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Open Rehearsals Begin Tuesday, June 11

The sounds of the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus come alive on Tuesday through Fridays at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion when the Festival is in season. Each summer, more than 28,000 Chicagoans and visitors spend their lunch break watching rehearsals and listening to docent-led talks about the Festival's concert programs.

Typical Rehearsal Schedule

  • Tuesdays from 11:30-1:30 and 3-5:30
  • Wednesdays from 11-1:30
  • Thursdays from 10:30-1
  • Fridays from 11-1:30

Discover when each performance is being rehearsed by visiting our events calendar.