2011 Season

Penderecki Conducts Penderecki

When & Where

Fri Jul 15 2011
Sat Jul 16 2011 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Krzysztof Penderecki: Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Three Cellos and Orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica


The great contemporary Polish composer, whose work has been a touchstone in his home country and beyond since the 1950s, comes to Millennium Park to conduct his own composition featuring three solo cellists as well as Beethoven's heroic early symphony.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
, Guest Conductor
Julie Albers, Cello
Kira Kraftzoff, Cello
Amit Peled, Cello