What you need to know about this programme:
• Conductor Timothy Shantz, a fist-class ensemble of soloists, and the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus perform Mendelssohn’s best-known oratorio, Elijah.
• Written in tribute to the styles of composers such as Bach and Handel, Elijah has long been a favourite with audiences, with its plaintive melodies, rousing choruses, and riveting narrative.
• Shantz is celebrating his 10th anniversary as CPO Chorus Master.
• Join the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus in singing a selection of movements from Mendelssohn’s Elijah at Big Sing on 16 March.
Please note, Elijah will be performed in english with english surtitles
MENDELSSOHN: Elijah, Op. 70