Krannert Center - Upcoming Performances and Eventshttp://www.krannertcenter.com/(c) 20155Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: Music of the HeartlandFriday, March 06, 2015 7:30 PM<br/>Stephen Alltop, music director and conductor Jeff Midkiff, mandolin This concert celebrates music from the American heartland and salutes the dedicated farmers who tend the bountiful fields of our country. The CUSO presents an Americana classic by Copland, a work from Midkiff combining bluegrass and classical styles, and Dvorák’s New World Symphony.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248559475128174106149Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:00:01 GMTNile Project: Music of the NileFriday, March 06, 2015 7:30 PM<br/>Egyptian ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis and Ethiopian-American singer Meklit Hadero are uniting the Nile’s musical community through life-affirming, joyful, and transformative music making. The musicians span the region’s traditions and include six vocalists singing in 11 different languages.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248559522128174106149Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:00:01 GMTTis Pity She’s a WhoreFriday, March 06, 2015 7:30 PM<br/>By John Ford William Brown, director For nearly 400 years, John Ford’s tale of treachery, revenge, and incest has been viewed as one of the most shocking plays in world theatre. Despite its age, however, its themes mark it as surprisingly modern. Religion, sexual politics, morality, and justice are confronted throughout this drama.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248559162128174106149Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:00:01 GMTCommunity Water Day: Civic Engagement and Water Resources ManagementSaturday, March 07, 2015 10:00 AM<br/>This free event features talks by guest speakers and an information fair with campus and community groups working on local and global water projects.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=2015119182931168130126152207Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:20:52 GMTKrannert Center TourSaturday, March 07, 2015 3:00 PM<br/>Meet in the Lobby in front of the Ticket Office to take a peek inside our nooks and crannies and learn more about Krannert Center.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20141125121739637128174106149Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:17:39 GMTDessert and Conversation: ’Tis Pity She’s a WhoreSaturday, March 07, 2015 6:30 PM<br/>Go behind the scenes of ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore with a pre-show conversation.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248559397128174106149Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:19:07 GMTIllinois Modern EnsembleSaturday, March 07, 2015 7:30 PM<br/>Stephen Andrew Taylor, director The Illinois Modern Ensemble focuses on contemporary and experimental music. Concerts feature compositions by prominent artists such as Augusta Read Thomas and Steve Reich as well as new works by students and faculty members.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=201526153430754128174106149Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:00:19 GMTTis Pity She’s a WhoreSaturday, March 07, 2015 7:30 PM<br/>By John Ford William Brown, director For nearly 400 years, John Ford’s tale of treachery, revenge, and incest has been viewed as one of the most shocking plays in world theatre. Despite its age, however, its themes mark it as surprisingly modern. Religion, sexual politics, morality, and justice are confronted throughout this drama.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248559209128174106149Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:00:01 GMTYoung Concert Artists Winner: Yun-Chin Zhou, pianoSunday, March 08, 2015 3:00 PM<br/>The Young Concert Artists International Auditions were established to discover and launch the careers of exceptional, but unknown, young musicians from all over the world. Pianist Yun-Chin Zhou began his piano studies at the age of seven and is currently a student at the Juilliard School.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248559568128174106149Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:00:18 GMTKrannert Center TourSunday, March 08, 2015 3:00 PM<br/>Meet in the Lobby in front of the Ticket Office to take a peek inside our nooks and crannies and learn more about Krannert Center.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20141125121739668128174106149Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:17:39 GMT