Baroque Festival: Music for Kings & Queens | YouTube Premiere #SSOPlayOn

  • 5 May 2020

"Witness the majestic tunes of Purcell and Handel, whose unparalleled mastery of setting the English language to music will be showcased in magnificent choral tributes to kings and queens. Swedish-French conductor Sofi Jeannin conducts the combined forces of the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, with German organist Stefan Kießling and Philippine choral director Eudenice Palaruan. Europe and Asia together in song: ""My heart is inditing of a good matter; and all the people rejoiced!"" - Handel. English captions available. A VCHpresents concert recorded live at the Victoria Concert Hall, 6 Oct 2018. HENRY PURCELL: Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695* I. The Queen's Funeral March (Procession) 0:35 II. Funeral Sentence ""Man that is born"" 2:57 III. Canzona 5:40 IV. Funeral Sentence ""In the midst of life"" 7:33 V. Canzona 11:27 VI. Funeral Sentence ""Thou knowest Lord"" 12:30 VI. The Queen's Funeral March (Recession)14:35 Anthem Chacony in G minor, Z.730 17:25 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL: Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest* 22:54 Organ Concerto No. 13 in F major, ""The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"" I. Larghetto 29:20 II. Allegro 32:14 III. Larghetto 36:10 IV. Allegro 41:54 Stefan Kießling, organ Coronation Anthem: My Heart is Inditing* 46:07 Sofi Jeannin, conductor Stefan Kießling, organ/continuo organ Singapore Symphony Orchestra & *Chorus Eudenice Palaruan, Choral Director Presenting Partner: European Union in Singapore Celebrating EU-ASEAN Friendship in Singapore. This concert is also dedicated to the late Dr. Goh Keng Swee, founding patron of the SSO, to mark his 100th birthday."