2012 Season

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

When & Where

Fri Jul 27 2012
Sat Jul 28 2012 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Claude Debussy: Khamma
Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5, Egyptian
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5


With its famous opening gesture and uplifting emotional message, Beethoven's Fifth is the archetypal example of the form. Also featured on the program are two works inspired by Egypt.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Jun Märkl
, Guest Conductor
Pascal Rogé, Piano