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Grant Park Music Festival - the nation's only free outdoor classical music series - continues its 78th season in a program from the heart of the German music tradition, featuring works by three of the great 19th century composers with popular Festival guest artist, violinist Christian Tetzlaff, and his sister and frequent collaborator, cellist Tanja Tetzlaff. Under Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar, the Grant Park Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Brahms' Double Concerto, and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 1.
Whether you listen from your place in the Seating Bowl or while enjoying your picnic on the Great Lawn, the state-of-the-art Jay Pritzker Pavilion features an unparalleled acoustic system that delivers an extraordinary sonic experience for audiences with the starry sky and amazing Chicago skyline as backdrop.
If you want the best seats in the house, get an Experience Pass! $20 for specific reserved seats or $15 for general seating in a reserved area. Call 312-742-7647 or visit the Festival membership table at the Pritzker Pavilion one hour prior to the concert.
Photo credit: Norman Timonera