2013 Season

Dvořák's New World Symphony

When & Where

Fri Jul 5 2013
Sat Jul 6 2013 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


William Bolcom: Ragomania, A Classic Festival Overture
Samuel Barber: Piano Concerto
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World


Guest conductor Eugene Tzigane leads the orchestra in Dvořák's much loved work, capturing the essence of the composer's travels throughout America in the late 19th century. The dazzling young pianist Alessio Bax makes his Festival debut with Barber's Pulitzer Prize-winning concerto.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Eugene Tzigane
, Guest Conductor
Alessio Bax, Piano