The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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The Grant Park Music Festival is the nation’s only remaining free, outdoor classical music series. Each summer, the Festival is committed to providing free classical music to all of Chicago in its new venue: the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

Since 2001, the Festival has been presented through a unique collaboration of the Chicago Park District, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and the Grant Park Orchestral Association. The Grant Park Orchestral Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Festival’s programs and priorities. The Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus reach more than one million people annually through free classical music performances, and the Festival’s extensive community engagement program brings music education to young people from across the city each summer.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Friday, June 19, 2009 noon to Sunday, June 21, 2009 noon

Burnham Pavilions Grand Opening Weekend

Burnham Pavilions

The official opening of the Burnham Pavilions in Millennium Park takes place Friday, June 19 at noon on the South Chase Promenade. [MORE]

Friday, June 19, 2009 6:30pm to 8:15pm
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:30pm to 9:15pm


Grant Park Music Festival

The Grant Park Music Festival, the free classical music festival in Millennium Park, has commissioned composer Michael Torke to create a new work for orchestra and chorus inspired by the Plan of Chicago and premiered as part of the Festival's 75th Anniversary Season at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. [MORE]

Grant Park Music Festival

Website: http://www.grantparkmusicfes...

Grant Park Music Festival
205 East Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
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