American Music from the 1930s

American Music from the 1930s

Journey back to the decade of the Grant Park Music Festival's birth. This timely and revealing exploration of American music from the 1930s will be presented along with an historical overview by City of Chicago Cultural Historian, Tim Samuelson.

Who

Grant Park Orchestra

Carlos Kalmar, Conductor

What

Barber: Overture to School for Scandal

Sowerby: Prairie
Still: African American Symphony

Gershwin: Of Thee I Sing

Carpenter: Sea Drift, Symphonic Poem

Schuman: American Festival Overture

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