Handel Coronation Anthems n Review: Malvern Festival Chorus, The Forum

MALVERN Festival Chorus is conserving its resources this season in readiness for the major work commissioned from its former conductor Rory Boyle, to be premired a year from now.

This made the programme for last Saturday’s concert most sensible, being based on the four Anthems written by Handel for the coronation of George II in 1727 for chorus and small orchestra.

One of them, Zadok the Priest, is almost a

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