Johann Sebastian Bach (aged 61) in a portrait

By Elias Gottlob Haussmann – Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - August 30, 2019

The Bachs

Enjoy this concert with the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana or B.A.Ch conducted by Joseph Baldwin.

man standing at a piano

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Prairie Performances - August 23, 2019

Unfinished Business

Sinfonia da Camera is getting down to business in this week's program. 

Picture of Hector Berlioz

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Prairie Performances - August 16, 2019

Roman Carnival Overture

The premier university orchestra performs a variety of pieces, including this favorite from Hector Berlioz.

President Lyndon B. Johnson Photo. Photo by Arnold Newman.

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Prairie Performances - August 09, 2019

August 4, 1964

This performance follows the events of this day during Lyndon Johnson's presidency.

William Shakespeare 1609

By Unknown - The Washington Times, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - August 02, 2019

Inspired by Shakespeare

Enjoy an evening of romantic tragedy inspired by the Bard himself.


Mount St. Helens erupting

By Austin Post, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - July 26, 2019

All The World’s A Stage

This colorful program takes volcanoes as its subject.

portrait of Beethoven

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Prairie Performances - July 19, 2019

Beethoven: Apotheosis of the Dance

As you might suppose from this theme there will be music that is both inspiring and invigorating.

brass instrustments

By Kreuzschnabel (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - July 12, 2019

Brass Blowout

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra is literally tooting their own horns in this concert.

Claude Debussy in 1908

By Nadar, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - July 05, 2019

An Anniversary Celebration

From Debussy to Bernstein, Sinfonia da Camera performs your favorites. 

The Solar System, (not to scale) showing the Sun, Inner Planets, Asteroid Belt, Outer Planets, and a comet.

By Harman Smith and Laura Generosa (nee Berwin), graphic artists and contractors to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Public Domain via Wikipedia

Prairie Performances - June 28, 2019

Terra Nostra

Moving music focusing on the relationship between our planet and mankind.

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