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A Handel Celebration | Foundling Hospital Anthem, Coronation Anthems

Tuesday February 27, 2018 at 19:00
St John's Smith Square, London
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  1. Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest HWV 258 - George Frideric Handel
  2. Coronation Anthem: My heart is inditing HWV 261 - George Frideric Handel
  3. Nisi Dominus HWV 238 - George Frideric Handel
  4. Piangerò, la sorte mia, from Giulio Cesare HWV 17 - George Frideric Handel
  5. Let the bright Seraphim, from Samson HWV 57 - George Frideric Handel
  6. Fammi combattere, from Orlando HWV 31 - George Frideric Handel
  7. Ombra mai fù, 'Largo', from Serse, 'Xerxes' HWV 40 - George Frideric Handel
  8. Anthem for the Foundling Hospital, 'Blessed are they that considereth the poor' HWV 268 - George Frideric Handel

Mary Bevan and Tim Mead join conductor Stephen Layton and Florilegium to perform a programme of vivacious and triumphal works by Handel.

This concert features celebrated masterpieces ‘Zadok the Priest’ and ‘Let the bright Seraphim’ alongside lesser known gems such as ‘Nisi Dominus’ with its ravishing countertenor solo. The evening will conclude with a rare complete performance of the Foundling Hospital Anthem, which culminates in a joyful rendition of the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’.

St John's Smith Square
Smith Square
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