2022 Season

Composer Mischa Zupko

Mendelssohn Reformation Symphony

When & Where

Concerts
Fri Jun 17 2022 Add to Cal
Sat Jun 18 2022 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Program

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5, Reformation
Judith Weir: We Are Shadows
Mischa Zupko: Blue Matter (World Premiere)

Description

A tantalizing program with classic Mendelssohn played alongside two dynamic contemporary composers: Chicago-based Mischa Zupko and the U.K.'s Judith Weir, the first woman in history to serve as Master of the Queen's Music. Carlos Kalmar welcomes the return of the Grant Park Chorus along with acclaimed poet and narrator Natalie Rose Richardson. The program also features Chicago-area youngsters: Anima - Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus.

Featuring

Carlos Kalmar

Conductor

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Christopher Bell

Chorus Director

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Felix Mendelssohn

Composer

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Judith Weir

Composer

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Mischa Zupko

Composer

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Anima

Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus

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Charles Sundquist

Artistic Director of Anima

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Natalie Rose Richardson

Poet and Orator

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Grant Park Chorus
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Grant Park Orchestra
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