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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1904/12/14 Theodore Thomas Conductor Opening night at Orchestra Hall, built for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
1904/12/14 D H Burnham and Company Architect Opening night at Orchestra Hall, built for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
1904/12/24 Theodore Thomas Conductor Theodore Thomas conducts his last concert
1907/00/00 Howard Van Doren Shaw Architect Howard Van Doren Shaw designs the "viva", 9th floor penthouse home of the Cliff Dwellers Club, mural by John Warner Norton
1909/00/00 Serge Rachmaninoff Performer Composer Sergei Rachmaninov makes the first of several guest appearances as conductor and soloist.
1912/00/00 David Adler Office Adler and Dangler open an office in Orchestra Hall
1917/11/00 Jascha Heifetz Musician In late 1917, Jascha Heifetz makes his debut in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. Violin Concerto
1918/00/00 Sergei Prokofiev Performer Composer Sergei Prokofiev conducts his "Scythian Suite" and performers as soloist in his First Piano Concerto. Piano Concerto No 1
1925/00/00 Igor Stravinsky Conductor Composer Igor Stravinsky conducts his own works, including the "Firebird" Suite. The Firebird
1928/00/00 Maurice Ravel Conductor Composer Maurice Ravel conducts his own "Daphnis and Chloe" suite and "La Valse". La valse
1928/00/00 Maurice Ravel Conductor Composer Maurice Ravel conducts his own "Daphnis and Chloe" suite and "La Valse". Daphnis et Chloe
1934/00/00 Arnold Schoenberg Conductor Composer Arnold Schoenberg makes his only appearances at Orchestra Hall conducting his "Verklarte Nacht". Verklarte Nacht
1940/11/07 Igor Stravinsky Composer Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents the world premiere of Stravinsky's Symphony, commissioned to celebrate the orchestra's 50th anniversary, Symphony in C
1941/00/00 Bela Bartok Performer Hungarian composer Bela Bartok performs as soloist in his Second Piano Concerto. Piano Concerto No 2
1958/00/00 Daniel Barenboim Performer Pianist Daniel Barenboim plays Orchestra Hall, Chicago.
1966/00/00 Harry Weese and Assoc Architect Chicago architect Harry Weese is awarded the first major renovation of Orchestra Hall since its opening.
1969/00/00 Pierre Boulez Conductor Pierre Boulez makes his debut conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
1997/10/04 Daniel Barenboim Conductor Symphony Center, which includes Orchestra Hall, opens with a gala concert led by Daniel Barenboim and featuring tenor Placido Domingo.
1997/10/04 Placido Domingo Singer Symphony Center, which includes Orchestra Hall, opens with a gala concert led by Daniel Barenboim and featuring tenor Placido Domingo.

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Particulars for Orchestra Hall:
Architectural Style American Colonial Revival
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Music facility
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Neo-Classical
Area of Significance Performing arts
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 78001127
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Burnham,Daniel H. and Co.; Shaw,Howard Van Doren
Architectural Style: Classical revival, Colonial revival
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; State
Area of Significance: Performing arts, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Person, Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1904, 1907
Associated People: Thomas, Theodore, et al.
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Music facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Music facility

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