Come Home to Krannert Center

This week we went to Krannert Center for Come Home to Krannert Center 50th Anniversary weekend. This is a small-size debut artist performance event for people supporting Krannert Center in the past 50 years.

Rui Liu

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Celebrating Debuting Musicians

Written by Lesly Marroquin

On Sunday, Krannert Performing Art Center had an event as part of their
50th-Anniversary Celebration. This event debuted a student from the school of Music student, Wilson Poffenberger. He was selected for this recital performance through an audition. All the pieces were accompanied by pianist Casey Gene Dierlam.

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Saxophonist: Wilson Poffenberger

By: Jeffery Berry

The Lead act of Today’s Performance

Today’s performance was very soothing and peaceful. It was a good way to celebrate Krannert’s 50th anniversary. It was amazing to see and listen to the piano and saxophonist play together. The dynamics and pace of the songs were composed with great difficulty, but the preparedness of these performers made it seem extremely easy.

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Emotions through Strings

An amazing violin performance by Itzhak Perlman.

Written by Bill Xun

Taken by Bill Xun

This week the class went to see the great violinist Itzhak Perlman and pianist Rohan De Silva last Saturday night in Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center. Some of my friends who knew him told me that he was arguably one of the best violinists in the world, and after listening to him play I would definitely have to agree.

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The Legendary Violin Show

Written By Tim Gao

Photo by Tim Gao

It was truly an honor to attend the performance of Itzhak Perlman. He was famous not only for his remarkable violin performance and contribution to the classical violin performing but also for his humor and his charm. Continue reading “The Legendary Violin Show”

Imagery and music: What Perlman and De Silva can invoke

Written by Syed Ali

This week, at the Krannert Center of the Performing Arts, world renowned musicians Itzhak Perlman and Rohan De Silva played various pieces in a violin-piano duo. Their music invoked various emotions and vivid imagery as they moved the entire audience.

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A Thursday Evening with Lauren Turk

Written by: Nora Guerrero

Lauren Turk on the ukulele.

Singer-songwriter Lauren Turk has something to say, and a lovely voice to use to her advantage. Turk, a University of Illinois alumni, joined us at the Krannert Center of Performing Arts in an intimate small concert session. Her presence is energizing and tranquil. She has a voice that could fill a larger venue, and it’s one that deserves to be heard by many.

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