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Göttingen International Handel Festival

Tobias Wolff, Managing Director of the Göttingen International Handel Festival announced in a video message the postponement of the 2020 Festival.

The statement in excerpts is worded as follows:

“This decision hits us hard: our anniversary Festival, which we were all looking forward to and which Laurence Cummings, my Festival team and I have been working towards for years, will not take place in May 2020. (…)

Every year, the Festival attracts thousands of people from all over the world. We are all proud of this. However, together with all those responsible, I do not consider it justifiable to expose artists, audiences and staff to the presumably still high risk of infection. (…)

A look back at the history of our Festival shows that it has already survived all kinds of crises. I am already looking forward to celebrating the next Göttingen International Handel Festival with our Artistic Director Laurence Cummings, with my team, with all our supporters and, last but not least, with you, dear audience, in health and exuberance.”

Up-to-date information can be found on the Göttingen International Handel Festival website.

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