Timetable and bookings

Please note, all events subject to confirmation
Under 18s go free to concerts priced at £15.
Ticket price applicable for events priced £5 for Under 18s

Saturday 22 April

play: Handel
2-3.15pm          tickets: £15
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Tatty Theo introduces Handel’s Trio Sonatas with a concert of four of these wonderful pieces, interspersed with an illustrated talk about their history, and why Handel composed them.

 

dance: Handel
3.45-5.15pm          tickets: £5
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Learn to dance a Minuet and Passacaille, to live music performed by The BSB from Handel’s Opus 5 trio sonatas, led by dance master Lisete da Silva Bull.

talk: Handel
6.30-7.15pm          tickets: £5
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Tatty Theo and Louis de Bernières talk about Louis’ love for Handel, and the stories that informed Louis’ writing of “Dining With George”

hear: Handel
7.30-9.30pm         tickets: £15
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Concert of trio sonatas and cantatas by composers including Bach and Handel, including an excerpt from “Dining With George”. With soprano Nicki Kennedy and Louis de Bernieres.

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Sunday 23 April

young: Handel
10-10.30am          tickets: free
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A short child-friendly concert for parents and carers, babies and toddlers.

sing: Handel
10.30-11.30am          tickets: £5
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Vocal workshop led by soprano Nicki Kennedy for any voice, big or small. Come along to exercise your vocal cords and have fun!

talk: Handel
11.30-12pm          tickets: £5
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Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and slice of cake, as Tatty Theo gives a short talk about coffee and its importance in Bach and Handel’s lives.

experience: Handel
12.15-1.15pm          tickets: £15 (percussion provided)
Family Concert – Handel’s Water World
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Join The Brook Street Band for an exciting musical experience on the river Thames in 1717 London, with Handel and some of his fellow musicians. You will have the opportunity to join in with voices and percussion. No experience needed.

 

debate: Handel
2.30-3.30pm          tickets: £5
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Handel specialists Julie Anne Sadie and Tatty Theo debate the influence of Handel’s surroundings on his music, both in the 18th century and today.

hear: Handel
4-6pm          tickets: £15
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Festival finale concert. Come and hear some of the BSB’s favourite chamber music by Handel and his friends, for strings and flute.

We have a limited number of Sunday Day Passes which provide entry to all Sunday events at the discounted price of £35
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