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 Conference

The deadline for our call for papers has been extended until 31 July 2021 for our next conference ‘Handel: Interactions and Influences’, which we hope to hold in London on 20 – 21 November

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Handel Institute Conference Awards

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

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Handel Institute Opera Awards

The next closing date for applications is 31 May 2022, for a production to take place before 30 September 2024.

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Handel Institute Research Awards

The next closing date is 30 November 2021

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