CONCERTS of the Cabaret Connexion
- Three SUMMER CONCERTS
- Five CONFERENCE CONCERTS
- SUNDAY, AUGUST 19 from 3 to 5 pm
LAKE HOUSE Restaurant in Lake Bluff
- THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 dinner show 6 PM to 9 PM
CLIFF DWELLERS CLUB in the Loop
- SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 from 2 to 4 pm
JOHN H. VANDERPOEL ART MUSEUM in Beverly
(Updated August 17, 2018)
Join us at the SUMMER CONCERTS to raise funds and awareness for the Cabaret Connexion.
Order your seats here
Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome an evening of cabaret pizazz
Featuring Faith Prince and music director Alex Rybeck; Chicago's "Queen of Cabaret" Denise Tomasello, Johnny Rodgers, Claudia Hommel, Spider Saloff, Cindy Firing, and Jeremy Kahn at the piano
Stage 773 on the set of TimeLine's Master Class
1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.
General admission $37.50, seniors $27.50, students and youth $17.50 (all fees included). Box office link forthcoming.
WEDNESDAY, October 31 [Halloween] at 8:30 PM
World Music Wednesday: Costumes, Clowns & Masks
with Clotilde Rullaud, Clovis le Musicopathe, Jean-Claude Orfali Mylène Launay, Michèle Barbier, Patrick Pernet, and Christian Pagès. Introduced by Claudia Hommel and Elizabeth Doyle
Halloween costumes are welcome as we sing of skeletons, clowns, ghosts, cats, and more!
Old Town School of Folk Music
Maurer Hall, 4544 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 Phone: 773-728-6000
The residency of our French artists is supported in part by a grant from the European Union.
Suggested donation is $10.
THURSDAY, November 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Paris Noir...Celebrating Black Culture in Paris!
Experience Paris from the 1920's to 1960 as we pay tribute to African American culture in Paris. Art, Literature and Music were all a part of this important movement. Hear the music of Bricktop, Josephine Baker, Eartha Kitt and others who made or sustained their careers in the City of Light.
This exciting concert features Chicago vocalists Frieda Lee, Lynne Jordan, Greta Pope, Ava Logan, accompanied by pianist Miguel de la Cerna and others. Special guests Michèle Barbier and Mylène Launay of Paris.
6:30 PM Reception to meet Michèle Barbier, personal secretary to Josephine Baker, vice-president of the Alliance Francophone, founder of the Kreatika festival of singer-songwriters. Barbier's visit to Chicago is underwritten by the Alliance Francophone. Our concert is produced by Greta Pope Entertainment, Inc.
In French and English
Alliance Française de Chicago
810 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60610
$30, ($25 for Alliance Française members.) Box office details are forthcoming.
FRIDAY, November 2 at 8 PM Songwriters Connexion: dinner show of French and American songwriters in cabaret, with special participation of Elizabeth Doyle's "Last Tuesday Song Circle" songwriters.
Cash bar and Southern comfort menu!
Wishbone North restaurant
3300 N. Lincoln Ave.
Suggested donation is $12.
SUNDAY, November 4 at 7 PM
Showcase Concert for master class participants, directed by Dale Calandra and Faith Prince. Followed by closing night party.
DePaul School of Music
Recital hall (lower level) at 804 W. Belden
Suggested donation is $12.
Correspondant en FRANCE
Yves Bertrand : 06 30 25 22 49
Correspondent in CHICAGO
Claudia Hommel : 1-773-509-9360
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