may, 2019

18may7:30 pmGuernsey Choral and Orchestral Society presents: Mendelssohn's Elijah7:30 pm Event Type :Choral

Event Details

Conductor Alan Gough
Leader of the Orchestra: Sarah van Vlymen
Organ: Daniel Madden


With special guest soloists from the Royal Academy of Music

Elijah is an oratorio that depicts events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah, taken from the Old Testament.
Mendelssohn loved the music of Bach and Handel and this work demonstrates the influence that these masters of Oratorio and Choral writing had on him as a composer.
Full of drama and beautiful melodies the genius of Mendelssohn shines through with his use of orchestral colour and dramatic choruses.

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