(zā`dŏk), in the Bible. 1 Founder of a prominent priestly family. 2 One of David's men. 3 Grandfather of Jotham. 4 Sealer of the Covenant. 5 High priest. 6,7 Builders of the wall. 8 Scribe. The last two may be the same.
The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, led by conductor Tecwyn Evans, then kicked off with Handel's Zadok The Priest, chosen as a piece to welcome beginners and children into the classical world.
The singers who make up Shir Ba'Emek from the Israeli city of Afula are students, mothers and professionals of various walks of life who get together for rehearsal every Tuesday evening under the direction of Yoram Zadok of the Afula Music Conservatory.