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Updated: May 21, 2012 6:50PM



Here’s a look at the schedule for Ravinia Festival 2012.

Ravinia is at 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park.

Tickets can be purchased at ravinia.org/BuyTickets.aspx, in person at the box office beginning on May 19 or by phone at (847) 266-5100 beginning May 20.

More information is ravinia.org.

JUNE

Ruth Page Festival of Dance, Concert Dance Inc. JUNE 7 AND 8, 7:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No lawn sales/Ticket & dining package $40/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Earth, Wind & Fire with Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Guiding Lights Tour 2012. JUNE 9, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $75/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Iron & Wine+ featuring special guest Dr. John. JUNE 10, 7 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $55/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Steans Music Institute Jazz Showcase. JUNE 15, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No lawn sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Al Green + Chicago Children’s Choir. JUNE 15, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $60/Lawn $16**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Fifth House Ensemble.+ JUNE 16, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No lawn sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Jimmy Cliff.+ JUNE 17, 7 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $60/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Miriam Fried, violin, Pamela Frank, violin, Kim Kashkashian, viola, Paul Biss, viola, Ralph Kirshbaum, cello, Leon Fleisher, piano. JUNE 21, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Nnenna Freelon, Tribute to Lena Horne. JUNE 22, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $75/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, live national broadcast. JUNE 23, 4:45 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $65-$35/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Philip Glass at 75: Philip Glass, piano, Timothy Fain, violin. JUNE 23, 8 p.m. —Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

An Evening of Bluegrass and Comedy: Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers. JUNE 24, 7 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $80/Lawn $27**/Ticket & dining package $90/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spalding.+ JUNE 25, 8 p.m. —Pavilion. Tickets: $55/Lawn $22**/Ticket & dining package $65/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Brian Kellow, Opera News and Welz Kauffman, Ravinia President and CEO, Lunch Discussion. JUNE 26, Noon—Dining Pavilion. Tickets: $60/Park opens at 11:30 a.m.

Steans Music Institute Master Class, Menahem Pressler, piano. JUNE 26, 2 p.m. —Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Zukerman Chamber Players. JUNE 26, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens 5 p.m.

Go Brazil! Ramsey Lewis and His Electric Band, Sergio Mendes. JUNE 27, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $65/Lawn $22**/Ticket & dining package $70/Park opens at 5 p.m. Concert features dance floor on the lawn/6th Annual Women’s Board Dance Contest.

The Goodbye Tour: Glen Campbell+ Ronnie Milsap. JUNE 28, 8 p.m. —Pavilion. Tickets: $60/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Piano and Strings Concert, JUNE 29, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Colbie Caillat, Gavin DeGraw.+ JUNE 29, 7 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $55/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Piano and Strings Concert. JUNE 30, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Sarah McLachlan+ with orchestra. JUNE 30, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Ravinia Ultimate Picnic Contest sponsored by Terlato Wines. Tickets: $75/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

JULY

Piano and Strings Concert. JULY 1, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Jake Shimabukuro+ with A Far Cry+ (chamber orchestra). JULY 1, 7 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $45/Lawn $16/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Tribute to Kate Smith: Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano, Craig Terry, piano. JULY 2, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Midori, violin. JULY 3, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $75/Lawn $10/July 3 & 5 reserved ticket package $125/Park opens at 5 p.m.

All-American Program: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Steven Reineke, conductor,+ Ashley Brown, vocalist.+ JULY 4, 5 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $25/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Steans Music Institute Master Class, Gary Hoffman, cello. JULY 5, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Midori, violin. JULY 5, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $75/Lawn $10/ July 3 & 5 reserved ticket package $125/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Emerson String Quartet. JULY 6, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Kraft Great Kids Concert: Beethoven Lives Upstairs, Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, George Stelluto, conductor. JULY 7, 11 a.m.—Pavilion. Noon-1 p.m.: “Instrument petting zoo” in the Martin Theatre Plaza. Tickets: $10/Lawn $5/Park opens at 10 a.m.

Piano and Strings Preview Concert. JULY 7, 5:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, conductor.+ JULY 7, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Piano and Strings Concert. JULY 8, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Idina Menzel, vocalist,+ Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Marvin Hamlisch, conductor. JULY 8, 5 p.m.—Pavilion. 3-4:30 p.m. Family Space on the north lawn (music-related crafts, storytelling, and “instrument petting zoo”). 3:30 p.m. Ravinia Wine Club, Ticket & club package pavilion $100/Lawn $20. Tickets: $90/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Angel Romero, guitar. JULY 8, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Santana. + JULY 9, 7:30 p.m. —Pavilion. Tickets: $100/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Piano and Strings Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute. JULY 9, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No lawn sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Steans Music Institute Master Class, Ida Kavafian, violin. JULY 10, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall Admission: FREE

An Evening with Natalie Merchant,+ Ravinia Festival Orchestra. JULY 10, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $50/Lawn $22**/Ticket & dining package $65/Park opens at 5 p.m.

