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  1. Orpheus Choir and Orchestra Wellington perform Mendelssohn's ElijahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Stuff.co.nz

    Large choirs cannot survive by just doing endless performances of Messiah , yet few other large scale works will draw an audience. So, once in a while, Mendelssohn's 1846 oratorio Elijah will do the trick.

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  2. CJCS presenting 'Elijah' May 31 & June 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Jersey Journal

    EWING - The Central Jersey Choral Society will present Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah" during Sunday afternoon performances at two Mercer County locations on May 31 and June 7. Harold Wilson, the noted bass who is now in his seventh season with the Metropolitan Opera and has performed in scores of lead roles nationwide, will sing the title role. "'Elijah' is truly Mendelssohn's masterpiece," said Christopher Loeffler, artistic director of the Central Jersey Choral Society.

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  3. We are living in the golden age of the voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Sunday Herald

    ... Harry Christophers. On Thursday, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra closed its season at the City Hall with Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream, featuring what I think was the first orchestral concert hall appearance of the award-winning ...

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  4. Deal Of The Day: Philharmonia Orchestra Performance For A 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Londonist

    Why : Jeremie Rhorer conducts a brace of concertos penned by Schumann and Mendelssohn, two composers who were in awe of each other and both brilliant musical fantasists.

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  5. Norfolk and Norwich Festival celebrates the music of MendelssohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Evening News

    The music of Mendelssohn can be heard in venues across the city during the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Arts correspondent EMMA KNIGHTS finds out about the festival's focus on the composer.

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  6. Classical review: Echoes of the Eternal, St Matthew in the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... even when a particularly discursive one ran for over 10 minutes. Musically, there were no complaints. Mendelssohn's Second Cello and Piano Sonata may not have the obviously Jewish colourings of his Violin Concerto; however, Sakakushev-von Bismarck's ...

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  7. Orpheus Choir sings epic Mendelssohn masterpiece ELIJAHRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Scoop

    Wellington's Orpheus Choir welcomes its new music director, Brent Stewart, with a spectacular staged performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah. This theatrical semi-staged performance will be a feast for the eyes and ears.

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  8. Stanford Emerging String Quartet Program Musicians Find An Audience Behind Bars And BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Patch.com

    The silver metal walls of the cavernous industrial gymnasium reflected orange-clad women, staff members and corrections officers who came together to hear the Cecilia String Quartet perform Mendelssohn's Opus 44, No. 2. Any nervousness the musicians felt going through the security check transformed into energy, encouraged by more than 60 incarcerated women at the San Francisco County women's jail who listened intently in concentrated silence.

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  9. Emerging String Quartet Program musicians find an audience behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Stanford

    The silver metal walls of the cavernous industrial gymnasium reflected orange-clad women, staff members and corrections officers who came together to hear the Cecilia String Quartet perform Mendelssohn's Opus 44, No. 2. Any nervousness the musicians felt going through the security check transformed into energy, encouraged by more than 60 incarcerated women at the San Francisco County women's jail who listened intently in concentrated silence.

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  10. The Bramley & Little London Music Festival returns to St James' Church next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... won the Hugh Bean Memorial Competition for violinists in the junior department at the Royal College playing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto; passed her Grade 8 Piano examination with distinction; and became the youngest ever winner of the Joan Weller ...

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  11. Rediscovered Artists: 6 Big Names That Time Almost ForgotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    ... Mozart, and Beethoven, but it was not until around 1800 that Bach began to achieve his current stature. Felix Mendelssohn and Eduard Devrient's centennial performance of the St. Matthew Passion in 1830 was a key moment in Bach's revival. After ...

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  12. Sixteen weeks until SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... works rendered in winds, including Bohuslav Martinu's Sonata Madrigal for flute, violin, and piano and Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Trio in C, transcribed by A. Viazovtsev for piano, flute, and horn. 2p, $10-$12, Winchester Cultural Center His name is ...

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  13. "How to Be a Person"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Snapper

    ... Big Fat Meanies. Hammer started off the recital by singing classical works like "Lord God of Abraham," by Felix Mendelssohn from Elijah., "Piu saga e vezzosetta" by Giovanni Bononcini, and "Mattinata" by Ruggero Leoncavallo. Kelly then came onstage ...

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  14. One week to go until festival fun descends upon NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... premiering their latest circus spectacle in the Adnams Spiegeltent to a classical music project focussing on Mendelssohn to the festival's traditional free Garden Party in Chapelfield Gardens. "We have got a mixture of new projects, world premieres, ...

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  15. Bromsgrove Choral Society puts on spring concertRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Bromsgrove Standard

    MENDELSSOHN'S otatorio 'Elijah' will be the latest offering from Bromsgrove Choral Society which holds its spring concert tomorrow .

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  16. 'Swan Lake' to be presented in Metairie by Jefferson Ballet TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | NOLA.com

    ... Rothbart.'' The three-act concert will conclude with another contemporary work, "Reformations,'' set to music by Mendelssohn. Some 30 students and professionals from throughout the Greater New Orleans area will participate in the performance. ...

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  17. Itzhak Perlman, Milwaukee Symphony make soulful music togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    A capacity crowd greeted Perlman with a roar of applause and cheers Tuesday evening - many standing as they did so - as the guest violinist made his way to the raised platform and chair from which he performed with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall. Appearing for a single concert with the MSO, Perlman filled the program's second half with a soulful performance of Mendelssohn's Concerto in E minor.

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  18. Itzhak Perlman Performs Tonight with the Milwaukee Symphony OrchestraRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the orchestra in Brahms's Symphony No. 2, and Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor. Brahms's Symphony No. 2 in D major was composed in the summer of 1877 and premiered in Vienna in ...

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  19. Bach Festival closes 80th anniversary season with Mendelssohn's 'Elijah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Examiner.com

    The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park concluded its celebratory season on Saturday evening with Mendelssohn 's Elijah , premiered in 1846. The biblical story of the prophet who is taken to heaven in a chariot of fire provides exquisite imagery for Mendelssohn's complex choral forces.

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  20. Northwest Sacred Music Chorale Sings ElijahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Spokane 7

    Felix Mendelssohn's classic Oratorio based on events in the life of the prophet Elijah. The part of Elijah is sung by Aaron St. Clair Nicholson, Dramatic Baritone of Spokane; Soprano Hannah Kimball, Alto Debbie Raby and Tenor Charles Sorensson star in supporting roles; and the Northwest Sacred Chorale Ensemble brings to life the several duets, trios and quartets that make up this work.

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