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Grand Baroque: Handel in Bath
Saturday 25 August, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
‘Dettingen’ Te Deum HWV 283
Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest HWV 258
Coronation Anthem: My heart is inditing HWV 261
Ombra mai fu (Xerxes)
Revenge, Timotheus cries (Alexander’s Feast)
Waft her, angels, through the skies (Jeptha)
Let the bright seraphim (Samson)
Let their celestial concerts all unite (Samson)
Oxford Bach Soloists welcomed as guests of the Bath Recitals ‘Baroque Series’ in celebration of the opulence and grandeur of the Baroque in this concert featuring Coronation Anthems Handel wrote for King George II and his magnificent ‘Dettingen’ Te Deum first performed in 1743 in the Chapel Royal of St James’s Palace, London. Favourite arias from some of Handel’s best-known operas and oratorios will also be performed. The perfect way to enjoy the Bank Holiday weekend!