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event time, place tickets (€)

Friday, 26. May 2017

Ceremony at the Handel Memorial - open air

Musical Direction: Clemens Flämig Stadtsingechor zu Halle
Pfeiferstuhl Music Halle
Salzwirker-Brüderschaft im Thale zu Halle
Kammerorchester der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

In cooperation with "Kirchentag unterwegs"

4:00 PM
Handel Statue, Market Square
Admission free!
Carillon Concert - open air

Works by J. C. Pezel, J. Pachelbel, G. Finger, G. F. Handel and others

Carillonneur: Frank Deleu, City carillonneur in Bruges and Damme (Belgium)
Organised by: Halle City Museum


 

5:00 PM
Handel Statue, Market Square
Admission free!
15th Organ Night

Organ Music from 7pm to 11 pm in various churches in Halle downtown.

In cooperation with "Kirchentag unterwegs"

7:00 PM
Admission free
Jephtha HWV 70 (Premiere)

Oratorio by G. F. Handel (fully staged performance)

Music director: Christoph Spering
Stage director: Tatjana Gürbaca
Scenery: Stefan Heyne
Costumes: Silke Willrett
Soloists:  Robert Sellier (Jephtha), Svitlana Slyvia (Storgè), Ines Lex (Iphis), Leandro Marziotte (Hamor), Ki-Hyun Park (Zebul)
Handel Festival Orchestra Halle
In the original English with German supertitles
Organised by Theater, Oper und Orchester GmbH Halle 

7:30 PM
The Opera
75, 60, 45
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Saturday, 27. May 2017

“Let us praise the Lord”

The history of Protestant church music in Halle

Special guided tour by Dr. Konstanze Musketa (in German only)

11:00 AM
Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus
Number of participants limited - 7
Bus trip Halle-Bad Lauchstädt event no. 2

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8€

1:30 PM
Hallmarkt
8 €
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Acis and Galatea HWV 49a (Premiere)

Masque by G. F. Händel

Music director: Jana Semerádová
Stage producer: Vít Brukner
Design and puppets: Barbora Čechová; Kateřina Housková
Costumes: Markéta Štormová
Lighting: Lukáš Valiska
Soloists: Sophie Juncker (Galatea), Benedikt Kristjánsson (Aci), Václav Čížek (Damon), Tomáš Král (Polifemo)
Buchty a Loutky Puppet Theatre (Prague)
Actors: Marek Bečka, Zuzana Brucknerová, Radek Beran
Collegium Marianum
In the original English with German supertitles

With the kind support of the Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung together with the Saalesparkasse

2:30 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
75, 60, 30
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St. John Passion

Works ascribed to G. F. Handel and Fr. W. Zachow

Music director: Roland Wilson
Soloists: Ulrike Hofbauer (soprano), Marie Luise Werneburg (soprano), Alexander Schneider (countertenor), David Erler (countertenor), Hans Jörg Mammel (tenor), Tobias Hunger (tenor), Wolf Matthias Friedrich (bass), Matthias Vieweg (bass)
Musica Fiata

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag
 

4:00 PM
The Concert Hall Ulrichskirche
35,25, 20
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Bus trip Bad Lauchstädt-Halle from Goethe-Theater to Halle

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8 €

 15 minutes after performance ends

4:45 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
8 €
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“Ach, wie hungert meine Gemüte ...”

Special guided our of the Handel House exhibitions by Karl Altenburg (in German only) to the sound of church music. (With live music)

6:00 PM
Händel-Haus
Number of participants limited - 7

Sunday, 28. May 2017

10:00 AM
The Marktkirche zu Halle
Admission free!
A Lutheran in Rome

Works by C. F. Cesarini, P. P. Bencini, P. Cannicciari, F. Foggia, B. Pasquini and G. F. Handel

Music director: Alessandro Quarta
Concerto Romano
In cooperation with the Göttingen International Handel Festival

11:00 AM
Dom zu Halle
Unnumbered seating - 25
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Bus trip Halle-Bad Lauchstädt event no. 6

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8€

1:30 PM
Hallmarkt
8 €
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Acis and Galatea HWV 49a

Masque by G. F. Händel

Music director: Jana Semerádová
Stage producer: Vít Brukner
Design and puppets: Barbora Čechová; Kateřina Housková
Costumes: Markéta Štormová
Lighting: Lukáš Valiska
Soloists: Sophie Juncker (Galatea), Benedikt Kristjánsson (Aci), Václav Čížek (Damon), Tomáš Král (Polifemo)
Buchty a Loutky Puppet Theatre (Prague)
Actors: Marek Bečka, Zuzana Brucknerová, Radek Beran
Collegium Marianum
In the original English with German supertitles

