Sinfonia da Camera commences the evening with Elgar’s Cockaigne Overture, with its lively themes serving to musically portray Maestro Ian Hobson’s English birthplace. As requested by patrons in the past season, Hobson will then take the stage as both conductor and pianist for Rachmaninoff’s instantly recognizable and virtuosic Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Following intermission, Sinfonia will conclude the program with the iconic and crowd-pleasing Symphony No. 5, a continuation of their multi-year Beethoven cycle.
Elgar: Cockaigne Overture
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
Tickets for this event will go on sale to the public at 10am on Tuesday, September 14. Tickets will be sold online only, not by phone or at the Ticket Office counter. Before the on-sale date, please visit Krannert Center’s online ticket office to ensure you have or can create an active account. To learn about early ticket-buying opportunities, please contact Krannert Center’s Advancement team: 217.333.6700 or advancement [at] krannertcenter.illinois.edu.
As part of the University of Illinois, Krannert Center follows U of I guidelines regarding face coverings and other COVID-19 safety protocols. These guidelines change as conditions change, so we will continue to adjust our practices and keep you informed throughout the season. At this time, face coverings are required in indoor university spaces such as Krannert Center. In addition, people who are NOT fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering outdoors when they cannot practice social distancing.