Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II


Classical Academy | On This Day... 

 

On the first weekend in June, 2012, England and the Commonwealth celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. This huge celebration of 60 years since Her Majesty's accession to the throne is a major event in the international calendar. Marked with street parties, fireworks, and parades, people of all nationalities will come together to celebrate this remarkable head of state.

 

Celebrate 60 glorious years with our selection of Diamond Jubilee themed music, from classical works by renowned British composers to Jubilee songs and the Beatles' Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.