Krannert Center

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    • 7:30

    The Illinois Modern Ensemble focuses on contemporary and experimental music. Concerts feature compositions by prominent artists such as Augusta Read Thomas and Steve Reich as well as new works by students and faculty members.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

    • 10:00 am

    Experience the fellowship of communal dance with instructors Laura Chiaramonte and Kate Insolia of Dance at Illinois. If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, join us to explore gentle movement in a safe, welcoming environment.

    • 7:30 pm

    Join us for this University of Illinois School of Music faculty recital.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

    • 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 3:00 pm

    The Best Band in the Land heads indoors for this concert featuring its signature tunes, highlights of the season, and some exciting extras.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

    • 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    The Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” They currently serve as the Yale School of Music’s fellowship quartet-in-residence.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    • 7:30 pm

    Students in these small jazz combos have the opportunity to hone their technique and work on tight arrangements. World-renowned faculty musicians lead them through classic charts by influential writers such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie plus current compositions.

    • 7:30 pm

    This group performs calypso, soca, jazz, and global styles.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine. The Central Illinois Children’s Chorus (CICC) will perform a variety of songs and carols to celebrate the holiday season.

    • 7:30 pm

    This group from the University of Illinois specializes in tunes from the Big Band era.

Friday, December 7, 2018

    • 7:30 pm

    A preeminent ensemble in the world, the University of Illinois Wind Symphony premieres new works, travels to national and international events, and sets the standard for band performance and training.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 7:30 pm

    The classic jazz ensemble, UI Concert Jazz Band, is led by Chip McNeill—a performer with Arturo Sandoval, Nat Adderley, Maynard Ferguson, and the Woody Herman Orchestra.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

    • 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 3:00 pm

    Reeds and strings take the lead when these student jazz ensembles head into the Studio Theatre.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

    • 7:30 pm

    The UI Latin Jazz Ensemble performs works with South American, Caribbean, Afro-Cuban, and traditional jazz influences.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    • 7:30 pm

    This group from the University of Illinois specializes in tunes from the Big Band era.

    • 7:30 pm

    The outstanding musicians in the University of Illinois Wind Orchestra excel at a wide range of musical styles and are committed to expanding band music's reaches as they undertake works for large or small groups, traditional pieces, and new compositions.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

    • 7:30 pm

    Students in these small jazz combos have the opportunity to hone their technique and work on tight arrangements. World-renowned faculty musicians lead them through classic charts by influential writers such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie plus current compositions.

    • 7:30 pm

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of pieces conducted by Donald Schleicher.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Looking for a casual place to study on Reading Day from 10am-4pm? Krannert Center has got your back: plenty of seating with charging stations, delicious food and beverages available for purchase from Intermezzo cafe, and more.

Friday, December 14, 2018

    • 10:00 am

    Experience the fellowship of communal dance with instructors Laura Chiaramonte and Kate Insolia of Dance at Illinois. If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, join us to explore gentle movement in a safe, welcoming environment.