John Faber the Younger, Portrait of Handel, 1749 © Gerald Coke Handel Foundation
Handel Birthday Concert

Handel Birthday Concert

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
23 Feb 2020
  • Music
Celebrate Handel’s birthday with a concert featuring soprano Rowan Pierce and musicians of the English Concert.

19:00 (doors 18:30) | Tickets: £20, £18 concessions & Foundling Friends

Join brilliant young soprano Rowan Pierce with the musicians of the English Concert to celebrate Handel’s 335th birthday, in a programme of German arias and chamber music.

Award-winning soprano Rowan Pierce has appeared on the concert platform throughout Europe and in South America, performing with ensembles such as the Academy of Ancient Music, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Pierce is a Rising Star of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a Harewood Artist at the English National Opera. She made her debut for the English National Opera as Tiny in Britten’s Paul Bunyan.

The English Concert is an outstanding orchestra: exceptional, in the world-renowned quality, ambition and variety of its live and recorded output; unique, in the zeal of its players for working and performing together; unwavering, in its desire to connect with its audience throughout the world.