Open Rehearsals

Free open rehearsals of the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus offering informal talks by Festival docents.

A Festival docent speaks during a break in rehearsal

Audiences can watch as the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus rehearse upcoming performances during the day, most Tuesdays–Fridays, June–August.

During breaks in rehearsals, Festival docents lead informal talks about the music, composers, and the history of classical music in the front of the Seating Bowl.

Check the Events Calendar as the summer approaches for specific rehearsal dates and times.