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Considered to be one of the leading Baroque composers of his time, George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) is celebrated for his operas, oratorios and chamber music. He adopted the nickname ‘The Great Bear’ due to his size and nature. He never married in his lifetime, and he died a very wealthy man aged 74. This blog offers five facts about this private man, his music and his legacy.

As a part of our Autumn 2018 touring season, we'll be presenting the music of Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa in our Triple Bill, under the title 'I will not speak'.

The world of classical music is so vast it can often be difficult to know where to start if you are new to the genre. From baroque, to film music, to opera, and then to romantic music, it can be overwhelming for novices to join in on the fun.

Wondering whether there is an opera suitable for the little ones in your life? Here's a list of the perfect operas to start with...

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