2010 Season

Independence Celebration in Millennium Park

When & Where

Sat Jul 3 2010 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Francis Scott Key: Star Spangled Banner           
Leonard Bernstein: Overture to Candide       
Antonín Dvořàk: Largo from Symphony No. 9 in E minor, From the New World   
Morton Gould: American Salute
Robert Wendel: Sea to Shining Sea                         
Cole Porter: Can Can
Trad/Arr. Tate: 42nd Street Reel                                    
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Champagne Polka                   
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture                
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever


Celebrate our country's birthday and musical heritage in a program featuring selections by American composers as well as three Europeans — Dvořák, Johann Strauss, Jr. and Tchaikovsky — whose visits left indelible marks on their music.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Christopher Bell
, Conductor
Chicago Human Rhythm Project's BAM!
World Champion Trinity Irish Dancers


Christopher Bell

Chorus Director