Mendelssohn: Elias. carus music

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Elijah

An Oratorio Based on the old Testament Text

MWV A 25, 1845-1846

Description

Characterized by gripping drama and at the same time by an intimacy of trust in God, something which was no longer a matter of course even in Mendelssohn’s lifetime, this oratorio offers a wealth of musical means of expression, ranging from total despair to tremendous joy and whipped-up agitation in the contest about the “true” God. Singers have a range of rewarding challenges in this work.

 

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Elias is sung in German. Performers: Letizia Scherrer, Sarah Wegener (soprano), Renée Morloc (alto), Werner Güra (tenore), Michael Volle (basso) – Kammerchor Stuttgart, Klassische Philharmonie Stuttgart – Frieder Bernius

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Conductor

Frieder Bernius Personal details

Ensemble

Klassische Philharmonie Stuttgart Personal details

Soloist - soprano

Letizia Scherrer Personal details

Soloist - alto

Renée Morloc Personal details

Soloist - tenor

Werner Güra Personal details

Soloist - bass

Michael Volle Personal details

choir

Kammerchor Stuttgart Personal details

Composer

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Personal details