To celebrate England’s national day, the redoubtable Brian Blessed presents a selection of favourite English songs, poems and readings.
DELIUS On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring
HANDEL Zadok the Priest, Hallelujah Chorus
ADAMS The Holy City
WALTON Crown Imperial
HANDEL See the conquering Hero comes
HOLST Jupiter from The Planets
Reading from St Crispin’s Day Speech (Henry V)
A host of English favourites including
BARWICK GREEN (theme from THE ARCHERS)
WE’LL MEET AGAIN
THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER
THERE’LL ALWAYS BE AN ENGLAND
THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES
LAND OF HOPE AND GLORY
Anthony Inglis conductor
Laura Wright soprano
Royal Choral Society
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
If you would like more information or book tickets, visit the Royal Albert Hall website here
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