A man posing with a violin

Photo courtesy stefanmilenkovich.com

Prairie Performances - May 10, 2019

The Triumph of Music

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony plays Sibelius and Shostakovich.

Violin scroll

Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - May 03, 2019

Fiery Fiddlin’

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

Gustav Mahler

By E. Bieber - Kohut, Adolph (1900) "Gustav Mahler", Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - April 26, 2019

Mahler and Strauss

Join the Champaign-Urbana Symphony in this program of the late Romantic music of Mahler and Strauss.

man standing at a piano


Prairie Performances - April 19, 2019

Saint Matthew Passion

The performance features Sinfonia da Camera, the Central Illinois Children’s Chorus, the University of Illinois Chorale, and the UI Oratorio Society.

Windbeeches, Germany

By Richardfabi - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=236450

Prairie Performances - April 12, 2019

Windless Winter

The Sinfonia strings and percussion are showcased in an evening of “windless” favorites that spans three centuries.

The Eiffel Tower at night. Paris, France

By Sergey Ashmarin. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Prairie Performances - April 05, 2019

April in Paris

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

Portrait photo of Danish composer Carl Nielsen

Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - March 22, 2019


Life, ever growing, ever expanding, life seeking life. 

Pyotr Tchaikovsky, c. 1888.

By Émile Reutlinger - NYPL Digital Gallery — Image ID: 1158492, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - March 08, 2019

Dazzling Debut

The Illinois Symphony’s world premiere Fanfare by Mark Rheaume honoring Ken Lam.

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