Handel's Messiah - Carnegie Hall

  • Carnegie Hall 881 7th Avenue New York, NY, 10019 United States

Instructions for Dress Rehearsal and Concert

BLACK FOLDERS: Don’t forget to bring your black music folders to hold the music while on stage.

DRESS REHEARSAL – (You may wear ordinary clothes during the dress rehearsal.)

Enter Carnegie Hall using the Stage Entrance on 161 W. 56th Street. Come directly to the auditorium and leave your belongings on a seat in the Hall.

If you are not able to attend the dress rehearsal, please be sure to inform your Section Coordinator(s), so that we know to save your seat on stage.

NO FOOD OR LIQUIDS in Hall or on Stage. NO CAMERAS.

2:00pm:  Call Time & Line up (our line-up numbers will be determined and announced ahead of time)

2:15pm:  On Stage

2:30pm - 5:15pm:  Dress Rehearsal

5:30pm:  Off the stage. 

DINNER BREAK – After dinner go to the following Orchestra Rooms:

Orchestra Room 5, 5th Fl.: Cecilia Men & LIU Post Men

Orchestra Room 6, 6th Fl.: Cecilia Women & LIU Post Women

Do not leave anything of value in the dressing room.

We will line-up in Orchestra Room 6, and use Elevator Z to get down to stage level.  We will all enter the stage from Stage Right (the usual side).

CONCERT

ABSOLUTELY NO PHONES/CAMERAS ON STAGE!  NO PICTURES, OR VIDEO (Carnegie has strict rules and could fine us)

7:15pm: CALL TIME                                                         

7:30pm: Line up

7:45pm: Enter stage

8:07pm: Down beat  

Intermission – We stay on stage except for personal emergencies.

Approx 10:30pm:  Concert ends.


CONCERT DRESS 

WOMEN – Black, long-sleeve blouse with round or V-neck, ANKLE-LENGTH skirt or dressy slacks, – No jeans. SMALL purse, Black shoes. No large, flashy jewelry – something subtle is ok. 

NO PERFUME, NO HAIR SPRAY.

Emergency phone #’s:

Leslie Pinkham: lcp1710@hotmail.com or 917-566-3817

Richard Mishell: remny@earthlink.net or 646-298-7737