Dashon Burton, Baritone

Haydn and Walton

The Festival's 84th season opens with the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus performing Walton's grandiose oratorio, Belshazzar's Feast. The evening warms up with Shepherd's Magiya and Haydn's Symphony No. 99.

Organ provided by Triune Music/ S.B. Smith & Associates.

Wednesday's concert is being broadcast live on 98.7WFMT and streamed live at wfmt.com.


The City of Chicago has implemented a security perimeter and bag check policy for all concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Changes have also been made to venue opening times and the prohibited items list. Please plan ahead and arrive early.

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