Carlos Kalmar, principal conductor of the Grant Park Orchestra
Flight of the bumblebee
Enjoy the buzzing sounds of Rimsky-Korsakov’s famed Flight of the Bumblebee from his opera, The Tale of Tsar Saltan, along with Morton Gould’s playful Cowboy Rhapsody. The evening opens with the folktale-inspired Variations on a Balkan Theme by Amy Beach.
Where & When
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Concert: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Order Now
Open Rehearsal: Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Open Rehearsal: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Chase Promenade North Tent
Pre-Concert Lecture: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, Principal Conductor
Amy Beach: Variations on a Balkan Theme
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Suite from The Tale of Tsar Saltan
Morton Gould: Cowboy Rhapsody
This concert is part of the Festival HD series. This concert is being broadcast live on 98.7WFMT and streamed live at wfmt.com.
The City of Chicago has implemented a security perimeter and bag check policy for all concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Changes have also been made to venue opening times and the prohibited items list.