“Lots of Vocal Firepower for Mendelssohn”

Photo of Christine Brewer, Stephanie Blythe, Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos, Anthony Dean Griffey, Shenyang the BSO and the Tanglewood Festival chorus during a BSO performance of Mendelssohn's Elias at Carnegie Hall

The orchestra sounded fine, though it was overmatched at times by the [Tanglewood Festival Chorus].

From James Oestreich’s New York Times review of Mendelssohn’s Elias at Carnegie Hall this past weekend.