Inaugural Season 2015

To Thee I Sing!

illo oftheeMusic selections that have a non-denominational religious appeal

Excerpts from Tosca, La Forza del Destino, Otello, Thaïs, Tannhäuser and more

Solange Sior, soprano
Aaron Wardell, baritone
Sofiya Kyrylyuk, violinist/violist
Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, January 4 at 3:00 pm
First Congregational Church in Elgin
256 E. Chicago Street, Elgin 60120

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 get towed!

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Solange Sior Aaron Wardell Sofiya Kyrylyuk Dr. Chiayi Lee

Grand Love, Grand Opera!

illo loveA Valentine Special

Excerpts from Aida, Romeo and Juliet, Samson and Delilah, Tales of Hoffman and more

Solange Sior, soprano
Jennifer Kosharsky, mezzo-Soprano
Peder Reiff, tenor
Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, February 15 at 3:00 pm
Elgin Art Showcase
in the Professional Building,
164 Division Street, Elgin, 60120

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Solange Sior Jennifer Kosharsky Peder Reiff Dr. Chiayi Lee

America's Best

illo americaExcerpts from West Side Story, Porgy & Bess, Show Boat and more

Solange Sior, soprano
Jori Jennings, mezzo-soprano
Gerald Frantzen, tenor
Robert Morrissey, baritone
Rosemary Schroeder, pianist

Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 pm
The Music Room of Snuffy’s Villa
17N405 Oak Avenue, West Dundee 60118

* Space limited – Reservations Mandatory *

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Solange Sior Jori Jennings Gerald Frantzen Robert Morrissey Rosemary Schroeder

Italian Festival

illo italianExcerpts from La Traviata, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, and Italian Songs: O Sole Mio, Torna a Surriento, Catari, Mamma, Mattinata, and Paganini…

Seating area available or bring your own lawn chair or blanket. The Terrace is surrounded by prairies & forest preserve. Bring insect repellent.

Solange Sior, soprano
Franco Martorana, tenor
Simon Kyung Lee, tenor
(both from The Other 3 Tenors)
Sofiya Kyrylyuk, violinist/violist
Dr. Chiayi Lee, pianist

Sunday, June 14 at 3:00 pm
Snuffy’s Villa
17N405 Oak Avenue, West Dundee 60118

Update: Due to the forecast for rain, the performance will be held in the Music Room at Snuffy's Villa.

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 Solange Sior  Franco Martorana  Simon Kyung Lee  Sofiya Kyrylyuk Dr. Chiayi Lee

The Fox Valley Rising Stars

illo yapA Young Artist Program – Outdoor Concert

Come and support these young and lifelong artists and be amazed by the local talent!

Music selection will include excerpts from The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Carmen, Porgy & Bess, Man of La Mancha, Show Boat, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, Les Misérables, Kiss Me, Kate! and more.

Featuring:
Julie Baker, soprano
Blake Buczkiewicz, boy soprano (age 11)
Jim Hinton, bass-baritone
Valerie Meachum, soprano
Colin McGonagle, tenor (age 16)
Tessa Newman, soprano (age 15)
Lauren Parnell, mezzo-soprano (age 17)
Julia Smitendorf, soprano and pianist (age 10)
Ronald Spriggs, baritone
Ellie Tate, soprano (age 16)
Kaitlyn Ziebell, soprano (age 11)

There are no ticket sales; suggested donation is $15 - $30 per person.

Saturday, June 27 at 1:00 & 3:00 pm (two different programs)
The Terrace of Snuffy’s Villa
17N405 Oak Avenue, West Dundee 60118

Seating area available, or bring your own lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the beautiful 3 acres of rolling landscape.


Rain Day substitute:
Sunday, June 28 at 1:00 & 3:00 pm

(Sunday’s performance will be moved to the music room of Snuffy’s Villa in case of rain)

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 Julie Baker  Blake Buczkiewicz  Jim Hinton  Colin McGonagle Valerie Meachum Tessa Newman
           
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Lauren Parnell Julia Smitendorf Ronald Spriggs Ellie Tate Kaitlyn Ziebell  

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