Saturday 2 Aug 2014, 7.45pmWorcester Cathedral, Worcester
Peter Nardone conductor
Sarah Connolly mezzo soprano
Three Choirs Festival Chorus choir
Handel Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthems)
Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives & Lazarus
Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Elgar Give unto the Lord
Parry I was glad
Elgar Sea Pictures
Finzi A Severn Rhapsody
Parry Blest Pair of Sirens
Elgar Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1
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