Hear the composer Kenji Bunch's world premiere of Symphony No. 3 Dream Songs.

Mozart and Shostakovich

Carlos Kalmar conducts the world premiere of Kenji Bunch's Symphony No. 3: Dream Songs, inspired by Native American culture. Mozart's playful overture from The Magic Flute and Shostakovich's enigmatic Sixth Symphony round out the evening.

Who

Grant Park Orchestra And Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Christopher Bell, Chorus Director

What

Mozart: Overture: The Magic Flute
Bunch: Symphony No. 3: Dream Songs
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6


Program Notes PDF

Symphony No. 3: Dream Songs was commissioned by the Grant Park Music Festival with funds from the Prince Prize for Commissioning Original Work, which was awarded to Kenji Bunch and the Grant Park Music Festival in 2014. Additional support has been provided by Joyce Saxon and the Festival's New Works Fund.