Prairie Performances

The Creation

Portrait of Joseph Haydn

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

On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9, listen to a magnificent piece of classical music performed by two local musical groups. The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, led by Stephen Alltop, presents Franz Josef Haydn’s oratorio, The Creation.  The Symphony is joined by the University of Illinois Oratorio Society and features soloists Ashley Nicole Johnson singing soprano, William Hite singing tenor and David Govertsen singing bass-baritone.

“The Creation” (10/24/15)

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Alltop, conductor
University of Illinois Oratorio Society
Andrew Megill, director of choral activities
Ashley Nicole Johnson, soprano
William Hite, tenor
David Govertsen, bass-baritone

Haydn | The Creation