2010 Season

A Child of Our Time

When & Where

Fri Jul 23 2010
Sat Jul 24 2010 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Sir Michael Tippett: A Child of Our Time


The English composer and pacifist Sir Michael Tippett's bold and massive choral work, written during the Second World War, explores an act of Jewish resistance. Among the piece's influences are African American spirituals and the music of Bach.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra And Chorus
Christopher Bell
, Conductor
Jonita Lattimore, Soprano
Anita Krause, Mezzo Soprano
Garrett Sorenson, Tenor
John Relyea, Bass


Christopher Bell

Chorus Director

Grant Park Orchestra & Chorus