“When will the Chicago Philharmonic Perform at Lincoln Park Zoo?” by S.M. O’Connor

For the first time ever, the Lincoln Park Zoo will host a performance by the Chicago Philharmonic, the official orchestra of the Joffrey Ballet.  The performance will be on Friday, August 23, 2019.  The event is from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with the concert starting at 7:30 p.m.  There is a ninety-minute-long program with an intermission.




Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Creatures of Prometheus Overture

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Clarinet Concerto, Movement 3

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

The Four Seasons Summer, Movement 3

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires Winter

Béla Bartók (1881-1945)

Romanian Dances

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Symphony No. 104

Scott Speck will be the conductor.  Robert Hanford will be the violinist. Sergey Gutorov will play the clarinet.

All ages are free.  Wee tots three-and-under are free with a paid adult.  One can purchase tickets via Eventbrite or Facebook.

General Admission tickets are $25.  Lincoln Park Zoological Society and Chicago Philharmonic Society members can save 10%.  The Lincoln Park Zoological Society is encouraging guests with General Admission tickets to bring blankets or small folding chairs.

V.I.P. tickets are $55.  These include one complimentary drink ticket and exclusive rooftop deck above the gift shop, which features private seating and washrooms.

Use the Lincoln Park Zoo entrance at 2200 North Cannon Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614.  The Lincoln Park Zoo is roughly at the center of the Chicago Park District’s Lincoln Park.  The address of Lincoln Park Zoo is 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614.  The phone number is (312) 742-2000.

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