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Millennium Park | Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Grant Park Music Festival | Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

Guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero conducts Shostakovich's glorious Fifth Symphony, a piece packed with passion and thrills—and more than a little sarcasm. Written under threat by the tyrant Joseph Stalin, the Fifth Symphony is as satisfying as it is subversive. The Grant Park Orchestra plays...

Grant Park Music Festival | Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Grant Park Music Festival | Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

Time & Location

Jul 10, 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

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor

PROGRAM

Joan Tower: 1920/2019 

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

DESCRIPTION

Savor Tchaikovsky's haunting Symphony Pathétique, named for the French word for dramatic or moving. With soaring melodies and orchestral might, the Tchaikovsky Sixth always brings down the house. Also, the internationally acclaimed violin virtuoso Anne Akiko Meyers joins the Grant Park Orchestra for the Latin dance-inspired Fandango by Mexican composer Arturo Márquez. And guest conductor Ludovic Morlot presents Color Shape Transmission by Puerto Rican composer Angélica Negrón.

Organizer: Grant Park Music Festival

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