2021 Season

Independence Day Salute

When & Where

Concerts
Fri Jul 2 2021 Add to Cal
Sat Jul 3 2021 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

Learn about free seating options. A link to reservations for this concert will be posted here on the Monday before the event.

Program

John Williams: Summon the Heroes
Scott Joplin: Overture to Treemonisha
Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Florence Price: Dances in the Canebrakes
Leonard Bernstein: Selections from West Side Story
George Walker: Lyric for Strings
Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
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Description

Gather your friends and family for this annual holiday spectacular featuring a medley of patriotic favorites, including the Armed Forces Salute, Florence Price's Dances in the Canebrakes, the 1812 Overture and (of course) the grand finale Stars and Stripes Forever.

 

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Carlos Kalmar

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Christopher Bell

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John Philip Sousa

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Peter Tchaikovsky

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Leonard Bernstein

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Aaron Copland

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Florence Price

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Scott Joplin

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Virgil Thomson

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George Walker

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John Williams

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