See the world-premiere of Theofanidis' Northern Lights, inspired by the origins of the aurora borealis.
See the world premiere of The Legend of the Northern Lights by Grammy-nominated composer Christopher Theofanidis, inspired by the children's story on the origins of the aurora borealis. Journey to the arctic with awe-inspiring images by astronomer Dr. Josť Francisco Salgado shown on a state-of-the-art screen.
Where & When
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Concert: Friday, August 8, 2014, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Concert: Saturday, August 9, 2014, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Club 615—A Pre-Concert Lecture: Saturday, August 9, 2014, 6:15pm – 7:00pm
Open Rehearsal: Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Open Rehearsal: Thursday, August 7, 2014, 10:30am – 1:00pm
Open Rehearsal: Friday, August 8, 2014, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2
Theofanidis: The Legend of the Northern Lights (World Premiere)
Friday's concert will be broadcast live on 98.7WFMT and streamed online at wfmt.com.
Adler Planetarium staff will be on hand in the SE corner of the Great Lawn each night with fun activities for the whole family. Learn more at adlerplanetarium.org!