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Chicago Immigrant Stories II: Finale Chicago Immigrant Stories II: Finale

The "Chicago Immigrant Stories II" project will culminate with its finale performance on July 22, 2019 with a full orchestral arrangement of these Innovation Lab ideas, featuring all the collaborating performers with CJP’s 60-member orchestra, conducted by Orbert Davis.  All events are free and open to the general public.  
July 22, 2019

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Pilsen Chicago Immigrant Stories: Pilsen

This collaboration will feature Juan Díes and Victor Pichardo, founding members of the Grammy-nominated folk ensemble Sones de México.   

February 21, 2019 at 6:30PM

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Greektown Chicago Immigrant Stories: Greektown

This collaboration with Greek saxophonist and composer, Athanasios Zervas, will be the first of the 2019 series.

January 24, 2019 at 6:30PM

 "Chicago Legends and Lions"

Three FREE orchestra concerts this Summer - guaranteed to bring audiences from all across the city.
August 29, 2018 at 6:30PM

"Hope in Action: Celebrating Nelson Mandela's Centennial"

Three FREE orchestra concerts this Summer - guaranteed to bring audiences from all across the city.
July 16, 2018 at 6:30PM - Millennium Park, Chicago - FREE

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Millennium Park Chicago Immigrant Stories: Millennium Park

The World Premiere performance of the 2017-18 season series, "Chicago Immigrant Stories" at Millennium Park.
June 14, 2018 at 6:30PM

Chicago Immigrant Stories: India Chicago Immigrant Stories: India

The third and last installment of the 2017-18 season series, "Chicago Immigrant Stories: India" will feature Kalyan Pathak, Hitesh Master, and Natya Dance Theatre.
April 3, 2018 at 6:30PM

Chicago Immigrant Stories: West Africa Chicago Immigrant Stories: West Africa

The second installment of the series, "Chicago Immigrant Stories: West Africa" will feature Sekou Conde and Seneke, a percussion ensemble with dancers.
March 14, 2018 at 6:30PM

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Chinatown Chicago Immigrant Stories: Chinatown

This collaboration with Chinese multi-instrumentalist Kerry Leung, will be the first of the series.
January 16, 2018 at 6:30PM

Millennium Park - Summer Series 2018 Millennium Park - Summer Series 2018

Three FREE orchestra concerts this Summer - guaranteed to bring audiences from all across the city.
June - August 2018

The Best Of: Millennium Park The Best Of: Millennium Park

The full orchestra returns to the Millennium Park stage offering a FREE "best of" program showcasing repertoire over its last ten+ years.
August 23, 2017 at 7:00PM

Paradise Blue Paradise Blue

Orbert Davis and members of CJP provide the recorded soundtrack for this theatre production, directed by Ron OJ Parsons
April 26 - July 23, 2017

2018 2018 "Think Big" Gala

An evening of music and celebration to raise funds for Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s performance and education programs – locally and globally.
May 17, 2018 at 5:30PM

The Monk Meets the First Lady The Monk Meets the First Lady

CJP Chamber Ensemble feat. Tammy McCann and Leandro Lopez Varady celebrates these Jazz Centennials.
April 29, 2017 at 8:00PM

Charlie Parker's Yardbird - Post-Opera Set Charlie Parker's Yardbird - Post-Opera Set

Members of CJP, featuring Rajiv Halim (alto sax) will perform a post-opera set of Charlie Parker selections
March 24 - 26, 2017 at 7:30PM and 2:00PM