Rule Britannia (Elizabeth to Elizabeth)
In Voice and Verse celebrate
500 years of
British Music & History.
A pageant of readings and music from across the centuries, it celebrates the nation’s monarchs and the highlights of British history.
This programme offers music by Handel, Beethoven, Purcell, Holst and Britten, as well as ‘Rule Britannia’ and the National Anthem. The words include poetry by Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, Milton, Tennyson and John Betjeman.
Run Time: 2 x 45 minute halves plus interval.
During the performance we will project a selection of texts, images & other information.
“Excellent show... Entertaining, informative, evocotive... thanks for yesterday's Right Royal Entertainment.”
Ian Miles, Organist & Director of Music at All Saints Church, Sutton Courtenay
"I very much enjoyed the performance of Elizabeth to Elizabeth at the English Music Festival.
The programme was very thoughtfully created, with a good balance of music, speech and
historical information, and the audience response was extremely positive".
Simon Wales, Head of Visitor Experience, Waddesdon Manor (National Trust), May 2013
“A wonderful evening of entertainment, of laughter, of thoughtful reflection and poignancy.”
Canon David Gibb, Vicar of St Andrew's, Leyland
“It was fast-paced and humour played a major role...
...I'm impressed with the way they have put their programme together.”
Margaret Starr, The Baptist Times
A short video trailer...
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