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BYOB: Bring Your Own Beat

March 12 & 14, 2016

Get ready to make some noise. Chicago Sinfonietta thwarts the “well-behaved” symphony experience with incredible guest percussionists and a raucous finale that invites audience members to literally play with the orchestra using their own DIY instruments. BYOB: Bring Your Own Beat will be anything but typical for a night at the symphony (and yes, jeans are allowed.)
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Cosmic Convergence

May 21 & 23, 2016

Ten years ago the Chicago Sinfonietta collaborated with video artist and KV 265 astronomer Dr. José Francisco Salgado on a new video set to Gustav Holst’s most famous work, The Planets. We invite you to help us celebrate this milestone by joining us for this encore performance of our “greatest hits” while introducing two never-before-seen videos that are sure to take your breath away.

Chicago Sinfonietta

Through high artistic standards and a cutting-edge mix of guest artists, we've been carving our own path for over 28 years. Our artist chief, music director Mei-Ann Chen, leads us to gather diverse talent and sounds from all over the world to redefine what you expect from an orchestra. We're pushing the envelope even further now, creating completely innovative experiences that you can hear, feel and see.

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