Welcome to The Handel Institute

The Handel Institute, established 1987, is a British registered charity (no. 296615) which promotes study and appreciation of the music and life of George Frideric Handel (1685–1759).


Handel Institute Research Awards

The next closing date is 30 November 2020
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Handel Institute Conference Awards

Closing dates for applications are 30 April, 31 August and 30 November
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Handel Institute Opera Awards

The next closing date is 31 October 2020. We recognise that in light of Covid-19 any plans submitted will be provisional
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Halle Conference

Our friends at the Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft have announced their conference ‘Händels Bilder – Ikonographie, Ästhetik, kompositorische Praxis’, has been rescheduled for 30 November – 1 December 2020


Remember when we sang together? Here’s a #throwback to our ‘Come & Sing’ Messiah when we did just that! This year, it’s going to be different, but it will be happening. Love to sing? Come and join us! https://bit.ly/32kLt88

New display at the Foundling Museum on Richard Leveridge, a leading singer on the 18th-century London stage. https://foundlingmuseum.org.uk/events/richard_leveridge/

The Coke Collection has re-opened for readers by appointment https://foundlingmuseum.org.uk/collections/about-the-collections/gerald-coke-handel-collection/

The Handel Institute offers grants of up to £5000 towards a staged production of a Handel opera. Performances should take place in GB by the end of 2022. Closing date: 31 October 2020. We recognise Covid-19 means any plans will be provisional. FP at http://handelinstitute.org/awards

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