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Civitas Ensemble 2017-18 Season Opener

Civitas Ensemble

Friday, October 6, 2017 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)

Civitas Ensemble 2017-18 Season Opener

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Ticket   more info 3d 16h 44m $20.00 $2.09
General Admission Ticket   more info Oct 6, 2017 $30.00 $2.64
Student Ticket   more info Oct 6, 2017 Free $0.00
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Event Details

Civitas Ensemble kicks off a dynamic season with a program exploring Russian influences on French composers over time. Guest artist Emma Gerstein (flute, piccolo), joins the ensemble for this opening concert.

All seats are General Admission.

All ticket holders are invited to a reception in Foreman Hall immediately following the concert.


Francis Poulenc ~ Clarinet Sonata
Maurice Ravel ~ Duo for violin and cello
Guillaume Connesson ~ Adams Variations
Camille Saint-Säens ~ Piano Quartet in B flat Major

The 2017-18 season finale concert will also be held at Merit School of Music on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 3 pm with an all French program.

For details of the full season, please see Civitas' website.


*A core branch of Civitas Ensemble's mission is to grow and nurture the next generation of classical musicians and music lovers. Students of all ages with a valid ID may have two complimentary tickets to each self-presented concert.

If you would like to help offset the cost of this effort, or discuss underwriting another program, please contact Deirdre Harrison, Interim Executive Director.  Donations may also be added to this ticket purchase.  

Civitas thanks you for your support as we begin our 7th season together.  We look forward to seeing you soon!



Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All student ticket holders will be required to show a valid Student ID at the concert venue.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please see the Merit School website for information about public transportation, directions and  parking.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Deirdre Harrison at with any questions or concerns or to discuss giving opportunities.


Have questions about Civitas Ensemble 2017-18 Season Opener? Contact Civitas Ensemble

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Gottlieb Hall at the Merit School of Music
38 S Peoria St
Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, October 6, 2017 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)

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Civitas Ensemble

Civitas Ensemble is a chamber music ensemble with a threefold mission: to present engaging live performances of new and traditional works; to inspire a young generation of classical musicians; and to bring the healing power of music to those with limited access to live performances.

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