With the kind support of the Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung together with the Saalesparkasse

2:30 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
75, 60, 30
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Gala Concert with Ann Hallenberg: Carnevale 1729

Works by G.M. Orlandini, L. Leo, G. Giacomelli, G.F. Handel among others

Music director: Maxim Emelyanychev
Soloist: Ann Hallenberg (mezzo soprano)
Il Pomo d’Oro

With the kind support of KATHI Rainer Thiele GmbH
 

4:00 PM
The Concert Hall Ulrichskirche
45, 35, 25
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Bus trip Bad Lauchstädt-Halle from Goethe-Theater to Halle

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8 €

15 minutes after performance ends

4:45 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
8 €
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Jephtha HWV 70

Oratorio by G. F. Handel (fully staged performance)

Music director: Christoph Spering
Stage director: Tatjana Gürbaca
Scenery: Stefan Heyne
Costumes: Silke Willrett
Soloists:  Robert Sellier (Jephtha), Svitlana Slyvia (Storgè), Ines Lex (Iphis), Leandro Marziotte (Hamor), Ki-Hyun Park (Zebul)
Handel Festival Orchestra Halle
In the original English with German supertitles
Organised by Theater, Oper und Orchester GmbH Halle 

6:00 PM
The Opera
75, 60, 45
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Mr. Handel’s Trumpeters

Music of the English court trumpeters from H. Purcell to G. F. Handel

Music director: Johann Plietzsch
Baroque Trumpet Ensemble Berlin

7:30 PM
Auditorium „Löwengebäude“
Unnumbered seating - 30
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Baroque Lounge I: Flow

Axel Wolf (lute, theorbo)
Hugo Siegmeth (saxophone, bass clarinet)

7:30 PM
Moritzburg Castle and Maria Magdalena Chapel
Unnumbered seating 20, students 15
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Monday, 29. May 2017

Acis and Galatea HWV 49a

Masque by G. F. Händel

Music director: Jana Semerádová
Stage producer: Vít Brukner
Design and puppets: Barbora Čechová; Kateřina Housková
Costumes: Markéta Štormová
Lighting: Lukáš Valiska
Soloists: Sophie Juncker (Galatea), Benedikt Kristjánsson (Aci), Václav Čížek (Damon), Tomáš Král (Polifemo)
Buchty a Loutky Puppet Theatre (Prague)
Actors: Marek Bečka, Zuzana Brucknerová, Radek Beran
Collegium Marianum
In the original English with German supertitles

With the kind support of the Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung together with the Saalesparkasse

7:00 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
75, 60, 30
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WaterMusic: Handel swings

Works by G. F. Handel and others

Leipziger Blechbläsersolisten
boarding 6:30pm

7:00 PM
MS Händel 2, Rive-Ufer
Unnumbered seating - 35
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Bus trip Bad Lauchstädt-Halle from Goethe-Theater to Halle

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8 €

 15 minutes after performance ends

9:15 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
8 €
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Bus trip Halle-Bad Lauchstädt event no. 10

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6:00 PM
Hallmarkt
8 €
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Tuesday, 30. May 2017

Sosarme, Re di Media HWV 30

Opera by G. F. Handel

Music director: Bernhard Forck
Stage director / Set designer: Philipp Harnoncourt
Costumes: Elisabeth Ashef
Soloists: Benno Schachtner (Sosarme), Ines Lex (Elmira), Robert Sellier (Haliate),
Svitlana Slyvia (Erenice), Michael Taylor (Argone), Julia Böhme (Melo), Ki-Hyun Park (Altomaro)
Handel Festival Orchestra Halle
In the original Italian with German supertitles
Organised by Theater, Oper und Orchester GmbH Halle 

7:30 PM
The Opera
50, 40, 25
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Versions I: “La bianca rosa”

Cantatas and instrumental music by G.F. Handel and G.B. Bononcini

Paper Kite

 

7:30 PM
Handel House
30
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Wednesday, 31. May 2017

Handel and Halle, the city of music

A walking tour of the city with guide Ingeborg Schulz (in German only)

3:00 PM
Handel House
7
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One God

