2023 Season

Conductor Eric Jacobsen

Pines of Rome

When & Where

Concerts
Fri Aug 4 2023 Add to Cal
Sat Aug 5 2023 Add to Cal Harris TheaterInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Tue Aug 1 2023 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Fri Aug 4 2023 Add to Cal
Sat Aug 5 2023 Add to Cal Harris Theater Donor Lounge

Program

Antonín Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Jessie Montgomery: L.E.S. Characters
Aaron Copland: Quiet City
Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome

Description

The Grant Park Orchestra returns to the Harris Theater to welcome guest conductor Eric Jacobsen for Respighi's thrilling homage to the Eternal City—the volcanic tone poem Pines of Rome. The program includes Copland's contemplative Quiet City and the Illinois premiere of a Festival co-commission—Jessie Montgomery's tribute to the people of New York's Lower East Side, a viola concerto featuring soloist Masumi per Rostad. The concert opens with Dvořák's Carnival Overture.

Featuring

Eric Jacobsen

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Antonín Dvořák

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Aaron Copland

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Jessie Montgomery

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Ottorino Respighi

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Masumi Per Rostad

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