Handel's Oxford Oratorio | University of Oxford

Handel's Oxford Oratorio

Speaker
With Tim Porter, historian
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 16:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Courses and workshops
Event cost
£9/£8 concessions (inc. tea & cake)
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended
In 1733, Oxford was aghast when a raffish rabble of musicians descended on the city. They had arrived to perform the brand new 'Athalia' under Handel's personal direction. Those who came to scoff, stayed to cheer.