The Festival presents the Portland Youth Philharmonic conducted by David Hattner.

Portland Youth Philharmonic

America's first youth symphony takes the stage as part of their 90th Anniversary tour with a program of Brahms, Dvořák and more, including a Chicago premiere by Kenji Bunch.


Portland Youth Philharmonic

David Hattner, Conductor

(The Grant Park Orchestra Does Not Perform)


Bunch: Super-maximum

Cowell: Ancient Desert Drone

Theofanidis: Visions and Miracles

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Dvořák: Symphonic Variations, Op. 78

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