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UI Philharmonia Orchestra and Illini Strings

Nathan Sawyer, Illini Strings director
Hannah Reitz, Illini Strings guest conductor
Stephen Fairbanks, Philharmonia Orchestra director
Nathan Sawyer, graduate student conductor
Lewis McAdow, baritone

The Philharmonia Orchestra performs major literature from the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. It is comprised of students representing upwards of 35 majors from throughout the university community.

The Illini Strings performs music from the classics to music written in the 21st century. Musicians in the orchestra are comprised of non-music majors from all across the Illinois campus.

Tickets for this event will go on sale to the public at 10am on Tuesday, March 8. Tickets will be sold online only as mobile or print-at-home tickets and are not available for purchase 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. If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel welcome to contact the Ticket Office at 217.333.6280 or kran-tix [at] illinois.edu. All 2021-2022 ticket on-sale dates are now available. To learn about early ticket-buying opportunities, please contact Krannert Center’s Advancement team: 217.333.6700 or advancement [at] krannertcenter.illinois.edu.

In order to attend an in-theatre performance at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, audience members must provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. This change is occurring in response to increasingly strict contractual requirements of visiting artists, evolving performing arts industry standards, and audience expectations. At this time, face coverings are still required in indoor university spaces such as Krannert Center. Face coverings must be worn throughout any event or performance. For more information, please see our COVID-19 Safety Protocols page.

Event Details

Foellinger Great Hall
We May 04, 2022 - 7:30pm CT
10 / SC 7 / STU, UI & YTH 4