Andrew Grams leads the Grant Park Orchestra in an evening of musical thrills.

Musical Thrills!

Get ready for a mid-summer family “spooktacular” when the Grant Park Orchestra performs a concert of chilling favorites including Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, Saint-Saëns' Danse Macabre, and Stookey's The Composer is Dead—a zany orchestra mystery by author Lemony Snicket narrated by film and television star Damon Gupton.


Grant Park Orchestra

Andrew Grams, Guest Conductor

Damon Gupton, Narrator


Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries

Gounod: Funeral March of a Marionette

Mozart: Overture: Abduction from the Seraglio 

Bolcom: Commedia for (almost) 18th century orchestra

Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre

Kernis: Too Hot Toccata

Schifrin: Theme from Mission Impossible

Stookey: The Composer is Dead

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