2011 Season

Independence Celebration

When & Where

Sun Jul 3 2011 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Francis Scott Key/John Stafford Smith: Star Spangled Banner
Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
E.E. Bagley: National Emblem March
Aaron Copland: Hoe-down from Rodeo
John Philip Sousa: Belle of Chicago
Arr. Bob Lowden: Armed Forces Salute    
Jacques Offenbach: Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld
Robert Wendel: St. Bailey’s Rag
George M. Cohan: Star Spangled Spectacular           
Samuel A. Ward/arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
John Philip Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever


This musical celebration of the meaning of America features many beloved favorites as well as a few surprises.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Christopher Bell
, Conductor
Artists From Remy Bumppo Theatre


Christopher Bell

Chorus Director