The Blues Brothers starring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts.+ JULY 11, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $70/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Benedetti, Elschenbroich, Grynyuk Trio. JULY 12, 8 p.m. —Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Piano and Strings Preview Concert. JULY 13, 5:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, Nicola Benedetti, violin,+ Leonard Elschenbroich, cello. JULY 13, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Ralph’s World, Kraft Great Kids Concert. JULY 14, 11 a.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $15/Lawn $5/Park opens at 10 a.m.

Piano and Strings Preview Concert. JULY 14, 5:30 p.m. —Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, Erik Schumann, violin. JULY 14, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $25/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $45/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Piano and Strings Concert. JULY 15, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Barbara Cook’s 85th Birthday: Barbara Cook, vocalist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Richard Kaufman, conductor.+ JULY 15, 5 p.m.—Pavilion. 3:30 p.m. Ravinia Wine Club, Ticket & club package pavilion $100-$60/Lawn $20. Tickets: $90-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Piano and Strings Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute. JULY 16, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No lawn sales/Ticket & dining package $40/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Matthias Goerne, baritone, Christoph Eschenbach, piano. JULY 16, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $75/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Diana Krall, JULY 17, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $80/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Tedeschi Trucks Band.+ JULY 18, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $55/Lawn $27**/Ticket & dining package $65/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Piano and Strings Preview Concert. JULY 19, 5:30 p.m. —Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor, Janai Brugger, soprano. JULY 19, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

BoDeans. JULY 20, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $55/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Gala Benefit Evening Benefiting Ravinia’s REACH*TEACH*PLAY Education Programs; 50th anniversary of the Women’s Board of Ravinia Festival; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; James Conlon, conductor, Rob Fisher, guest conductor, # Patricia Racette, soprano,~ Patti LuPone, vocalist. JULY 21, 7 p.m.—Pavilion. Cocktail Reception. Tickets: $100-$70/Lawn $10/Park opens at 4 p.m./The concert will have no intermission. For more information on the benefit dinner, contact gala@ravinia.org.

Piano and Strings Postlude Concert, JULY 21, Postlude Concert—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert

Seal.+ JULY 22, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $80/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra String Players, James Conlon, conductor, Rachel Schutz, soprano.+ JULY 23, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Tokyo String Quartet. JULY 24, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m. Tickets: $90-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Joshua Bell, violin, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor. JULY 25, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $90-$50/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor. JULY 26, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $25/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $45/Park opens at 5 p.m.

James Taylor, JULY 27 AND 28, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $115/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Steans Music Institute Program for Singers Master Class, James Conlon. JULY 28, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Vocal Concert. JULY 29, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Denis Matsuev, piano, all-Tchaikovsky program, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor. JULY 29, 5 p.m.—Pavilion. 3-4:30 p.m. Family Space on the north lawn (music-related crafts, storytelling, and “instrument petting zoo”). 3 p.m. Cannon Ball 2012, free pre-concert party for teens. 3:30 p.m. Ravinia Wine Club, Ticket & club package pavilion $80-$50/Lawn $20. Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Misha Dichter, piano, Cipa Dichter, piano. JULY 29, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Denis Matsuev, piano, all-Russian program. JULY 30, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

One Score, One Chicago: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, John Axelrod, conductor, Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Gabriela Montero, piano. JULY 31, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m. Video screen on the lawn.

AUGUST

Miriam Fried, violin, Jonathan Biss, piano. AUG. 1, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Vocal Preview Concert. AUG. 2, 5:45 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE with paid ticket for evening concert

Nicole Cabell, soprano, Sean Botkin, piano,+ all-Rachmaninoff program: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor.+ AUG. 2, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/ Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Crosby, Stills & Nash. AUG. 3, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $80/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Ann Hampton Callaway, vocalist, John Pizzarelli Quartet, A Tribute to Harold Arlen, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ted Sperling, conductor. AUG. 5, 5 p.m.—Pavilion. 3-4:30 p.m. Family Space on the north lawn (music-related crafts, storytelling, and “instrument petting zoo”). Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Martinez-Urioste-Brey Piano Trio. AUG. 5, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 3 p.m.

