American Music with Bramwell Tovey and Thomas Hampson

June 30, 2019, 8:00 pm

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Thomas Hampson (Photo: Lukas Beck)

Conductor Bramwell Tovey leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and baritone Thomas Hampson in a program of American songs and orchestral music by Ives, Copland, Still, and more.


Ives (orch. Schuman): Variations on “America”

Ives (arr. Adams): At the River
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Copland: Selections from Old American Songs
Thomas Hampson, baritone

“Simple Gifts”
“The Boatmen’s Dance”
“The Golden Willow Tree”

Still: In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy

Damrosch: Danny Deever
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Daugherty: “Letter to Mrs. Bixby” from Letters from Lincoln
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Corigliano: “One Sweet Morning” from One Sweet Morning
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 (Enigma)

Stravinsky: Suite from Petrushka
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor