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A weekly spotlight on arts activities in Central Illinois. Out and About is made possible in part by PNC Financial Services and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council.

Peoria Area Civic Chorale concludes season with Fauré’s 'Requiem'

On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with the Peoria Area Civic Chorale's artistic director and conductor Dr. Joseph D. Henry about their upcoming performances of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem on May 3 and 4 at Five Points Washington and May 5 at First United Methodist Church in Peoria.

Included in the concert will be songs of inspiration and hope, performances by the Peoria Area Civic Chorale Youth Chorus and Children's Festival Choir, as well as accompaniment from the Central Illinois Chamber Orchestra with featured soloists Dr. Miracle Amah, soprano and Andrew Sanchez, baritone.

Tickets can be purchased via phone at 309-693-6725, online or at the door the day of the performance.

Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant program and development director, All Things Considered host, as well as the producer of WCBU’s arts and culture podcast Out and About.