Handel : A Royal Favourite

Coronation Anthems

In the Summer 2013 EUBO was joined by the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, to perform Handel’s spectacular Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727, and the Birthday Ode for Queen Anne, which was written in 1713. The performances took place 3 August and 3 September. See also information about the programme The Peace of Utrecht (1713)


Director Lars Ulrik Mortensen

Countertenor Alex Potter

Concertmaster Zefira Valova

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

(Director of Music Graham Ross)

Concert programme

GF HANDEL (1685-1759)

Zadok the Priest HWV 258 (1727)

Let thy hand be strengthened HWV 259 (1727)

Concerto Grosso Op 3 No 2 in B flat HWV 313 (1715-18, publ 1734)

My heart is inditing HWV 261 (1727)


Birthday Ode for Queen Anne HWV 74 (written 300 years ago in 1713)

The King shall rejoice HWV 260 (1727)