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Date:Sunday, October 28, 2012
Time:5:30 PM
Location:Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Directions
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

Program:

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.


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