MENDELSSOHNS ELIJAH

A true manifestation of worship or sentimental kitsch? An oratorio or nearly an opera? Inspired by Bach and Handel, Mendelssohn composed a major vocal and instrumental opus for the Birmingham Festival, and this became the crowning glory of his creative life. False prophets are destroyed and Elijah rises to the sky in a fiery chariot. The honour of the Lord is expressed in music by the achievements of a person.

13 Dec

19.00 / Saturday / Riga, The Great Guild

Soloist/-s

Elīna Šimkus - soprāns

Ieva Parša - mecosoprāns

Andreass Šāgers -

Egils Siliņš - basbaritons

The State Choir “Latvija”

Conductor

Olari Eltss

Program

  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Oratorio Elijah

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