The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has canceled all self-presented concerts at Symphony Center from Wednesday, March 20 to Monday, March 25. The CSOA has canceled the concerts due to the ongoing strike by musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Concerts to be canceled include:
Symphony Center Presents Special Concert featuring George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain on Wednesday, March 20, at 8:00 p.m.
CSO subscription concerts on Thursday, March 21, at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 23, at 8:00 p.m. The program, which was to have been led by guest conductor Osmo Vänskä, featured Sibelius’ Night Ride and Sunrise, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 (Scottish) and Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with Vadim Gluzman as soloist.
CSO movie presentations of An American in Paris on Friday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, at 3:00 p.m.
The public and school performances of Once Upon a Symphony: The Boy and the Violin, A Brazilian folktale, on Saturday, March 23 and Monday, March 25.
Civic Chamber Music concert at the National Museum of Mexican Art on Saturday, March 23, at 2:00 p.m.
All associated pre-concert special events through March 25 are also canceled.
Announcements of cancellations for additional concerts and events that may be affected by the strike will be issued if necessary.