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Krannert Center Events: 2022-2023 Season

About This Event

Stephen Alltop, music director and conductor
Central Illinois Youth Chorus, Andrea Solya, Director
University of Illinois Chamber Singers, Andrew Megill, Conductor
Stephen Alltop, conductor and chamber organ
Nathan Sawyer, Assistant Conductor

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra’s joyous welcome to the holidays presents a delightful mix of traditional and contemporary music for the whole family to enjoy. The University of Illinois Chamber Singers will join CUSO to perform Bach’s resplendent Cantata No. 191, Gloria in excelsis Deo. The program also features a sparkling organ concerto of Handel and the beautiful voices of the Central Illinois Youth Chorus in songs of the season. The finale will make spirits bright as Maestro Alltop leads a sing-along of favorite carols and the “Hallelujah Chorus.”

Breiner: Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Christmas Goes Baroque)
Handel: Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4, No. 5
Bach.: Cantata No. 191, Gloria in excelsis Deo
Fry: My Dancing Day, On Christmas Night
Praetorius arr. Naughtin: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
arr. Naughtin: Christmas Angels Sing-Along
Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” (from Messiah)

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:30pm in the Foellinger Great Hall

See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.

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