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    • 7:30 pm
      2/19/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/20/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/21/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/21/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Countertenor Yichen Li is a diverse musician who has performed extensively in opera, oratorio, and chamber music and has won awards as a vocalist and piano accompanist.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/22/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/23/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/23/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Has winter taken over? Has the frost crept across the fields, down the streets, maybe right into our very homes or even our own hearts? Quebec’s youthful, fearless, masterful Cirque FLIP Fabrique is a magically poetic cirque-style expedition that’s taking worldwide stages by storm.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/23/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Each year, the 21st Century Piano Commission sponsors a competition with a cash prize for a composition featuring the keyboard instrument.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/25/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    This ensemble is composed of Arab and Israeli musicians defying fierce political divides to make music together. Led by its concertmaster, violinist Michael Barenboim, West-Eastern Divan Ensemble demonstrates that bridges can be built to encourage people to listen to the narrative of the other.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/26/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    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
      2/27/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/27/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    Pianist Murray Perahia has announced the cancellation of several performances due to illness, including his February 27 appearance at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/28/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/28/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The outstanding musicians in the University of Illinois Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Symphonic Band excel at a wide range of musical styles and are committed to expanding band music's reaches.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/29/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/29/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra has announced with regret the cancellation of its winter 2020 American tour, including its Krannert Center visit.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/4/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    The Illinois Modern Ensemble focuses on contemporary and experimental music.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/5/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/5/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Venice Baroque Orchestra and Swedish mezzo-soprano Ann Hallenberg pay tribute to Swedish singer Jenny Lind’s musicianship as Hallenberg performs arias of Orlandini, Giacomelli, Hasse, Handel, and Vivaldi.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/6/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/7/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/7/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    In this concert, CUSO will perform works by David Diamond and Tchaikovsky, and the soloistic skills of clarinetist J. David Harris and bassoonist Timothy McGovern will shine in Richard Strauss’ "Duet-Concertino."

    • 3:00 pm
      3/8/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 3:00 pm
      3/8/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

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

    • 6:30 pm
      3/10/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Northern Ireland’s Cahoots NI returns to Krannert Center with an enchanting and heartfelt tale filled with music, dance, and non-verbal theatre, based on a true story about love and the ever-evolving meaning of family.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/11/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    The members of Aichi, Japan-based Tao are expressive percussion artists and highly trained athletes who are preserving and expanding the ancient Japanese drumming tradition.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/12/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will be joined by members of other UI ensembles and guest artist Ricardo Herrera, bass-baritone.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/25/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The versatile musicians of the UI Philharmonia Orchestra play works ranging from new experimental pieces to classics of the literature.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/26/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/27/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/27/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Krannert Center’s 50th-season celebrations continue with this special performance by Sinfonia da Camera. Hosted at Krannert Center for 36 seasons, Sinfonia is an integral part of the Center’s history and boasts many notable performances, including this program.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/28/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/28/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Musical moments will be woven together with big science presentations by distinguished faculty, followed by a unique rendering of Gustav Mahler’s masterpiece, "Das Lied von der Erde" (The Song of the Earth), enhanced by imagery and movement conceived by Tai Ji master Chungliang Al Huang.

    • 7:30 pm
      3/28/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

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

    • 7:30 pm
      3/31/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Recognized for their visionary collaborations and their compelling interpretations of compositions from core classical chamber music standards to pop songs, the Fauré Quartett is widely regarded as one of today’s top chamber ensembles.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/2/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/2/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance I and Studiodance I Extended feature keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Elliot Reza Emadian, Evvie Allison, William Ervin, and Kaitlin Fox that explode open new possibilities of contemporary dance.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/3/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/3/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance I and Studiodance I Extended feature keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Elliot Reza Emadian, Evvie Allison, William Ervin, and Kaitlin Fox that explode open new possibilities of contemporary dance.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/3/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    The Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble will present three works including the newly premiered "Sport" and an as-yet-to-be-titled work set to cantatas by Handel. The final selection is Morris’ beautifully balletic "The Trout," premiered in 2018 and inspired by Franz Schubert’s enchanting chamber music masterpiece, the "Trout" Quintet.

