Chicago Park District

Chicago Park District and Civic Orchestra of Chicago Present In the Park with Civic, Free Concerts in Select Field Houses

1/30/2012

The Chicago Park District and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago announce the 2012 lineup for In the Park with Civic, an admission-free concert series of interactive and educational performances at select field houses Feb. 3-May 11.  Families with children ages 5 and up are encouraged to attend.  Tickets are not required.  Call 312-294-3803 for more information.  Dates and times are subject to change.

 

Founded in 1919 as the training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), the Civic Orchestra of Chicago is the only program of its kind affiliated with a major American orchestra.  The Civic Orchestra program features in-depth study of orchestral repertoire with musicians from the CSO and critically acclaimed performances at Orchestra Hall.

Additionally, the Civic Orchestra serves as a valued resource and community partner in Chicago by presenting free, high-quality orchestral concerts as well as by offering free, citywide interactive chamber ensemble performances through the Civic’s music education and advocacy program, MusiCorps®.

Following is the 2012 schedule:

Friday, February 3, 6:30 p.m.
Gage Park, 2411 W. 55th St.
String Quintet

Saturday, February 11, 11 a.m.
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd.
String Quintet

Sunday, February 12, 3 p.m.
Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave.
Brass Quintet

Saturday, February 25, 11 a.m.
Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N. Avers Ave.
Brass Quintet

Sunday, February 26, 3 p.m.
Washington Park Refectory, 5531 S. Russell Rd.
Brass Quintet

Friday, March 2, 6:30 p.m.
Gage Park, 2411 W. 55th St.
Percussion Trio

Saturday, March 10, 11 a.m.
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd.
Percussion Trio

Sunday, March 11, 3 p.m.
Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave.
Percussion Trio

Saturday, March 24, 11 a.m.
Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N. Avers Ave.
Woodwind Quintet

Sunday, March 25, 3 p.m.
Washington Park Refectory, 5531 S. Russell Rd.
Woodwind Quintet

Friday, March 30, 6:30 p.m.
Gage Park, 2411 W. 55th St.
Brass Quintet

Saturday, April 14, 11 a.m.
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd.
Woodwind Quintet

Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m.
Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave.
Woodwind Quintet

Friday, April 27, 6:30 p.m.
Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.
Brass Quintet

Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m.
Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N. Avers Ave.
String Quintet

Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m.
Washington Park Refectory, 5531 S. Russell Rd.
String Quintet

Friday, May 4, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Gage Park, 2411 W. 55th St.
Woodwind Quintet

Sunday, May 6, 3 p.m.
Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave.
String Quintet

Friday, May 11, 6:30 p.m.
Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.
Percussion Trio

 

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