WORLD PREMIERE COMMISSIONS

The Festival expands its commitment to new works with four brilliant world premiere commissions this summer. Weeklong composer residencies will accompany each of these world premieres.

Festival audiences will hear:


JUNE 12:
A work for the Festival’s Project Inclusion String Quartet
Composer:  Joel Thompson

JUNE 14 and 15:
Turn to the World: A Whitman Cantata
, a new work for the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
Composer:  Kareem Roustom

JUNE 21 and 22:
Shiva Dances
, a new work for the Grant Park Orchestra
Composer:  Stacy Garrop

JULY 18 and 22:
Hands, an a cappella work for the Grant Park Chorus
Composer:  Lori Laitman