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Grant Park Music Festival present the Epic of Gilgamesh

  • Jay Pritzker Pavillion 201 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL, 60601 United States (map)

An evening of musical storytelling opens with Dvořák’s fairy tale-inspired Golden Spinning Wheel. The Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus then present Martinů’s rarely performed heroic oratorio, The Epic of Gilgamesh.

Grant Park Orchestra And Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Christopher Bell, Chorus Director
Angela Meade, Soprano
Dane Thomas, Tenor
David John Pike, Baritone
Gidon Saks, Bass

Pre-Concert Lecture: Saturday, July 2, 2016, 6:30pm – 7:00pm