Grant Park Music Festival

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Country and Region United StatesIllinois
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Festival Description

The Grant Park Music Festival is produced by The Grant Park Orchestral Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Festival’s programs. More than a million community members enjoy the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus each year through free classical music performances and its community education program whose aim is to broaden the musical education of Chicago’s youth.

Festival Dates June 12 - August 17, 2013
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Programming 2013:
  • Opening Night with Carlos Kalmar — Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony
  • Alexander Nevsky
  • Pink Martini
  • Iris Devoilee
  • Nielsen Clarinet Concerto
  • Britten War Requiem
  • Independent Eve Celebration
  • Dvorak’s New World Symphony
  • Grant Park Pops — Let’s Dance
  • Caminos del Inka
  • A Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration
  • Saint Saens Organ Symphony
  • Shostakovich 5th Sympony
  • Sibelius Violin Concerto
  • Songs of Praise and Passion
  • Kalmar Conducts Bruckner
  • The Fiddler’s Child
  • Concerto for Saxophones
  • Schubet Mass in E Flat
  • Rachmaninov Second Piano Concerto
  • The Rite of Sping


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