This musical tour de force features the magnificent Bach Choir and Orchestra with soloists Mary Wilson, Meg Bragle, Robert Breault, and new-to-the-Bach-Festival, Dashon Burton, Grammy Award–winning bass-baritone, in the role of Elijah.

Mendelssohn’s masterpiece tells the story of the prophet Elijah. Felix Mendelssohn himself described Elijah as “a thorough prophet…energetic and zealous, but also stern, wrathful, and gloomy…and yet borne on angel’s wings.”