INTERSECTION: Jazz Meets Classical Song

Sunday, June 21 1pm

Presented by Make Music Chicago/Rush Hour Concerts
with Kuang-Hao Huang, piano and Larry Gray, bass

Chicago Cultural Center
Free admission, live b'cast on WDCB 90.9 FM


INTERSECTION: Jazz Meets Classical Song CD Release Event gratefully acknowledges our generous sponsors—Café Selmarie, Cedille Records, Corbett vs. Dempsey and 90.9FM WDCB Jazz & Blues in Chicago.

INTERSECTION: Jazz Meets Classical Song is knocking at your virtual door!  I'm so in love with this music, and hope everyone will help bring it to life.  You've probably noticed the big ochre-colored button on the header of the home page.  If you haven't clicked it yet, please click it, and pledge generously!  There are some wonderful thank-you gifts, from downloads to live concerts in your home.  We have our first rehearsal for the live broadcast on Monday.   I'd better go practice!!!

Critical Acclaim

"continually drew the eye and ear" (Opera News)

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Unique dramatic concert with full orchestra or chamber ensemble gives musical glimpse of five sopranos in Mozart's Vienna

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Familiar and newly-commissioned blues, ragtime, ballads and art songs in a chamber music format linking jazz and classical music.

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45 minutes of stories in song and space showcasing the current state of composed and improv solo singing.

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Children's introduction to opera features inspiration and creativity, a puppet heroine, audience participation and original music by Patrice.

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Dramatic Concerts

Dramatic Concerts

  • "A formidable interpretative talent” (The New Yorker ) with “a voice that is light, rich and flexible” (Opera News ), Ms. Michaels sings the concert and operatic repertoire, and presents four marvelously unique and entertaining dramatic concerts. She is recorded on over two dozen critically acclaimed discs for Cedille, Albany and other labels. Patrice is in demand as a master clinician, and serves as Director of Vocal Studies at The University of Chicago. (full bio)

  • Patrice is in the first live concert phase of Intersection: Jazz Meets Classical Song  planned for recording in 2014.

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