak Perlman, Violin 
RSMI Vocalists 
Tickets: $100-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, August 8, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Itzhak Perlman, Conductor 
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello +
Tickets: $50-$25/Lawn $10/ Ticket & Dining Package $60/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, August 9, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Steans Music Institute Program for Singers Master Class 
Malcolm Martineau, Piano
Admission: FREE 

Saturday, August 10, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Josh Groban
Ravinia Festival Orchestra 
Tickets: $120-$100/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Sunday, August 11, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Gipsy Kings 
Tickets: $75-$65/Lawn $28**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Monday, August 12, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 

$10 BGH Series 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Vocal Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute 
Program to include world premiere songs by David Ludwig, Jake Heggie, Aaron Jay Kernis, Ramsey Lewis, Stephen Paulus, Roberto Sierra and Augusta Read Thomas commissioned for the RSMI 25th anniversary
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, August 13, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Britten Centennial 
Emerson String Quartet 
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, August 14, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello + (RSMI alum) 
Noreen Polera, Piano +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, August 14, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Vladimir Feltsman, Piano
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Thursday, August 15, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Classical Request Night 
$10 BGH Series 
Lincoln Trio 
Ayane Kozasa, Viola + (RSMI alum)
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, August 15, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Ludwig Wicki, Conductor 
The Lakeside Singers 
Chicago Chorale 
Chicago Children’s Choir 
Kaitlyn Lusk, Vocalist
Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings—The Two Towers *
(with complete film and lawn screen)
Tickets: $25/Lawn $25/Park opens at 5 p.m.
Video screen on the lawn 

Friday, August 16, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Bryan Wallick, Piano +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Friday, August 16, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Ludwig Wicki, Conductor 
The Lakeside Singers 
Chicago Chorale 
Chicago Children’s Choir 
Kaitlyn Lusk, Vocalist
Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings—The Two Towers 
(with complete film and lawn screen)
Tickets: $25/Lawn $25/Park opens at 5 p.m.
Video screen on the lawn 

Saturday, August 17, 2 p.m.—Off-site—Trinity Episcopal Church, Highland Park 
Britten Centennial 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor
Tickets: $40

Saturday, August 17, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Saturday, August 17, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
George Thorogood & The Destroyers 
Buddy Guy 
Program Sponsor: Deloitte
Tickets: $85-$75/Lawn $33**/ Ticket & Dining Package $90/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Saturday, August 17, 8 p.m.—Off-site—Trinity Episcopal Church, Highland Park 
Britten Centennial 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
James Conlon, Conductor
Tickets: $40 

Sunday, August 18, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
Paganini: Complete Caprices *
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Sunday, August 18, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
The Goat Rodeo Sessions * (Midwest premiere) 
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello 
Stuart Duncan, Fiddle + 
Edgar Meyer, Bass + 
Chris Thile, Mandolin + (solo debut)
With special guest Aoife O’Donovan, Vocalist +
Tickets: $80/Lawn $30/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Monday, August 19, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Kuok-Wai Lio, Piano +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, August 20, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Gabriela Montero, Piano
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, August 20, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Journey +
Tickets: $125-$105/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, August 21, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Journey 
Tickets: $125-$105/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Thursday, August 22, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Tony Bennett 
Tickets: $101-$91/Lawn $34**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, August 23, 7 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
The Nashville Songwriters Series at Ravinia featuring 
Big Al Anderson
Tim Nichols
Rivers Rutherford
Hank Adam Locklin +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, August 23, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Lyle Lovett 
Tickets: $80-$70/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

 

Saturday, August 24, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago 
Tickets: $105-$90/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Sunday, August 25, 1 p.m.—Pavilion 
Kraft Great Kids Concert 
The You & Me Tour 
Laurie Berkner 
Tickets: $15/Lawn $5/Park opens at 12 p.m. 

Sunday, August 25, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Liaisons: Reimagining Sondheim from the Piano 
Anthony de Mare, Piano +
Program to include commissioned works for piano inspired by Stephen Sondheim songs
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Sunday, August 25, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Chicago 
Tickets: $105-$90/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

 

Monday, August 26, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Wagner Bicentennial 
Joel Fan, Piano + (RSMI alum)
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Monday, August 26, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre
Program to include the Ravinia premiere of David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Little Match Girl Passion as well as works performed by Eighth Blackbird +
Tickets: $35/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Tuesday, August 27, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Aaron Diehl, Jazz Piano +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, August 27, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
John Hiatt & The Combo 
The Robert Cray Band 
Tickets: $65-$55/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Wednesday, August 28, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Fumiaki Miura, Violin +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Wednesday, August 28, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Ramsey Lewis 
Dee Dee Bridgewater 
With special guests alumni from the RSMI Program for Jazz 
Tickets: $65-$55/Lawn $22/ Ticket & Dining Package $70/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, August 29, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Adam Golka, Piano + (RSMI alum)
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, August 30, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Robert Michaels, Guitar +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, August 30, 8 p.m.—Pavilion 
Back to the Bowery Tour : Celebrating 40 Years 1973-2013 
Alabama +
Tickets: $100-$90/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Saturday, August 31, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Cellomania 
Amit Peled, Cello +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

September

Sunday, September 1, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
Johnny Gandelsman, Violin +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

Monday, September 2, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
David Fung, Piano +
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, September 3, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
Britten Centennial 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
The Knights 
Nicholas Phan, Tenor (RSMI alum)
Tickets: $75-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Thursday, September 5, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
The 5 Browns <
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Friday, September 6, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre 
45th Anniversary Concert 
Misha Dichter, Piano 
Cipa Dichter, Piano
Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/ Ticket & Dining Package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Saturday, September 7, 11 a.m. —Bennett Gordon Hall 
Kraft Great Kids Concert 
Ruth Page Festival of Dance 
Ruth Page Civic Ballet 
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 10 a.m. 

Saturday, September 7, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion 
RSMI 25th Anniversary 
Chicago Philharmonic 
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, Conductor 
Kelley O’Connor, Mezzo-soprano 
Tamara Mumford, Mezzo-soprano (RSMI alum) + 
Russell Thomas, Tenor + 
Brian Cummings, Countertenor 
Daniel Bubeck, Countertenor 
Nathan Medley, Countertenor +
John Adams: The Gospel According to the Other Mary * (Midwest premiere)
Tickets: $50-$25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. 

Sunday, September 8, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall 
$10 BGH Series 
KahaneSwensenBrey + featuring 
Joseph Swensen, Violin 
Carter Brey, Cello 
Jeffrey Kahane, Piano
Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 1 p.m. 

Sunday, September 15, 7 p.m.—Pavilion 
Ruth Page Festival of Dance 
Pilobolus 
Tickets: $45/Lawn $10/Park opens at 4 p.m. 

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