2020 Virtual Season

Pianist Stephen Hough plays Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

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When & Where

Broadcasts
Wed Jun 10 2020 Airs on WFMT 98.7 & wfmt.comInfo

Program

Sean Shepherd: Magiya
Sergei Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
William Walton: Belshazzar's Feast
 

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Description

One of the most celebrated pianists of our time, Stephen Hough performs Rachmaninov's irresistible Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Also, Carlos Kalmar conducts William Walton's sparkling oratorio Belshazzar's Feast with the Grant Park Chorus and rising star bass-baritone Dashon Burton.

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

Carlos Kalmar

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William Walton

Composer

Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Sean Shepherd

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Grant Park Orchestra & Chorus
Stephen Hough

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Dashon Burton

Bass-Baritone

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