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UI Symphony Orchestra

John Harbison, conductor

The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will be joined by master American composer John Harbison to conduct his epic fifth symphony, with text from the Orpheus and Eurydice legend.

Harbison: Symphony No.5

Program is subject to change. Please reference the School of Music’s website for updates on their events.

John Harbison will speak about his work as composer, conductor, and scholar for the arts, including his influences from literature (in particular, the poetic responses to the Orpheus myth) and his work on the music of J. S. Bach on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 4:30pm in Spurlock Museum's Knight Auditorium (600 S. Gregory, Urbana). Learn more.

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. 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

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.

Event Details

Foellinger Great Hall
Fr Oct 22, 2021 - 7:30pm CT
10 / SC 7 / STU, UI & YTH 4 (Due to accessibility-related construction, tickets for Foellinger Great Hall balcony seating are not available at this time.)