Challenge the conventional preconcert experience!

Curious what connects Beethoven to Paul McCartney? Then Classic Encounter is the perfect complement to your night out at the CSO. It’s where you meet the legends.


  • A casual, captivating introduction to the evening’s concert repertoire with clever connections to popular music presented by WXRT Radio DJ Terri Hemmert and CSO musicians.
  • A customizable subscription to a wide variety of CSO concerts.
  • A delicious buffet dinner and creative cocktails.

Subscribe below or call 312-294-3000.

Program details for all available performances

Classic Encounter 2018/19


Media Sponsor: Media Sponsor: 93XRT   

Event Partner: Event Partner: Nando's Periperi