Sat 21 March
Victoria Hall, Leeds Town Hall
Please note this concert begins at 7pm
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Royal Northern Sinfonia
Leeds Festival Chorus
Simon Wright - conductor
Rebecca Evans – soprano
Sara Fulgoni – mezzo soprano
Joshua Ellicott – tenor
Matthew Brook - bass
Mendelssohn - Elijah Listen
Free pre-concert talk at 6.15pm by Judy Blezzard.
Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah tells the story of the Prophet Elijah in the perilous Old Testament, chosen by God to straighten things out in the troubled kingdom of Israel. It premiered at Birmingham Town Hall in 1846 and was an instant hit with the two thousand-strong audience.
Against all the odds Elijah manages, but not before performing a few miracles along the way including resurrection of a child, summoning the rain, being fed by angels, dividing the River Jordan, and lastly, ascending to heaven on a chariot of fire.
A £39.22, B £37.10, C £32.86, D £25.44, E £19.08
Over 60s: £1.50 off
Under 18s/students/unwaged: 50% off
(prices include 6% booking fee)