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Penny Gore presents the Salzburg Bach Chorus and Camerata Salzburg in a performance of Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah.

Penny Gore introduces the first in a week of highlights from the Salzburg Mozartwoche festival, featuring music by Mendelssohn and Mozart.

In today's programme, the main work is Mendelssohn's dramatic depiction of the Old Testament story of the prophet Elijah.

2pm:
Felix Mendelssohn
Elijah, oratorio, Op. 70
Christopher Maltmann (baritone)
Werner Güra (tenor)
Christiane Karg (soprano)
Katharina Magiera (contralto)
Himani Grundström (soprano)
Alice Hoffmann (contralto)
Michaela Diermeier (contralto)
Michaela Aigner (organ)
Salzburg Bach Chorus
Camerata Salzburg
Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 28 Nov 2016 14:00

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Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Elijah, op. 70

    Choir: Salzburg Bach Choir. Orchestra: Camerata Salzburg. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Elijah, op. 70

    Choir: Salzburg Bach Choir. Orchestra: Camerata Salzburg. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - overture Op.26

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    12 Studies for guitar; no. 2 in A major

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    12 Studies for guitar; no. 6 in G major

    Performer: Sean Shibe.

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