|Date:||Sunday, October 28, 2012|
|Location:||Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall|
John Alexander, conducting
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
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
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