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February at Handel & Hendrix in London

Apparently Handel’s neighbours referred to 25 Brook Street as a ‘mad house’, and so far in 2017 that doesn’t seem to have changed.

Our Baroque concerts have been selling out fast, we’ve had an amazing response to our Hendrix Flat anniversary party, and there’s been some very exciting filming going on in Handel House – more on that soon.

Hendrix Flat Anniversary

If you’re one of the 25,000+ people who have come to Jimi’s home at 23 Brook Street over the past year then thank you and we hope you enjoyed it.

As tomorrow is a year since the Hendrix Flat opened,  we’d love to hear from you. Share your memories, experiences and photos with us tomorrow and wish us happy birthday!

We’re on Facebook, twitter and Instagram so take your pick.

Six Strings of Apollo

Tuesday 14th February, 6.30pm

Perfect for any music lover in your life, this harpsichord concert of French suites and Viennese fugues just so happens to be on Valentine’s Day.

London Handel Festival

Musicians have been rehearsing in Handel’s Music Room this week in preparation for the this year’s London Handel Festival. If the rehearsals are anything to go by it’s going to be great.

Highlights for the 2017 Festival include a special concert to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Handel Singing Competition to be held at Cadogan Hall, the rarely performed Faramondo, and Joseph & His Brethren to close the Festival. All of these performances will feature the London Handel Orchestra, conducted by one of Handel House’s closest supporters Laurence Cummings.

If you’re lucky enough you might catch one of them playing in Handel House in the next few weeks otherwise find out more here – http://www.london-handel-festival.com/

From our friends this month

Gabrieli at St John’s Smith Square
Tuesday 28th March, 7.30pm

Gabrieli and Paul McCreesh perform works inspired by Handel’s time in Italy, featuring the choral tour de force Dixit Dominus, a cantata dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and Corelli’s Concerto Grosso in D.

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London Festival of Baroque Music               

12-20 May 2017

Baroque at the Edge explores the chronological, geographical and expressive extremes of Baroque music, from Monteverdi’s Orfeo and Vespers to Telemann’s brilliant late cantata Ino. Artists include Vox Luminis, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, I Fagiolini, Early Opera Company, Florilegium, Les Passions de l’Ame, Jean Rondeau, European Union Baroque Orchestra, Choir of Westminster Abbey, Holst Singers and the Academy of Ancient Music – plus Future Baroque young artist platforms.

Tickets from www.lfbm.org.uk.

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