The International Music Foundation is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Gallagher Way for the 2019 season of classical Sundown Sessions. Beginning on May 28 and on select dates throughout the summer, guests of all ages can enjoy free, live classical music performances at Gallagher Way, located at 3635 North Clark Street. Performances are scheduled for 6:00PM - 7:30PM.

“We are delighted to partner with Gallagher Way on such a wonderful new series in our programming lineup. With the assistance of our artistic director Anthony Devroye, we have curated a fantastic listing of performers you won’t want to miss. We are looking forward to enjoying summer evenings set to classical music amidst the ambiance of Chicago baseball.” -  Mark Riggleman, Executive Director of the International Music Foundation


The 2019 Sundown Sessions in partnership with the International Music Foundation schedule is as follows:

May 28

Esther Lee & Sung Chang, piano four-hands

Dorival Puccini Jr., trumpet

Paul Hamilton, piano

Music of George Gershwin, Antonín Dvořák, Astor Piazzolla, Jean-Baptiste Arban, Franz Schubert and Manuel de Falla

July 2

Fifth House Ensemble

Music of Johannes Brahms, Bill Ryan, Frederic Rzewski, JacobTV and Marc Mellits

August 27

Third Coast Percussion

John Corkill, percussion

Yvonne Lam, violin

Music of H.I.F. Biber, Eugène Ysaÿe, Nathalie Joachim, David Skidmore, Steve Reich, Devonté Hynes, Lou Harrison and Ivan Treviño

For more information on Sundown Sessions at Gallagher Way, please call 773-388-8260 or visit

About The International Music Foundation

The International Music Foundation (IMF), founded in 1976, is dedicated to presenting free high-caliber classical music performance and music education experiences in the Chicago metropolitan area for people of all ages and degrees of musical awareness. IMF offers the following programs and educational experiences: Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Rush Hour Concerts, Do-It-Yourself Messiah, Make Music Chicago, Live Music Now!, and professional ensemble educational residencies. For more information, visit or contact IMF Executive Director, Mark Riggleman at (312) 670-6888 or


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About Gallagher Way

Located in the heart of Wrigleyville and adjacent to Wrigley Field, Gallagher Way is an entertainment destination where family, friends, neighbors and visitors get together. Gallagher Way is brought to you by — and named after — Gallagher. As part of the Ricketts family’s commitment to be a good neighbor and Gallagher’s desire to contribute to the community, Gallagher Way offers year-round community programming including movie nights, an outdoor fitness series, live music, open-air markets and more. Gallagher Way offers a host of chef-driven restaurants, beautiful Hotel Zachary and is a much sought-after destination for private events. For more information about Gallagher Way, visit