Jazz violinist Regina Carter returns to the Grant Park Music Festival.

The New World Symphony

Marin Alsop's week-long residency continues into the weekend in a program highlighting the important and enduring contributions of African Americans to our rich heritage, in a concert that includes Dvořák's New World Symphony and jazz violinist Regina Carter playing orchestral works by Duke Ellington.

Who

Grant Park Orchestra

Marin Alsop, Guest Conductor

Regina Carter, Violin

What

Johnson: Harlem Symphony

Ellington: Slave Song/Come Sunday

Ellington: Imagine My Frustration

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World

Johnson: Victory Stride

Program Notes PDF

Friday's concert will be broadcast live on 98.7 WFMT and will be streamed live at WFMT.com.


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