John Osborn, Amanda Forsythe, Joélle Harvey & Christian Van Horn Lead Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances.

Nicholas Kraemer conducts a program that includes the music of Händel, Beethoven, and Mozart. Soloists include Amanda Forsythe, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Josh Lovell, and Michael Sumuel.

Performance Dates: Oct. 17-19, 2024

Fabien Gabel and Konstantin Krimmel team up for a program of music by Britten, Mahler, Tchaikovsky, and Korngold. 

Performance Dates: Dec. 12-14, 2024

Ekaterina Gubanova and Christian Van Horn star in Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s Castle.” Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the program that also includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2.

Performance Dates: Feb. 6-8, 2025

Manfred Honeck conducts Macmillian, Beethoven, and Haydn with soloists Joélle Harvey, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Andrew Haji, and Joshua Hopkins.

Performance Dates: March 13-15, 2025

Klaus Mäkelä conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 with Wiebke Lehmkuhl as the soloist.

Performance Dates: April 24-26, 2025

James Gaffigan conducts Janai Brugger in Dvorak, Bernstein, and Gershwin.

Performance Dates: May 31, 2025

Riccardo Muti conducts Berlioz’s “The Damnation of Faust” with Marianne Crebassa, John Osborn, and Ildebrando DʼArcangelo.

Performance Dates: June 19-24, 2025