Church events & concerts london

European Classics: Magic and Mayhem
07 February 2023 at 07:30 PM
London Firebird Orchestra
George Jackson (conductor)
Jamal Aliyev (cello)
Mozart - Overture to Die Zauberflöte K.620
Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor Op. 33
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67
Tickets £15 - £35
Lunchtime Recital - Thomas Allery
14 February 2023 at 01:10 PM
Thomas Allery (St Mary-le-Bow & Temple Church)
Programme tbc
Admission free - retiring collection
Come and Sing: Choruses from Alexander's Feast
19 February 2023 at 01:30 PM
Workshop participants
Belsize Baroque
Laurence Cummings (director)
Workshop on choruses from Handel's oratorio Alexander's Feast under the direction of Laurence Cummings, with public performance at 6.00pm.
Tickets for Workshop £25
Tickets for Concert £10
International Handel Singing Competition Semi-Final
21 February 2023 at 06:00 PM
Up to 10 singers perform for a place in the Gala Final.
Semi-Finalists' names and repertoire to be confirmed via the London Handel Festival website on 10 February following the First Round.
Tickets £15 / £5 students with valid ID (available on the door)
Opening Concert: Alexander's Feast HWV 75
23 February 2023 at 07:00 PM
Lucy Crowe (soprano)
Stuart Jackson (tenor)
Jonathan Lemalu (bass)

London Handel Orchestra
London Handel Singers
National Youth Choir of Great Britain Fellows
Laurence Cummings (conductor)
Alexander's Feast HWV 75 (Handel)
Tickets £15 - £55
A Laurence Cummings Recital: Travels with my Harpsichord
26 February 2023 at 04:00 PM
Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)
Works by Handel, Louis Couperin, François Couperin and JS Bach
Tickets £10 - £45
Lunchtime Recital - Zsombor Tóth-Vajna
28 February 2023 at 01:10 PM
Zsombor Tóth-Vajna (Royal College of Music)
Programme tbc
Admission free - retiring collection
A Royal Collaboration with Bjarte Eike and members of Barokksolistene
08 March 2023 at 07:00 PM
Bjarte Eike (director)
Members of Barokksolistene including Hans Knutt, Steven Player and Jonas Lundberg
Royal Academy of Music Baroque plus musicians from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Royal Northern College of Music
Works by Handel, Rebel and Purcell
Tickets £10 - £45
International Handel Singing Competition Gala Final
16 March 2023 at 07:00 PM
Internationally acclaimed soprano Danielle de Niese hosts this Gala Final and celebration of young talent.
Finalists will perform an 18-20 minute programme of all-Handel arias with the London Handel Orchestra and LHF Musical Director Laurence Cummings.
Tickets £15 - £55
Early Opera Company present Scipione HWV 20
18 March 2023 at 04:00 PM
Scipione: James Laing
Berenice: Mhairi Lawson
Lucejo: Catherine Carby
Lelio: Jorge Navarro Colorado
Ernando: Matthew Durkan
Armira: Jessica Cale

Early Opera Company
Christian Curnyn (director)
Scipione HWV 20 (Handel)
Tickets £15 - £55
St Matthew Passion BWV 244
07 April 2023 at 04:00 PM
Anna Dennis (soprano)
Tim Mead (countertenor)
Nathan Vale (tenor)
Timothy Nelson (bass)

London Handel Orchestra
Choir of St George’s, Hanover Square
Laurence Cummings (conductor)
St Matthew Passion BWV 244 (JS Bach)

The London Handel Festival’s celebrated performance of JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion returns in 2023. This special performance on Good Friday re-creates the work in the way it was intended to be heard. Sung in German and as part of the Good Friday Vespers service, this is a rare opportunity to experience the work in its original liturgical context, complete with sermon and congregational hymns.
Tickets £15 - £55