An interreligious project by the Abrahamic world religions

Music from Judaism, Christianity and Islam from the Middle Ages to the Baroque

Music director: Mehmet C. Yeşilçay
Soloists: Katja Stuber (soprano), Michal Elia Kamal (Hebr. singer),
IIbrahim Suat Erbay, Murat Irkilata, Ertan Bilgi, Yahya Geylan, Ufuk Yürüç, Hakki Gürsoy Dinçer (Sufi chants)
Johann Friedrich Reichardt University Choir Halle
(Musical Supervision: Jens Lorenz)
Marktkantorei Halle
(Musical Supervision: Irénée Peyrot)
Pera Ensemble

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag
 

7:30 PM
The Concert Hall Ulrichskirche
40, 30, 20
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Thursday, 01. June 2017

6:00 PM
Händel-Haus, Glashalle
Admission free
Deborah HWV 51

An oratorio by G. F. Handel

Music director: Jan Tomasz Adamus
Soloists: Hasna Bennani (soprano), Rebecca Bottone (soprano), Xavier Sabata (altus), Michał Czerniawski (altus), Jacek Ozimkowski (bass),
Capella Cracoviensis Choir and Orchestra

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag
 

7:00 PM
The Marktkirche zu Halle
50, 40, 25
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Friday, 02. June 2017

“I am a child of Mansfeld” – Ways to Luther

Excursion

The excursion takes you to Eisleben and Mansfeld, taking in visits to the Church of St. Peter and Paul, the church where Martin Luther was baptised, St. Anne’s Church and the house of Martin Luther’s birth organ recital in St. Anne's Church by church music director Thomas Ennenbach
Arrival in Halle (Hallmarkt) around 5.30pm (in German only)

9:00 AM
Hallmarkt
Price per person including packed lunch: 62
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In search of the original sound

A special guided tour of the musical instrument exhibition with demonstrations of selected period keyboard instruments (in German only).
 

3:00 PM
Händel-Haus
Number of participants limited - 7
4:00 PM
Händel-Haus, Glashalle
Admission free
Messiah HWV 56 (Dublin version)

An oratorio by G. F. Handel

Oratorio by G. F. Handel
Music director: Jonathan Sells
Soloists: Zoë Brookshaw (soprano), Clare Lloyd-Griffiths (soprano), Kate Symonds-Joy (alto), Roderick Morris (countertenor), Thomas Herford (tenor), Ruairi Bowen (tenor), Alex Ashworth (bass), Jonathan Sells (bass)
Solomon’s Knot baroque collective

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag
 

5:00 PM
Dom zu Halle
60, 50, 25
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Jephtha HWV 70

Oratorio by G. F. Handel (fully staged performance)

Music director: Christoph Spering
Stage director: Tatjana Gürbaca
Scenery: Stefan Heyne
Costumes: Silke Willrett
Soloists:  Robert Sellier (Jephtha), Svitlana Slyvia (Storgè), Ines Lex (Iphis), Leandro Marziotte (Hamor), Ki-Hyun Park (Zebul)
Handel Festival Orchestra Halle
In the original English with German supertitles
Organised by Theater, Oper und Orchester GmbH Halle 

7:00 PM
The Opera
75, 60, 45
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Baroque Lounge II: Borrowings

Nadja Zwiener (violin)
Johannes Malfatti (live electronic music)

9:00 PM
St. Georgen-Kirche
Unnumbered seating 20, students 15
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Saturday, 03. June 2017

Festival lecture

Questions on the authenticity of the portrait of George Frideric Handel

Festival lecture: Dr. Edwin Werner (Halle)
(In German only)
Admission free

10:00 AM
Stadthaus am Markt
Admission free
Public Meeting

of the Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft e. V.

11:00 AM
Stadthaus am Markt
Admission free
Handel and Halle, the city of music

A walking tour of the city with guide Ingeborg Schulz (in German only)

11:00 AM
Handel House
7
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Baroque & Rococo in Halle city centre - open air

Amusements and entertainment with the Incanto Erlebenskunst theatre group
 

12:00 PM
Handel Statue, Market Square
Admission free!
Familien-Barockfest - open air

With the kind support of Hallesche Wohnungsgesellschaft mbH
 

3:00 PM
Domplatz
Admission free
Gala Concert with Xavier Sabata: Furioso

Works by G. F. Handel, A. Vivaldi and A. Steffanni

Music director: Dani Espasa
Soloist: Xavier Sabata (countertenor)
Vespres d’Arnadí

