Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Music Now $28.
MusicNOW features expertly curated contemporary music performances with musicians of the CSO at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. Each evening includes a post-concert reception with free food and drink.
Bring your friends for a night of music and a post-concert reception with free food and drinks. All for just $28 (plus $6 online ticket fee per ticket or no fee if tickets purchased at the box office).
Where: Orchestra Hall, 220 S. Michigan Ave. 312-294-3000. Buy tickets here.
About the Harris Theater for Dance and Music
The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance is a 1500-seat state-of-the art performance venue located in Chicago’s Millennium Park. Opened in November 2003, the nonprofit Harris Theater was the first multi-use performance venue built in downtown Chicago since 1929. The theater itself is buried under Grant Park. The entrance is all you can see fro Randolph Street.
Harris Theater serves as a unique national model of collaboration between the philanthropic community and performing arts organizations in music and dance. More than a decade later, the theater features diverse offerings hosting local, national, and internationally renowned artists and ensembles. It currently houses twelve midsize music and dance companies.
The Harris Theater’s primary mission is to partner with an array of Chicago’s music and dance performing arts organizations to help them build the resources and infrastructure necessary to achieve artistic growth and long-term organizational sustainability.
Some of the groups that use the theater are:
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Music of the Baroque
Chicago Opera Theater
Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNow
National Museum of Mexican Art
The Theater supports these partner organizations with subsidized rental, technical expertise, and marketing support, allowing the organizations to focus on bringing the finest in music and dance performances to the public. The Theater offers professional development opportunities, including the innovate Learning Lab, endorsed with grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Harris Theater maintains a commitment to engaging Chicago residents of all ages and communities. Programs like the popular Eat to the Beat and Family Series advance access to and understanding of the performing arts. The Theater partners with health and human service agencies, K-12 schools and community arts organizations, providing more than 7,000 underwritten performance tickets through the Access Tickets Program since 2009, along with master classes, artist talks and other enrichment activities.