Queen’s 1953 Coronation concert from Hertfordshire Chorus

PUBLISHED: 11:48 02 June 2013 | UPDATED: 11:48 02 June 2013

Hertfordshire Chorus 1953 Coronation concert

Hertfordshire Chorus 1953 Coronation concert

Archant

MUSIC from the Queen’s Coronation will be raising the roof at Hertfordshire Chorus’ next concert.

Hertfordshire Chorus celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation with a special show featuring the music that was played at the Coronation in 1953.

The concert being at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Tuesday, June 4 at 7.30pm falls 60 years and one day after the Coronation.

For this anniversary concert Hertfordshire Chorus is joined by Crouch End Festival Chorus and by the Dessoff Choirs from New York.

That’s a total of 300 voices and, to do full justice to such forces, the concert will also include Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast with baritone soloist Ashley Riches.

The choirs and the London Orchestra da Camera will be conducted by David Temple, who is not only musical conductor of the two English choirs but also worked with the Dessoff Choirs during recent USA tours with Ray Davies of The Kinks.

Tickets are from £9 to £30.

To book tickets visit www.hertfordshirechorus.org.uk

Related articles

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 14:57

Herts historians marking the First World War’s centenary are to craft a state-of-the-art online archive after today receiving a £99,800 National Lottery grant.

Yesterday, 08:32

A pair of childhood friends, from Melbourn and Cambridge, have got together to write a children’s book, which is now set to hit the shelves of a Cambridge bookshop.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Quizzers from Royston businesses, clubs and societies are invited to get together in teams of four to six people to take part in a quiz night organised by the town’s Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

With Mother’s Day tomorrow you may be needing some (very) last minute inspiration – or why not have a few ideas up your sleeve for next year? Here are 10 ways to spend it in North Hertfordshire.

”North

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter