The performance is part of “A Time for Reflection a Message of Peace” a series of events that commemorate the centennial of the Armistice that ended World War I.
CHICAGO (PRWEB) October 12, 2018
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Mayne Stage are offering a chance to win two free tickets valued at $200 to the Oct. 23 recital "When I Was One-And-Twenty: A Celebration of the Armistice.” Tickets include a special cabaret-style, food and drink package.
The contest ends on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at midnight CDT. @MayneStage will post the winner Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.
The performance is part of “A Time for Reflection a Message of Peace” a series of events that commemorate the centennial of the Armistice that ended World War I presented with leadership support from Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), founder and chair, Pritzker Military Museum and Library, and CEO and president of TAWANI Enterprises, Inc.
Tenor Mario Rojas and baritone Christopher Kenney from Lyric Opera of Chicago’s renowned Ryan Opera Center and pianist Shannon McGinnis are performing at Mayne Stage in the recital that reflects on the patriotism and adversity of World War I.
Tickets are also available for purchase at CSO.org and include a food and drink package. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a cocktail hour and the recital begins at 6:30 p.m.
About the Pritzker Military Museum & Library
Founded in 2003, the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, located in downtown Chicago, is a nonprofit center where citizens and soldiers come together to learn about military history and affairs. The Museum and Library feature an extensive collection of books, programs, artifacts, and rotating exhibits covering many eras and branches of the military. Programs include a lending library, the archives, recorded TV shows, podcasts and oral histories, and museum exhibits. To learn more about the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, visit http://www.pritzkermilitary.org or @PritzkerMilitaryLibrary on Facebook.
About TAWANI Enterprises
A visionary umbrella organization with an entrepreneurial outlook, TAWANI Enterprises seeks to make private investments that connect people to the history in their midst and create opportunities for growth and knowledge, while forging stronger, healthier communities. The company represents a diversified portfolio of brands, such as the Stone Heritage Collection, TAWANI’s hospitality arm of thoughtfully designed lodging and event spaces, the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, the TAWANI Foundation and the Pritzker Military Foundation. Properties under the Stone Heritage Collection include Stone Terrace, Stone Porch by the Lake, Lang House, The Emil Bach House, Mayne Stage and The Lincoln Way Inn. For more information, visit http://www.tawanienterprises.com.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra: http://www.cso.org and http://www.csosoundsandstories.org
Founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is consistently hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. Since 2010, the pre-eminent conductor Riccardo Muti has served as its 10th music director. Yo-Yo Ma is the Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant, Missy Mazzoli is Mead Composer-in-Residence and Erina Yashima is the Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice.
From baroque through contemporary music, the CSO commands a vast repertoire. Its renowned musicians annually perform more than 150 concerts, most at Symphony Center in Chicago and, each summer, at the suburban Ravinia Festival. They regularly tour nationally and internationally. Since 1892, the CSO has made 60 international tours, performing in 29 countries on five continents.
People around the globe listen to weekly radio broadcasts of CSO concerts and recordings on the WFMT radio network and online at cso.org/radio. Recordings by the CSO have earned 62 Grammy Awards, including two in 2011 for Muti’s recording with the CSO and Chorus of Verdi's Messa da Requiem (Muti’s first of eight releases with the CSO to date). Find details on these and many other CSO recordings at http://www.cso.org/resound.
The CSO is part of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, which also includes the Chicago Symphony Chorus (Duain Wolfe, Director and Conductor) and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, a training ensemble for emerging professionals. Through its prestigious Symphony Center Presents series, the CSOA presents guest artists and ensembles from a variety of genres—classical, jazz, world, and contemporary.
The Negaunee Music Institute at the CSO offers community and education programs that annually engage more than 200,000 people of diverse ages and backgrounds. Through the Institute and other activities, including a free annual concert led by Muti, the CSO is committed to using the power of music to create connections and build community.
The CSO is supported by thousands of patrons, volunteers and institutional and individual donors. The CSO’s music director position is endowed in perpetuity by a generous gift from the Zell Family Foundation. The Negaunee Foundation provides generous support in perpetuity for the work of the Negaunee Music Institute.