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HOLIDAY CONCERT DEC. 7!


SONGS OF THE SEASON
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.
Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center

Ring in your holidays with CUSO's family concert, featuring a joyous mix of classical and contemporary music of the season to make spirits bright. Get program details and tickets here.

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2022-23 SEASON


CUSO SEASON 63: MUSICAL GLORY

Join CUSO for glorious music as we celebrate Maestro Stephen Alltop's tenth anniversary with the orchestra! Download the 2022-23 season brochure.

Oct 1, 2022: The Beauty of Brahms
Nov 5, 2022: Baroque Grandeur
Dec 7, 2022: Songs of the Season
Mar 4, 2023: Mendelssohn's Elijah
Apr 22, 2023: A Festival of Rhythm

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SUPPORT THE 2022-23 SEASON

For the past 63 years, CUSO has thrived with generous community support. Your gift for the 2022-23 season will help CUSO showcase the talents of local musicians to perform the music you love. Thank you!

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CUSO MUSIC ON DEMAND

CUSO MUSIC NOW presents online video and audio performances to enjoy on demand.

From the Hall streams high-quality audio recordings and videos of CUSO concert performances.

From the Heart showcases delightful video performances by CUSO principals.

MIGRATING MUSIC CONCERTS


CUSO hopes to resume free in-school concerts soon. Enjoy the music online as CUSO and the Guild present “Migrating Music,” a series of four string quartet concerts for young audiences. Music lovers of all ages will enjoy these 11-minute video concerts celebrating the richness of cultural diversity.

View the videos and program details here.

FROM THE MAESTRO

VIDEO TALKS BY STEPHEN ALLTOP

Music Director and Conductor Stephen Alltop has engaged our community in the concert hall and in the classroom. “CUSO Music Now | From the Maestro” presents a series of entertaining and informative video talks by Stephen Alltop about the composers and their music. Watch on demand and enjoy!

CUSO Music Now | From the Maestro

Founded in 1959, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra has a proud history made possible by extraordinary community support. Over the years, CUSO has performed more than 350 concerts and showcased the talents of hundreds of local, professional musicians, bringing the magic of music to audiences of all ages. Maestro Stephen Alltop and CUSO musicians are excited to share the vibrant music of our 63rd season with you. Thank you for your support, which makes CUSO performances possible.

 


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CUSO is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the community by providing symphonic music of the highest caliber through live performances and music education in the schools, the concert hall, and the community. The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra is the professional orchestra in residence at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Photos of the orchestra and Conductor Stephen Alltop by Darrell Hoemann Photography.