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Friday 3 February, 7:30 pm

Handel Coronation Anthems

Book Tickets

This evening’s programme of Royal Music is centered around the four Coronation Anthems of George Frederick Handel, which will be performed alongside a selection of beautiful choral music dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II.

Programme

Handel – My Heart is Inditing

from The Triumphs of Oriana (1601)
Thomas Weelkes – As vesta was
John Bennet – All creatures now

Handel – Water Music Suite in F

from The Triumphs of Oriana (1899)
Parry – Who can dwell with greatness
Frederick Bridge – For all the wonder of thy regal day

Handel – Let thy hand be Strengthened

INTERVAL

Handel – The King Shall Rejoice

from A Garland for the Queen (1953)
John Ireland – The Hills 
Gerald Finzi – White flowering days

from Choirbook for the Queen (2012)
David Sawer – Wonder

Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks

Handel – Zadok the Priest

 

St Martin’s Chorus
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Andrew Earis
Conductor

Performers

St Martin’s Chorus is the newest choir at St Martin-in-the-Fields, founded in April 2015. It is an engaging and aspirational voluntary chamber choir that performs both major choral works and more intimate, small-scale works. Recent concerts have included Rachmaninov’s Vespers, Handel’s Dixit Dominus, Mozart’s Requiem, Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Whitacre’s Cloudburst.

Andrew Earis is Director of Music at St Martin-in-the-Fields, where he oversees the church music and concert programmes. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and Imperial College, London, and holds a PhD from the University of Manchester. In addition to his duties at St Martin’s, Andrew is a regular contributor to BBC Radio and Television’s religious output, as a producer of programmes including Radio 4 Sunday Worship and Daily Service.


Handel Coronation Anthems
Start: February 3, 2017 7:30 pm
End: February 3, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: St Martin-in-the-Fields
Phone: 020 7766 1100

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