HPO are delighted to be uniting local choirs with visiting choirs from Freiburg, Germany, to share in an impressive performance of Mendelssohn's dramatic and inspiring oratorio 'Elijah'.

with 200+ Voices

Conductor: Marcio da Silva & Guest Conductors



FREE ENTRY for Under 18s, Students, Job Seekers Allowance and Universal Credit Recipients (ID may be requested)


Visiting choirs include Chor Münchweier, Cantemus! Gundelfingen and school choirs from Ettenheim.

Hailed as the Messiah of its day, this glorious work was a hugely popular and cemented Mendelssohn’s position as one of the greatest composers of sacred music.

A review published in The Times shortly afterwards was unstinting in its praise: ‘The last note of Elijah was drowned in a long-continued unanimous volley of plaudits, vociferous and deafening … never was