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Music of the Season

Stephen Alltop, music director and conductor
Central Illinois Children's Chorus
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Kate Tombaugh, mezzo-soprano

The CUSO annual celebration of the holiday season brings music to delight your ears and lift your spirits. Enjoy beloved carols in marvelous arrangements, featuring the angelic voices of the Central Illinois Children’s Chorus and outstanding soloists. Of course, a visit by Santa Claus himself is sure to be expected!

Wendell: Overture To A Merry Christmas (after Mozart)
Warlock: Capriol Suite
Handel: Organ Concerto in B-flat Major, Op. 4, No. 2
Gabrieli: Canzona
Bach: Little Fugue in G Minor
Waldteufel: The Skater’s Waltz (Les Patineurs), Op. 183
Carey: I Saw Three Ships
arr. Redford: In dulci jubilo
Niles: I Wonder as I Wander
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
arr. Naughtin: Christmas Angels Sing-Along
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

Recommended for ages 8 and up

This performance will run approximately one hour and 34 minutes, and includes a 20-minute intermission.

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. There is a special need this year for large and extra-large coats for middle school boys. 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.

Event Details

Foellinger Great Hall
Th Dec 07, 2017 - 7:30pm
40 / SC 36 / STU & YTH 5