As an alternative to the cancelled Handel festival, Halle’s Handel House is to livestream a celebration of the German composer

Handel House Halle

Handel House in Halle

Following the cancellation of the Handel Festival in Halle, Germany, the city’s Handel House, where the composer was born in 1685, is to livestream online performances from various Baroque musicians tomorrow (Saturday 6 June).

Among them is the countertenor and Handel Prize winner 2020 Valer Sabadus, the tenor Daniel Behle, the bass baritone Andreas Wolf, the Lautten Compagney Berlin under the musical direction of Wolfgang Katschner, the Pera Ensemble with Mehmet C. Yeşilçay, the G.A.P.-Ensemble with Emilio Percan, the Classical Crossover specialist Bernd Ruf and musicians from the German Pops Band and Singers.

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Presented by Clemens Birnbaum, Director of the Handel House Foundation and Director of the Handel Festival, the event will take place from 4 pm to 10 pm, and can be viewed on YouTube and the Handel Festival Facebook page