Lemper will perform Weill and Brecht's The Seven Deadly Sins. The 8 PM concert will also feature Hudson Chad and a performance of Shostakovich's "Symphony No. 11 in G Minor, Op. 103." The concert is part of the International Festival of Orchestras I series. Music director Peter Oundjian will conduct the orchestra.
Ute Lemper made her Broadway debut in the revival of Kander and Ebb's Chicago, and she is known throughout the world for her unique solo concerts that feature an eclectic array of material. She was named Billboard Crossover Artist of 1993-94, and her theatre credits feature roles in Peter Pan, Cabaret and Blue Angel. Lemper's many solo discs include "Ute Lemper Sings Kurt Weill," "Illusions," "Punishing Kiss," "Berlin Cabaret Songs" and "City of Strangers." A recent CD/DVD release is titled "Blood & Feathers."
Tickets, priced $30-$89, will go on sale Sept. 2 by visiting www.carnegiehall.org.