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British Orpheus & Saxon Devil

2009 marks both the 250th anniversary of the death of Handel and the 350th anniversary of the birth of Purcell. This concert celebrated English choral music from 1659 to 1759, focussing on the work of these two giants. The feature work of this programme was the anthem Let God Arise, written by Handel during his service to the Duke of Chandos.

This concert was presented in collaboration with the "Company of Instruments Baroque Orchestra" with soloists Julie Duerichen, soprano and Isaiah Bell, tenor

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