Christopher Bell

Independence Celebration

This musical celebration of the meaning of America features many beloved favorites as well as a few surprises.


Grant Park Orchestra

Christopher Bell, Conductor

Artists From Remy Bumppo Theatre


Key/Smith: Star Spangled Banner 

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Bagley: National Emblem March

Copland: Hoe-down from Rodeo

Sousa: Belle of Chicago

Arr. Lowden: Armed Forces Salute     

Offenbach: Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld 

Wendel: St. Bailey’s Rag 

Cohan: Star Spangled Spectacular            

Ward/arr. Dragon: America the Beautiful

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

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