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Coronation Concert | Jersey Chamber Orchestra & Festival Choir

Celebrate at the Coronation Concert with Mozart’s Coronation Mass & other favourites

Music in Action invites you to a celebratory Coronation Concert with the Jersey Chamber Orchestra and the Jersey Festival Choir performing Mozart’s Coronation Mass. Join our international soloists at a concert of royal masterworks and audience favourites including Zadok the Priest, led by Eamonn Dougan the chief conductor of the Jersey Chamber Orchestra.

Opening with the fanfares of Zadok the Priest popularised as the theme to the Champions League but composed for the coronation of King George II. Since then it has been performed at every UK coronation, up to and including that of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

Mozart’s Exultate Jubilate meaning Rejoice be Glad is filled with gladness, and Mozart ably captured this joyful mood in his music. The third movement ends with a brilliant and exuberant setting of “Alleluia.” We are delighted that the soprano Chen Reiss a leading lady at Covent Garden, La Scala, the Berlin Philharmonic and Royal Concertgebouw is performing with the Orchestra.

Haydn’s Symphony No 98 is one of his celebrated London symphonies and in it he quotes from the Coronation Mass as well as Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony. Written in 1792 it is considered that it was a reflection of his admiration for Mozart who had passed away the previous year. It finishes with a vibrant presto.

The highlight of the evening is Mozart’s Coronation Mass for which the Jersey Chamber Orchestra is joined by the Jersey Festival Choir and an array of international soloists joining Chen Reiss, including Lawrence Zazzo ( “A countertenor of gorgeous tone, superb control throughout the range, excellent musicianship and handsome bearing” New York Times), Mark Dobell and Jonathan Brown both of whom sang in Westminster Abbey at the Coronation.

Don’t miss your opportunity to join Music in Action at this exclusive event hosted in the beautiful St Helier Methodist Church, where you will enjoy an ensemble of famous musical works, a night of classics to remember!

Discount Codes at check out are CHILD for U18s for tickets between £1 and £3.50, and OAP for £1 off all tickets for OAPs. Music in Action Members use the Code MIAMEMBER. Please note that seats in the Balcony offer a slightly restricted view of the orchestra.

Jersey Chamber Orchestra

Conductor : Eamonn Dougan

Jersey Festival Choir – Director: William Millow

Soprano : Chen Reiss Alto : Lawrence Zazzo Tenor : Mark Dobell Baritone : Jonathan Brown

PROGRAMME

HANDEL – Zadok the Priest – Jersey Festival Choir

HAYDN – Symphony No 98

== INTERVAL ==

MOZART – Exultate Jubilate Soloist: Chen Reiss Soprano

MOZART Coronation Mass

Soloists:

Chen Reiss Soprano Alto : Lawrence Zazzo Tenor : Mark Dobell Baritone : Jonathan Brown

If you need help booking tickets please call 07437536662 or email support@musicjersey.com

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Date May 7, 2023Time 7:30 pmVenue St Helier Methodist ChurchOrganiser Music in ActionOrganiser Email admin@musicjersey.comOrganiser Website View Organiser Website

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