2020 Season

The Percussion Collective

Orpheus in the Underworld

When & Where

Concerts
Wed Jun 24 2020 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Tue Jun 23 2020
Wed Jun 24 2020 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Wed Jun 24 2020 Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

Jacques Offenbach: Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Christopher Theofanidis: Drum Circles
Robert Fuchs: Symphony No. 2

Description

A Greek classic meets the cancan in Jacques Offenbach’s sassy Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld. Also, Carlos Kalmar conducts the Grant Park Orchestra and the dynamic Percussion Collective in a captivating new work by eclectic American composer Christopher Theofanidis. And, the Orchestra rediscovers a symphonic rarity by one of Johannes Brahms’ favorite composers: Robert Fuchs.

Featuring

Carlos Kalmar

Conductor

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Jacques Offenbach

Composer

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Christopher Theofanidis

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Robert Fuchs

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The Percussion Collective
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