Chicago Sinfonietta, led by Music Director Mei-Ann Chen, continues its 2016-2017 season with its annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.a Sinfonietta tradition since its founding in 1987 by late maestro Paul Freeman.
The concert will be performed three times: first, in the Sinfonietta's debut at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m.; at Wentz Concert Hall of Naperville's North Central College on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 3 p.m.; and in Chicago's Symphony Center on Monday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
The shows will feature Roosevelt University Conservatory Choir, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, The People's Music School, Merit School of Music and the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra playing and singing with Sinfonietta members.
Single tickets range from $18-$99 for concerts at Symphony Center, $48-$60 for concerts at Wentz Concert Hall and $29-$58 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, with special $10 pricing available for students at all concerts. Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-284-1554 or visiting ChicagoSinfonietta.org .
Travel show in
Rosemont Jan. 14-15
The 13th Annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show will take place Jan. 14-15, 2017, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.
Among other events, travel experts and celebrities will present seminars and answer questions. Speaking on the Travel Theater will be CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, Travel Channel host Samantha Brown, Johnny Jet ( of JohnnyJet.com ) and Rick Steves' Europe host Rick Steves.
Attendees can purchase single-day and two-day tickets online now for the discounted rate of $11/$18 with the promo code "CHPR" or on-site for $15/$22. Children 16 and under can enter free, and on-site tickets can be purchased with cash only. See TravelShows.com/shows/Chicago.