The Handel Institute

Forthcoming Recordings

Note: This is a selective list of forthcoming commercial recordings that will feature Handel's music, but release dates will vary between different territories. Some things below might be available in some parts of Europe long before they are released elsewhere. We try to avoid unsubstantiated gossip, and generally will only tell you about recordings that have been confirmed by the labels or the artists as already "in the can". There is an extensive listing of recent, new and forthcoming recordings of baroque music maintained by John Wall at NewOlde.


Acis & Galatea (HWV 49a)
- 1718 Cannons version -

Lucy Crowe (Galatea; soprano)
Allan Clayton (Acis; tenor)
Benjamin Hulett (Damon; tenor)
Neal Davies (Polyphemus; bass)
Jeremy Budd (Corion; tenor)
Early Opera Company
Christian Curnyn
2 CDs
Chandos Chaconne
(to be recorded November 2017; to be released in 2018)

Crowd-funding appeal for this recording

Cannons church music

London Handel Players
Adrian Butterfield
label tbc
(recorded January 2017)

Acis & Galatea (HWV 49a)
- 1718 Cannons version -

Grace Davison (Galatea; soprano)
Jeremy Budd (Acis; tenor)
Mark Dobell (Damon; tenor)
Stuart Young (Polyphemus; bass)
Simon Berridge (Corion; tenor)
Instrumentalists of The Sixteen
Harry Christophers
2 CDs
(to be recorded June 2018)

Handel Arias vol. 2

Christopher Purves (bass)
Jonathan Cohen
(to be released summer 2018)


Handel Arias

Sally Bruce-Payne (mezzo-soprano)
(details TBC)


Handel Violin Sonatas

Brook Street Band
(to be released June 2018)


Serse (HWV 40)

Franco Fagioli (Serse; countertenor)
Il Pomo d'Oro
(recorded late 2017)


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