Handel's Oxford Oratorio | University of Oxford

Handel's Oxford Oratorio

With Tim Porter, historian
14:00 - 16:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH

Lecture Theatre

Courses and workshops
£9/£8 concessions (inc. tea & cake)
Yes
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.