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PLEIN AIR CONCERT SERIES: Greta Pope sings Paris Noir, La Musique Merveilleuse!

  • Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m.

  • $30 for members / $45 Non-members

  • With Greta Pope sings Paris Noir, La Musique Merveilleuse!

  • Each table of four includes one bottle of Rosé de Provence and salted nuts.

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Our Plein Air Concerts return to our jewel-box courtyard! Enjoy an hour of music with your friends while sipping rosé wine in an intimate setting. We cover the range from jazz to chansons françaises, and bossa nova to tap dancing and we go international with performers from France, Argentina, Venezuela and of course… Chicago!

Tonight’s program / Ce soir! 

She sang in our courtyard with her fur coat on, and she with a straw hat in the sweltering heat.. and now Greta Pope is back! She sings Paris Noir: La Musique Merveilleuse featuring the American chanteuses who shone bright in the City of Light, from Josephine Baker to Eartha Kitt, and from Nina Simone to Grace Jones. With Curtis Robinson on guitar.

Door opens at 6:00 p.m. Live music starts at 6:30 p.m. Please enter via 810 N. Dearborn. Each table of four includes one bottle of Rosé de Provence and salted nuts. Reserve early! Seating is limited in our intimate courtyard. Weather permitting otherwise event moves indoors in our salon.

More about Greta Pope:

Award-winning and internationally acclaimed entertainer Greta Pope has delighted audiences throughout Europe, the Far East, South America and the Caribbean, as well as the United States and Canada. Touted as one of the great voices of our time, she has shared the stage with such well-known performers as Wynonna Judd, Dick Van Dyke, Stanley Clarke, Ramsey Lewis, Rich Little, Penn & Teller, Boy George and many others.

The daughter-in-law of legendary Duke Ellington vocalist Kay Davis, Greta Pope has developed an engaging one-woman show entitled “Duke Ellington…The Man…The Music…The Legend!” and also performs “Paris Noir…American Jazz in Paris,” “Greta Pope Sings The American Songbook,” and “An Evening with the Music of Cole Porter.” Her new show, “Motown…Pride of the Motor City!” has the audience dancing in their seats as Greta and the guys perform all of the hits from the Motown Era.

Additionally, Greta Pope holds a Bachelor of Music Degree, a Master of Music Degree and has studied at Indiana University with the brilliant Metropolitan Opera soprano Eileen Farrell. Greta Pope is a Ph.D. in Business and is the author of self-help book Music, Money & You; Managing the Business, now available at leading booksellers nationwide. Dr. Greta Pope is founder, producer and host of The Business Savvy Singer Podcast available on all major platforms.

More about Curtis “The Doctor” Robinson

Curtis began playing guitar at a very young age and by the time he was 11 was playing professionally in the Chicago area. Curtis has performed with many great blues musicians including: Artie Blues Boy White, Tre, Nellie Tiger Travis, Carlos Johnson and Wayne Bennett. Curtis has also performed with many notable Jazz and popular musicians across many genres including: Ramsey Lewis, Kenny Burrell, The Emotions, Irene Reid, Von Freeman, Bobby Lewis. Curtis performed at the Ocho Rios Jazz Festival and has performed in Asia for 1-3 months multiple years.

Save the date! More Plein Air Concerts coming up!

October 3: Jazz and Tap Dancing with Chicago Human Rhythm Project. Register here

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