DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERT
June 21st, 12:15pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.
Grant Park Music Festival Chorus Director Christopher Bell leads the Apprentice Chorale and Project Inclusion in a diverse program of works by Ola Gjeilo, John Bennet, Libby Larson, Mátyás Seiber, Louis Sauter, Joseph Kosma, and Cole Porter.
Both programs of the Grant Park Music Festival, the Apprentice Chorale is an advanced training program for pre-professional vocal students from DePaul University and the University of Illinois-Chicago, and Project Inclusion is a unique training opportunity for string players from diverse backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the symphonic orchestral world.
Another program of the International Music Foundation, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial concerts are a free, year-round series featuring solo and ensemble performances that showcase emerging classical artists. See the full season listing here.
Ola Gjeilo – Ubi Caritas
John Bennet – All creatures now
Libby Larson – Alaska Spring
Mátyás Seiber – Three Nonsense Songs
Louis Sauter – Laissez-Moi Mes Reves
Joseph Kosma / Mercer & Parsons – Autumn Leaves
Cole Porter, arr. Blackwell – Let’s Do It