2019 Season

Independence Day Salute

When & Where

Thu Jul 4 2019 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea
Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever


Prepare for a sensory feast as Christopher Bell and the Grant Park Orchestra observe the nation’s birthday with rousing marches and patriotic anthems including Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, the Armed Forces Salute and more. *Important Note: No outside alcoholic beverages of any kind will be allowed into Millennium Park on July 4th*

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Christopher Bell, Conductor
Mary Stolper, Flute
John Orduña, Baritone


Christopher Bell

Chorus Director