2012 Season Highlights

  • Cellist Alban Gerhardt performs Elgar's Cello Concerto on Opening Night, June 13, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Carlos Kalmar conducts the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus in Michael Gandolfi's An Exaltatation of Place, June 16, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Pianist Steven Osborne performs Britten's Piano Concerto, June 20, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Young Audience members enjoy the Golden Anniversary Choral Spectacular concert, June 29, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Paris Opera Ballet conductor Koen Kessels leads the orchestra in An American in Paris, June 23, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • A full lawn enjoys a performance of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, June 28, 2012. Photo by John T. Cattle.
  • Christopher Bell gets into the holiday spirit at the annual Independence Day Celebration, July 4, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Carlos Kalmar conducts a world premiere performance of Currier's Sleepers and Dreamers during a heat wave, July 6, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • George Fenton conducts Frozen Planet in Concert featuring images and music from the television series, July 11, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Broadway performers Jason Danieley, Howard McGillin, Marin Mazzie, and Rebecca Luker sing the hits of Frank Loesser, July 13, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Christopher Bell conducts Ryan McKinny in Rossini's Stabat Mater, July 20, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Orchestra member for over 40 years, Andrea Swan gives opening remarks during Scheherazade, August 1, 2012. Photo by Patrick Pyszka.
  • Carlos Kalmar conducts Scheherazade, August 1, 2012. Photo by Patrick Pyszka.
  • Jeremy Black takes a bow after an enchanting solo during Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, August 1, 2012. Photo by Patrick Pyszka.
  • Guest violinist Chee-Yun performs on Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires at the Harris Theater, August 4, 2012. Photo by John T. Cattle.
  • Christian Tetzlaff and his sister Tanja Tetzlaff perform on Brahms' Double Concert, August 8, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Ben Wager, Benjamin Butterfield, and Layla Claire perform during Haydn's The Seasons, August 10, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • Winners of the 2012 Picnic Contest on the Great Lawn, August 11, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera
  • Singers from the Ryan Opera Center perform excerpts from Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, August 15, 2012. Photo by Norman Timonera.
  • The Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus close the 2012 Season with a haunting performance of Dvorak's The Spectre's Bride, August 17, 2012. Photo by Patrick Pyszka.