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Grant Park Music Festival

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Carlos Kolmar conducts the Grant Park Music Festival at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion; photo Patrick Pyszka

The Grant Park Music Festival celebrates its 81st season this year, with the Grammy® Award-nominated Grant Park Orchestra led by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar and the award-winning Grant Park Chorus led by Chorus Director Christopher Bell, in a summer of world premieres, Festival favorites and world-renowned guest artists.


Club 615

Each Saturday at 6:15pm in the Choral Hall of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, featured guest speakers discuss that evening’s performance.

See the Events Calendar for up-to-date information about weekly special guests.


Lunchtime Rehearsals and Docent-Led Talks

Audiences can watch as the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus and guest artists rehearse upcoming performances. Rehearsals take place Tuesday-Friday afternoons all season long at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

During breaks in rehearsals, Festival docents lead informal talks about the music, composers, and the history of classical music.

See the Events Calendar for an updated list of rehearsal dates and times.


2015 Schedule

(All programs subject to change)












Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion (unless noted differently)
201 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601








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Every aspect of Millennium Park was designed to be fully accessible to all patrons. The following services are available:

  • Wheelchair loans in the Millennium Park Welcome Center, 201 E. Randolph Street
  • Integrated spaces for wheelchair seating at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion
  • Wheelchair accessible restroom facilities
  • Assistive listening devices at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion Sound Booth




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