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Joys of the Season

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.

in Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Central Illinois Youth Chorus, Andrea Solya and Ann Marie Morrissette, Conductors
Stephen Alltop, Conductor and organ
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Carl Alexander, countertenor

BACH: Sinfonia from Cantata No. 29
BACH: “Et exultavit” from Magnificat
MONTEVERDI: Laudate Dominum
CLÉRAMBAULT: Hodie Christus natus est: Motet pour le jour de Noël
BACH: “Air” and “Gigue” from Orchestral Suite No. 3
MACGIMSEY arr. FRY: Sweet Little Jesus Boy
MOZART: “Alleluia” from Exsultate jubilate, K. 165
arr. BREINER: Angels We Have Heard On High
CAREY: Unending Flame
JESSEL: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
PRAETORIUS arr. NAUGHTIN: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
FRY: Christmas Morning
ANDERSON: Sleigh Ride
arr. NAUGHTIN: Christmas Angels Sing-Along

Join CUSO for a joyful holiday celebration as we perform glorious music to lift your spirits and warm your heart. Our concert features the beautiful voices of soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg, countertenor Carl Alexander, and the Central Illinois Youth Chorus performing Baroque, classical, and contemporary music of the season. The bright Menorah of Hanukkah will be celebrated in Paul Carey’s Unending Flame. As always, there will be a visit from Santa and our Christmas carol sing-along.