Mendelssohn Elijah
Mar 6 + 8, 2015

Known in the 19th century as the Messiah of its day, Mendelssohn’s dramatic oratorio never loses its grip on an audience. Conductor Laureate Christopher Hogwood makes a triumphant H&H return to lead the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus and soloists. Acclaimed bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams sings the pivotal role of the Old Testament prophet.

Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
Sarah Coburn, soprano
Andrew Kennedy, tenor
Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone

Mendelssohn Elijah

Listen Now: “Lift thine Eyes” from Elijah

Friday March 6, 7.30pm, at Symphony Hall
Sunday March 8, 3pm, at Symphony Hall

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One hour before the start of each performance in Symphony Hall’s Higginson Hall.