Performances

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    • 7:00 pm

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

    From popular Brazilian music to the classical compositions that have influenced it, Marcus Tardelli performs with unsurpassed technical mastery and an unwavering devotion to expression.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 7:00 pm

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

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

    Quartet-in-residence at the University of Illinois, the Jupiter String Quartet “has matured into one of the mainstays of the American chamber music scene” (New Yorker). To open the Classical Mix Series, the Jupiter has invited Jasper Quartet and Michael Cameron to join this “quartet-plus” showcase.

Friday, October 5, 2018

    • 7:00 pm

    doors open at 6:00PM

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

    • 7:30 pm

    As part of the University of Illinois Bands, the Hindsley Symphonic Band is an ensemble comprised primarily of music majors set within a traditional symphonic band. This ensemble has a set instrumentation and performs large ensemble works, quality repertoire on various levels, historic transcriptions, and modern pieces.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

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

    On this evening, the co-directors of the School of Music’s Lyric Theatre @ Illinois are joined by favorite professional instrumental collaborators, as well as by early-career vocal artists for a night of favorite selections from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

    • 7:30 pm

    doors open at 6:30PM

Sunday, October 7, 2018

    • 3:00 pm

    The Black Chorus at the University of Illinois was founded in 1968. Organized by four students, and later under the direction of School of Music faculty with students, officers, the Black Chorus has sustained a high level of excellence in performance, collaborating with writers, jazz and gospel musicians, chamber orchestra, and dancers.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

    • 1:00 pm

    doors open 12:30PM

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

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

    In the 21st century, a woman’s progress in politics is fraught with challenge. The late playwright Wendy Wasserstein humanizes the political, creating an intelligent play that also bursts with humor and hurt.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    • 7:00 pm

    • 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.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Friday, October 19, 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.

    • 10:00 am

    Pianist and conductor Ian Hobson will lead masterclasses at Krannert Center, open for public viewing. Come watch, listen, and learn!

    • 7:00 pm

    Doors open 6PM

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

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

    Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner have each wowed Krannert Center audiences separately in the past; together, they make a dream team of song!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

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

    Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner have each wowed Krannert Center audiences separately in the past; together, they make a dream team of song!

    • 8:00 pm

    doors open 7:30PM

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 7:00 pm

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

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

    Daniel Hope appears as soloist with the world’s major orchestras and conductors, also directing many ensembles from the violin. The youngest-ever member of the Beaux Arts Trio during its final six seasons, a radio host and best-selling author in Germany, and a concert curator, Hope is celebrated for his artistic versatility as well as his dedication to humanitarian causes.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

Friday, October 26, 2018

    • 7:00 pm

    doors open at 6PM

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

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

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of works in this concert.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 7:00 pm

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

Friday, November 2, 2018

    • 7:00 pm

    Doors open at 6:30PM

    • 7:00 pm

    Doors open 6:30PM

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm

    This group is made up of undergraduate music majors, graduate students, and other outstanding singers who unite for a wide range of choral works.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

    • 7:00 pm

    Doors open 6PM

    • 7:30 pm

    Doors open at 6:45PM

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm

    The Varsity Men's Glee Club at the University of Illinois presents its annual Dad's Day concert. Come join us for an evening of tradition and song!