One Night Pass Now Available

Select a reserved seat up close in the member section for as little as $26.

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Opening Night: Haydn and Walton

Baritone Dashon Burton joins the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus as the 84th season begins.

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Become a Member

Priority seating close to the stage, access to exclusive events, parking and dining discounts and more! Your membership helps to support free classical music in the city.

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Mozart Violin Concerto

William Hagen performs Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4. Also on the program, Elgar's popular Enigma Variations.

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The 2018 Festival Season

From Broadway to Brahms, the 2018 season is one you won't want to miss! The season opens June 13 with Haydn and Walton and runs through August 18, closing with Carmina Burana!

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Bernstein, Brahms, and a World Premiere

The orchestra and chorus perform a world premiere work by Êriks Ešenvalds, along with music of Brahms and Bernstein.

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Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3

Festival favorite Natasha Paremski returns to the stage for Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3.

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Festival Connect

Enriching lives through the power of music with initiatives like Classical Campers, Project Inclusion, and Open Rehearsals.

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Education and Community Engagement

Festival Connect reaches beyond the stage to touch as many lives as possible through Classical Campers, Project Inclusion String and Vocal Quartets, Apprentice Chorale, Pre-Concert Lectures, Open Rehearsals and more.

Support the Festival

We are honored to receive support from individuals who believe that a free classical music festival is an investment in the life of the city. Make a donation today!

Open Rehearsals

Stop by our lunchtime rehearsals Tuesdays–Fridays at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, beginning June 12 and typically take place between 11AM–1PM. Learn more.

2018 Security Changes

The City of Chicago has implemented a security perimeter and bag check policy or all concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Changes have also been made to opening times and the prohibited items list. Please plan ahead and arrive early for all concerts.