Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Elias

Im feurigen Wagen. Glaubensspuren

Sunday • 07th July • 5 pm

St. Lorenz

Soprano: Johanna Winkel
Alt: Renée Morloc
Tenor: Sebastian Kohlhepp
Bass: Thomas E. Bauer
Kammerchor Stuttgart
Klassische Philharmonie Stuttgart
Headed by: Frieder Bernius

Frieder Bernius c G. Bublitz
 

Event Details

Entrance: 15-55 € · Students 10 €

"I imagined Elias as a prophet through and through, as we could use him nowadays again, strong, eager, at times angry and wrathful and dark, a contrast to the court people and common people, almost a contrast to the whole world, and yet carried by angle wings."

(„Ich hatte mir beim Elias einen rechten durch und durch Propheten gedacht, wie wir ihn etwa heut‘ zu Tage wieder brauchen könnten, stark, eifrig, auch wohl bös und zornig und finster, im Gegensatz zum Hofgesindel und Volksgesindel, und fast zu der ganzen Welt im Gegensatz, und doch getragen wie von Engelsflügeln.“)

(Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy)

Amidst the extensive modernisation of the 19th century - between euphoria and crisis - Mendelssohn creates a leader, a person to implement order. It is about the big question, what can and should be believed. Which traces should we follow? The questions for a good life order and for the traces of faith are more current than ever. We are excited for Mendelssohns great masterpiece in a standard-defining interpretation through Frieder Bernius and his celebrated Stuttarter Ensembles as well as exquisite soloists.

Live-Broadcast by Bayerischer Rundfunk – Studio Franken

 

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