2016 Season

The New World Symphony

When & Where

Fri Jul 22 2016
Sat Jul 23 2016 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


James Price Johnson: Harlem Symphony
Duke Ellington: Slave Song/Come Sunday
Duke Ellington: Imagine My Frustration
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World
James Price Johnson: Victory Stride


Marin Alsop's week-long residency continues into the weekend in a program highlighting the important and enduring contributions of African Americans to our rich heritage, in a concert that includes Dvořák's New World Symphony and jazz violinist Regina Carter playing orchestral works by Duke Ellington.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Marin Alsop
, Guest Conductor
Regina Carter, Violin