2011 in Pictures

  • Photo: Meg Handler
  • Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Pianist Jean-Philippe Collard (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Carlos Kalmar and Jean-Philippe Collard after Ravel's Piano Concerto in G on June 15. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Blowing bubbles at the June 17 concert. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • The Grant Park Chorus in rehearsal (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • GPMF Chorus Director Christopher Bell (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Kora player Yacouba Sissoko, performing with Regina Carter. (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Carlos Kalmar speaks to the audience about music from his native continent on June 24. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Photo: Meg Handler
  • Christopher Bell and the Grant Park Chorus at the June 28 American A Cappella concert. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Carlos Kalmar and guest artists Christian Elsner and Alexandra Petersamer take a bow following Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Christopher Bell returns after intermission at the Independence Celebration concert. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Guests dance during the July 3 concert. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Guest conductor Andrew Grams (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Guest conductor Alondra de la Parra (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Rob Evan, Doug LeBrecque, Capathia Jenkins, and Christiane Noll wave to the audience at the end of the Broadway Rocks concert. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Patrons dancing at the Broadway Rocks concert. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Children playing between the Lawn and the Seating Bowl. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Krzysztof Penderecki conducts the Grant Park Orchestra and guest cellists Julie Albers, Kira Kraftzoff, and Amit Peled. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Guest Conductor Kwamé Ryan (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Christopher Bell conducts the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus on July 22. (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • The Grant Park Chorus performing on July 22: Choral Masterpieces. (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Guests at the Choral Masterpieces concert on July 23. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Chorus Director Christopher Bell conducts Fauré's Requiem on July 23. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Retired orchestra member Norman Schoer celebrates his 100th birthday at the July 27th concert. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • The crowd on July 30. (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Guest conductor Hannu Lintu begins his week-long residency with the Festival. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Lawn patrons watch attentively as Hannu Lintu conducts Kullervo by Sibelius. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Hannu Lintu leading the orchestra on July 27. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Jennifer Koh performs the Britten Violin Concerto. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Photo: Meg Handler
  • Children enjoying the music on August 3. (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Emily Birsan, Bernard Holcomb, and Kiri Deonarine perform The Impresario by Mozart with the Grant Park Orchestra. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Paul La Rosa, René Barbera, Jennifer Jakob, and David Govertsen in Donizetti's Don Pasquale. (Photo: Norman Timonera)&
  • Cecilia Hall, Evan Boyer, Emily Birsan, Emily Fons, James Kryshak, Paul Scholten, and David Govertsen at the end of Rossini's La Cenerentola. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Carlos Kalmar conducts music by Mozart and Strauss on August 10. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Guests in the Seating Bowl on August 12 (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • Carlos Kalmar and guest soloists at the end of Franz Schmidt's The Book with Seven Seals. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
  • A guest creates his own art during the Mozart and Strauss concert. (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • A view of the skyline from above the lawn. (Photo: Meg Handler)
  • Carlos Kalmar conducts Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 with the Grant Park Orchestra. (Photo: Norman Timonera)
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