University of Illinois

Prairie Performances - December 06, 2019

Transfigurations

Enjoy classical pieces by the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra.

Portrait of Wolfgang Amadeusz Mozart

Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - November 30, 2019

Messiah and Mozart

Enjoy Mozart’s arrangement of Handel’s Messiah.

The Eiffel Tower at night in Paris, France.

By Sergey Ashmarin. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

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.

By Josef Kriehuber - Public Domain

Prairie Performances - November 08, 2019

Voices Unite!

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

Black and white photo of composer Richard Strauss.

Photo by Ferdinand Schmutzer/Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - November 01, 2019

Mahler and Strauss

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

Windbeeches, Germany

By Richardfabi - Own work, Public Domain

Prairie Performances - October 25, 2019

Windless Winter

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

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra performs.

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra

Prairie Performances - October 18, 2019

Terra Nostra

Enjoy this new oratorio performed by the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra and two additional local musical groups.

Aaron Copland in 1962 from a television special

By CBS Television - eBay itemphoto frontphoto back, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19913210

Prairie Performances - October 11, 2019

Porgy and Bess

The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra plays selections from this opera from George Gershwin.

Portrait of Joseph Haydn

"Joseph Haydn" by Thomas Hardy (1757-circa 1805) - Unknown. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Prairie Performances - October 02, 2019

The Creation

Enjoy this classical piece performed by two local musical groups.

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