100 Years of Empowerment

August 5, 2020, 6:30 pm

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Composer Stacy Garrop

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the Grant Park Music Festival presents a program of music composed by women, featuring Clara Schumann, Jennifer Higdon, Chicago composer Stacy Garrop, and more.

Playlist

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Jubilation
Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Recorded June 12, 2019

Clara Schumann: Three Choruses
Christopher Bell, conductor; Recorded July 22, 2019

Stacy Garrop: Shiva Dances
Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Recorded June 21, 2019; GPMF commission

Caroline Shaw: and the swallow
Christopher Bell, conductor; Recorded July 22, 2019

Fanny Mendelssohn: Nachtreigen
Christopher Bell, conductor; Recorded July 22, 2019

Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Recorded August 2, 2019

James Price Johnson: Harlem Symphony
Marin Alsop, conductor; Recorded July 22, 2016