Handel & Hendrix Unlocked

Saturday Talks

Below are a selection of Talks given by our dedicated team of volunteers to research and deliver a subject of their choice about Handel or 18th century life. Podcasts will be updated every month.

Exhibition Talks: She was Despised: Handel and Susannah Cibber

Below is a selection of talks taken from the exhibition She was Despised: Handel and Susannah Cibber. The Talks focus on various aspects of Susannah’s life and the world she lived and worked in. Talks last around 20mins.

The Triumph of Music Over Time: Handel and Charles Clay’s Musical Clocks

The audio tracks below include recordings of Handel’s music written for Charles Clay’s clocks.
The first three tracks are taken from an original Clay Clock with a pipe organ mechanism.
The last two tracks were performed by Laurence Cummings on the Handel House Chamber Organ at St. George’s, Hanover Square.

For more information on the exhibition click here.




4. Ottone

5. Arianna


Exhibition Talks: A Year in the Life of Handel 1713

Below is a selection of introductions and talks taken from the exhibition A Year in the Life of Handel. Three volunteers who contributed to the exhibition talk about their chosen subject. Introductions are approximately 2mins long whilst talks last around 20-25mins.


Listen now for highlights of a family event led by Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian. Graininess and Sheen is a Handel House commission written by former Composer-in-Residence Kerry Andrew.