Grant Park Orchestra

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Grant Park Orchestra information

Location
Chicago , USA
Address
Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
Telephone
+1 312 742 7638
Getting there
Metro: Brown, Orange, Green, Purple, Pink Line to Randolph
More information
www.grantparkmusicfestival.com
Opening hours
6:30pm Wed & Fri, 7:30pm Sat mid-Jun–mid-Aug
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It's a summertime must-do. The Grant Park Orchestra and Grant Park Chorus – composed of top-notch musicians from symphonies worldwide – put on free classical concerts at Millennium Park's Pritzker Pavilion. Patrons bring lawn chairs, blankets, wine and picnic fixings to set the scene as the sun dips, the skyscraper lights flicker on and glorious music fills the night air.

If you can't catch the evening show, rehearsals take place Tuesday to Friday, usually from 11am to 1:30pm. The orchestra played in Grant Park in the early days, hence the misleading name.