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Handel Singing Competition Application to Enter

Handel Singing Competition Application to Enter

The composer George Frideric Handel was known to encourage and train young, unestablished singers, many of whom rose to fame as his star soloists. We continue Handel’s great tradition of nurturing talent through our Handel Singing Competition, which is presented as part of the annual London Handel Festival. For full details, please see the relevant section of our website. Please read the relevant pages on the Handel Singing Competition section of our website, especially our ‘Notes for Singers’ document on the 2022 Handel Singing Competition page before you enter.


First Prize: £5000
Second Prize: £2000
Audience Prize: £300
Finalist Award: £300


23 to 34 years old as of 1 February 2022 i.e. you must be at least 23 years old and no older than 34 on this date.



Friday 28 January 2022

12 midnight (UK Time)

All applications must be made via our online booking process. Please click ‘Book Now’ below and then enter 1 against your voice type and continue with entering your details. If you do not already have a registered account with us, you will need to enter your details as a new user. Applications can be made from 8 November 2021.

Once completed, you can complete an application form via this Google form or download and complete an application form which can be found below. Once completed, please email your details to competition@londonhandelfestival.org.uk.

For any questions or queries regarding applications, please email competition@londonhandelfestival.org.uk


Please click here if you wish to fill out your application via our Google Form

Please click here to download the application form in PDF format

Please click here to download the application form in WORD format

Please click here to download further information and FAQs


There is registration fee of £40 payable for entering the competition, to be made through our online application process.

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