2020 Virtual Season

Picknicker at the annual Independence Day Salute

Watch | Festival HD: Independence Day Salute

When & Where

Virtual Concerts
Sat Jul 4 2020 Add to Cal YouTubeInfo

Program

Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea
Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful
Peter Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

Description

An evening of patriotic favorites featuring the Grant Park Orchestra and conductor Christopher Bell, with flutist Mary Stolper playing the American Flute Salute, baritone John Orduña performing God Bless America, along with Fanfare for the Common Man, Armed Forces Salute, America the Beautiful, 1812 Overture, and Stars and Stripes Forever and more.

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

Christopher Bell

Chorus Director

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John Philip Sousa

Composer

Peter Tchaikovsky

Composer

Grant Park Orchestra & Chorus
John Orduña

Baritone

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Mary Stolper

Flute