On Saturday, January 21st, 2017, some of us proudly marched with 250,000 women and men in Chicago, joining our sisters and brothers around the country and world. We sang as we marched, raising our voices in solidarity.
See the Photo Gallery for some images from the march.
Sunday, February 26th, "The Great American Songbook" : a benefit concert to raise funds for our upcoming trip to Washington DC to perform in the Washington area and join choirs from around the world for a concert at the Kennedy Center.
Featuring vocalists Greta Pope & Laura Kimmel Ballantyne
Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave, Chicago
5:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Concert
Tickets $40, includes dinner
Sunday, December 18, 5 pm " A Holiday Choral Fest" at Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave, Chicago
Program includes Benjamin Britten's "A Ceremony of Carols" and songs for Hanukkah, Kwanza and Christmas - The Shepherds' Farewell (Berlioz), Do You Hear What I Hear? Donkey Carol (Rutter), etc.
Jennifer McCabe, piano
Michael Maganuco, harp
Your freewill donation is welcome.
* Tuesday, June 21, 6:30 pm "Make Music Chicago!" at the University of Chicago I-House, 1414 E. 59th St. (Corner of Dorchester and 59th)
*Sunday, June 19, 6 pm "A Wonderful World" - Spring Concert @ St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church, 218 W. Alexander St., Chicago.
Here are some songs on the program:
Sally Albrecht's Furaha (Swahili song inviting us to sing with joy!)
Morley's madrigal Now is the Month of Maying
Mozart's Lacrimosa from his Requiem
Mendelssohn's Lift Thine Eyes from the oratorio Elijah
Mendelssohn's I Waited for The Lord from Lobegesang
Gilbert and Sullivan's Three Little Maids from School from The Mikado
Chinese folk song "San Ju Ge" (Three-Sentence Song)
Weiss and Thiele's What a Wonderful World
Our pianist for this concert is Cacie Willhoft.
Also participating will be musicians from St. Therese Church.
Your freewill offering will be donated for Ecuador earthquake relief efforts. Checks may be made to Catholic Relief Service. Please write Ecuador Earthquake Relief on the memo line.
Hyde Park Herald announces Le Cantanti performance to support Kumamoto earthquake victims:
*Sunday, May 1, 10 am - Le Cantanti sings at Hyde Park Union Church, to raise funds for the recent earthquakes in Kumamoto, Japan. Kumamoto, the hometown of choir member Akiko Tada, suffered extensive damage. We invite all to attend. Checks may be made to Hyde Park Union Church, and mailed to HPUC, Attn. Treasurer, 5600 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637, to reach them before May 6th. (please write Japan Earthquake Relief in memo line) Thank you.
*Sunday, February 21, 2 pm Concert @ Montgomery Place, Chicago. Underwritten by Hyde Park Bank
*Sunday, December 20, 6 pm - Holiday Concert @ Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave, Chicago
*Sunday, May 17, 5:30 pm - Concert in aid of Nepalese Earthquake victims @ St. Therese Church, Chinatown, Chicago
Local paper highlights Le Cantanti debut
Thank you to Daschell M. Phillips of the Hyde Park Herald for promoting our debut concert that will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2015 at St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church, 218 W. Alexander St., Chicago.
Admission is free but donations are encouraged especially since a portion will be donated to Nepal earthquake relief.
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 5 pm. Pre-DC Tour OPEN REHEARSAL
Hyde Park Union Church
5600 S. Woodlawn
Hear the songs we will be singing in Baltimore and at the Kennedy Center.
Free Admission. Donations accepted.
"Songs of Life, Liberty, and Love" Spring Concert - Sunday May 21, 2017 5 pm
St.Therese Chinese Catholic Church, 218 W. Alexander St. Chicago.