Grant Park Music Festival Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar conducts the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus.

Mendelssohn Reformation Symphony

Celebrate the beginning of summer with a powerful program including excerpts from Wagner's Parsifal, Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony, and the Midwest premiere of Quickening, James MacMillan's provocative and massive work for orchestra and chorus, featuring soloists from the Grant Park Chorus and the Amina Young Singers.


Grant Park Orchestra And Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Christopher Bell, Chorus Director
Ryan Belongie, Counter-tenor
Hoss Brock, Tenor
Klaus Georg, Tenor
David Govertsen, Bass

Anima Young Singers, Emily Ellsworth, Artistic Director


Wagner: Prelude from Parsifal
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5, Reformation
MacMillan: Quickening 

Program Notes PDF