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