Tuesday 2 Jul 2013, 7.30pmBarbican Hall, London

Venue Box Office: 020 7638 8891

Richard Cooke conductor

Sophie Bevan soprano

Anna Starushkevych alto

Benjamin Hulett tenor

Christopher Purves bass voice

Mendelssohn Elijah

The Royal Choral Society returns to the Barbican to perform Mendelssohn's Biblical epic, Elijah. Singing the original German libretto, the assembled ranks of this 'Rolls Royce of choirs' (Classical Source) will bring power and drama to this magnificent oratorio. Outstanding bass Christopher Purves takes on the role of the Old Testament prophet alongside a stellar line up of soloists, all conducted by Richard Cooke.