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Elias: Highlights
With Juliane Banse, Angelika Kirchschlager, Michael Schade

Four great soloists, more than one hundred singers, and one hundred orchestra musicians are together on stage to sing one of Mendelssohn‘s last master-pieces, called Elias, which tells the story of the prophet Elijah. A disruptive character, during this oratorio Elijah meditates on religion and himself during this oratorio.

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Broadcast date : July 21, 2011, 5 p.m.

Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
Collegiate Chorale
Manfred Honeck conductor
Juliane Banse soprano
Angelika Kirchschlager mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade tenor

Movie director : Anaïs Spiro
Musical form : Oratorio

Location : Salle des Combins (Verbier, Switzerland)
Recording date : 21/07/2011
Production date : 2011