A Coronation Celebration with Simon Callow
£30 Standard, £20 Under 25
The award-winning ORA Singers presents a spectacular concert celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III.
Join ORA Singers and the group's Director, Suzi Digby OBE, for a one-time-only performance with organ, brass and percussion exploring Music from Royal Occasions through four centuries, with favourites from Purcell, Handel, Byrd, and Parry, and other stunning works, that have been performed at Royal weddings and Coronations.
Thomas Weelkes - O Grant the King a Long Life
Reading 1 - King James I (Gilbert Dugdale)
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry - I was Glad
Judith Weir - By Wisdom
William Byrd - I will not leave you comfortless
John Rutter - This is the Day
Reading 2 - King Charles II (Samuel Pepys)
James MacMillan - Who shall separate us
Anon. attrib. Redford - Rejoice in the Lord alway
Henry Purcell - Hear my prayer
Bob Chilcott - O Lord Make Thy Servant, Elizabeth Our Queen
Reading 3 - King George IV (Thomas Creevy)
William McKie - We wait for thy Loving kindness
Paul Mealor - Ubi Caritas
Hymn arr. Vaughan Williams - All people that on earth do dwell
Reading 4 - Queen Elizabeth II (Henry “Chips” Channon)
Peter Boyer - World Premiere Commission by ORA Singers to mark Coronation of King Charles III, 2023
George Frideric Handel - Zadok the Priest
This concert will feature the World Premiere of a new work by the multi-award winning composer, Peter Boyer, setting brand new text written to mark the Coronation. ORA Singers will be joined by the renowned actor, Simon Callow, reading first-hand accounts of Coronations across the centuries.
Find out more - https://www.orasingers.co.uk
Please note there are no public toilets on site, the nearest are located just outside the church on the Piazza.
Please note there is no set seating for this event.
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