2020 Virtual Season

Conrad Tao will perform Piano Concerto No. 2 by Shostakovich.

Listen | Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2

When & Where

Broadcasts
Wed Jul 22 2020 Airs on WFMT 98.7 & wfmt.comInfo

Program

Jimmy López: Fiesta!
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Andrew Norman: Drip
William Bolcom: Cabaret Songs

Program Notes

Description

The Festival celebrates its neighbors to the east with Cabaret Songs by longtime University of Michigan professor William Bolcom; and Drip by Grand Rapids-native Andrew Norman. The program opens with a jaunt into Peruvian nightlife with Jimmy Lòpez's Techno-inspired Fiesta!  And the Orchestra welcomes the dynamic young piano virtuoso Conrad Tao for the playful Piano Concerto No. 2 by Dmitri Shostakovich.

PLEASE NOTE

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the City of Chicago has cancelled all events in Millennium Park. All Grant Park Music Festival presentations for 2020 are taking place via digital media.

Featuring

Carlos Kalmar

Conductor

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David Danzmayr

Guest Conductor

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Jimmy López

Composer

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Dmitri Shostakovich

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Andrew Norman

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William Bolcom

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Grant Park Orchestra
Conrad Tao

Piano

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J'Nai Bridges

Mezzo-Soprano

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Julie Anne Miller

Mezzo-soprano

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Anthony Clark Evans

Baritone

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Will Liverman

Baritone

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