Locals at Cathedral

Several local musicians will perform in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe on April 12.

The will be participating in the Santa Fe Community Orchestra's production of Mendelssohh's oratio "Elijah" under the leadership of Oliver Prezant. Participants from Las Vegas include E.J. Nelson in the orchestra and Christie Basket, John Liddel and Richard Lindeborg in the chorus.

Mendelssohn composed "Elija" for the Birmingham, England, Festival the year before his death in 1847.  Although it is frequently performed in German, it will be sung in English for this concert, as it was done Birmingham.

The free performance will be at 7:30 p.m.  A free will offering will be taken.