American Favorites with Bramwell Tovey

August 18, 2023, 10:00 pm

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Bramwell Tovey
Bramwell Tovey (Photo: David Cooper)

Note start time of this week’s program is 10pm — tune in to the season finale of Grant Park Music Festival concerts at 6:30 pm!

Marc Nuccio is the soloist in Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, conducted by Bramwell Tovey in a performance from the orchestra’s 2014 residency at the Bravo! Vail Music Festival in Colorado. We will also hear Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Gershwin’s Strike Up the Band, and Ferde Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite.


Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

George Gershwin (arr. Rose): “Strike Up the Band” from Strike Up the Band

Aaron Copland: Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra, with Harp and Piano
Marc Nuccio, clarinet

Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite