Invigorate your senses on Valentine’s Day in a multi-sensory artistic extravaganza at the Chopin Theatre. Come experience a full sensory concert with desserts, fragrances, video, and see a unique fashion show based on Chicago 1950’s featuring hats by iconic Chicago milliner, Bes-Ben. This is a special fundraising event to support In The Realm Of Senses’s Spring “Chicago” exhibit. Make this Valentine’s Day uniquely memorable! Seating is limited to 70 people and doors open at 7:30pm.
Ticket include concert, fashion show, desserts and chocolates made for “Pictures at an Exhibition”. Custom Valentine cocktails and beers will be available for purchase at the bar. Free parking at Holy Trinity Church one block east of theater.
Part I: Pictures at an Exhibition
An original duo version of Mussorgsky’s famous “Pictures at an Exhibition” arranged by Jeff Yang for violin, viola, cello, baroque recorders and piano. The performance is set to imagery, scents, and desserts made specially for this event by top chefs around Chicago.
Jeff Yang: violin, viola, cello, baroque recorders
Lyudmila Lakisova: piano
Visual Projections: Galina Shevchenko and Liviu Pasare
Fragrances: Christophe Laudamiel of DreamAir
Desserts: Arun’s Thai, Chocolat Uzma, Band of Bohemia
Lithography: John Gaudette
Part II: Fashion show: Chicago 1950’s featuring Bes-Ben hats
Fashions: Julia Marchenko of Rare Jule Vintage
Paintings: Leonid Osseny
Art Installation: Maja Bosen
Frangrance: Bambi Montgomery of Hive Luxury Fragrances
Music: Dominic Johnson “Dojo”
Cocktail creations designed by:
Violet Hour: Juliet and Romeo
Arun’s Thai: Whisky/Tobacco Cabaret, based on scent by Christophe Laudamiel