2016 Season

Verdi at its Best!

illo verdiPerformance with Elgin Master Chorale

Excerpts from Il Trovatore, La Forza del Destino, La Traviata, Nabucco, Rigoletto, and more

Solange Sior, soprano
Jennifer Kosharsky, mezzo-soprano
Cornelius Johnson, tenor
Aaron Wardell, baritone
Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm
First Congregational Church
256 E. Chicago Street, Elgin, IL

Parking: Use the deck parking lot on E. Chicago Street & Spring Street. Do not park in what seems to be the church parking lot. You will be towed!

 

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Solange Sior   Jennifer Kosharsky   Cornelius Johnson   Aaron Wardell   Dr. Chiayi Lee

 

 

A Viennese Concert

illo viennesePerformance with Chamber Music on the Fox

Excerpts from The Merry Widow, Paganini, Die Fledermaus, The Land of the Smiles, The Desert Song, and The Magic Flute; plus famous waltzes from the Blue Danube, Wiener Blut and more.

Solange Sior, soprano
Genevieve Thiers, soprano
Simon Kyung Lee, tenor
Nicholas Provenzale, baritone
Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm
First Congregational Church
256 E. Chicago Street, Elgin, IL

Parking: Use the deck parking lot on E. Chicago Street & Spring Street. Do not park in what seems to be the church parking lot. You will be towed! 

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Solange Sior   Genevieve Thiers   Simon Kyung Lee   Nicholas Provenzale   Dr. Chiayi Lee 

 

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Pop-Opera

illo popoperaOutdoor Concert

Popular numbers from Musical Theater, Opera, Italian Songs and Standards.

Solange Sior, soprano
Franco Martorana, tenor
Simon Kyung Lee, tenor
Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm
The Terrace of Snuffy’s Villa
17N405 Oak Avenue, West Dundee, IL

Please bring your own lawn chair or make a reservation for the seating area.  Performance will be moved to the music room of Snuffy’s Villa in case of rain.

 

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 Solange Sior    Franco Martorana    Simon Kyung Lee    Dr. Chiayi Lee

 

 

4th of July Performance

illo july4thThe Fox Valley Rising Stars - Young Artist Program Outdoor Concert

Featuring selections from The Phantom of the OperaCamelotGuys and DollsThe Sound of Music, and more, as well as patriotic favorites and songs by American composers

Blake Buczkiewicz, boy soprano
Federico Caballero, tenor
Brooklyn Grunauer, young singer
James Hinton, bass-baritone
Valerie Meachum, soprano
Oana Odean, soprano
Ronald Spriggs, baritone
Kaitlyn Ziebell, young singer

Rosemary Schroeder, pianist

Monday, July 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm
DuPage Court, Elgin, IL

(Performance will be moved into Al’s Café in case of rain)

 

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Blake Buczkiewicz   Federico Cabellero   Brooklyn Grunauer   James Hinton   Valerie Meachum
                 
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Oana Odean    Ronald Spriggs     Kaitlyn Ziebell       Rosemary Schroeder

A Walk on Broadway

illo risingstarsA Young Artist Program Outdoor Concert

Featuring selections from AnnieThe Light in the PiazzaSouth PacificMan of La ManchaThe Phantom of the Opera, Into the Woods, and more

Blake Buczkiewicz, boy soprano
Federico Caballero, tenor
Brooklyn Grunauer, young singer
Nikki Krzebiot, soprano
Keanon Kyles, baritone
Valerie Meachum, soprano
Oana Odean, soprano
Lauren Parnell, mezzo-soprano
Julia Smitendorf, young singer
Ronald Spriggs, baritone

Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm
The Terrace of Snuffy’s Villa
17N405 Oak Avenue, West Dundee 60118

Please bring your own lawn chair or make a reservation for the seated area. Performance will be moved to the music room of Snuffy’s Villa in case of rain.

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Blake Buczkiewicz   Federico Cabellero   Brooklyn Grunauer   Nikki Krzebiot
KeanonKyles web   ValerieMeachum web   OanaOdean web   LaurenParnell web
Keanon Kyles   Valerie Meachum   Oana Odean   Lauren Parnell
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Julia Smitendorf   Ronald Spriggs       Dr. Chiayi Lee

Opera Scenes

illo operascenesThe Fox Valley Rising Stars – A Young Artist Program in Concert

Excerpts and scenes from Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Macbeth, Porgy and Bess, Le Nozze di Figaro, and more, plus famous Italian songs

Blake Buczkiewicz, boy soprano
Federico Caballero, tenor
Brooklyn Grunauer, young singer
James Hinton, bass-baritone
Keanon Kyles, baritone
Valerie Meachum, soprano
Oana Odean, soprano
Lauren Parnell, mezzo-soprano
Julia Smitendorf, young singer
Ronald Spriggs, baritone
Kaitlyn Ziebell, young singer

Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Evangelical Covenant Church
1565 Larkin Avenue, Elgin, IL

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 Blake Buczkiewicz    Federico Caballero   Brooklyn Grunauer   James Hinton
KeanonKyles web   ValerieMeachum web   OanaOdean web   LaurenParnell web
 Keanon Kyles    Valerie Meachum   Oana Odean   Lauren Parnell
JuliaSmitendorf web   RonaldSpriggs web   KaitlynZiebell web   chiayilee web
Julia Smitendorf   Ronald Spriggs   Kaitlyn Ziebell   Dr. Chiayi Lee



Suggested donation:$15-$30 per event

To make a reservation, please contact us at the email or telephone number below.

Soirée Lyrique, NFP
326 Wilcox Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
office@soireelyrique.org
(224) 595-1526


Soirée Lyrique is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt not-for-profit organization