2017 Summer Concert Series

Quick Concert Information:

  • June 17, July 15, August 19 and September 9, 2017
  • Doors open at 6:30 pm, Concert begins at 8:00 pm
  • Individual Concert Tickets are also available for $45 each, please look for the "Add To Cart" button under each concert.
  • Tickets will be available on the Sanfilippo Foundation Website through our own, secure, PayPal credit card account. A PayPal account is NOT necessary to purchase tickets.
  • Your tickets will be emailed to you along with a map to the Sanfilippo Estate and details.

The 2017 Sanfilippo Summer Concert Series is brought to you by The Sanfilippo Foundation and our gracious sponsor:

Chessie's 111-Grille Restaurant in downtown Barrington will again offer 15% off of dinner before or after the concerts with your ticket stub (alcohol, tax and tip not included in discount). Reservations are required for discount. Call Chessies at 847-382-5020.


Our 2017 Musical Guest Artists:

Jelani Eddington

June 17 - The Sounds of Broadway: Organist Jelani Eddington on the Mighty Sanfilippo Wurlitzer.

Come enjoy a master organist and hear Broadway Musical favorites and more.

Jelani will bring musical theater selections to life utilizing the raw and intimate power of the Wurlitzer. One of the top organists in the World, Mr. Eddington will take you on a nostalgic journey of musical delights, and put our Wurlitzer through its paces.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for touring, Concert at 8 pm. We will open the Carousel Pavilion after each of our Summer Concerts for 45 minutes.

Tickets are $45 each.

We're sorry, but tickets are no longer available for this concert.





Richard Glazier

July 15 - He's Playing our Song: Great music from the stage and Screen, with Pianist Richard Glazier

Master Pianist Richard Glazier plays the 1927 Sanfilippo Knabe Concert Grand and narrates the stories behind some of the greatest music from stage and screen, including a video presentation. Richard studied with Ira Gershwin when he was a child, and will share his experiences.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for touring, Concert at 8 pm. We will open the Carousel Pavilion after each of our Summer Concerts for 45 minutes.

Tickets are $45 each.

We're sorry, but tickets are no longer available for this concert.





Ken Double and Skip Stine

August 19 - Hot August Night, with Organist Ken Double on the Mighty Wurlitzer, and Skip Stine on Trumpet

Join us for a sultry night of sentimental favorites saluting Harry James, Bobby Hackett, and more.

Come experience this dynamic duet of Organ and Trumpet with sultry sounds perfect for a hot August evening, in the comfort of our cool theater. With perfect acoustics, our theater allows you to hear the subtleties and power of two great instruments in the hands (and mouth) of two phenomenal artists.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for touring, Concert at 8 pm. We will open the Carousel Pavilion after each of our Summer Concerts for 45 minutes.

Tickets are $45 each.





September 9 - Prohibition Orchestra

Prohibition Orchestra

Original, Big Band music from the 20s and 30s with this 12 member orchestra including singer Andi Tauber. Come out and enjoy this favorite genre of great American classics and more.

This ten piece Orchestra recreates what it was like to live and groove in the 20s and early 30s. You won't be able to sit still, and it's okay to sing along with your favorites. We drop our Wurlitzer into the basement, cover the hole, and take you all back to some of the most iconic music in America in a note-for-note recreation of the classics. (Don't worry, we'll demonstrate the Wurlitzer prior to the concert, too).

Doors open at 6:30 pm for touring, Concert at 8 pm. We will open the Carousel Pavilion after each of our Summer Concerts for 45 minutes.

Tickets are $45 each.



About the Sanfilippo Foundation - 2017 Summer Concert Series

Individual Concert Tickets: $45 each. On Sale April 3 - September 7 (if not Sold Out). Purchase your individual tickets by clicking the "Add to Cart" button beneath the description of each concert.

Tickets must be purchased online on this Sanfilippo Foundation Website. Use our secure Paypal account. Those not willing to use an online credit card, please email the Foundation Director with details of which ticket(s) you'd like to purchase along with your phone number: director@sanfilippofoundation.org

Your tickets will be mailed to you along with a map to the Sanfilippo Estate and details.

Only 300 tickets will be sold for each concert to assure intimacy. Purchasing a Subscription Series ticket assures a seat at all four concerts. There is no guarantee Individual Tickets will be available if Subscription Tickets sell out. Tickets are transferable to family and friends.

Doors open at 6:30 pm and you may tour the Sanfilippo Collection in the residence at your leisure. Concerts begin promptly at 8:00 pm and run for 70 - 90 minutes. During the pre-concert open house, you may serendipitously hear some of the performers playing along with our automatic music machines. No food is available for this event, and we suggest you visit one of Barrington's fine restaurants before or after the show. Parking is free.

***The Carousel Pavilion will be open for all Summer Concerts Concert for 45 minutes after the end of each concert. If you haven't been to the Sanfilippo Estate, we recommend you arrive at 6:30 pm to enjoy the Collections prior to the concerts.

Guest musical artists typically offer their CDs for sale after the concert. Videotaping, audio recording and photography of any concert by audience members are strictly prohibited. The Sanfilippo Foundation respects the right of all artists to protect their intellectual property.

Proceeds benefit the Sanfilippo Foundation and help us continue to offer the Estate and Collections to Charities for fund raising purposes.


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