Chicago Philharmonic and Cirque de la Symphonie

Come to Chicago for the “combo platter” of the Chicago Philharmonic and Cirque de la Symphonie at the Harris Theater May 28, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

The Chicago Philharmonic and Cirque de la Symphonie features great popular and classical music from one of the country’s great orchestras and the dazzling gymnastics of Cirque du Soleil!

Enjoy acrobats, aerial flyers, contortionists, dancers and jugglers as they choreograph their Olympian style and skills to the music of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” Bizet’s “Carmen,” John Williams’ “Superman,” “Star Wars,” and “Flight to Neverland,” Stravinsky’s “Firebird,” and much more!

The Chicago Philharmonic is the resident orchestra of the acclaimed Joffrey Ballet. The orchestra also introduces classical music to Chicagoland schools, in partnership with the famed Ravinia Festival. Cirque du Soleil is a world-renown company of athletes founded and based in Canada. The company regularly appears around the world. It began its artistic life as a group of street performers in Quebec, Canada.

The Harris Theater is located at 205 East Randolph Drive in Chicago’s Grant Park. For tickets, call the box office at (312) 334-7777 or go online to www.chicagophilharmonic.org and follow the prompts.

Make your Chicago Philharmonic and Cirque de la Symphonie experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.