For over 80 summers, the Grant Park Music Festival has been thrilling audiences with outstanding musical experiences not found anywhere else. The 2018 season will open on June 13 and run through August 18.

You’ll hear some of the most popular works in the classical canon including Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, along with a weekend of Broadway favorites showcasing the music and lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe of My Fair Lady fame, an evening of classic film scores including Gershwin’s An American in Paris and a stunning world premiere commission by composer Ēriks Ešenvalds for our own Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus.

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