Ēriks Ešenvalds, composer
Bernstein, Brahms and a World Premiere
The Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus honors the Leonard Bernstein centenary with two performances of his choral masterpiece, Chichester Psalms. The evening also features Brahms' rarely heard Gesang der Parzen and a world premiere by Êriks Ešenvalds.
Where & When
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Concert: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 6:30pm – 8:15pm
Concert: Friday, June 22, 2018, 6:30pm – 8:15pm
Open Rehearsal: Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Open Rehearsal: Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Open Rehearsal: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 11:00am – 1:30pm
Grant Park Orchestra And Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, Principal Conductor
Christopher Bell, Chorus Director
Johannes Brahms: Gesang der Parzen
Olivier Messiaen: O Sacrum Convivium
Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Êriks Ešenvalds: World Premiere - Festival Commission
This concert is presented with generous support from American Accents Series Sponsor AbelsonTaylor.
IMPORTANT CONCERT NOTICE
The City of Chicago has implemented a security perimeter and bag check policy for all concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Changes have also been made to venue opening times and the prohibited items list. Please plan ahead and arrive early.