FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2019
CHICAGO A CAPPELLA’S NEW CONCERT SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON FAVORITE MUSICAL DUOS, FROM CLASSICAL TO POP
CHICAGO—Chicago’s acclaimed vocal ensemble Chicago a cappella shines a spotlight on songwriting and performing duos at their new concert, Dynamic Duos: The Greatest Musical Partnerships, April 5th through 14th. Veteran pop arranger Paul Langford will provide music direction and exciting new arrangements of songs by Elton John & Bernie Taupin, the Carpenters, Hall & Oates, Simon & Garfunkel, and more. The ten professional vocalists of Chicago a cappella will also present works from opera (“Soave sia il vento” from Mozart’s Cosí fan Tutte), operetta (songs by Gilbert & Sullivan), and musical theater (by George & Ira Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and Lerner & Loewe), as well as familiar pop songs like “The Girl from Ipanema,” “Yesterday,” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” Experience the astounding stylistic versatility of these great singers in this fun-filled season-closing concert.
Performances of Dynamic Duos will take place Friday, April 5th, 8:00 PM, at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Avenue in Naperville, IL; Sunday, April 7th, 4:00 PM, at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake Street in Oak Park, IL; Saturday, April 13th, 8:00 PM, at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, IL; and Sunday, April 14th, 7:30 PM, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago, IL. For tickets and information, visit www.chicagoacappella.org or call (773) 281-7820.
Special Nightclub Performance
At the final performance of Dynamic Duos, you can experience Chicago a cappella in a whole new way at one of the city's top hot spots, Lincoln Hall. The intimate Lincoln Park club, called "one of the city's most vital venues," offers dinner and drinks before or after the concert as well as drinks during the show. Whether you sit on the main floor, casually sip drinks at a table, or enjoy the exclusive VIP package, it's a true nightclub experience you won't forget.
Chicago a cappella
Chicago a cappella is one of the area’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Spanning a repertoire from Gregorian chant to the Beatles and beyond, the group is presenting its 25th anniversary season under founding Artistic Director Jonathan Miller. This season’s concerts, prepared by Principal Music Director John William Trotter and renowned guest music directors, will be presented at eight venues in the Chicago area. The ensemble has been hailed as “the area’s best unaccompanied group” (Chicago Magazine) and “the city’s liveliest, most versatile vocal ensemble” (Chicago Tribune).
Calendar Editors, Please Note:
[Category: Performing Arts / Music / Classical Music]
Chicago a cappella: Dynamic Duos: The Greatest Musical Partnerships
Fri., 4/05/19, 8:00 PM, Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL
Sun., 4/07/19, 4:00 PM, Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., Oak Park, IL
Sat., 4/13/19, 8:00 PM, Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL
Sun., 4/14/19, 7:30 PM, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
Tickets: $43 preferred / $35 general / $32 seniors / $20 under 30 / group rates available
[Additional $2 each for tickets purchased at the door]
Tickets: (773) 281-7820 or online at www.chicagoacappella.org
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