3:00 PM
Auditorium „Löwengebäude“
Unnumbered seating - 35
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Handel for Brass - open air

Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie

With the kind support of Hallesche Wohnungsgesellschaft mbH
 

5:00 PM
Domplatz
Admission free
6:00 PM
Händel-Haus, Glashalle
Admission free
Esther HWV 50b

Oratorio by G. F. Handel

Music director: Fabio Bonizzoni
Soloists: Antonio Giovannini (altus), Raffaella Milanesi (soprano), Stefanie True (soprano), Thomas Bauer (bass)
La Risonanza
Capella Cracoviensis Choir

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag

 

7:00 PM
The George Frederic Handel Hall
55, 40, 30, 25, 20
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Sunday, 04. June 2017

10:00 AM
Dom zu Halle
Admission free!
Original or imitation?

Newly discovered harpsichord concertos by G. F. Handel

NeoBarock

11:00 AM
Leopoldina, Festsaal
Unnumbered seating - 25
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Bus trip Halle-Bernburg event no. 26

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 12 €

2:00 PM
Hallmarkt
12 €
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Jephtha HWV 70

Oratorio by G. F. Handel (fully staged performance)

Music director: Christoph Spering
Stage director: Tatjana Gürbaca
Scenery: Stefan Heyne
Costumes: Silke Willrett
Soloists:  Robert Sellier (Jephtha), Svitlana Slyvia (Storgè), Ines Lex (Iphis), Leandro Marziotte (Hamor), Ki-Hyun Park (Zebul)
Handel Festival Orchestra Halle
In the original English with German supertitles
Organised by Theater, Oper und Orchester GmbH Halle 

3:00 PM
The Opera
70, 55, 40 €
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3:00 PM
Händel-Haus
Number of participants limited - 7
Terpsicore HWV 8b by G. F. Handel

„Les Caractères de la Danse” by J. F. Rebel

Music director: Marek Stryncl
Director/choreographer: Helena Kazárová
Scenery: Václav Krajc
Costumes: Roman Šolc
Soloists: Irena Troupová (Erato), Dagmar Šašková (Apollo), Blanka Ferjentsik Wernerová (Terpsicore)
Period Baroque dance: Hartig Ensemble
Musica Florea
Performance in the original Italian

4:00 PM
Theatre Bernburg
50, 40, 30, 20
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Bus trip Bernburg - Halle event no. 26

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 12 €

 15 minutes after performance ends

5:45 PM
Theatre Bernburg
12 €
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Gala Concert with Sonia Prina: Ombra cara

Arias from the operas of G. F. Handel

Music director: George Petrou
Soloist: Sonia Prina (contralto)
Armonia Atenea

With the kind support of GP Günter Papenburg AG
 

7:30 PM
The Concert Hall Ulrichskirche
55, 45, 25
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Nocturnal concert: On the Bridge

Bernd Ruf (saxophone)
Franz Danksagmüller (organ, live electronic music)

10:00 PM
Moritzkirche Halle
Admission free

Monday, 05. June 2017

Gala Concert with Vivica Genaux: Il Pianto di Maria

Music director: Rubén Dubrovsky
Soloist: Vivica Genaux (mezzo-soprano)
Bach Consort Wien

11:00 AM
Dom zu Halle
50, 40, 20
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2:00 PM
Händel-Haus, Glashalle
Admission free
Bus trip Halle-Bernburg event no. 30

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 12 €

2:00 PM
Hallmarkt
12 €
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Gala Concert with Juan Sancho: Handel's Seven Deadly Sins

Works by G. F. Handel

Music director: Markellos Chryssicos
Soloist: Juan Sancho (tenor)
Armonia Atenea

3:00 PM
Leopoldina, Festsaal
Unnumbered seating - 35
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“Da steht eine Burg überm Tale …”

Excursion to and guided tour of Giebichenstein Castle by Gero Sievers (in German only)
Organised by Halle City Museum

3:00 PM
Number of participants limited - 7
Terpsicore HWV 8b by G. F. Handel

„Les Caractères de la Danse” by J. F. Rebel

Music director: Marek Stryncl
Director/choreographer: Helena Kazárová
Scenery: Václav Krajc, Costumes: Roman Šolc
Soloists: Irena Troupová (Erato), Dagmar Šašková (Apollo), Blanka Ferjentsik Wernerová (Terpsicore)
Period Baroque dance: Hartig Ensemble
Musica Florea
Performance in the original Italian
Special offer!
By boat to Bernburg

