Dancers from Polonia Ensemble

A World of Dance

In a program inspired by the Year of Chicago Music, the Orchestra welcomes performers from the city’s diverse communities. Reaching across artistic disciplines, A World of Dance presents music, dance, and costumes from Poland, South America, Central America and more.

Where & When

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Concert: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 6:30pm – 8:00pm 


Grant Park Orchestra

Carlos Kalmar, conductor

Polonia Ensemble

Tango 21 Dance Theater


Frédéric Chopin/Roy Douglas: Les sylphides

Wojciech Kilar: Polonaise from Pan Tadeusz

Staniłsaw Moniuszko: Mazurka from Haunted Manor

Elbio Barilari: Cayengue

Angel Villoldo: El Choclo

Astor Piazzolla: Fuga from Tres Movimientos Tanguísticos Porteños

Carlos Gardel: Por una cabeza

Gerardo Mato Rodriguez: La Cumparsita

Alberto Ginastera: Estancia: Four Dances

This concert is part of the Festival HD series. 

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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.