Monthly Archives: February 2013

The 2012 Spring Concerts: Elijah, March 9, 10, 13

Mendelssohn’s Elijah frequently is described with terms verging on the grandiloquent:  “epic,” “fiery,” “huge,” etc.  And, in fact, they’re true.  This is sweeping music on a topic that clearly inspired some of Mendelssohn’s most powerful creative juices. Many of us first encountered Elijah, this summer,  in a series of casual, introductory rehearsals.  I had done a… Continue Reading »