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Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert: Season of Glory

Stephen Alltop, conductor and chamber organ
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Kate Tombaugh, mezzo-soprano
Central Illinois Youth Chorus, Andrea Solya, conductor
University of Illinois Oratorio Society, Andrea Solya, conductor
The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra’s December concert has become a favorite holiday tradition for music-lovers of all ages. This year’s festive program brings the beautiful voices of the Central Illinois Youth Chorus and the University of Illinois Oratorio Society together in Vivaldi’s Gloria and other joyous works. There’s more magic in store with performances of musical selections from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, Leroy Anderson’s famous Sleigh Ride, and a visit from Santa. CUSO’s finale will make spirits bright with a sing-along of holiday carols and the “Hallelujah Chorus.”   


Pyotr Tchaikovsky:  Nutcracker Overture
Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria, RV. 589
P. Tchaikovsky: Dances from Nutcracker: Dance Sequence, Waltz of the Flowers 
Arr. Gary Fry: Angels We Have Heard on High
Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Carol Sing Along
George Frideric Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah


Season tickets are on sale June 2 only through the CUSO office. Subscribers get a 10% series discount and the best concert seats. Get details at cusymphony.org or call the CUSO office at 217-351-9139.

Event Details

Foellinger Great Hall
We Dec 11, 2024 - 7:30pm CT