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West window nave, George II arms (c) Dean and Chapter of Westminster

The Sixteen

Handel’s Coronation Anthems

Wednesday 16 February 2022, 19:30

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The Sixteen Past Event

Programme

Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
Handel Coronation anthem: My heart is inditing
Handel Organ Concerto in F major, Op. 4 No. 4
Handel Coronation anthem: Zadok the Priest
Handel Coronation anthem: The King shall rejoice
Handel Overture to Jephtha
Handel Coronation anthem: Let thy hand be strengthened
Handel Worthy is the Lamb / Amen from Messiah

Performers

The Sixteen choir & orchestra
Harry Christophers conductor

One of Handel’s first tasks as a naturalised British Citizen was to write the music for the Coronation of the new monarch – King George II. The result was four majestic anthems, perfectly capturing the pomp and grandeur of the occasion, and a celebration of the Baroque era at its grandest, its most opulent and its most glorious.

Duration: approx. 1 hour 40 mins (incl. 20-minute interval)

Ticket Information

£45, £36, £28, £20, £16

ENCORE Members and Sixteen Patrons: 10% off

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The Tallis Scholars

Spem in alium

Wednesday 8 June 2022, 19:30 & Thursday 9 June 2022, 19:30

The Tallis Scholars perform Thomas Tallis’ glorious, epic motet for 40 voices ‘Spem in alium’ alongside some of his other works, giving us an opportunity to understand just how versatile he was.

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