On April 2, the Women’s Board of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and the Symphony Ball Committee hosted the annual spring Symphony Ball.
From right: CSOA Board Chair Mary Louise Gorno, Women’s Board President and Symphony Ball co-chair Judy Feldman, CSOA President Jeff Alexander and Keiko Alexander.
A VIP preconcert reception was held in Buntrock Hall before the main concert at the symphony center. Music was directed by director Riccardo Muti, and the soloist was Elīna Garanča.
Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a program with works by Rossini, Mahler, Liszt, and Mozart at Symphony Ball.
CSOA Trustee and Symphony Ball Co-Chair Renee Metcalf and Music Director Riccardo Muti at Spring 2022 Symphony Ball.
Works performed included pieces by Gioachino Rossini, Gustav Mahler and Mozart. CSOA Board Chair Mary Louise Gorno attended the event along with Women’s Board President and Symphony Ball co-chair Judy Feldman.
Patrons enjoy the post-concert Symphony Ball gala at the Four Seasons.
From left: Women’s Board President Judy Feldman with Women’s Board members and Symphony Ball Co-Chairs Courtney Shea and Shelley Ochab and CSOA Trustee and Symphony Ball Co-Chair Renee Metcalf.
350 guests attended the event, which culminated with a post-concert gala hosted at the Four Seasons Hotel with dinner, dancing and other festivities like a specially designed photo wall of de Gournay wallpaper. The ball raised $1,200,000 for CSOA’s programs.
CSOA Board Chair Mary Louise Gorno addresses patrons at the post-concert Symphony Ball gala at the Four Seasons.
Patrons, including CSOA Trustee Roderick Branch (center/blue-shirt and tie), pose for a photo at the specially-designed photo wall featuring De Gournay wallpaper designed and created for the post-concert Symphony Ball gala.