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CPO presents Mendelssohn’s Elijah

March 29 - March 30

PERFORMANCE DETAILS

DATES:

  • Friday, 29 March, 2019 / 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, 30 March, 2019 / 7:30 PM

VENUE: Jack Singer Concert Hall

SERIES:

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

TIMOTHY SHANTZ, conductor  
CALGARY PHILHARMONIC CHORUS  

GUEST ARTISTS:
LESLIE ANN BRADLEY, soprano  
ALLYSON MCHARDY, mezzo soprano  
BENJAMIN BUTTERFIELD, tenor  
JAMES WESTMAN, baritone  

PROGRAMME:
MENDELSSOHN:
 Elijah, Op. 70

Details

Start:
March 29
End:
March 30
Event Category:
Website:
https://calgaryphil.com/event/mendelssohns-elijah/2019-03-30/
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