We’ve had yet another wonderful couple of weeks brimming with awe-inspiring concerts, including the long-awaited return of James Levine, the Ravinia debut of Diana Ross, Kenny Rogers’s final tour, Titanic Live, and a pairing of Buddy Guy and Jeff Beck that left no one blue. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 80th anniversary summer residency is still on key with incredible performances of The Firebird, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, and so much more. In Part 3 of our “Season So Far” blog series, we’ll show you a sampling of what’s been happening in our gorgeous park this month.
Loads of friends came together to salute our artists—and some went all out with their celebrations!
Some fans had a laugh at Rose's expense:
As always, Ravinia-goers stepped up their picnic games:
To add even more flair to the season, The Firebird landed on our stage:
And to balance out the heat brought by The Firebird, the new Morris and Dolores Kohl Kaplan Fountain has been keeping things cool:
Pokémon Go is still a huge hit, and Ravinia’s lawn is filled with all sorts of goodies to discover!