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Mendelssohn's Elijah

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Birmingham Symphony HallBroad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1, United Kingdom
On Thursday 7 November 2019 at 19:30

“Is not His word like a fire?” Felix Mendelssohn was a friend of Queen Victoria, but there’s absolutely nothing Victorian about his “Elijah” – and when it was premiered in Birmingham Town Hall in August 1846, it caused a worldwide sensation. This rip-roaring Old Testament epic is a real Birmingham classic, and in the CBSO’s Centenary season Principal Guest Conductor Kazuki Yamada and four world-beating soloists bring it home tonight.

CBSO+ 6.15pm: Hear members of the acclaimed CBSO Chorus talking about tonight’s performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah.

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