2019 Season

Chicago Immigrant Stories II: Finale Chicago Immigrant Stories II: Finale

The "Chicago Immigrant Stories II" project will culminate with its finale performance on July 22, 2019 with a full orchestral arrangement of these Innovation Lab ideas, featuring all the collaborating performers with CJP’s 60-member orchestra, conducted by Orbert Davis.  All events are free and open to the general public.  
July 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Pilsen Chicago Immigrant Stories: Pilsen

This collaboration will feature Juan Díes and Victor Pichardo, founding members of the Grammy-nominated folk ensemble Sones de México.   

February 21, 2019 at 6:30PM

Chicago Immigrant Stories: Greektown Chicago Immigrant Stories: Greektown

This collaboration with Greek saxophonist and composer, Athanasios Zervas, will be the first of the 2019 series.

January 24, 2019 at 6:30PM

The Chicago River The Chicago River

The five-moment third stream masterpiece, composed by Orbert Davis, was commissioned by and premiered at Symphony Center in May 2013.
Released to Public: July 8, 2019

2019 2019 "Think Big" Gala: “The Chicago River” Album Release Celebration

An evening of music and celebration to raise funds for Chicago Jazz Philharmonic's performance and education programs. 
May 16, 2019 at 5:30PM