Calendar: On Tour, On Stage

(updated 7/8/2018)

Claudia's SongShop (workshop in song interpretation) continues most Tuesday evenings at DePaul School of Music; occasional Saturdays in Hyde Park, and monthly sessions in Metro Detroit. Learn more at

postcards FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018
7 pm to 8 pm
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Postcards from a Trip Abroad: Claudia Hommel and Elizabeth Doyle take you on a whirlwind voyage of transatlantic songs and beyond. From Parisian to Weimar cabarets, from Naples to Havana, from Shanghai to Moscow, we'll visit with Edith Piaf, Marlene Dietrich and others along the way. Whether in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese (and English!) no Berlitz phrase books required.
Free and open to the public.

2 pm to 4 pm
Downtown Oak Park celebrates Art dans la Rue
Claudia Hommel and accordionist Patricia Spaeth invite you to dance and sing along.
Marion Street just south of Lake Street—here's to fine weather!

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The French delegation comes to Chicago as we continue the Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion. A unique international cabaret conference : 8 days and nights of concerts, roundtables, Razzle-Dazzle song and multimedia presentations, masterclasses and workshops. Headlined by Faith Prince, Alex Rybeck, Greta Pope, Elisabeth Howard, Elizabeth Doyle, Christian Pagès, Michèle Barbier, Clotilde Rullaud, and more!
Old Town School of Folk Music, DePaul School of Music, Petterino's, Davenport's, and more venues throughout Chicago
Registration is now open!

. Call 773-509-9360.


  • August 19: Chicago-Paris Road Show comes to Lake House in Lake Bluff
  • August 30: Chicago-Paris Road Show comes to Cliff Dwellers Club for Songs with a View
  • October 27, 2018: Carnegie Library of Kewaunee gala festival celebrates France
  • November 9, 2018: Moline Public Library celebrates with the Figge Museum "French Moderns" with "Picasso and Matisse Go the Music Hall," a vocal canvas concert by Claudia Hommel and Elizabeth Doyle.