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      Grant Park Music Festival 2014 312.742.7638
      All performances (unless otherwise noted) take place at Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, 201 E. Randolph Street, Chicago.

      Join the Grant Park Orchestra inside the Harris Theater for an evening highlighted by Bartůk's Third Piano Concerto, featuring the internationally acclaimed pianist Markus Groh.† Brahms’s Fourth Symphony and Widmann's Con Brio complete the program.
      Friday, August 1, 2014 at 6:30pm at Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E Randolph Street, Chicago
      Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, 201 E. Randolph Street, Chicago

      Vocalist Storm Large, of Pink Martini fame, dares you to fall prey to temptation in a blockbuster performance of Kurt Weillís sultry one act opera, Seven Deadly Sins. Carlos Kalmar also leads the Grant Park Orchestra in Schubertís hauntingly beautiful Unfinished Symphony and the shocking Dance of the Seven Veils from Richard Straussís Salome.
      Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 6:30pm

      Inspired by a childrenís story on the origins of the aurora borealis, the world premiere of Northern Lights takes viewers on a spectacular journey to the beautiful and desolate arctic and subarctic, with original music by Grammy-nominated composer Christopher Theofanidis and awe-inspiring images by astronomer Dr. Josť Francisco Salgado. Completing the program are Normanís Drip and Rachmaninovís Second Symphony.
      Friday, August 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
      Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 7:30pm

      The final week of the Festivalís 80th Season features Carlos Kalmar conducting the Grant Park Orchestra and artists from Lyric Operaís Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center in the enchanting Cabaret Songs by Pulitzer Prize-winner William Bolcom (the Festivalís 2014 Composer-in-Residence). Mozartís iconic Symphony No. 25, featured in the movie Amadeus, and Pistonís Suite: The Incredible Flutist will also be performed.
      Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 6:30pm

      The Grant Park Music Festivalís 80th Anniversary celebration concludes with the world premiere of the symphonic showcase written for the Grant Park Orchestra by William Bolcom: Millennium: A Concerto-Fantasia for Orchestra. Maurice Ravelís sumptuous ballet score for Daphnis and Chloť and John Adamsís orchestral fanfare Tromba Lontana complete this grand finale.
      Friday, August 15, 2014 at 6:30pm
      Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 7:30pm