The program will feature scenes from Giuseppe Verdi's operas Otello (Act I), Macbeth ("The Witches' Chorus," "Lady Macbeth's Drinking Song," the Act I finale), and Falstaff (the "Honor Monologue," "Nanetta's Aria," and the Act III finale). Ivey, Easton, and Rees will read from the corresponding scenes in Shakespeare's plays. The performance will be preceded by a 7pm interview with renowned soprano Renata Scotto, whose Desdemona in Otello was one of her many famous roles.
Tickets for the concert range in price from $15-$85. They may be purchased by calling Carnegie Charge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall box office. For additional information about tickets, call 917-322-2140. For more information about the Collegiate Chorale, visit www.collegiatechorale.org.