FESTIVAL NEXT

Reimagine the 21st-century concert experience with Festival Next.



CenterStage

Take a seat on the air-conditioned Pritzker stage for a series of intimate Sunday afternoon concerts featuring guest artists and members of the Grant Park Orchestra.



Festival HD

A multimedia experience with the Grant Park Orchestra featuring live performance, spectacular visuals and captivating video on a 40-foot high-definition screen.


Visiting Masters

Listen and learn as a lineup of international artists lead master classes with aspiring young professionals and music students.


World-Premiere Commissions

The 2020 Festival features new works by two composers-in-residence: a concerto by Grammy Award-winning jazz artist Billy Childs to be played by violinist Rachel Barton Pine, and a work by Chicago's own Mischa Zupko.



The Festival is grateful for the generous support from BMO Harris Bank, Julius N. Frankel Foundation and the Walter E. Heller Foundation.