Looking back and yet looking forward: from May 18-29, 2023, the Göttingen International Handel Festival will be focusing on Greek antiquity under the title Hellas! George Frideric Handel tapped into the infinite wealth of mythology for his operas and oratorios. No one could be better suited for today's rendition than the internationally renowned Handel connoisseur and seasoned opera expert George Petrou, from whom we can expect special musical accents again this year as our Artistic Director. Together with Managing Director Jochen Schäfsmeier, he has created an outstanding Festival program, which you can find on this website. We look forward to welcoming you to as many concerts as possible. Join the ancient heroines and heroes on their journeys!