Handel and his Music for Patrons

The 2018 Handel Institute Conference will take place over three days with 18 speakers from across Europe, the United States and Japan delivering papers on a range of topics associated with Handel and his Music for Patrons. Paper sessions will be held on Saturday 24, 10:00–17:00 and Sunday 25 November, 10:00–17:15 (registration open from 9.30) at the The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1 1AZ Map

The conference includes two concerts:

  • ‘Celebrating Handel’, Friday 23 November, 19:30
    Soloists and instrumentalists, dir. Julian Perkins. The programme to include the vocal trio Se tu non lasci amore. Held at The British Library Knowledge Centre Theatre, 96 Euston Road London, NW1 2DB Map
  • ‘Handel at Cannons’, Saturday 24 November, 19:30
    Soloists and London Handel Orchestra, cond. Adrian Butterfield. ‘Cannons’ Te Deum; The Lord is my Light; organ music. Held at St Lawrence, Whitchurch, Little Stanmore, HA8 6QS Map

The conference dinner will be held on Sunday 25 November at Ristorante Olivelli, 35 Store Street, WC1E 7BS Map

Provisional Programme


Booking for the conference has now closed.
If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Prof. Matthew Gardner: conference@handelinstitute.org