Make a plan to join Artemis Singers for our pride concert and dance June 9, 2018. We return to Hyde Park and the soaring gothic acoustically beautiful space in First Unitarian Church of Chicago.
We’re world-premiering a new piece by effervescent chorus member Allison Downing called “I Chose the L,” asserting a clear preference. You’ll also hear our chorus’s first-ever performance of “Signs” by Ruth Huber, which artfully strings together protest signs seen at the Women’s March. And as if that wasn’t enough, we’re also world-premiering a new arrangement by our multi-talented Laurie Lee Moses called “Songs of Strong Sisters.” It’s every Sister-song we’ve ever sung distilled into one piece!
The concert theme is More than Music, reflecting the fact that as a community organization, Artemis provides a place where women come together to learn about each other, to harmonize, to socialize, to self-govern, to develop new skills, and to craft a performance. But at our foundation, we always come back to the music and to one another.
And since we’re talking about more than music…Artemis is delighted to welcome the stunning poet e nina jay as a guest artist. After the concert, you’ll definitely want to stay for the dance, with tunes spun by DJ OCD!
You can read the press release for quotes from our artistic/production team.
Discounted tickets for students, seniors and children. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm.