About this event:
WHAT: The Chicago Philharmonic’s fifth summer of their popular community concerts, Side by Side!
SO WHAT: In Chicago Philharmonic’s Side by Side series, student and community musicians rehearse and perform alongside our world-class musicians in free concerts throughout Chicago’s beautiful parks. This summer, the orchestra will perform works representing different cultural communities in Chicago, including pieces by by Mexican composer Arturo Márquez (representing Chicago’s Mexican community), African American composer William Grant Still (representing Chicago’s African American community), Polish composer Frédéric Chopin (representing Chicago’s Polish community), Italian composer Pietro Mascagni (representing Chicago’s Italian community), and a traditional Chinese piece Dance of the Golden Snake (representing Chicago’s Chinese community). Rehearsals take place form 3:00pm-5:00pm and the concert officially starts at 6:00pm.
For this afternoon and evening at Columbus Park Refectory , Chicago Philharmonic will feature conductor Scott Speck
NOW WHAT: The series is free to attend! Bring the kids and family to discover the beauty of classical collaboration!