The Collegiate Chorale Presents the US Premiere of THE ROAD TO PROMISE

    When:
    May 6, 2015 – May 7, 2015 all-day
    2015-05-06T00:00:00-04:00
    2015-05-08T00:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    Carnegie Hall
    New York, NY 10019
    USA

    The Collegiate Chorale

    Presents the US Premiere of

    THE ROAD TO PROMISE

    Music by Kurt Weill, Libretto by Franz Werfel, Adapted by Ed Harsh Featuring Anthony Dean Griffey, Mark Delavan, Philip Cutlip, Lauren Michelle, Megan Marino, AJ Glueckert, Justin Hopkins

    with Conductor/Director Ted Sperling

    and Orchestra of St. Luke’s

    May 6-7, 2015 at Carnegie Hall

    The Collegiate Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the US Premiere of Kurt Weill’s The Road of Promise on May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019.   Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall.org, CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800, or the Box Office at 57th and Seventh. For more information, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/performances/the-road-of-promise.

     The Road of Promise is a new concert adaptation of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel’s epic 1937 stage spectacle, The Eternal Road, led by Tony Award-winning conductor/director Ted Sperling and featuring a cast of world-renowned singers and a 200-voice chorus and symphony orchestra. Like the original stage work, The Road of Promise combines a story about a synagogue under threat of persecution with defining stories from the Old Testament. As the congregation awaits their fate, a 13-year old boy appears who knows nothing of his Jewish heritage or faith. The Rabbi enlightens him and gives the community strength by recounting the stories of Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Miriam, Moses, Ruth, Isaiah, and more, all of which come alive through Weill’s magnificent musical score. The young boy listens to the stories unfold and emerges as the new hope for his people.

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