Welcome to The Handel Institute

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

Detail from a portrait of Handel (1726–8), attributed to Balthasar Denner: National Portrait Gallery, London, NPG 1976

Latest News

Handel Institute Opera Awards

The next closing date for applications is 30 November 2023, for a production to take place within two years of the award being made.

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Thirteenth Handel Institute Conference

The call for papers for the thirteenth Handel Institute Conference (17–19 November 2023) is now open.

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Handel Institute Research Award

The closing date for applications is 30 November 2023.

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Handel Institute Conference Awards

Closing dates for applications are 30 April, 31 August and 30 November annually.

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Endowed Junior Professorship in Musicology with a focus on Music Editions and Digital Humanities

The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in association with the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities is advertising for an endowed Junior Professorship. The post is associated with the Hallische Händel-Ausgabe. Closing date for applications: 30 June 2023.