Join us for part one of this year's Leeds Handel Festival!
This year Holy Trinity Church celebrates 290years of existance (it was consecrated in 1727). Handel's music has been performed in this wonderful church since then and that's why we say: "Hallelujah for Handel"!
Claire Strafford (Soprano)
David Greed (Violin)
Simon Lindley (Organ)
Overture: Alexander’s Feast
Violin Sonata in D major
Angels ever bright and fair [Theodora]
Bach – Movement from Partita for unaccompanied violin
I know that my Redeemer liveth [Messiah]
Kreisler – Praeludium and Allegro
Further lunchtime events are arranged for 27th April and June 2017 and a major choral concert takes place in September, on Saturday 30th, when St Peter’s Singers will present Handel’s Anthem on the Peace of 1749 and the four Coronation Anthems for the 1727 Coronation of King Charles I and Queen Caroline in Westminster Abbey. The June concerts will include appearances by Four’s Company from Huddersfield under Professor Cummings and Ad Hoc Baroque under Jillian Johnson.