Department of Music

Performance Listing

Blacksburg Master Chorale: Elijah Oratorio - 8:00 pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - Center for the Arts Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre

More than 200 singers, a full orchestra, and soloists will fill the stage as the Center for the Arts, Blacksburg Master Chorale, Virginia Tech Choirs, and Roanoke Symphony Orchestra collaborate to present Felix Mendelssohn’s legendary oratorio, Elijah. This intense musical drama depicts the major events in the life of the prophet Elijah. Featured soloists include three Virginia Tech alumni: Branch Fields (in the title role), Danielle Talamantes, and Robert Chafin; as well as Katherine Pracht, mezzo soprano. 

  • with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
  • and Virginia Tech Choirs
Dwight Bigler, conductor
Danielle Talamantes, soprano

  • Katherine Pracht, mezzo soprano
Robert Chafin, tenor

  • Branch Fields, bass
Co-presented with Blacksburg Master Chorale
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