2019 Summer Concert Series

Quick Concert Information:

  • June 15, July 20, August 17 and September 21, 2019
  • Doors open at 6:30 pm, Concert begins at 8:00 pm
  • Individual Concert Tickets are also available for $40 each, please look for the "Add To Cart" button under each concert.
  • Full Series (all 4 concerts) tickets are available for $140 each.
  • 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.

To purchase a Full Series ticket for all 4 concerts, use the button below. For individual concerts, please continue down the page.


The 2019 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 2019 Musical Guest Artists:

June 15 - The Other 3 Tenors - Around the World in 80-minutes

The Other Three Tenors

You've undoubtedly heard of the Three Tenors. Well, these are The Other 3 Tenors. Slightly irreverent, perhaps a bit bawdy, and full of hijinks, this isn't your mother's opera. It's a fun, romp of an evening with 3 talented gentleman with room-shaking voices. Be prepared to laugh, groan (if you must), and thoroughly enjoy yourself. Combining theater shaking voices with side splitting humor, this trio creates a program like no other.

With their combined experience on the opera stage and concert platform as well as radio and television, this talented triumvirate takes you on a veritable musical tour of the world, with everything from operatic arias and musical theater standards to Korean folksongs, Viennese waltzes, French cabaret favorites, Spanish melodies, Irish ballads and Neapolitan love songs, with a Yiddish lullaby thrown in for good measure!

Host Warren Moulton and fellow tenors Franco Martorana and Simon Kyung Lee raise the rafters with beautiful harmonies and uproarious laughter. The Other 3 Tenors...an unforgettable evening of high notes and hijinks! Doors open at 6:30 pm for touring, with the concert at 8 pm.

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 $40 each.

Purchase your tickets today!



July 20 - Three Under Thirty-Three: On a Wurlitzer.

Organists Nathan Avakian (NY), Zak Frame (WI), and Nicholas Renkosik (IL) share not only the Sanfilippo Wurlitzer, but the stage for this exhilarating concert of highly-talented gentlemen organists, all under 33 years of age.

With a combination of solos (organ), duos (piano & organ) and trios (organ, piano & drums), the evening promises the spectacular. We gave these guys free-reign in designing an eclectic, fun, and modern program for the Wurlitzer. Rumors of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and perhaps even Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" have the Sanfilippo Wurlitzer salivating.

It's going to be a fun night. Don't let their youth fool you; these are serious organists who will surprise and thrill you with their exceptional talent.

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 $40 each.

Purchase your tickets today!


Three Under 33


August 17 - Jukebox Saturday Night, with Organist Dave Wickerham, and vintage-voice crooner, Mark Demmin

Dave Wickerham and Mark Demin

Organist-extraordinaire Dave Wickerham returns with last year's Christmas guest soloist, Mark Demmin, for an evening of 1930s - 1960s favorites. Crooner, Mark Demmin has the nostalgic vintage voice that transports you to an earlier era.

Dave Wickerham's command of the Sanfilippo Wurlitzer is unmatched and these two gentlemen will punch all the juke box favorite numbers with a fun evening. There's no better way to spend a hot August night than with warm and nostalgic music.

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 $40 each.

Purchase your tickets today!



September 21 - Jazz Plus - With Organist Tedde Gibson

Tedde Gibson

Making his debut performance at Sanfilippo, organist Tedde Gibson explores the wide diaspora of music with the Sanfilippo Wurlitzer. Uniquely talented, Mr. Gibson brings an exploration of the versatility of the Sanfilippo Wurlitzer with Jazz favorites, sacred Gospel favorites, and more.

One of the most innovative, improvisational organists and recording artists today, Mr. Gibson is sure to surprise and delight you with his command and creativity.

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 $40 each.

Purchase your tickets today!



About the Sanfilippo Foundation - 2019 Summer Concert Series

Individual Concert Tickets: $40 each. On Sale April 19 - September 14 (if not Sold Out).

Full Series (all 4 concerts) tickets are available for $140 each and can be purchased through this link:

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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