2020 Season

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine

Beethoven Eroica Symphony

When & Where

Concerts
Fri Jul 17 2020
Sat Jul 18 2020 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Tue Jul 14 2020
Thu Jul 16 2020
Fri Jul 17 2020 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Fri Jul 17 2020
Sat Jul 18 2020 Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

Victor Agudelo: La Madre de Agua
Billy Childs: Violin Concerto No. 2 (World Premiere)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica

Program Notes

Description

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.

This concert is being broadcast and streamed live on 98.7WFMT/wfmt.com.

PLEASE NOTE

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the City of Chicago has cancelled all events in Millennium Park. All Grant Park Music Festival presentations for 2020 are taking place via digital media.

Featuring

Grant Park Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya

Conductor In-Residence

Rachel Barton Pine

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Billy Childs

Composer In-Residence

Ludwig van Beethoven

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Victor Agudelo

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