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Independence Celebration in Millennium Park

Celebrate our country's birthday and musical heritage in a program featuring selections by American composers as well as three Europeans — Dvořk, Johann Strauss, Jr. and Tchaikovsky — whose visits left indelible marks on their music.

Who

Grant Park Orchestra
Christopher Bell, Conductor
Chicago Human Rhythm Project's BAM!

World Champion Trinity Irish Dancers

What

Key: Star Spangled Banner           
Bernstein: Overture to Candide       
Dvořk: Largo from Symphony No. 9 in E minor, From the New World   
Gould: American Salute
Wendel: Sea to Shining Sea                         
Porter: Can Can
Trad/Arr. Tate: 42nd Street Reel                                    
Strauss: Champagne Polka                   
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture                
Sousa: Stars and Stripes forever

Program Notes PDF

This event is sponsored by:

ComEdJPMorgan Chase & Co.

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