Gemma New, Guest Conductor

Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2

Festival favorite Kirill Gerstein returns to Chicago to perform Liszt's enduring Second Piano Concerto. Lilburn and Sibelius round out the program, conducted by Gemma New.


Grant Park Orchestra
Gemma New
, Guest Conductor
Kirill Gerstein, Piano


Douglas Lilburn: Aotearoa Overture
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

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