About Music for a Royal Occasion
Join Alina Orchestra, led by Musical Director Hilary Davan Wetton, at St Edburg’s Church in Bicester, to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
“Music for a Royal Occasion” featuring Handel’s Water Music and other ceremonial pieces by Elgar, Boyce and Walton, featuring soprano Jessica Wise singing “Let the Bright Seraphim”.
Boyce: Symphony no.3
Walton: 2 Pieces from Henry V
Handel: Let the bright Seraphim
Handel: Eternal Source of Light Divine
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
Handel: Water Music Suite
Hilary Davan Wetton, Musical Director
Jessica Wise, Soprano
Alina is a brand new classical orchestra for your local community. The orchestra has a simple mission statement: To provide everyone with access to classical music and its many benefits; to be accessible, inclusive, and a resource to support as many people as possible. They are the “can-do” orchestra that believes “Music is for everyone”.
Line-up of events to celebrate the Queens Jubilee in Bicester
Thursday 02 June
7.30pm – Music for a Royal Occasion at St Edburg’s Church
Join Alina Orchestra, led by Musical Director Hilary Davan Wetton to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in a concert featuring Handel’s Water Music and other ceremonial pieces.
9.00pm – Beacon Lighting at Bicester Heritage
Bicester Heritage will provide a historic backdrop for the momentous Queen’s Jubilee Beacon lighting ceremony in Bicester and will be open to welcome you to the Wriggly Monkey Brewery in the lead up to the beacon lighting.
Friday 03 June
9.00am to 4.00pm – Bicester Market
Saturday 04 June
3.00 to 9.00pm – Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Garth Park
Come along to Garth Park to enjoy Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Bicester on Saturday 04 June. Expect a fun-filled day with activities and stalls organised by Bicester Town Council.
Sunday 05 June
11.00am to 5.00pm – One Bicester’s Big Lunch in Sheep Street
6.00pm – Songs of Praise at St Edburg’s Church