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Audience members at Dublin HandelFest 2023


Festival Performers


Young Artists


City brimming with stories and music

About Dublin HandelFest 

Scandal and celebrity were at the heart of 1740s Dublin, where musicians made their names and audiences were spoiled with the wealth of new music resounding across the city. 

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Festival 2023

Discover the story of 'Mr Charles the Hungarian - Handel's Rival in Dublin', explore the sites of the concert halls and theatres from Handel's day and find out what happens when you cross a giraffe with a guitar! 

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Support Dublin HandelFest 

Your donation today helps to sustain the festival for future years - enabling us to bring you more stories from the past and more fantastic music! 

Who are the Festival Artists?

Who are the Irish Baroque Orchestra?

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Explore the IBO's growing archive of stories, recordings and films, bringing Peter Whelan's research to life.

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