Collegiate Chorale's Carnegie Hall Song of Norway Concert to Feature Judy Kaye and Jason Danieley
By Andrew Gans
The Collegiate Chorale, led by music director James Bagwell, announced its 71st season Sept. 10.
The new season will include three Chorale-presented concerts, five collaborative concerts and a summer tour to the Verbier Festival.
Of interest to theatre fans is an April 30, 2013, concert staging of Robert Wright and George Forrest's Song of Norway at Carnegie Hall. Directed by Ted Sperling, the 6:30 PM performance will feature the talents of Jason Danieley and Tony winner Judy Kaye as well as the American Symphony Orchestra and The Chorale.
"Romantic and with glorious music," Song of Norway, press notes state, tells the story of "composer Edvard Grieg as he dreams of fame, but after experiencing it under the patronage of a famous prima donna, realizes that his true creativity and love are at home in Norway."
The mission of The Collegiate Chorale, which was founded in 1941, is to "enrich its audiences through innovative programming and exceptional performances of a broad range of vocal music featuring a premier choral ensemble."
Subscription tickets can be purchased by contacting The Chorale office at (646) 435-9465 or via the website, collegiatechorale.org. Single tickets start at $20. Tickets to individual Carnegie Hall concerts may also be purchased through the Carnegie Hall Box Office 60 days in advance of each concert and on Carnegie Charge at (212) 247-7800 or www.carnegiehall.org. Single tickets for all concerts can be obtained by calling The Collegiate Chorale at (646) 202-9623.
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