The Handel Society includes talented singers from across the Upper Valley and beyond to perform choral-orchestral masterworks. Founded in 1807, it is America’s first town-gown choral ensemble, and strives to provide transformative choral experiences for audiences and participants. Its concerts have featured world-renowned soloists, guest artists such as leading Bach authority Helmuth Rilling, and professional orchestras, as well as world premieres and commissioned works.
Location: Hanover, NH
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Filippo Ciabatti is serving as interim conductor of the Handel Society of Dartmouth College. A native of Florence, Italy, he is Music Director of the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra and the Dartmouth Glee Club. He is the co-founder of the Dartmouth Opera Lab.
Erma Mellinger, a Lecturer in Music at Dartmouth College, earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University and her Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music. A professional singer, she has performed leading roles with many of the country’s major opera companies.