Choral groups from Johnson State and Saint Michael’s colleges and Castleton University will perform “In Windsor Forest” and other works at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at JSC’s Dibden Center for the Arts. Soprano Colleen Flynn Campbell, a member of the Essex Junction-based Bella Voce Women’s Chorus, will join the choirs.
Tickets are $5 a person (cash only) for the public.
“In Windsor Forest,” by 20th-century English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, features choral episodes from his full-length opera based on William Shakespeare’s comedy “The Merry Wives of Windsor.”
Other performances of “In Windsor Forest” by the combined collegiate ensembles’ 55 members will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Saint Michael’s McCarthy Arts Center in Colchester and 3 p.m. Nov. 18 at Castleton University’s Casella Theater in Castleton. The performances mark the seventh collaboration among Vermont collegiate choral programs.
Bethany Plissey, chairwoman of JSC’s performing arts department, directs the Johnson State College Chamber Singers. Sherrill Blodget directs the Castleton University Chamber Singers, and Nathaniel G. Lew directs the Saint Michael’s College Chorale.
To reserve tickets for the JSC performance, contact the Dibden Center box office at email@example.com, or call 635-1476 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.