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217 Today: Music director of the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana previews the group’s upcoming concert

The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana pose as a choir in November 2022.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Today’s headlines:

  • Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker unveiled his nearly $53 billion spending plan during his State of the State address in Springfield yesterday.
  • This time next year, a trial is scheduled to start for the man accused of killing seven people in the 2022 Highland Park mass shooting.
  • The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus expressed its support for Governor J.B. Pritzker’s budget proposal after his State of the State address yesterday.
  • The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team lost on the road last night to the Penn State Nittany Lions.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll listen to a conversation with the director of the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana about their upcoming performance. 

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Michael Puente, Jade Marceau, Colin Hislope and Owen Henderson.

Stephanie Mosqueda

Stephanie Mosqueda

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