2020 Season

Alban Gerhardt, cello

Sibelius Finlandia

When & Where

Concerts
Wed Jul 15 2020 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Tue Jul 14 2020
Wed Jul 15 2020 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Wed Jul 15 2020 Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Samuel Barber: Cello Concerto
Aram Khachaturian: Suite from Spartacus

Description

Music and rebellion! This week, rising star conductor David Chan makes his Grant Park Music Festival debut with Finlandia, a patriotic piece so viral, the Russian Tsar banned the Finnish people from playing it. And from ancient Rome comes Khachaturian’s crowd-pleasing tribute to the gladiator Spartacus. Cello virtuoso Alban Gerhardt plays the Romantic Cello Concerto by Samuel Barber.

Featuring

David Chan

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Jean Sibelius

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Samuel Barber

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Aram Khachaturian

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Alban Gerhardt

Cellist

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