4:00 PM
Theatre Bernburg
50, 40, 30, 20
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“Alleluja – Amen”

Music for worship for the Marktkirche, Halle, and the Chapel Royal, London

Works by G. F. Handel, F. W. Zachow, W. Croft, H. Purcell, R. Parsons and J. Blow
Music director: Alexander Schneider
ensemble polyharmonique

5:00 PM
Bartholomäuskirche
30
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Bus trip Bernburg - Halle event no. 30

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 12 €

 15 minutes after performance ends

5:45 PM
Theatre Bernburg
12 €
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Versions II: “Mira Lilla gentile”

Works by G. F. Handel

Francesca Lombardi Mazzuli (soprano)
Musica Perduta

 

6:00 PM
Handel House
30
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Rejazz greatly

A musical journey through Handel’s Messiah

Gerard Presencer (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Tim Garland (saxophone, flute)
Olivia Trummer (concept, piano, vocals)
Phil Donkin (double bass)
Erland Dahlen (drums, percussion)
In cooperation with Women in Jazz

8:00 PM
St. Georgen-Kirche
Unnumbered seating - 20, students 15
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Tuesday, 06. June 2017

International Academic Conference

Original Genius or Plagiarist?

Handel’s Compositional Method and Its Interpretations
10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Presentation of the 3rd International Handel Research Prize by the Georg Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft
Organised by: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Institute of Music, Media and Speech Science, Musicology Department, in collaboration with Stiftung Händel Haus (the Handel House Foundation) and the Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft international society
 

10:00 AM
Händel-Haus
Admission free
Everything here is original – or maybe all just stolen?

A special guided tour of the special exhibition by Dr. Konstanze Musketa (in German only)

5:30 PM
Händel-Haus
Number of participants limited - 7
“Wie herrlich grünen Baum und Strauch” – Choral Works of Nature and Love (open air)

Promenade concert with a picnic on the lawn and a guided tour of the Botanical Gardens (in German only)

Ambulatory concert (no seating) with a picnic on the lawn and a guided tour of the Botanical Gardens (in German only)
Music director: Jens Lorenz
Johann Friedrich Reichardt University Choir Halle
Pfeiferstuhl Music Halle
In collaboration with the Botanical Gardens of Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

6:00 PM
Botanical Gardens
30
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6:30 PM
Händel-Haus, Glashalle
Admission free
Aci, Galatea e Polifemo HWV 72 (1708 Naples version)

Serenata a tre by G. F. Handel

Music director: Peter Neumann
Soloists: Julia Doyle (soprano), Luciana Mancini (mezzo-soprano), Andreas Wolf (bass)
Collegium Cartusianum

With the kind support of the Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung together with the Saalesparkasse
 

7:30 PM
Auditorium „Löwengebäude“
Unnumbered seating - 30
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Wednesday, 07. June 2017

International Academic Conference

Original Genius or Plagiarist?

Handel’s Compositional Method and Its Interpretations
10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Presentation of the 3rd International Handel Research Prize by the Georg Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft
Organised by: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Institute of Music, Media and Speech Science, Musicology Department, in collaboration with Stiftung Händel Haus (the Handel House Foundation) and the Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft international society
 

10:00 AM
Händel-Haus
Admission free
Handel and Halle, the city of music

A special guided tour of the city around Handel House

3:00 PM
Handel House
7
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War and Peace

Works by G. B. Ferrandini, G. F. Handel, H. Purcell and others

Music director: Friedemann Wezel (violin)
Soloist: Sarah Wegener (soprano)
Ensemble il capriccio – performing on period instruments

7:30 PM
The Franckesche Stiftungen (Francke Foundation)
25, 20
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Thursday, 08. June 2017

WaterMusic: Handel swings

Works by G. F. Handel and others

Leipziger Blechbläsersolisten
boarding 6:30pm

7:00 PM
MS Händel 2, Rive-Ufer
Unnumbered seating - 35
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Sosarme, Re di Media HWV 30

Opera by G. F. Handel

Music director: Bernhard Forck
Stage director / Set designer: Philipp Harnoncourt
Costumes: Elisabeth Ashef
Soloists: Benno Schachtner (Sosarme), Ines Lex (Elmira), Robert Sellier (Haliate),
Svitlana Slyvia (Erenice), Michael Taylor (Argone), Julia Böhme (Melo), Ki-Hyun Park (Altomaro)
Handel Festival Orchestra Halle
In the original Italian with German supertitles
Organised by Theater, Oper und Orchester GmbH Halle 

