Discounted Dining Packages Give Full Flavor of Ravinia

Ravinia has made available a select number of special-offer packages that give music-lovers dinner and a concert for a combined price as low as $60. These special offers are available in Ravinia’s Mirabelle Restaurant, famous for its “Chef’s Table” gourmet buffet, with the following Pavilion concerts: big-band tribute to Benny GoodmanJune 14; the return of violinist Maxim Vengerov to the United States with the Chicago Symphony OrchestraJuly 17James Conlon leading the CSO in Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, the "Song of the Night,” July 25Itzhak Perlman conducting the CSO in Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, Aug. 8; blues legend Buddy Guy mixing it up with bad boy George Thorogood and the DestroyersAug. 17; and jazz giant Ramsey Lewis on a bill with superstar songstress Natalie ColeAug. 28Dining packages are available at Ravinia’s Park View Restaurant, where guests can dine overlooking Ravinia’s famous lawn for the following Martin Theatre events: pianist Peter Serkin in recital, June 21; baritone Matthias Goerne singing songs by Schumann and Mahler,July 1; a 25th anniversary concert of Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute with its esteemed faculty, July 5Juilliard String Quartet, introducing its newest member, July 10; the James Conlon showcase with CSO soloists performing music by Busch, Britten, Barber and Braunfels, July 25; soprano Nicole Cabell with Ricky Ian Gordon, singing songs based on Langston Hughes's poetry, July 30; wind soloists from the CSO, July 31; and pianists Misha and Cipa Dichter in their 45th anniversary concert,Sept. 6. These packages can be ordered now at Ravinia.org.