Bellissima Opera’s annual International Women’s Day Concert featuring an award-winning female roster of vocalists, pianists and artists showcasing the works of women in the arts. Our first concert launched in 2022 in Oak Park, Illinois.

2024 Concert

International Women's Day Concert, Friday, March 8, 2024, 7:30pm, Oak Park, Illinois.

Tickets on sale December 1.

Singers Kimberly Jones, Janet Mensen-Reynolds, Alison Meuth, and Christine Steyer are centerstage for our 2024 International Women’s Day Concert. They are joined by collaborative pianists Jennifer McCabe and Sarah Yoon-Mayer.

Special guests will be poet Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg and singer Dayanara Fernandez. The concert will be emceed by Ava Logan and set to a backdrop of images by artist Tamera Gagne.

Concert highlights will include excerpts from Brahm’s Liebeslieder Waltzes, songs by celebrated African-American composer Florence Price, and a new arrangement of The Rose by Elizabeth Doyle. Other works by female poets, librettists and composers will be performed.