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Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: Welcome Joy!

Event Type
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra
Foellinger Great Hall
Dec 9, 2021   7:30 pm  
40 / SC 36/ STU, UI & YTH 10
Originating Calendar
Krannert Center
Stephen Alltop, music director and conductor
Katelyn Lee, soprano
Carl Alexander, countertenor
Andrea Solya, Central Illinois Youth Chorus conductor

The holiday season begins with CUSO’s joyful return to Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center. This year’s holiday concert welcomes families to enjoy carol arrangements new and old, and a variety of vocal masterpieces. CUSO is joined by the beautiful voices of the Central Illinois Youth Chorus and outstanding soloists, performing magnificent music to lift your spirits. As always, we will join our voices for a carol sing-along!

Friedman and Wendel: A Chanukah Overture
Handel: Sonata from Il trionfo del Tempo e della Verità
Caccini: Ave Maria
Gabrieli: Canzon septimi toni à 8, Ch. 172
arr. NAUGHTIN: A Christmas Feast (Five Ancient Carols)
Mozart: Exsultate jubilate, K. 165
Tyzik: The Twelve Gifts of Christmas
Barker: Nollaig (Celtic Christmas)
arr. FRY: Go Tell It on the Mountain
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
arr. NAUGHTIN: Christmas Angels Sing-Along

Tickets for this event will go on sale to the public at 10am on Tuesday, October 5. 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. 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

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.

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