Elias: Highlights

With Juliane Banse, Angelika Kirchschlager, Michael Schade

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Manfred Honeck — Conductor
Juliane Banse — Soprano
Angelika Kirchschlager — Mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade — Tenor

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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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Directed by:
Anaïs Spiro
Venue: Salle des Combins (Verbier, Switzerland)
Broadcast date: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 5:00 PM
Production date: 2011
Recording date: 21/07/2011