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)
Julia Breakspear (Flute)
Simon Lindley (Organ)
Overture: The Occasional Oratorio
How beautiful are the feet [Messiah]
O had I Jubal’s lyre [Joshua]
Flute Sonata in F major
Dead March [Saul]
Gluck – Dance of the Blessed Spirits [Orfeo]
If God be for us [Messiah]
Air and Variations: The Harmonious Blacksmith [transcribed for organ by Sigfrid Karg-Elert]
Further lunchtime events are arranged for 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.