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We’re taking a break from our regular Tuesday evening Baroque concerts for July and August (they will be back as usual in September) but we’ve still got a selection of other events happening this month.

Plus, don’t miss our Friday Late celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in August. Most tickets have already sold so act fast if you want to come!

RNIB Composition Summer School Concert

Thursday 25 July, 6.30pm

Handel House Talent violinist, Alice Earll will premiere new works by young composers at our annual concert in partnership with RNIB.

Hendrix Talks

Saturday 27 July, 11am

This month’s talk with guitarist Nigel Jones focuses on four of the biggest names in rock music – Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton & Jimmy Page – and how they are all connected.

Guided Tours

Guided tours of Handel House, Every Friday, 2-3pm

Our tours of Handel House paint the picture of Handel’s life at 25 Brook Street, where the master of Baroque music lived for 36 years. Our volunteers lead groups through the composer’s home room by room, revealing stories of epic collaborations, fearsome rivalries and incomparable musical brilliance.

Venue hire

Have you considered us for your next event?

Whether you want to host a drinks reception, business meeting or take over the whole house, our location in the heart of Mayfair provides a truly unique and exciting venue space.

Bestsellers at our online gift shop:

Hendrix at Home: A Bluesman in Mayfair by Christian Lloyd

By focusing on Hendrix’s time at 23 Brook Street, and using extensive original research, Christian Lloyd’s book brings a fresh perspective on our understanding of Jimi Hendrix, both as a man and as a musician.

Published by us and sold exclusively here!

Handel in London: The Making of a Genius by Jane Glover

Handel in London: The Making of a Genius by Jane Glover

Jane Glover, who has conducted Handel’s work in opera houses and concert halls throughout the world, draws on her profound understanding of music and musicians to tell Handel’s story.

Jimi Hendrix Guitar Mug by George Morgan Illustration 

This white ceramic mug is decorated with five highly detailed, hand-drawn illustrations of Jimi Hendrix’s guitars.

Handel & Hendrix in London Tote Bag

Featuring an illustration of the exteriors of 23 & 25 Brook Street.

English Heritage Blue Plaque Handel Plate

A full-size bone china dinner plate in the design of the iconic George Frideric Handel blue plaque, as seen on 25 Brook Street.

From our friends

Rinaldo

Glyndebourne
8 – 25 August 

Rinaldo was Handel’s first opera for the London stage, and it’s no coincidence that it was also the most popular during his lifetime. Composed especially with English tastes in mind, the opera is a work of spectacle and sensation filled with ‘thunder, lightning, illuminations and fireworks’. Handel’s score more than matches the exotic, Crusader-inspired plot for thrills, bringing together many of the young composer’s greatest hits in a glittering musical collage that gives its audience everything from heartbreaking arias and heart-stopping virtuoso numbers to thrilling brass fanfares and rich, emotive string writing.

Latest news

New Research Assistant position
Posted on Wednesday June 08, 2022

  Job Description Job Title: Research Assistant Line Manager: Deputy Director Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract Hours: 0.5 FTE (c.2.5 days per week) Salary: £23,000 pro rata Holiday: 25 days plus bank holidays pro rata Areas of Work Assisting the Deputy Director in the delivery of the narratives and displays in a new experience of […]

Handel’s Royal Anthems
Posted on Wednesday June 01, 2022

Handel and his music were very much present in Royal occasions in the 18th century. He created strong ties with the Royal family, and he was commissioned to compose music for various royal celebrations, including coronations. He was also hired by the royal family to teach the princesses to play the harpsichord. When Handel moved […]

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