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Grant Park Music Festival - the nation's only free outdoor classical music series - continues its 78th season and the celebration of Grant Park Chorus' 50th anniversary with a world-premiere commission by Sebastian Currier that explores the remote and mysterious world of sleep. Grant Park Orchestra Conductor Carlos Kalmar and Chorus Director Christopher Bell will share the podium for this special program featuring, along with Currier's Sleepers and Dreamers, Brahms' Tragic Overture, Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical Songs, and Strauss' Death and Transfiguration.
Whether you listen from your place in the Seating Bowl or while enjoying your picnic on the Great Lawn, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion's unparalleled acoustic system delivers an extraordinary sonic experience for audiences with the starry sky and amazing Chicago skyline as backdrop.
Photo credit: Norman Timonera