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Festival Schedule

Beginning March 11, 2011 Seattle will host more than 2 dozen concerts and recitals of music by Handel and his contemporaries.  The Seattle Symphony Orchestra opens the festival with conductor Nicholas McGegan and soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian.  The festival ends with Pacific Musicworks and Tudor Choir’s performance of Esther, Boston Early Music Festival’s production of Acis and Galatea, [...]

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Festival Brochure

Pacific Musicworks, the American Handel Society, St. James Cathedral, and Sweet Bird Classics are bringing the 30-year-old American Handel Festival to Seattle in March 2011. This is a three-week, citywide festival, incorporating some 30 concerts and a host of lectures, symposia, and educational activities. The festival was founded at the University of Maryland in 1981 and held [...]

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Concerts

The American Handel Festival in Seattle begins March 11, 2011 with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas McGegan and ends March 27, 2011 with Seattle Baroque Orchestra, directed by Ingrid Matthews.   Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs will direct the Boston Early Music Festival production of Acis and Galatea on Friday, March 25th.  Then on Saturday [...]

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Special Events

HANDEL IN SEATTLE presents a full schedule of educational activities — lectures, theater works, a short course on Handel, master classes, workshops for students, visual arts events and more.  See the full festival schedule.

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