THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL FINALE: BEST OF BRITISH

Saturday 2 Aug 2014, 7:45pmWorcester Cathedral, Worcester

Peter Nardone conductor

Sarah Connolly mezzo soprano

Three Choirs Festival Chorus choir

Handel 'Zadok the Priest' from Coronation Anthems

Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives & Lazarus

Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden

Elgar Give unto the Lord

Parry Jerusalem

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Parry I was glad

Elgar Sea Pictures

Finzi A Severn Rhapsody

Parry Blest Pair of Sirens

Elgar Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1

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An evening of triumphant British music concludes the 2014 Three Choirs Festival, featuring coronation anthems across the centuries, including Handel’s Zadok the Priest and Parry’s I Was Glad.

British mezzo-soprano, Sarah Connolly, joins the Philharmonia Orchestra for a spectacular rendition of Elgar’s song cycle Sea Pictures, which evokes the ever-changing images of the sea.

‘Land of Hope and Glory’, the famous tune from Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance No. 1, will bring the concert to a moving close.

This concert is part of the Three Choirs Festival series