The Choir Of St James’ With The Australian Haydn Ensemble


The Choir of St James’ joins forces with the Australian Haydn Ensemble in its inaugural concert for 2016. The 2016 season has the overriding title A Season of Song.

This season launch concert titled Songs of Reflection includes Handel’s The ways of Zion do mourn, an extended anthem written for the funeral of Queen Caroline at Westminster Abbey in 1737.

With text drawn from the Book of Psalms, the first half of the performance features another anthem by Handel along with Out of the deep, an early cantata by J S Bach.

The programme:

Handel – Chandos Anthem No.6 ‘As pants the hart’
Bach – Aus der tiefe, BWV 131
Handel – The ways of Zion do mourn
(Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline)

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