Superstar baritone Nathan Gunn portrays the title role in Felix Mendelssohn’s dramatic and powerful oratorio Elijah, a story of powerful, warring personalities and miraculous events told through some of the most beautiful and sublime music of the 19th century. Sung in English. an epic story from the Old Testament, with the participation of Notre Dame Vocale, Notre Dame Chorale and the South Bend Chamber Singers, conducted by Carmen Helena Tellez. Part of the Mellon Interdisciplinary Sacred Music Drama Projects at Notre Dame.
NATHAN GUNN as Elijah
Deborah Mayer, soprano
Sharon Harms, soprano
Jacquelyn Matava, mezzo-soprano
Wesley Dunnagan, tenor
Joshuah Boggs, countertenor
Jamie Caporizo, mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Liupaogo, tenor
Sarah Noone, soprano
Joshua Ingle Jr., treble
Notre Dame Vocale - Carmen-Helena Tellez, Artistic and Music Director
Notre Dame Chorale - Alexander Blachly, Director
South Bend Chamber Singers - Nancy Menk, Music Director
Notre Dame Festival Orchestra - Daniel Stein, Concertmaster
Tickets and more information can be found here.
Pictures of this event can be found on the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Facebook.
Join us and noted Mendelssohn scholar, Professor Jeffrey Sposato of the University of Houston, titled "Elijah and Mendelssohn's 'Jewishness.'" Professor Sposato will examine Elijah in relation to both Mendelssohn's Jewish heritage and his deeply held Lutheran beliefs.
This event is part of the Interdisciplinary Sacred Music Dramas at Notre Dame supported by a grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mellon Foundation
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