Violinist Rachel Barton Pine

Beethoven Eroica Symphony

2020 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of music’s great revolutionaries: Ludwig van Beethoven. Kicking off a week-long celebration, the Orchestra performs Beethoven's watershed Eroica Symphony, an exhilarating monument of the Romantic age. Hear Eroica alongside one of Chicago’s own musical luminaries, violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine in the world-premiere performances of the Violin Concerto No. 2 by jazz pianist and composer Billy Childs.


Grant Park Orchestra

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor

Rachel Barton Pine, Violin

Billy Childs, Composer-in-Residence


Victor Agudelo: La Madre de Agua

Billy Childs: Violin Concerto No. 2  (World Premiere)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica

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