Concert will begin at 00:30 hours GMT
Haydn's 'The Creation' with Högland, Kim and Williams from Chicago
Grant Park Festival. Haydn's 'The Creation' is an oratorio written between 1797 and 1798.The libretto was written by Gottfried van Swieten. The work is structured in three parts and scored for soprano, tenor and bass soloists, chorus and a symphonic orchestra. In parts I and II, depicting the creation. the soloists represent the archangels Raphael (bass), Uriel (tenor) and Gabriel (soprano). In part III, the bass and soprano represent Adam and Eve.
Performers: Maeve Högland, soprano, Duke Kim, tenor, Douglas Williams, bass.
Grant Park Chorus. Grant Park Orchestra. Conductor: Carlos Kalmar.