University of Illinois Chamber Singers, Andrew Megill, conductor
Central Illinois Children’s Chorus, Andrea Solya, conductor
Kate Tombaugh, mezzo-soprano
Join CUSO for a delightful concert of holiday cheer for the whole family. Vocal soloists Josefien Stoppelenburg and Kate Tombaugh return to join with the University of Illinois Chamber Singers in Vivaldi’s sparkling Gloria. The shining voices of the Central Illinois Children’s Chorus will soar through the Foellinger Great Hall in magical arrangements of the season. Expect a visit from Santa, and to be transported with joy!
Wendell: Overture To A Merry Christmas (after Mozart)
Vivaldi: Gloria, RV 589
arr. Redford: In Dulci Jubilo for Brass Quintet
Fry: Angels We Have Heard on High
Leontovych, arr. Naughtin: Carol of the Bells
Fry: The Day After Christmas
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
arr. Naughtin: Christmas Angels Sing-Along
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah
Recommended for ages 8 and up
Guests are invited to join Krannert Center in helping children stay warm this winter. Bring new or gently used coats, mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, and ear muffs for this season's clothing drive. This year, there is a special need for coats for middle school boys in sizes Boy's XL and Men's S, M, and L. All collected items will go to the Champaign Unit 4 School District and Urbana School District 116. Donation boxes will be available in the lobby near Intermezzo cafe.