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UI Symphony Orchestra, Oratorio Society, and Chamber Singers

Andrew Megill, conductor
Jupiter String Quartet
Ollie Watts Davis, soprano
Courtenay Budd, soprano
Nathan Gunn, baritone

The University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra (UISO) is the School of Music's premier orchestra. The Symphony Orchestra performs major literature from the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

The Oratorio Society is the university's symphonic choir made up of accomplished singers from the University student body, faculty and staff, and community musicians from throughout the region.

The University of Illinois Chamber Singers, the premier choral ensemble, is comprised of experienced and outstanding singers from across the entire student body demonstrating the highest level of musical excellence.

arr. Taylor: Four Spirituals for soprano and string quartet
Give Me Jesus (after Hall Johnson)
Ride Up in the Chariot (after Betty Jackson King)
Deep River (after H. T. Burleigh)
He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands (after Margaret Bonds)

Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem

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

Following the performance, there will be a celebration in the Krannert Center lobby as the School of Music marks 125 years!

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
Sa Apr 30, 2022 - 7:30pm CT
10 / SC / 7 / STU, UI & YTH 4