Season Subscriptions On Sale Now!

Season subscriptions are now on sale for Handel Choir’s 2019-2020 season. Celebrating its 85th year, Handel Choir will explore the music of artists in exile. Our season includes “Messiah,” the Rachmaninoff “All-Night Vigil” (Vespers), and “Song of the Birds:” A Tribute to Pablo Casals. The world premiere of “Houses of Peace” for cello and chorus...

New Board of Trustees Announced for Handel Choir

Mark McGrath took the helm on July 1, 2019 as President of the Handel Choir of Baltimore’s Board of Trustees. Other officers of the Board include Vice President Jason Rudy, Treasurer Leslie Greenwald and Secretary Leroy Ludwick.* New to the Board this year is Laurie Bacon who joins current trustees David Hamburger, Marta Harting, and...

Song of the Birds A Pablo Casals Tribute

A collaboration with Community Concerts at Second culminates Handel Choir's season with Song of the Birds, a tribute to the life and music of cellist Pablo Casals. Saturday April 25, 2020

Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil

Bask in Rachmaninoff's lush, romantic harmonies as they fill the grand dome of Baltimore's Basilica with their warmth and beauty! Saturday March 7, 2020 - 2:30 PM

Handel Messiah

Handel Choir’s presentation of Messiah is Baltimore’s only Messiah performed with a period instrument orchestra. Saturday December 14, 2019 - 7:30 PM Sunday December 15, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Handel Choir of Baltimore Announces 2019-2020 Subscription Concert Series

Handel Choir of Baltimore explores the music of artists in exile during its 85th season. Highlights include the Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil (Vespers) in the resplendent acoustics of the Baltimore Basilica, as well as a world premiere dedicated to the life of Pablo Casals, in collaboration with Peabody cellist Amit Peled. Though driven underground for their...

Brian Bartoldus appointed artistic director and conductor of Handel Choir

Handel Choir of Baltimore appointed Dr. Brian Bartoldus to the position of artistic director and conductor on a permanent basis, effective July 1, 2018. “We have enjoyed working with Brian this season as our interim director and look forward to continuing our relationship with him on a permanent basis. We received applications for the position...

Dr. Arian Khaefi to step down as artistic director and conductor of Handel Choir

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2017 Contact: Cindy Levering, President, Board of Trustees cell 443-827-9566 Leslie Greenwald, Treasurer cell 240-205-4381 DR. ARIAN KHAEFI TO STEP DOWN AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR OF HANDEL CHOIR OF BALTIMORE Brian Bartoldus to serve as interim artistic director and conductor in 2017–2018 season (Baltimore, MD) Handel Choir...