Elijah (German: Elias), Op. 70, MWV A 25, is an oratorio written by Felix Mendelssohn. It premiered in 1846 at the Birmingham Festival. It depicts events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah, taken from the books 1 Kings and 2 Kings of the Old Testament.

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Performances & Interviews


Upcoming BBC Events featuring Elijah

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2019-20 Season: Sakari Oramo conducts Mendelssohn’s Elijah
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efrn5v
Barbican, London
2020-02-07T20:27:05
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