Ravinia Festival 2012

 

The following artists are just a few of the many performers headlining at Ravinia this summer. For a more complete list scroll down.  All links lead to items by the performers found in our collection.

 

Demi Lovato

Crosby, Stills & Nash

Glen Campbell

Diana Krall

Tedeschi Trucks Band

 Iron & Wine

James Taylor

Seal

Earth, Wind & Fire

Esperanza Spalding

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Sarah McLachlan

Yo-Yo Ma

 

 

JUNE

Earth, Wind & Fire with Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Guiding Lights Tour 2012. June 9, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

Iron & Wine + featuring Dr. John. June 10, 7 p.m. - Pavilion.

Al Green + Chicago Children’s Choir. June 15, 8 p.m. - Pavilion.

Jimmy Cliff June 17, 7 p.m. - Pavilion.

Nnenna Freelon, Tribute to Lena Horne. June 22, 8 p.m. - Martin Theatre.

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, live national broadcast. June 23, 4:45 p.m. - Pavilion.

An Evening of Bluegrass and Comedy: Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers. June 24, 7 p.m. - Pavilion.

Esperanza SpaldingJune 25, 8 p.m. - Pavilion.

Go Brazil! Ramsey Lewis and His Electric Band, Sergio Mendes. June 27, 7:30 p.m.- Pavilion.

The Goodbye Tour: Glen Campbell + Ronnie Milsap. June 28, 8 p.m. - Pavilion.

Colbie CaillatGavin DeGraw.+ June 29, 7 p.m.—Pavilion.

Sarah McLachlan + with orchestra. June 30, 7:30 p.m.- Pavilion.

 

JULY

All-American Program: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Steven Reineke, conductor,+ Ashley Brown, vocalist.+ July 4, 5 p.m.- Pavilion.

Emerson String Quartet. July 6, 8 p.m.- Martin Theatre.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, conductor.+ July 7, 7:30 p.m.- Pavilion.

Idina Menzel, vocalist,+ Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Marvin Hamlisch, conductor. July 8, 5 p.m.- Pavilion.

Santana. + July 9, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

An Evening with Natalie Merchant,+ Ravinia Festival Orchestra. July 10, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

The Blues Brothers starring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts.+ July 11, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, Nicola Benedetti, violin,+ Leonard Elschenbroich, cello. July 13, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, Erik Schumann, violin. July 14, 7:30 p.m.- Pavilion.

Barbara Cook’s 85th Birthday: Barbara Cook, vocalist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Richard Kaufman, conductor.+ July 15, 5 p.m.- Pavilion.

Diana Krall, July 17, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

Tedeschi Trucks Band. July 18, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor, Janai Brugger, soprano. July 19, 8 p.m.- Martin Theatre.

BoDeans. July 20, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

50th anniversary of the Women’s Board of Ravinia Festival; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; James Conlon, conductor , Rob Fisher, guest conductor, Patricia Racette, soprano, Patti LuPone, vocalist. July 21, 7 p.m.- Pavilion.

Seal. July 22, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra String Players, James Conlon, conductor, Rachel Schutz, soprano.+ July 23, 8 p.m.- Martin Theatre.

Joshua Bell, violin, Chicago Symphony Orchestra James Conlon, conductor. July 25, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

James Taylor, July 27 and July 28, 7:30 p.m.- Pavilion.

Denis Matsuev, piano, all-Tchaikovsky program, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor. July 29, 5 p.m.- Pavilion. 

 

AUGUST

Crosby, Stills & Nash. Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.- Pavilion

Demi Lovato. Aug. 4, 7:00 p.m.- Pavilion

Ann Hampton Callaway, vocalist, John Pizzarelli Quartet, A Tribute to Harold ArlenChicago Symphony Orchestra, Ted Sperling, conductor. Aug. 5, 5 p.m. - Pavilion.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, all-French program, James Conlon, conductor, Jean Yves Thibaudet, piano. Aug. 7, 8 p.m.- Pavilion.

Train. Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m.- Pavilion.

Train. Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (“The Magic Flute”), Michael York, narrator, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Mozart: “Idomeneo,” Chicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus, James Conlon, conductor. Aug. 17, 7 p.m. - Martin Theatre.

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (“The Magic Flute”), Michael York, narrator, Chicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus, James Conlon, conductor. Aug. 18, 1 p.m. - Martin Theatre.

Tony Bennett. Aug.18, 8:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

Mozart: “Idomeneo,” Chicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus, James Conlon, conductor. Aug. 19, 1 p.m. - Martin Theatre.

Happy 100th Birthday Woody GuthrieMary Chapin CarpenterArlo Guthrie. Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

Soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor. Aug. 20, 8 p.m. - Martin Theatre.

The Dukes of September: Donald FagenMichael McDonald,+ Boz Scaggs. Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

Rachel Barton Pine, violin. Aug. 23, 6 p.m. - Bennett Gordon Hall.

Breakfast in America with the Legendary Voice of Supertramp: Roger Hodgson. Aug. 23, 8 p.m. - Pavilion.

Duran Duran. Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

 

SEPTEMBER

Orion Weiss, piano. Sept. 3, 6 p.m. - Bennett Gordon Hall.

Johannes Moser, cello,+ Orion Weiss, piano. Sept. 4, 6 p.m. - Bennett Gordon Hall.

Juilliard String Quartet. Sept. 6, 8 p.m. - Martin Theatre.

The Knights, Eric Jacobsen, conductor, Yo-Yo Ma, cello. Sept. 7, 8 p.m.  - Martin Theatre.

The Knights, Eric Jacobsen, conductor, Itzhak Perlman, violin. Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m. - Pavilion.

The Knights, Eric Jacobsen, conductor, Dawn Upshaw, soprano. Sept. 9, 7 p.m. - Martin Theatre.

 

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