Gateways Festival Orchestra featuring Take 6

Apr 19, 2024
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Overview

Comprised of the finest classical musicians in the country, the all-Black Gateways Festival Orchestra concludes its week-long Chicago residency with a Symphony Center concert featuring Take 6, the award-winning a cappella group Quincy Jones called the “baddest vocal cats on the planet.” The program highlights works by African-American composers including Chicago-native Margaret Bonds, whose Montgomery Variations was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.

Schedule
Program
Perkinson

Worship: A Concert Overture

Elgar

Enigma Variations

Bonds

Montgomery Variations

To be announced

Selections by Take 6

Performers

Extras

CSO African American Network

The CSO African American Network will host a postconcert reception following the concert. Tickets required for entry. Learn more about the event here »