2009 Season

Independence Day in Millennium Park

When & Where

Sat Jul 4 2009 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Francis Scott Key: Star Spangled Banner
Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Ron Nelson: Savannah River Holiday
Katherine Gladney Wells: Minor Reflection
Morton Gould: from Converto for Tap Dancer and Orchestra: Tocatta, Minuet, Rondo
Samuel A. Ward/Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful
William Steffe/Arr. Peter Wilhousky: Battle Hymn of the Republic
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Overture 1812
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever


Join us for a new Independence Day tradition as the Grant Park Orchestra presents the first-ever July 4th concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, featuring tap dancer Lane Alexander.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Christopher Bell
, Conductor
Lane Alexander, Tap Dancer


Christopher Bell

Chorus Director