2023 Season

Bassist Xavier Foley

Brahms Academic Festival Overture

When & Where

Concerts
Wed Jun 21 2023 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Tue Jun 20 2023 Add to Cal
Wed Jun 21 2023 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Wed Jun 21 2023 Add to Cal Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Nino Rota: Divertimento Concertante
Robert Fuchs: Symphon​y No. 2

Description

Tonight, Carlos Kalmar and the Grant Park Orchestra offer up one of Johannes Brahms' favorite composers with the Fuchs Symphony No. 2 alongside Brahms' cheeky Academic Festival Overture. Also, the Orchestra welcomes one of the most exciting young musicians to come onto the music scene in recent years. Composer and bass-player extraordinaire Xavier Foley joins the Grant Park Orchestra to play the Divertimento Concertante by the legendary Italian film composer Nino Rota. 

Featuring

Carlos Kalmar

Conductor

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Robert Fuchs

Composer

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Johannes Brahms

Composer

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Nino Rota

composer

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Xavier Foley

double bass

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