Northern Lights at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago 2014

Northern Lights 

See the world premiere of The Legend of the Northern Lights by Grammy-nominated composer Christopher Theofanidis, inspired by the children’s story on the origins of the aurora borealis. Journey to the arctic with awe-inspiring images by astronomer Dr. José Francisco Salgado shown on a state-of-the-art screen.

The 80th Anniversary celebration continues with a week-long composer residency by William Bolcom.The 80th Anniversary celebration continues with a week-long composer residency by William Bolcom.

Bolcom and Mozart 

The final week of the Festival’s 80th Season includes the enchanting Cabaret Songs by Pulitzer Prize winner, William Bolcom, the Festival’s 2014 Composer-in-Residence, and Mozart’s iconic Symphony No. 25, featured in the movie Amadeus.

Who

Grant Park Orchestra

Carlos Kalmar, Conductor

Artists From Lyric Opera’s Patrick G. And Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center
J’Nai Bridges, Soprano
Julie Anne Miller, Mezzo-soprano

Anthony Clark Evans, Baritone

Will Liverman, Baritone

What

Mozart: Symphony No. 25

Bolcom: Cabaret Songs

Piston: Suite: The Incredible Flutist

Program Notes PDF


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