Handel the Philanthropist | Messiah Reimagined at the London Handel Festival


Katharine Hogg gives insights into Handel's connection with the Foundling Hospital, the UK's first children's charity, and how the concerts of Messiah made the piece popular in London and the whole country. Lizzy Buckle has a closer look on the underpinning objectives of charitable activities during Handel's time and questioned whether Handel really was quite as golden-hearted as we commonly regard him to be...