Maggie Daley Park Dedication Ceremony features Augusta Read Thomas premiere

Saturday, June 13 is the Dedication Ceremony for the newly opened Maggie Daley Park in downtown Chicago. Premiering at the event will be a new work by University Professor of Composition Augusta Read Thomas, who was commissioned by the City to compose a piece honoring Mrs. Daley's legacy of supporting children in Chicago.

The piece, entitled In Celebration of Maggie Daley Park: Wonderful Things! Tomorrow Sings with Hope, will be performed by a youth choir made up of 500 children from all corners of our city, accompanied by Third Coast Percussion

More information can be found on the Facebook pages of Maggie Daley Park and of Chicago Park District