One Wednesday Aug 7th Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar leads Mambo Kings the Grant Park Orchestra through George Gershwin's Cuban Overture, Richard Delaney's Melodia, John Lennon and Paul McCartney's Day Tripper Arr. by Delaney, Richard Delaney's Marinera, Michel Camilo's Caribe, Richard Delaney's Danzon, Rafael Hernandez's El Cumbanchero arr. by Delaney, and Delaney's arr. of Tito Puente's Oye Como Va.
On Friday August 9th and Saturday August 10th Principal Conduct Carlos Kalmar and Chorus Directo Christopher Bell lead soprano Melody Moore, Mezzo-Soprano Ewa Plonka, Tenor Andrew Staples, Bass-Baritone Nathan Berg and the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus through Federick Delius' A Mass of Life.