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LONDON HANDEL FESTIVAL

This page and website was updated on 4 April 2016

HANDEL AND HIS EUROPEAN CONNECTIONS
This concert is being held at Wigmore Hall on 5 April. Tickets need to be booked through Wigmore Box Office - 020 7935 2141 or online at www.wigmore-hall.org.uk


HANDEL ALEXANDER BALUS
This performance is being held at St John's Smith Square on 11 April. Tickets need to be booked through them on www.sjss.org.uk/whats-on or on 020 7222 1061

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

IMPORTANT CHANGE OF VENUE
NATASSA VARKA TALK - 11 APRIL

Please note that this talk has been moved to
St George's, Hanover Square and will run
from 4-5pm. It is free entry but please let us know
by emaiil if you are coming - londonhandelfestival@gmail.com or by phone
on 01460 54660. We apologise if this has caused problems with your plans for the day.

There are individual pages for the Festival.
Please click on Events 2016 above.


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


LHF 2016 - in outline

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.


 


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


 


LAURENCE CUMMINGS
ADRIAN BUTTERFIELD
JOSEP-RAMON OLIVE

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WEEKS FIVE AND SIX
4 - 11 APRIL 2016

Dear Supporters,
 
We have a busy final two weeks of the Festival culminating with our performance of Alexander Balus at
St John's Smith Square.
 
An outline for the FIFTH AND SIXTH WEEKS is as follows. Full details can be found on this website on the individual event pages.
 
MONDAY 4 APRIL - 7PM
St George’s, Hanover Square
HSC FINAL

MONDAY 4 APRIL - 5.30PM
HANDEL’S MAYFAIR .......WALK

TUESDAY 5 APRIL - 1.10-1.50PM
Grosvenor Chapel,
24 South Audley Street
JAMES JOHNSTONE ORGAN CONCERT

TUESDAY 5 APRIL - 7.30PM
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street
EUROPEAN CONNECTIONS

WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL - 1.10-2.10PM
Grosvenor Chapel
ALICE PRIVETT LUNCHTIME RECITAL

THURSDAY 7 APRIL - 7PM
St Lawrence Little Stanmore
CHANDOS 300

FRIDAY 8 APRIL - 1.10-2.10PM
Grosvenor Chapel
SARAH HAYASHI RECITAL

MONDAY 11 APRIL - 4-5PM
(CHANGE OF VENUE)
St George’s, Hanover Square
TALK BY NATASSA VARKA ON
ALEXANDER BALUS


MONDAY 11 APRIL - 5.45PM
1000 YEARS OF DESTRUCTION ...... WALK

MONDAY 11 APRIL - 7PM
St John’s Smith Square
HANDEL ALEXANDER BALUS
 
LHF Box office: 01460 54660
or book online
www.london-handel-festival.com

 
TICKET UPDATE:
 
Tickets are available for European Connections at Wigmore on 5 April and
Alexander Balus on 11 April at St John's Smith Square. You need to book through their respective box offices.

 
Samir Savant
Festival Director
 

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. 

Samir Savant - Festival Director

festivaldirector@londonhandelfestival.org.uk

ADVERTISING in the Festival programme - please contact Samir Savant 

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