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John Legend Takes Home 2015 Golden Globe

John Legend is certainly living up to his surname taking home American Music, BET, Grammy, MOBO and Soul Train awards throughout his music career. Now he's now added a 2015 Golden Globe for Best Original Song for his collaboration with hip hop artist Common for their song "Glory," which appeared in the movie Selma. What will he win next!?


Buyer Beware: 2015 Ravinia Tickets Not Released Yet

You may have seen online advertisements for tickets for Ravinia’s 2015 summer season. Beware of websites that promise tickets to these events, as Ravinia has not begun any ticketing yet. Ravinia donor ticket sales begin as early as March 10, public online ticket sales will begin on April 28 and in-person sales at the Ravinia Box Office start in May. For more information, please visit or call us at 847-266-5000.


Administrative Offices Open to Receive Gifts Before Year Ends

Ravinia’s administrative offices will be closed for the holidays starting December 24, 2014, and reopen on January 5, 2015. Development staff will be available on Tuesday, December 30, and Wednesday, December 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ravinia’s administration office to receive year-end contributions and may be reached at 847-266-5461 or donate online now.


Announcing Concerts with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, following the success of their number-one, critically acclaimed album Cheek To Cheek, will perform two concerts together at Ravinia on June 26 and June 27. This will be Lady Gaga’s Ravinia debut and the 28th season Tony Bennett has appeared at the festival, where he first performed in 1984. Both artists will be accompanied by a full orchestra, along with each artist’s jazz ensembles, which will also serve as special guests for the evening.

Tickets will go on sale first to Ravinia Festival donors on March 10, with remaining tickets on sale to the general public on April 28. Tickets are expected to sell out quickly. For information on contributing to the not-for-profit Ravinia Festival and its REACH*TEACH*PLAY education programs, call 847-266-5461.

Ravinia presents more than 140 events over its summer season, including the annual residency of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  The full schedule will be announced on March 5.

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Ravinia: There and Back Again #2

As winter approaches, we would like to shake up our version of a snow globe to reminisce about summer days.  On August 23, 1974, patrons enjoy the warm summer breeze as The Joffrey Ballet dances Remembrances to music by Richard Wagner and choreographed by Robert Joffrey.