Wttw 7 29 2019

Ravinia Festival Pulls Out All the Stops in Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

WTTW | July 29, 2019

The first concert, on Friday night, brought together 398 instrumentalists and vocalists (the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, the Chicago Children’s Choir and eight operatic soloists), for a performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 (hyperbolically subtitled “Symphony of a Thousand”).