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The Handel House Trust is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness,
the Prince of Wales, has kindly agreed to be the Patron of the Hallelujah
Many of the musical masterpieces that Handel created whilst living at 25 Brook Street were
composed under the patronage of Prince Charles’s ancestors, King George I and King
George II. Handel’s magnificent anthem ‘Zadok the Priest’ has been played at the
coronation of every British monarch since George II, for whom it was written. And other
great works by Handel have been chosen for many recent royal weddings and celebrations.
In addition to this long-standing family link to 25 Brook Street’s most famous resident,
Prince Charles will bring to the project his well-known passion and expertise in the field of
the authentic restoration of beautiful and significant historic buildings.
The Trust is enormously proud and grateful to have His Royal’s Highness’s gracious
support for this great campaign.