By James Simpson II
LaGRANGE – 12 members of The Choral Society of West Georgia will be traveling to New York City this week to perform on the Issac Stern Stage at Carnegie Hall. The Choral Society of West Georgia was invited by the Distinguished Concert International Series of New York to participate in the upcoming March concerts. The concert will take place on Sunday.
“We will we have a three to four hour rehearsal on Friday and Saturday and on Sunday afternoon we’ll do another run of rehearsal,” said The Choral Society of West Georgia program director Bettie Biggs. “Then on Sunday night we will perform on stage at Carnegie Hall.”
The Issac Stern Stage the Choral Society of West Georgia will be performing on is named after the famous violinist, who led a campaign to save Carnegie Hall from being destroyed in the 1970s.
The Choral Society members will be performing with a collaborative choir that features people from all over the world, including New Zealand.