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 March 26, Stubbs conducts a Seattle production of the 1720 version of the oratorio Esther. Both performances are productions of Pacific MusicWorks.
Check our Festival Schedule for the two dozen performances in between. Concerts of Handel’s music include oratorios and other sacred choral works, solo recitals, Baroque dance, and more.