2009 Season

Gala 75th Season Birthday Concert

When & Where

Wed Jul 1 2009 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser: Arrival Of The Guests, At The Wartburg
Ambroise Thomas: Mignon: Overture
Hugo Alfvén: Midsommarvaka, Op.19 (Midsummer Vigil; Swedish Rhapsody No. 1)
Alexander Glazunov: Ruses D’amour Ballet Suite: Introduction, Valse, Grand Pas Des Fiances
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
John Powell: Natchez-On-The-Hill, Three Virginia Country, Dances
Edward German: Henry VIII: Three Dances: Morris Dance, Shepherd’s Dance, Torch Dance
Johann Strauss, Jr.: On The Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314
Frank W. Meacham: American Patrol March


Travel back in time to the year of the Grant Park Music Festival's founding in 1935, with a program that recreates the very first Grant Park orchestral concert.


Carlos Kalmar