Season Archives

2012 Season

The 78th Season of the Grant Park Music Festival marked the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus. Celebrations included the world premiere of two new works for orchestra and chorus by American composers Michael Gandolfi and Sebastian Currier, and the release of the Grant Park Chorus' first-ever a cappella recording. Other highlights included the return of George Fenton with the BBC/Discovery Channel documentary Frozen Planet and a groundbreaking simulcast of the Paris Opera Ballet's iconic Giselle.