Roger presents the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra's Northern LIghts concert with conductor Alexander Platt and pianist William Wolfrom.
Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper
7 pm Jonathan Winters' "A Christmas Carol"
8 pm Jazz Piano Christmas XXIX
9 pm Winter Solstice Celebration
Roger presents the University of Illinois Symphony with Sung Hee Shin, violin. On the program are Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni; Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin; Derek Bermel: “A shout, whisper, and a trace”; and R. Strauss: Don Juan.
Sinfonia da Camera, with music director Ian Hobson and the UI Women's Glee Club, explores the music of the spheres. On the program: Milhaud: La Création du Monde; Holst: The Planets; Matthews: Pluto, the Renewer.
Roger presents the orchestra with Michael Luxner, conductor, and Hye-Jin Kim, violinist, performing Beethoven, Bruch and Brahms.
Roger presents the Eastern Illinois Symphony, conducted by R. Robert Rossi and April Lee. From the Gothic cathedrals and the majestic castles of Europe to the shores of the Americas, the Eastern Illinois University Choral Ensembles and Collegium Musicum (Early Music Ensembles) perform works by English, French, German, Italian and American composers.
Roger presents the C-U Symphony's "A World of Color" concert with Stephen Alltop, conductor, and Elissa Koljonen, violin.
Roger presents the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Luxner, performing Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber and Richard Strauss' Rosenkavalier Suite.
Roger presents the UI Symphony with Donald Schleicher, condcuctor, and Eunhae Cho, soprano. On the program are Haydn: Symphony No. 90; Mozart: Come scoglio from “Cosi fan tutte”; Charpentier: Depuis le jour from “Louise”; J. Strauss: Czardas from “Die Fledermaus"; and Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1.
Roger presents Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH) in their Bach and Beyond concert. On the program are Bach's Motet Cantata 21 and Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb. Keep reading for the full program.