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Live performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah

3 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 01 March 2009

Aled Jones celebrates St David's Day 2009 and the 200th anniversary of Mendelssohn's birth, introducing a performance of the oratorio Elijah from St David's Hall in Cardiff.

Soloists: Anna Leese, Elin Manahan Thomas, Wendy Dawn Thompson, Andrew Kennedy and Neal Davies
Cardiff Ardwyn Singers
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Thierry Fischer (conductor).

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