7:30 PM
The Opera
50, 40, 25
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Baroque Lounge III.: Chacona, Lamento, Walking Blues

Metamorphosis of a bass line over 500 years

Music director: Anna Carewe (cello)
Sheridan Ensemble

7:30 PM
St. Georgen-Kirche
Unnumbered seating - 20, students 15
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Friday, 09. June 2017

Bus trip Halle-Bad Lauchstädt event no. 41

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8€

6:00 PM
Hallmarkt
8 €
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In search of the original sound

A special guided tour of the musical instrument exhibition with demonstrations of selected period keyboard instruments (in German only).
 

3:00 PM
Händel-Haus
Number of participants limited - 7
Giustino HWV 37 (Premiere)

An opera by G. F. Handel

Music director: Wolfgang Katschner
Directed by: Eugenio Monti Colla
Soloists: Owen Willetts (Giustino), Fanie Antonelou (Arianna), Sylvia Rena Ziegler (Anastasio), Helena Rasker (Leocasta), Andreas Post (Vitaliano), Drew Santini (Amanzio), Shadi Torbey (Polidarte)
Lautten Compagney Berlin
Carlo Colla e Figli Puppet Theatre
Production by Halle Handel Festival, Associazione Grupporiani Milano, Comune di Milano – Cultura Teatro Convenzionato and Lautten Compagney Berlin.
Performed in the original Italian with German supertitles

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag
Coach fare €8 each way, number of seats limited – tickets must be bought in advance with concert tickets.

7:00 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
80, 65, 30
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Wassermusiken

Works by G. F. Handel, G. Ph. Telemann, M.-R. Delalande and M. Marais

Music director: Georg Kallweit (violin)
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

With the kind support of Hallesche Wohnungsgesellschaft mbH

7:30 PM
The George Frederic Handel Hall
50, 35, 25, 20, 15
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Bus trip Bad Lauchstädt-Halle from Goethe-Theater to Halle

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8 €

 15 minutes after performance ends

10:15 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
8 €
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Saturday, 10. June 2017

Residences

Excursion to Merseburg and Weißenfels

Return journey  Halle (Hallmarkt) around 9:30pm
incl. a packed lunch and a ticket for the concert “Music at the Ducal Court of Weissenfels”, see also V 47) (in German only)
 

10:00 AM
Hallmarkt
Price per person including packed lunch and a ticket for the concert “Music at the Ducal Court of Weissenfels”: 72
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Handel and Halle, the city of music

A walking tour of the city with guide Ingeborg Schulz (in German only)

11:00 AM
Handel House
7
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Bus trip Halle-Bad Lauchstädt event no. 46

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8€

1:30 PM
Hallmarkt
8 €
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“Hans im Glück oder Die Wette mit dem Teufel” (Hans in Luck or the Bet with the Devil)

A puppet play for all the family

For children aged 6 and over
Ensemble Musitabor
A puppet play with music by George Frideric Handel (in German only)

2:00 PM
Handel House
Unnumbered seating - 10, children 5
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Giustino HWV 37

An opera by G. F. Handel

Music director: Wolfgang Katschner
Directed by: Eugenio Monti Colla
Soloists: Owen Willetts (Giustino), Fanie Antonelou (Arianna), Sylvia Rena Ziegler (Anastasio), Helena Rasker (Leocasta), Andreas Post (Vitaliano), Drew Santini (Amanzio), Shadi Torbey (Polidarte)
Lautten Compagney Berlin
Carlo Colla e Figli Puppet Theatre
Production by Halle Handel Festival, Associazione Grupporiani Milano, Comune di Milano – Cultura Teatro Convenzionato and Lautten Compagney Berlin.
Performed in the original Italian with German supertitles

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag
Coach fare €8 each way, number of seats limited – tickets must be bought in advance with concert tickets.

