WorCon logo2 (66K) INTRODUCING a new performing arts
alliance of collaborative projects
Delivering songs and stories
Up close and personal

Our vision/our mission:
Use the power of song and face-to-face stories to transform our lives. Preferring intimate venues, we explore with our audience the human condition with compassion, character and guts.

Our next major project — Future Perfect, the Chicago youth–inspired opera:
WFMT radio features Christine Steyer's introduction and performance of the aria "Red Is a Trick", with pianist Marta Johnson.

Learn more about the opera FUTURE PERFECT and hear the hour-long WFMT-FM "Whole Notes: Music for Healing and Peace", with Yo-Yo Ma and other musicians responding to gun violence (December 13, 2019)— at our Bellissima Opera site.

View the opera work-in-progress:

A quick introduction to Working In Concert:

Our work:

    1. PERFORMANCE: "Up close and personal"
    2. ADVOCACY: Advance the art of cabaret and classical vocal arts.
    3. EDUCATION: For all ages; for the development of professional and avocational artists

Six initiatives:

SongShop Live, Bellissima Opera,
Chicago Cabaret Week, Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion,
Opera in the Classroom, Cabaret in the Classroom
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and the new opera Future Perfect
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CHICAGO CABARET WEEK CCWposter (42K) cpcc_logo_500 (81K)

Outreach photo
Opera in the Classrooom

WestinghouseStage (639K)
Cabaret in the Classroom

Two Artistic Directors:

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Claudia Hommel for Cabaret Connexion and SongShop Live

Christine Steyer (439K)
Christine Steyer for Bellissima Opera

OTHER WEBSITES of interest
Claudia Hommel
in cabaret and concert
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Christine Steyer, singer and voice teacher
Vocal Canvas
Vocal Canvas
—Hear the Painting, See the Song
The Jazz Fauré Project

French impressionism meets American jazz
and the musical theatre play Saturdays on the Seine —
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Chicago Cabaret Professionals
—a network launched by Claudia Hommel and colleagues,
November 1997
Childbirth Without Pain Education Association

Flora Hommel's Labor of Love
A legacy website

Christine Steyer: 1-773-531-7927
President of Working In Concert
Bellissima Opera Artistic Director

Claudia Hommel: 1-773-509-9360
Executive Director of Working In Concert
Cabaret Connexion Artistic Director

Working in Concert is a not-for-profit performing arts alliance of collaborative projects for cabaret, opera and song.

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