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Music of the Season

Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

in Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

CUSO holiday concert
CUSO holiday soloists
WALDTEUFEL: The Skater’s Waltz (Les Patineurs), Op. 183
WARLOCK: Capriol Suite
GABRIELI: Canzona Noni Toni á 8
HANDEL: Organ Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 4 No. 2
HANDEL: “Rejoice greatly” from Messiah
J.S. BACH: “Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten” from Cantata No. 78
J.S. BACH: Little Fugue in g minor
CAREY: I Saw Three Ships
NILES: I Wonder as I Wander
ANDERSON: Sleigh Ride
NAUGHTIN: Christmas Angels Sing-Along

East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra, Kevin Kelly, Director
Central Illinois Children’s Chorus
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Kate Tombaugh, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Alltop, organ

The CUSO annual celebration of the holiday season brings joyful music to lift your spirits, featuring beautiful classical works and beloved carols. CUSO will be joined by two outstanding soloists, the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra, and the Central Illinois Children’s Chorus. Maestro Stephen Alltop, organ virtuoso, will perform several works. Families will enjoy the sing-along of traditional holiday favorites– and a visit by Santa Claus himself is sure to be expected!

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