• Christine Steyer

    Christine Steyer, soprano, has distinguished herself as an artist of great versatility. The 2020 recipient of The American Prize for outstanding contributions to the arts, andwinner of the Johnny Mercer Award, Steyer has received acclaim for her portrayals of the title role in Madama Butterfly and Violetta in La Traviata. Since 2000, she has sung […]

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  • Barbara Smith

    Board member Barbara works on logistics and communications for Working In Concert. Retired from AT&T where  she was responsible for Sales and Customer Service training, Barb has taught at Loyola University and Harper College. She holds a Master’s degree in English and is a certified instructor for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. As a singer, Barb’s repertoire […]

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  • Operas premiere in 2021/2022

    Tales of Transcendence: Intimate operas celebrating stories of everyday people who, as individuals and groups, have transcended the human divide.  Working In Concert’s Bellissima Opera will premiere live in June 2022, in Chicago. FUTURE PERFECT (a full length opera) co-created with 1,300 Chicago area youth. This opera tells the adventures of Miranette, an intuitive and curious girl on a journey […]

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  • Radio

    WHOLE NOTES – Music of Healing and PeaceAired on 98.7 WFMT on December 13, 2019 This 60-minute program, featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma, soprano Christine Steyer and others, features music in response to gun violence in our cities. Steyer and pianist Marta Johnson perform the aria “Red is a Trick” from Bellissima’s upcoming opera, Future Perfect by David Shenton, lyrics […]

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  • Bellissima Opera Outreach Brings Music to Over 23,000 Students

    Our outreach program recently performed at Kinzie Elementary, Lane Tech HS and Al Raby HS in Chicago, bringing the number of students to whom we have brought free music exceeding 23,000.

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  • Locations

    Search Near… List List Map Search Results View Type Search Show Advanced Search Search Near… Location Options Country All Countries France United States Region All Regions State/County State/County Within 5 10 25 50 100 distance units Miles Kilometers Eventful Locations? Clear All Search Anna and Frederick Douglass Park 1401 S. SacramentoChicagoIL60623 No upcoming events More […]

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  • Join our online SongShop sessions

    We explore song text and context, develop song setups and patter, and dig into the subtext of lyrics. Have a song to work on. We currently meet via Zoom each Saturday. You are welcome to observe one session first, if you wish. Signup here.

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  • Chicago Cabaret Week

    Get carried away by Chicago Cabaret! Working In Concert is proud to facilitate with Chicago Cabaret Professionals and Acts Of Kindness Cabaret, the planning of the second annual Chicago Cabaret Week for Friday, May 12 – Saturday, May 20, 2023. If you have already submitted your show or venue, THANK YOU! This page can be […]

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