News

August 08, 2010

Carlos Kalmar Continues to Get Good Press in Chicago 

James Bash from Oregon Music News highlights some of the press Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar received during Grant Park Music Festival's 2010 season. more

August 03, 2010

Arts, Lakefront Among Chicagoans' Favorite Things 

Like Roethle, people who live in the Chicago area enjoy taking the train downtown for an evening of free jazz in the park. Even if they never set foot inside Symphony Center or the Civic Opera House, they enjoy living in a city that has orchestras and opera companies. more

June 17, 2010

Grand Concert at Pritzker Pavilion Is a Neighborhood Event for Some 

Read what a few Grant Park Music Festival members have to say about their concert-going experience. more

June 15, 2010

Nine and a Half Weeks of Free Classical Music 

Alexander Hough of The Chicagoist discusses the Festival's 2010 opening night and  traditions that go along with enjoying the free outdoor classical music series in Millennium Park. more

June 14, 2010

Kalmar Set to Open His Tenth Season with The Grant Park Music Festival 

Chicago Classical Review gives an overview of the Festival's 2010 season with candid insight from Principal Conductor, Carlos Kalmar. more

June 10, 2010

Chorus Takes Centerstage in 2010 Grant Park Lineup 

Wynee Delacoma of The Chicago Sun-Times discusses the Festival's ambitious choral repertoire for the 2010 season. more

February 22, 2010

Elizabeth Hurley and Christopher Bell Discuss the 2010 Season 

Andrew Patner of WFMT sits down with Elizabeth Hurley, Executive Director, and Christopher Bell, Chorus Director, to talk about the 2010 season in detail. more

February 18, 2010

New Director to Build on Solid Foundation 

New director looks to partnerships with Grant Park Music Festival this summer and beyond. more

February 18, 2010

Chorus to Be in The Spotlight This Summer 

While the 2010 installment of Chicago's free lakefront music festival will mark principal conductor Carlos Kalmar's tenth anniversary, this summer will also present ample opportunities for the superb Grant Park Chorus to shine at Millennium Park under director Christopher Bell. more