Sunday, November 11, 2018
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.
The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of pieces conducted by Donald Schleicher.
Doors open 7PM
Monday, November 12, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The Grammy-nominated Eroica Trio enraptures audiences with flawless technical virtuosity and irresistible enthusiasm. The three women who make up this celebrated ensemble of violin, cello, and piano galvanize the concert stage with their passionate performances.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Fall 2018 Icko Iben Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series in Astronomy
Thursday, November 15, 2018
At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.
In her newest work, Bessie Award-winning choreographer Cynthia Oliver breaks with her convention of excavating black women’s worlds to explore the expressive cultures particular to Caribbean and African-American men and male-identified folk.
The Illini Strings is the third orchestra at the University of Illinois. This string orchestra performs music from the classics to music written in the 21st century.
Saxophonist Nathan Mandel is dedicated to presenting programs that explore listening further, with programs that include blending contemporary music with pop culture, new tonal realities with traditional overtones, multi-disciplinary performance with dance, art, poetry, and music, and exploring true computer and live audio design duo music.
The University of Illinois Band Program is among the most prominent, historic, and largest collegiate band programs in the world. It enjoys a reputation for superb musical performance and innovation, while honoring its rich traditions.