Mendelssohn Elijah

Sir Willard White as Elijah in Mendelssohn Elijah concert in Canterbury Cathedral

Saturday 1 November 2014, 7.30pm

Sir Willard White bass (Elijah)
Mary Bevan soprano
Catherine King mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Hulett tenor
Canterbury Choral Society

VENUE: Canterbury Cathedral

Sir Willard White will provide an imposing and impressive dimension in the title role of Elijah in Canterbury Cathedral on 1 November 2014. Elijah endures as one of the favourite large-scale works for choir and orchestra, among choirs and audiences alike. A dramatic biblical saga full of power and intensity, immersed in one of Mendelssohn’s most colourful scores.

Sir Willard will be joined by an outstanding team of soloists and with Canterbury Choral Society’s reputation for excellence, this performance of Mendelssohn Elijah in breathtaking Canterbury Cathedral is not-to-be-missed. Canterbury Choral Society Youth Choir will also be singing in this concert.

Concert will end at approximately 10pm

Mendelssohn Elijah Resources

Mendelssohn Elijah on YouTube
Mendelssohn Elijah Wiki entry
Mendelssohn Elijah on


Mendelssohn Elijah Performers

Sir Willard White bass-baritone
One of the best-loved and most versatile opera stars of the last 40 years, Sir Willard White’s
illustrious career has taken him to the most prestigious opera houses and concert halls throughout the world, collaborating with conductors, directors and orchestras of the highest calibre.
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