2022 Season

Grant Park Chorus

60th Anniversary Choral Spectacular

When & Where

Concerts
Thu Aug 4 2022 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Thu Aug 4 2022 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Thu Aug 4 2022 Add to Cal Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars
Ola Gjeilo: Dark Night of the Soul
Abbie Betinis: To the Evening Star
Eric Whitacre: Lux aurumque
Morten Lauridsen: Lux aeterna
Samuel Barber: Sure on this Shining Night

Description

Contemplation of the heavens—that sense of wonderment shared by human beings across the seas, through the ages, and among countless cultures—has long been the impetus for goosebump-inducing music for the human voice. Come along on a celestial journey with Chorus Director Christopher Bell for the ethereal sounds of Whitacre, Lauridson, Gjeilo and more. An a cappella concert presenting some of the most sublime choral works of the past 100 years, this program commemorates the 60th anniversary of the founding of the renowned Grant Park Chorus.

Featuring

Christopher Bell

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Samuel Barber

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Ēriks Ešenvalds

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Morten Lauridsen

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Eric Whitacre

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Ola Gjeilo

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Abbie Betinis

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Grant Park Chorus
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Grant Park Orchestra
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