Royal Choral Society

Mendelssohn's Elijah

2 July 2013 / 19:30

10 - 35

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Mendelssohn Elijah

Royal Choral Society
Philharmonia Orchestra
Richard Cooke
Sophie Bevan soprano
Anna Starushkevych alto
Benjamin Hulett tenor
Christopher Purves bass

The Royal Choral Society returns to the Barbican to perform Mendelssohn's Biblical epic, Elijah. Singing the original German libretto, the assembled ranks of this 'Rolls Royce of choirs' (Classical Source) will bring power and drama to this magnificent oratorio. The brilliant bass Christopher Purves sings the role of Elijah alongside a stellar line up of soloists with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Richard Cooke.

The performance ends at approximately 10pm

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