One of England’s greatest composers wrote a rarely-heard setting of the New Testament. Elgar’s The Apostles follows the story of the twelve apostles through the Resurrection. On par with his previous choral work, The Dream of Gerontius, this oratorio is at once sublime and heartbreakingly human.
American Symphony Orchestra
Leon Botstein, Conductor Jennifer Check, Soprano (The Blessed Virgin / The Angel) Sara Murphy, Mezzo-Soprano (Mary Magdalene) Paul McNamara, Tenor (St. John) Joseph Beutel, Bass-Baritone (St. Peter) Alfred Walker, Bass-Baritone (Judas) Adrian Rosas, Bass-Baritone (Jesus) Bard Festival Chorale James Bagwell, Director
ELGAR The Apostles
Pre-Concert Talk at 7 PM
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