Vocal Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, All-French program. AUG. 6, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Ticket & dining package $40/Park opens at 6 p.m.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, all-French program, James Conlon, conductor, Jean Yves Thibaudet, piano. AUG. 7, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Yefim Bronfman, piano, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor. AUG. 8, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $70-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Gerald Finley, baritone, Kevin Murphy, piano. AUG. 9, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Steans Music Institute Master Class, Gerald Finley, baritone. AUG. 10, 2 p.m. —Bennett Gordon Hall Admission: FREE

Train. AUG. 11, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $65/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Steans Music Institute Master Class, Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano. AUG. 12, 2 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Admission: FREE

Train. AUG. 12, 7:30 p.m. —Pavilion. Tickets: $65/Lawn $33**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Vocal Artists, program to include songs by American composers. AUG. 13, 8 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Ticket & dining package $40/Park opens at 6 p.m.

Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano, Kevin Murphy, piano. AUG. 14, 8:30 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $90/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Vladimir Feltsman, piano. AUG. 15, 8:30 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

The Passion of Romantic Music, the Mystique of the Paganini Legend, the Magic of Variations, Jade Simmons, piano.+ AUG. 16, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (“The Magic Flute”), Michael York, narrator, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, James Conlon, conductor. AUG. 16, 7 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $80/Lawn $10/Park opens at 4 p.m.

David Greilsammer, piano. AUG. 17, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Mozart: “Idomeneo,” Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, James Conlon, conductor. AUG. 17, 7 p.m. —Martin Theatre. Tickets: $80/Lawn $10/Park opens at 4 p.m.

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (“The Magic Flute”), Michael York, narrator, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, James Conlon, conductor. AUG. 18, 1 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $80/Lawn $10/Park opens at 12 p.m.

Zuill Bailey, cello, Awadagin Pratt, piano, all-Brahms program. AUG. 18, 6:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5:30 p.m.

Tony Bennett. AUG. 18, 8:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $91/Lawn $28**/Park opens at 5:30 p.m.

Mozart: “Idomeneo,” Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, James Conlon, conductor. AUG. 19, 1 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $80/Lawn $10/Park opens at 12 p.m.

Daniil Trifonov, piano.+ AUG. 19, 6:30 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5:30 p.m.

Happy 100th Birthday Woody Guthrie: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Arlo Guthrie. AUG. 19, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $55/Lawn $22**/Park opens at 5:30 p.m.

Soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon, conductor. AUG. 20, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $75/Park opens at 5 p.m.

River North Dance Chicago, Kraft Great Kids Concert. AUG. 21, 1 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $10/Lawn $5/Park opens at noon

River North Dance Chicago. AUG. 21, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $45/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Sara Davis Buechner, piano. AUG. 21, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/ Ticket & dining package $40/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Wolfgang Schmidt, cello,+ Marta Aznavoorian, piano. AUG. 22, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

The Dukes of September: Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald,+ Boz Scaggs. AUG. 22, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $85/Lawn $27**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Rachel Barton Pine, violin. AUG. 23, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Breakfast in America with the Legendary Voice of Supertramp: Roger Hodgson.+ AUG. 23, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $55/Lawn $16**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Lincoln Trio, Masumi Per Rostad, viola,+ Yuan-Qing Yu, violin. AUG. 24, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Reginald Robinson, jazz/stride/ragtime piano.+ Aug. 25, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Inon Barnatan, piano.+ AUG. 26, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Sean Botkin, piano, all-Rachmaninoff program. AUG. 28, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Momix, Ruth Page Festival of Dance. AUG. 28, 8 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $45/Lawn $10/Ticket & dining package $60/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Duran Duran.+ AUG. 29, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $85/Lawn $38**/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Behzod Abduraimov, piano.+ AUG. 31, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

SEPTEMBER

Orion Weiss, piano. SEPT. 3, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Johannes Moser, cello,+ Orion Weiss, piano. SEPT. 4, 6 p.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Juilliard String Quartet. SEPT. 6, 8 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $60-$40/Lawn $10/Park opens at 5 p.m.

The Knights, Eric Jacobsen, conductor, Yo-Yo Ma, cello. SEPT. 7, 8 p.m. —Martin Theatre. Tickets: $75/Lawn $15/Sept. 7, 8, 9 reserved ticket package $150/Park opens at 5 p.m.

Ruth Page Civic Ballet, Kraft Great Kids Concert. SEPT. 8, 11 a.m.—Bennett Gordon Hall. Tickets: $10/No Lawn Sales/Park opens at 10 a.m.

The Knights, Eric Jacobsen, conductor, Itzhak Perlman, violin. SEPT. 8, 7:30 p.m.—Pavilion. Tickets: $75/Lawn $15/Sept. 7, 8, 9 reserved ticket package $150/Park opens at 5 p.m.

The Knights, Eric Jacobsen, conductor, Dawn Upshaw, soprano. SEPT. 9, 7 p.m.—Martin Theatre. Tickets: $75/Lawn $10/Sept. 7, 8, 9 reserved ticket package $150/Park opens at 4 p.m.



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