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LONDON HANDEL FESTIVAL

This page and website was updated on 5 February - 16.46

HANDEL SINGING COMPETITION 2016
You will find the results of the First Round on the HSC 2016 page. 

Individual pages for the Festival events have now been created. Please click on Events 2016 above.


General Booking will start online on 19 January.
Telephone booking will start on 21 January.

You can download the 2016 Brochure and Booking forms from the links opposite.


HAPPY NEW YEAR

LHF 2016
8 March
to 11 April

HANDEL ARIODANTE
at the Britten Theatre
Royal College of Music
Tuesday 8 March 7pm - performance 1
Wednesday 9 March 7pm - performance 2
Friday 11 March 12-1pm - Children's Matinee
Saturday 12 March 7pm - performance 3
Monday 14 March 7pm - performance 4
Laurence Cummings conductor
James Bonas director
London Handel Orchestra
Adrian Butterfield leader

YOUTHFUL MASTERY
at St George's, Hanover Square
on Friday 11 March 7pm
Adrian Butterfield & Pegasus
to include Handel Dixit Dominus

HANDEL BERENICE
at St George's, Hanover Square
on Thursday 17 March 7pm
Charlotte Beament soprano
Emma Stannard mezzo-soprano
Anat Edri soprano
Michal Czerniawski counter-tenor
Timothy Morgan counter-tenor
Christopher Turner tenor
Tim Dickinson bass
La Nuova Musica
David Bates director
This will be a concert performance.

DOMINUS REGNAVIT
at St George's, Hanover Square
on Friday 18 March 7pm
Soraya Mafi soprano
Bethany Seymour soprano
Southbank Sinfonia Baroque
Adrian Butterfield director
Vox Musica
Michael Berman conductor

HSC 2016 SEMI-FINAL
at Grosvenor Chapel, 24 South Audley Street
on Monday 21 March 6pm

MUSICA DA CAMERA
HSC 2015 FINALISTS' CONCERT 
at the Foundling Museum
on Wednesday 23 March 7pm 
Soloists:
Ingrida Gapova soprano
Sarah Hayashi soprano
Josep-Ramon Olive baritone
Maria Ostroukhova mezzo-soprano
Alice Privett soprano
Laurence Cummings director

BACH MEETS HANDEL
at Handel House, 25 Brook Street
on Thursday 24 March - 12-1pm

Rachel Brown flute
Laurence Cummings harpsichord

BACH ST MATTHEW PASSION
at St George's, Hanover Square
on Friday 25 March 2.30pm
Soloists:
Nathan Vale Evangelist
George Humphreys Christus
Elizabeth Cragg soprano
Tim Mead alto
Laurence Cummings conductor
London Handel Orchestra
Choir of St George's

HANDEL ELPIDIA
at St George's, Hanover Square
on Thursday 31 March 7pm
Erica Eloff soprano
Maria Ostroukhova mezzo-soprano
Joe Bolger alto castrato
Rupert Enticknap mezzo-castrato
Rupert Charlesworth tenor
Chris Jacklin bass-baritone
Orchestra of Opera Settecento
Leo Duarte musical director
This will be a concert performance.

HANDEL SINGING COMPETITION 2016 FINAL
at St George's, Hanover Square
on Monday 4 April 7pm

HANDEL AND HIS EUROPEAN CONNECTIONS
at Wigmore Hall
on Tuesday 5 April 7.30pm
Rachel Brown flute
Adrian Butterfield director
London Handel Orchestra

CHANDOS 300: HANDEL CANNONS TE DEUM
at St Lawrence, Little Stanmore
on Thursday 7 April 7pm
Ruby Hughes soprano
Charles Daniels tenor
Nicholas Mulroy tenor
Benedict Hymas tenor
Edward Grint bass-baritone
London Handel Orchestra
Adrian Butterfield director

HANDEL ALEXANDER BALUS
at St John's, Smith Square
on Monday 11 April 7pm 
Katherine Watson soprano
Sophie Junker soprano
Renata Pokupic mezzo-soprano
Alexander Sprague tenor
Josep-Ramon Olive baritone
Laurence Cummings conductor
London Handel Orchestra
London Handel Singers

There will also be Walks, talks and Lunchtime Concerts.


General Festival booking will start
on 19 January 2016
. Handel Supporters
can book from 12 January.

HSC 2016
Details are available on the HSC page.


See you soon.

Best wishes and thank you.
Catherine Hodgson
Festival Director

londonhandelfestival@gmail.com


DENYS DARLOW - Denys died on 24 February and
the 2015 Festival was dedicated to him.


If you have any queries please contact us on lhfhsc@gmail.com about the Competition or londonhandelfestival@gmail.com for everything else.


LAURENCE CUMMINGS
ADRIAN BUTTERFIELD
JOSEP-RAMON OLIVE

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Click HERE for the LHF 2016 BROCHURE
 
Click HERE for the Booking form 2016 - p1
 
Click HERE for the Booking form 2016 - p2
 
Click HERE for the 2016 HANDEL SUPPORTERS - leaflet

 

BOX OFFICE and General opening hours: 01460 54660 - Monday to Friday

10am-12.30pm & 2-4pm - if no-one is available please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

During the Festival the box office is open from 10am to 2pm.

To book ONLINE please go to the top right-hand corner of this page and click on CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE.

You can join our ENEWS list on this page - please go to the bottom right corner, or you can receive a paper mailing for £8 per year. Please contact the office if you would like to do this. 

Tel: 01460 53500
London Handel Society
Horton House - 8 Ditton Street
Ilminster - Somerset - TA19 0BQ
Catherine Hodgson - Festival Director

ADVERTISING in the Festival programme - please contact Catherine Hodgson 

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Click HERE for the Brochure LHF 2015
updated 3 March 2015


Click HERE for the HSC 2015 Final programme.

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