22nd Mar, 2019

Worcester Festival Choral Society to perform Mendelssohn's masterpiece at Cathedral

Ross Crawford 10th Mar, 2019

THE Worcester Festival Choral Society will be performing Mendelssohn’s masterwork Elijah at Worcester Cathedral on Saturday, March 23.

The 150-strong choir, accompanied by the Meridian Sinfonia Symphony Orchestra, is bringing the choral favourite to the city for the first time in 16 years.

They will be joined by acclaimed soloists soprano Susanna Andersson, from Sweden, mezzo-soprano Catherine Carby from Australia, tenor Ruairi Bowen and bass Edward Seymour from the UK.

The concert, which will be sung in English, will be conducted by the choral society’s music director Christopher Allsop.

Tickets cost from £10 at www.worcesterfestivalchoralsociety.org.uk or from the Huntingdon Hall box office or call 01905 611427.


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