Hadleigh Choral Society – Mendelssohn’s Elijah

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 23/11/2019
7:00 pm

Location
St Mary's Church

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Hadleigh Choral Society,
ELIJAH

 Saturday 23rd November at 7pm. – St Mary’s Church, Hadleigh, IP7 5DT

Mendelssohn’s much-loved masterpiece Elijah, one of the greatest oratorios in choral repertoire.
The choruses, arias and recitatives dramatically tell the story of Elijah, the Old Testament prophet,
through various Biblical episodes which feature terrible drought and famine, miraculous rain, mortal resurrection, a contest between gods, a fiery chariot and horses, and ultimately ascension to heaven.

Joining the choir will be professional soloists;
Elinor Rolfe Johnson (soprano), Siân Cameron (mezzo-soprano),
Huw Ynyr (tenor), and Owain Browne (bass)
with the Colchester Symphony Orchestra, all conducted by Christopher Phelps.

Tickets are £15 (under 25s free) and are available from;
Hadleigh Choral Society www.hadleighchoralsociety.org.uk
The Idler bookshop in Hadleigh (37 High Street), choir members, or on the door.
For more information phone 01473 823 791