2022 Season

Grant Park Chorus

Britten Spring Symphony

When & Where

Concerts
Wed Jun 29 2022
Fri Jul 1 2022 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Tue Jun 28 2022
Tue Jun 28 2022
Wed Jun 29 2022 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Wed Jun 29 2022
Fri Jul 1 2022 Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Arvo Pärt: In principio
Benjamin Britten: Spring Symphony

Program Notes

Description

Birdsong animates nature's awakening in Benjamin Britten's vivid paean to the coming of spring with soloists, children's choir and the Grant Park Chorus. The stormy Russian Easter Overture opens the program followed by the ethereal In principio by Arvo Pärt.

Featuring

Christopher Bell

Chorus Director

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Arvo Pärt

Composer

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Benjamin Britten

Composer

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Jean Sibelius

Composer

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John Matthew Myers

Tenor

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Anima

Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus

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Susan Platts

Mezzo-Soprano

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Susan Nelson

soprano

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Ellie Dehn

soprano

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Grant Park Chorus
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Grant Park Orchestra
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