Working In Concert concerts

  • May 16, 2024 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm – An idyllic view overlooking the Chicago River sets the scene as chanteuse Claudia Hommel transports you to Paris and the river Seine. Come to Rockwell on the River for the songs and stories; stay for the dinner, drinks, and moment to dance with your own…

  • May 11, 2024 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – The waters in our country have been muddied with hate, fear, and division. What are we going to do about it? Join Cynthia, along with Beckie Menzie and Irwin Berkowitz, as she traces where we’ve been and how we got here, finding truth, compassion, and…

  • May 6, 2024 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Join us for a Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion reunion concert at Steppenwolf theater and the launching of the Old Town-Montmartre neighborhood twinning project. Hosted by the Paris Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, with the participation of the Old Town Triangle Association, The Old Town…

  • Sean Harris sings Henry Mancini

    Apr 29, 2024 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – This program celebrates the 100th anniversary of Mancini’s birth on April 16, 1924 and will include some of his most famous and memorable motion picture music. Sean Harris brings his luscious bari-tenor voice to the lush songs from Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Charade and beyond.…

  • The Southside Girls Sing Rodgers & Hart

    Apr 28, 2024 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Featuring Carrie Hedges, with Ruth Fuerst, and Evelyn Danner. Music Direction by Elizabeth Doyle From Sing for your Supper to Johnny One Note and lots of notes in between, Carrie Hedges is exploring the wit (and sometimes wisdom) of the great lyricist Lorenz Hart and…

  • Mar 8, 2024 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Our annual celebration showcasing women in the arts.Advanced reservation discount ends March 6. Singers Kimberly Jones, Janet Mensen Reynolds, Alison Meuth, and Christine Steyer are joined by collaborative pianists Jennifer McCabe and Sarah Yoon-Mayer. Special guests will be poet Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg and singer Dayanara…

  • Feb 12, 2024 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Join Claudia Hommel at Le Piano for an evening with singer Gabrielle Goudard, Howie Pfeifer (piano), Patricia Spaeth (accordion), and Jim Cox (bass). Come for the music, stay for dinner, drinks, & romance! CLICK TO RESERVE 6970 N Glenwood. Street parking (free and metered) throughout…

  • Jan 28, 2024 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Show and Dinner to brighten the short days of winter. SongShop Live presents a jump-for-joy songfest led by music director Howie Pfeifer with singers Susan Dennis, Ruth Fuerst, Beth Halevy, Christian Halvorsen, Carrie Hedges, Claudia Hommel, Cristina Marinescu, Gina Mincy, Patrick Davis, The Swingin’ Sisters,…

  • Happy Apple Pie Shop Fundraiser

    Oct 28, 2023 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm – On Saturday, October 28, Oak Park’s Happy Apple Pie Shop will donate 10% of all their pies and mini-pie sales to Working In Concert’s Opera In The Classroom program. Since 2010, our Bellissima Opera outreach program has brought music to 24,000 area school kids.  Working In Concert President Christine Steyer will…

  • Two Concerts with Christine Steyer

    Oct 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Working In Concert President Christine Steyer will be offering two concerts this month. Steyer will be joined by Michael Finlay on piano and cellist Brian Hoffman in a unique program of seldom performed works. Click the link below to get tickets. October 27 in Schaumburg

  • Cabaret Connexion Showcase

    Sep 4, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – The festival closes on Monday, September 4 with a buffet dinner show at the Péniche Balle au bond. We present the participants of the 5th international Cabaret Connexion with singers from the Philippines, Romania, Spain, both coasts of the USA, Chicago, and Paris.  Jeanne Franks chanteuse et…

  • Sep 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – The festival continues in Montmartre, where Chez ma cousine prepares the stage and the menu for a dinner show as we pay tribute to audacious women performers.   The repertoire of Nina Simone, Edith Piaf, Joséphine Baker, Eartha Kitt, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Cher and…