2:30 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
80, 65, 30
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L’Elpidia, overo li rivali generosi HWV A1 (concert performance)

Pasticcio by L. Vinci, G. M. Orlandini and others, arranged by G.F. Handel

Music director: Leo Duarte
Soloists: Erica Eloff (Elpidia), Rupert Enticknap, (Olindo), Rupert Charlesworth (Vitige), Michael Taylor (Ormonte), Ciara Hendrick (Rosmilda), Christopher Jacklin (Belisario)
Opera Settecento

3:00 PM
The Franckesche Stiftungen (Francke Foundation)
40, 30
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Family Festival - open air

In addition to the Children's Concert (see event no.45), a colourful afternoon programme is on offer in the courtyard of Handel House

With the kind support of KATHI Rainer Thiele GmbH
 

3:00 PM
Handel House
Admission free
Music at the Ducal Court of Weissenfels

Revivals of cantatas by D. H. Garthoff and works by J. Beer

Music director: Bernhard Klapprott (organ)
Cantus Thuringia
Akademie-Barockensemble des Instituts für Alte Musik der Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar
In cooperation with Heinrich Schütz House, Weissenfels
 

5:00 PM
Weißenfels, Schlosskirche St. Trinitatis
15, 12, pupils 5
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Bus trip Bad Lauchstädt-Halle from Goethe-Theater to Halle

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8 €

 15 minutes after performance ends

5:45 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
8 €
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Messiah HWV 56

An oratorio by G. F. Handel

Music director: Howard Arman
Concerto Köln
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Presented by LOTTO Sachsen-Anhalt
 

8:00 PM
The Marktkirche zu Halle
60, 50, 25
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Bridges to Classics with fireworks display - open air

Special guest Eric Bazilian (Hooters)

Music director: Bernd Ruf
Anke Sieloff (vocals), Benjamin Köthe (keyboards)
GermanPops Band & Singers
Staatskapelle Halle

With the kind support of Stadtwerke Halle GmbH
Presented by MDR Sachsen-Anhalt
Ticket in tarif zone 210 valid as a transport ticket 2h before and 2h after the event
 

9:00 PM
Galgenberg Gorge
Unnumbered seating - 35
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Sunday, 11. June 2017

The Dream of Arcadia

Works by G. F. Handel, G. A. Ristori, J. G. Pisendel and others

Music director: Johannes Pramsohler (violin)
Soloist: Maria Savastano (soprano)
Ensemble Diderot

With the kind support of TOTAL Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland GmbH

11:00 AM
Leopoldina, Festsaal
Unnumbered seating - 35
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Bus trip Halle-Bad Lauchstädt event no. 52

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8€

1:30 PM
Hallmarkt
8 €
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Giustino HWV 37

An opera by G. F. Handel

Music director: Wolfgang Katschner
Directed by: Eugenio Monti Colla
Soloists: Owen Willetts (Giustino), Fanie Antonelou (Arianna), Sylvia Rena Ziegler (Anastasio), Helena Rasker (Leocasta), Andreas Post (Vitaliano), Drew Santini (Amanzio), Shadi Torbey (Polidarte)
Lautten Compagney Berlin
Carlo Colla e Figli Puppet Theatre
Production by Halle Handel Festival, Associazione Grupporiani Milano, Comune di Milano – Cultura Teatro Convenzionato and Lautten Compagney Berlin.
Performed in the original Italian with German supertitles

With the kind support of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media by a decision of the German Bundestag
Coach fare €8 each way, number of seats limited – tickets must be bought in advance with concert tickets.

2:30 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
80, 65, 30
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German Mass (world premiere)

Music by S. Heucke and G. F. Handel

Music director: Steven Sloane
Soloists: Juliane Banse (soprano), Birgit Remmert (mezzo-soprano), Tilman Lichdi (tenor), Michael Nagy (bass)
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

Part of the ›Luther 2017 – 500 Years of the Reformation‹ celebrations
In cooperation with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

5:00 PM
Steintor Varieté
Unnumbered seating - 20, 15
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Bus trip Bad Lauchstädt-Halle from Goethe-Theater to Halle

Bus tickets can only be booked in advance in conjunction with concert tickets! Bus fare per ride 8 €

 15 minutes after performance ends

5:45 PM
Goethe-Theater Bad Lauchstädt
8 €
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Closing concert with fireworks display - open air

Works by G. F. Handel, W. A. Mozart and E. Elgar

Music director: Jan Michael Horstmann
Johann Friedrich Reichardt University Choir Halle
Wernigerode Radio Youth Choir
Staatskapelle Halle

Family ticket: children up to 14 years old accompanied by an adult paying the full ticket price, €10

9:00 PM
Galgenberg Gorge
Unnumbered seating - 35, children 10
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