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Crowns and Kings

Saturday 25 August


Adult: $35 (includes one child free)
Child/student: $20
Door sales if not sold out prior


Sat 25 August, 19:30-22:00


St Mary Immaculate Church, Cnr Elizabeth St and Cameron Road, Tauranga

The Scholars bring back NZBarok for this performance of Handel's "Dixit Dominus" and "Coronation Anthems" which bookend the great baroque master's career.

Written in 1707 while just a fearless student in Italy, "Dixit Dominus" is full of the energy, creativity and the vision of the young man. By contrast, the "Coronation Anthems" show the seasoned composer's gift for grand ceremonial music. Written for the Coronation of George II, they constitute Handel's first royal commission in England. So popular is the first anthem, "Zadok the Priest" that it has been performed at the coronation of every British monarch since its composition.

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