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Prairie Performances - January 18, 2020

Fiery Fiddlin’

Fiddles and violins abound in this program from the Illinois Symphony Orchestra. 

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Prairie Performances - January 10, 2020

Unfinished Business

The local Sinfonia da Camera Chamber Orchestra is getting down to business in this week's program. 

Munich Hall of Fame: Composer Carl Orff (installed in 2009)

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Prairie Performances - January 03, 2020

Carmina Burana

Enjoy this performance of Carl Orff’s scenic cantata celebrating the Champaign-Urbana Symphony's 60th Anniversary.

George Frideric Handel by Balthasar Denner

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Prairie Performances - December 27, 2019

Judas Maccabeus

Enjoy Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana's performance of Handel's Judas Maccabeus, an oratorio written in 1746, drawn from the Apocrypha of the Bible (First Book of the Maccabees) and the historian Josephus.

Windbeeches, Germany

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Prairie Performances - December 13, 2019

Windless Winter

Enjoy these “windless” favorites featuring strings and percussion by the Sinfonia da Camera orchestra. 

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Prairie Performances - December 06, 2019


Enjoy classical pieces by the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra.

Portrait of Wolfgang Amadeusz Mozart

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Prairie Performances - November 30, 2019

Messiah and Mozart

Enjoy Mozart’s arrangement of Handel’s Messiah.

The Eiffel Tower at night in Paris, France.

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Prairie Performances - November 15, 2019

April in Paris

Enjoy familiar French favorites in this light and uplifting concert with the Illinois Symphony. 

Portrait of Franz Schubert.

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Prairie Performances - November 08, 2019

Voices Unite!

Two outstanding college choirs from separate continents join forces to celebrate the unifying power of music. 

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