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Grant Park Fest Turns 78, Still Learning New Tricks

photo Scott Stewart/Sun-Times

Okay, not tricks, necessarily, more like premieres, and not learning so much as offering. Yes, today’s language is IMPRECISE. But the Grant Park Music Festival is, in fact, turning 78 this year, and will be offering a pair of premiere commissions as part of its ten free weeks of classical offerings in Millennium Park this summer. The festivities get going June 13, and it’s free, muchachos, so roll down there and get sweaty with the Bean. (FULL ARTICLE: Andrew Patner, Chicago Sun-Times)