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
Anima Young Singers
David James, Countertenor
Mark Dobell, Tenor
Steven Harrold, Tenor
Eamonn Dougan, Baritone


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