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Millennium Park | Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Grant Park Music Festival | Independence Day Salute

It's everyone's favorite old-timey holiday celebration: the Festival's annual salute to America. With Christopher Bell decked in red, white, and blue, the Grant Park Orchestra presents Bernstein, John Williams, John Philip Sousa, and the ever-popular Armed Forces Salute.

Grant Park Music Festival | Independence Day Salute
Grant Park Music Festival | Independence Day Salute

Time & Location

Jul 04, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Millennium Park | Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA

About The Event

FEATURING

Grant Park Orchestra

Christopher Bell, conductor 

Katelyn Lee, vocalist 

David Gordon, trumpet

PROGRAM

John Williams: Liberty Fanfare 

John Kander and Fred Ebb/arr. Ted Ricketts: Chicago 

Frederick Loewe: I Could Have Danced All Night 

Leonard Bernstein: Somewhere from West Side Story  

Arr. Jeff Tyzik: American Celebration (with audience singalong) 

Florence Price: Nimble Feet from Dances in the Canebrakes 

Jean-Baptiste Arban/Nakariakov: Carnival of Venice

Leroy Anderson: The Waltzing Cat 

Arr. Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea 

Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute   

Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful 

John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

DESCRIPTION

It's everyone's favorite old-timey holiday celebration: the Festival's annual salute to America. With Christopher Bell decked in red, white, and blue, the Grant Park Orchestra presents Bernstein, John Williams, John Philip Sousa, and the ever-popular Armed Forces Salute. Bring family and friends—we'll supply the flags and star-spangled music—and join us for this glorious summertime tradition.

Organizer: Grant Park Music Festival

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