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Grant Park Music Festival

Spanish Fever at Grant Park

Flamenco Dancer

February-March 1875, Paris – Within the span of one month, the Parisians saw the premieres of Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole and Bizet’s Carmen. For the audience, there was something different, something exotic about those pieces – eventually people would be whistling them in the streets.

David Robertson Puts Youth in Spotlight

Conductor David Robertson

On Monday evening, David Robertson returns to the Chicago stage, this time with the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.

There is the notion that some conductors work with youth orchestras while hoping to move on to professional orchestras – not so with David Robertson. He has the big career

GRANT PARK ENDS ITS SEASON WITH FLAIR

This past Friday and Saturday the Grant Park Music Festival ended its 75th anniversary season in style – two performances of Beethoven’s Symphony #9. Conductor Carlos Kalmar led an exciting more…