Music director Carlos Kalmar conducts the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus in Chicago's popular Grant Park Music Festival in Millennium Park.

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A perennial Chicago summer favorite, the Grant Park Music Festival is the nation’s only free, summer-long outdoor classical music series of its kind. This summer, Carlos Kalmar will lead the Grammy-nominated Grant Park Orchestra and Christopher Bell will direct the award-winning Grant Park Chorus in an anniversary season of world premieres, festival favorites, world renowned guest artists, a weeklong composer-in-residency, two visiting youth symphonies, and collaborations with local artists and cultural organizations.

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