Romanticism and Rock ‘n’ Roll

February 2008

It’s all about feeling!  Gems from the 19th-century Romantic classical tradition, including partsongs from Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, and the English Romantics, are paired with rockin’ charts from the first generation of a cappella doo-wop music.

Performance Dates

Saturday: February 9, 2008
8:00 PM

Pilgrim Congregational Church
460 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Sunday: February 10, 2008
8:00 PM

Community United Methodist
20 N. Center St.
Naperville, IL, 60540

Friday: February 22, 2008
8:00 PM

Anne & Howard Gottlieb Hall
38 S. Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday: February 24, 2008
4:00 PM

Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

World premiere of a new "Roll, Jordan, Roll" by Rollo Dilworth, part of Chicago a cappella's 15th Anniversary Commissioning Series.

Audio Samples


  • Soprano
  • Soprano
  • Elizabeth Grizzell
  • Susan Schober
  • Hoss Brock
  • Cary Lovett
  • Michael Boschert
  • Matt Greenberg
  • Bass

Event Sponsors

Sara Lee Foundation is the Exclusive Sponsor of Chicago a cappella’s 15th Anniversary Commissioning Series