2024 Season

Independence Day Salute

When & Where

Concerts
Thu Jul 4 2024 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Program

John Williams: Liberty Fanfare
John Kander and Fred Ebb/arr. Ted Ricketts: Chicago
Frederick Loewe: I Could Have Danced All Night
Leonard Bernstein: Somewhere from West Side Story 
Arr. Jeff Tyzik: American Celebration (with audience singalong)
Florence Price: Nimble Feet from Dances in the Canebrakes
Jean-Baptiste Arban/Nakariakov: Carnival of Venice 
Leroy Anderson: The Waltzing Cat
Arr. Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea
Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute  
Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

Description

It's everyone's favorite old-timey holiday celebration: the Festival's annual salute to America. With Christopher Bell decked in red, white, and blue, the Grant Park Orchestra presents Bernstein, John Williams, John Philip Sousa, and the ever-popular Armed Forces Salute. Bring family and friends—we'll supply the flags and star-spangled music—and join us for this glorious summertime tradition.

Featuring

Christopher Bell

Conductor

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Katelyn Lee

soprano

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David Gordon

trumpet

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Grant Park Orchestra
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