International Conference at the Handel Festival in Halle an der Saale, Germany, 27-29 May 2024
‘Endless beauties’. George Frederic Handel and French Music Culture
‚Unendliche Schönheiten‘. Georg Friedrich Händel und die Musikkultur Frankreichs
‘Une infinité de belles choses’. Georges Frédéric Haendel et la culture musicale française
Call for 25 minutes-papers in English or German (if possible)
The conference aims to explore the transfer routes of French music to Germany, Italy and England as well as the adaptations and transformations of French models in Handel’s works. Other focal points will be the history of the impact and performance of Handel’s music and the changing images of Handel in France from the 18th century to the present. Comparative reflections on the reception of French music by Handel’s contemporaries are also very welcome.
For further details see the attached call.