Invited paper on ‘The Arts of Peace and the 1953 Coronation’

An invited paper was given to the Royal Overseas League at ANZAC House on 26 May, 2014, on “The Arts of Peace and the 1953 Coronation: Creating a new, modern and free Commonwealth”, discussing some of the findings from Katherine Firth’s doctoral thesis, recently published in the Finzi Journal

Discussed were A Garland for the Queen and, in passing, the Choral dances from Benjamin Britten’s opera, Gloriana.