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  • Illinois choirs, C-U Symphony to present oratorio rarely performed in US

    Black and white photo of a choral ensemble onstage.

    The Oratorio Society and the Chamber Singers of the Illinois School of Music will perform “A Child of Our Time” with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony. The oratorio, which is rarely performed in the U.S., depicts the events of Kristallnacht. The music includes five spirituals that express hope and reconciliation.

    Photo by Eddie Scott Photo


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Andrew Megill, email More information about the performance of “A Child of Our Time” is available online.