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Date:Sunday, October 28, 2012
Time:5:30 PM
Location:Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Featuring:Pacific Chorale
Pacific Symphony
John Alexander, conducting

Soloists:Eric Owens   Christine Brandes   I-ChinFeinblatt   Nicholas Preston
Eric Owens, bass-baritone • Christine Brandes, soprano
I-Chin Feinblatt, mezzo-soprano • Nicholas Preston, tenor
Alexander Carabulea, treble • Jung-A Lee, organist


Metropolitan Opera star Eric Owens portrays the title role in Felix Mendelssohn’s dramatic and powerful oratorio Elijah, a story of powerful, warring personalities and miraculous events told through some of the most beautiful and sublime music of the 19th century.

"Eric Owens brought a burnished and powerful voice to his sensitive performance..."
  — Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times

"Eric Owens was an Elijah of larger-than-life operatic fortitude. He thundered and raised the heavens."  — Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

Felix Mendelssohn Elijah, Op. 70

Approx. performance time: 2 hours 30 minutes, including a 20-minute intermission.

Read more about this concert at our blog, The Choral Perspective!

View the concert program here.

2012-2013 Season Sponsors:

Phillip N. and Mary A. Lyons

Concert Sponsors:

Vina Williams and Tom Slattery
Dr. James E. and Yuko Kawai Dunning
Lenora Meister and
Robert and Christine Emmons
Jan Landstrom
Rita Major
Thomas C. Moore
Lorie Reed
Jan Eversmeyer
Joan Sue Betson