2022 Season

Independence Day Salute

When & Where

Concerts
Sat Jul 2 2022 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Please note: No outside alcoholic beverages of any kind will be allowed into Millennium Park at this event. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at concession stands.

Open Rehearsals
Sat Jul 2 2022 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Sat Jul 2 2022 Add to Cal Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

John Williams: Liberty Fanfare
Arr. Bill Holcombe: George Gershwin Medley
Glenn Miller/Joe Garland: In The Mood 
André Thomas: I Hear America Singing
Irving Berlin/arr. Roy Ringwald: Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
William Steffe/arr. Peter Wilhousky: Battle Hymn of the Republic 
William Grant Still: Festive Overture
Aaron Copland: "The Promise of Living" from The Tender Land
Arr. Robert Wendel: The Orange Blossom Special
Arr. John Rutter: When the Saints Go Marching In
Arr. Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea
Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful
John Williams: Hymn to the Fallen
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

Program Notes

Description

Gather your family and friends for some good old-fashioned fun with the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus. Christopher Bell serves up a star-spangled concert of patriotic favorites, including the toe-tapping Armed Forces Salute, Irving Berlin's swingin' In the Mood and a fanfare by film legend John Williams.

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Christopher Bell

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John Philip Sousa

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Aaron Copland

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William Grant Still

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John Williams

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Glenn Miller

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André Thomas

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William Steffe

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Grant Park Chorus
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