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This November we’re back to the very best Baroque and chamber music.
Plus we’ve got a brilliant Hendrix Talk for any of you blues fans out there.

Have a look below for everything we have coming up this month.

Museums at Night: Halloween Friday Late

Friday 1 November, 7-10pm

Don’t forget, we’re staying open after-hours this evening for our Halloween Friday Late.
Tickets will be available to buy on the door or can be booked via our website up to one hour before doors open at 7pm.

Guitar Workshops

Saturday 2 November, 11am-12pm

This Saturday’s workshop is focused on full majors and minors – looking at using the full scales in improvisation.
Keep the blues elements while adding some extra spice into your lead lines!

Opera Without Words

Tuesday 5 October, 6.30pm

Award-winning ensemble Improviso will be playing arrangements of arias and movements from Handel’s opera Giulio Cesare.

Masterclass with Michael Chance

Wednesday 13 November, 2pm

Internationally-acclaimed countertenor, Michael Chance CBE (The Grange Festival, Glyndebourne, ENO) hosts a masterclass with our Handel House Talent alumni Joanna Harries (mezzo-soprano).

Hendrix Talks

Saturday 16 November, 11am-12pm

Hendrix famously said that “Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel”. Find out why at our next Hendrix Talk.

Il Caro Sassone e Il Furibondo

Tuesday 19 November, 6.30pm

A selection of beautiful chamber music by Handel and Geminiani.

3, 2, 1!

Thursday 21 November, 1pm

3 centuries of music, 2 performers and 1 concert!

From our Friends:

Aminta e Fillide, Thursday 28 November, 7pm

St George’s, Hanover Square

Opera Settecento in conjunction with the Handel Friends present soprano duo Fair Oriana in this performance of one of Handel’s earliest works, which was written for the Arcadian Academy in Rome.

Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
20 Sep 2019 — 05 Jan 2020, The Foundling Museum
Displayed throughout the whole Museum, this interactive exhibition delves into the mechanics of theatre and concert going in eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain. With more than 100 objects on display, discover the surprising similarities and astonishing differences between theatre and festival-going then and now, including advertising, ticket sales, audience behaviour and dress code.
Find out more.

Messiah, Thursday 5 December, 7pm
St George’s, Hanover Square

The London Handel Festival’s annual performance of Messiah is now a firm fixture in the Christmas calendar. Simon Williams conducts the Choir of St George’s, the London Handel Orchestra and star soloists. Come and hear Handel’s perennial favourite in the church where the great man himself worshipped.
Messiah HWV 56, Thursday 5 December, 7pm, St George’s, Hanover Square, London W1S 1FX. More details and how to book can be found here.

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