Chicago Latino Music Festival
This annual festival showcases an expansive range of classical music and celebrates Spanish and Latin American composers from the colonial period to today, with works often inspired by their Afro-Cuban, tango, flamenco and other far-reaching roots originating from the Caribbean and Mexico all the way to the Río de la Plata.
Event Cost: Varies by location
Oct. 17—Guitar Series: Fareed Haque & Goran Ivanovic, featuring Andrea Salcedo, 7 p.m., $20. Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio St., Chicago.
Oct. 18—Celebrating American Latino Composers. 6:30 p.m. Free. Columbia College Concert Hall at the Music Center, 1014 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.
Oct. 24—Fareed Haque, KAIA String Quartet. 8:30 p.m. Free, RSVP required at oldtownschool.org. Old Town School of Folk Music, Maurer Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.
Oct. 28—¡Revolución!: Electroacoustic Music from Mexico, Fulcrum Point New Music Project featuring Javier Álvarez. 8:30 p.m. $10. Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago.
Oct. 30—Fifth House Ensemble Presents Luna de Cuernos. 6:30 p.m. Free. Chicago Public Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State St., Chicago.
Nov. 4—Luis Rafael Vivanco. 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. The Art Institute of Chicago, Fullerton Hall 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.
Nov. 8—Eduardo Fernández, Ivan Resendiz. 7 p.m. $10 donation. Instituto Cervantes 31 W. Ohio St., Chicago.
Nov. 18—Latin American Soundscapes - Paisajes Sonoros; Latinoamericanos Featuring Gustavo Leone, Elbio Barilari & their musical friends. 2 p.m. Free. Chicago Public Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State St., Chicago.