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28 Aug 2011, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2011 Prom 58: Mendelssohn – Elijah

Prom 58: Mendelssohn – Elijah
19:00 Sun 28 Aug 2011 Royal Albert Hall
Paul McCreesh directs a raft of enthusiastic choirs and a sensational line-up of soloists in Mendelssohn’s magnum opus.
Paul McCreesh directs a raft of enthusiastic choirs and a sensational line-up of soloists in Mendelssohn’s magnum opus.

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Mendelssohn's ever-popular Old Testament oratorio remains ripe for reassessment. We can be sure that Paul McCreesh will have re examined the work in what will be the culmination of a large-scale project like the one that led up to his revelatory 2009 Proms performance of Haydn's The Creation.

Out go certain old-fashioned conventions; in come period instruments, a raft of enthusiastic choirs and a sensational line-up of soloists.

There will be one interval