    • 2:00 pm
      4/4/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Women’s Glee Club is the premier women’s choir at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/4/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/4/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance I and Studiodance I Extended feature keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Elliot Reza Emadian, Evvie Allison, William Ervin, and Kaitlin Fox that explode open new possibilities of contemporary dance.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/4/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    The Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble will present three works including the newly premiered "Sport" and an as-yet-to-be-titled work set to cantatas by Handel. The final selection is Morris’ beautifully balletic "The Trout," premiered in 2018 and inspired by Franz Schubert’s enchanting chamber music masterpiece, the "Trout" Quintet.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/4/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The UI Black Chorus has sustained a high level of excellence in performance and collaborating with writers, jazz and gospel musicians, chamber orchestras, and dancers.

    • 3:00 pm
      4/5/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 3:00 pm
      4/5/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    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. In this program, the Symphony will be joined by the Libertyville High School Wind Ensemble.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/15/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    This band performs large ensemble works specifically focused on a variety of quality repertoire, unique/untraditional repertoire, and non-traditional collaborations.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/16/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/16/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

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

    • 7:30 pm
      4/17/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/17/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Varsity Men's Glee Club at the University of Illinois presents their annual Dad's Day concert.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/18/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/18/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra brings together 17 musicians from a broad spectrum of traditions, creating an entirely new musical vocabulary that transcends established notions of style.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/18/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    CUSO’s 60th-anniversary season concludes with brilliant works that will resound magnificently in the glorious acoustics of the Foellinger Great Hall.

    • 9:30 pm
      4/18/2020
    • Stage 5

    Derek Gripper calls upon his own national roots in his interpretation of the diverse musical traditions of Africa. Virtuosic melodies and hints of European, Indian, and Brazilian influences color Gripper’s masterful guitar renderings of kora music for “an open-minded fusion of classical and indigenous” (Art South Africa).

    • 3:00 pm
      4/19/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The UI Trombone Choir shares the stage with the UI Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble for a blending of brass sounds in the Great Hall.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/19/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Illinois Modern Ensemble focuses on contemporary and experimental music.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/21/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/21/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Returning to Krannert Center for its 10th performance, the Takács Quartet will be joined by violist Erika Eckert—co-founder and former violist of the Cavani String Quartet—for Brahms’ "String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111."

    • 7:30 pm
      4/22/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/22/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Illini Strings is a string orchestra that performs music from the classics to music written in the 21st century.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/23/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/23/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    This band performs large ensemble works specifically focused on a variety of quality repertoire, unique/untraditional repertoire, and non-traditional collaborations.

    • 10:00 am
      4/24/2020
    • Foelinger Great Hall

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

    • 7:30 pm
      4/24/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/25/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/25/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    With works by Weber, Hindemith, and Bartók, this program was crafted to showcase Sinfonia’s skill and agility.

    • 3:00 pm
      4/26/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 3:00 pm
      4/26/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Salon-Style

    Each spring for nearly 40 years, Krannert Center and the School of Music have together chosen an outstanding student through audition who is then presented in recital at Krannert Center with a full professional contract.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/28/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Joining the Jupiter String Quartet for this concert is emerging Canadian baritone Tyler Duncan, who brings consummate musicianship, vocal beauty, and interpretive insight to recital, concert, and operatic literature.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/28/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Students in these small jazz combos have the opportunity to hone their technique and work on tight arrangements.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/29/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    The composer and prolific recording artist Jim Pugh leads the UI Jazz Trombone Ensembles on works arranged or written by group members.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/30/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    In this musical comedy of manners, both charming and wistful, surprises lie just around the corner, and a magical summer night offers new beginnings.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/30/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Hindsley Symphonic Band includes strong players who perform music for large ensembles, historic works, transcriptions, and modern pieces. For this program, the band will be joined by Victor J. Andrew High School wind Ensemble.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/30/2020
    • Studio Theatre

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

    • 7:30 pm
      5/1/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    In this musical comedy of manners, both charming and wistful, surprises lie just around the corner, and a magical summer night offers new beginnings.

    • 7:30 pm
      5/1/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    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.

    • 7:30 pm
      5/1/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

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

    • 3:00 pm
      5/2/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    • 6:30 pm
      5/2/2020
    • Krannert Room

    Enjoy a pre-performance discussion with members of the artistic team.