The Triumph of Time and Truth

7th - 20th October

Soprano Mhairi Lawson

Soprano Katherine Crompton

Countertenor Alexander Chance

Tenor Nick Pritchard

Bass Matthew Brook

Conductor Edward Higginbottom

Oxford Consort of Voices

Instruments of Time and Truth is joined by a stellar line-up of soloists for this rare performance of Handel’s eponymous oratorio, both his first and his last.

The work exudes Handel’s amazing fluency as a young composer, and his ability to recast his music in the light of a lifetime’s experience.

20th October

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 7.30pm

Tickets £15-£42 half price for NUS and under 18)

From or 01865 305305

Sponsored by John Osborn

In Memoriam

9th November, Sheldonian Theatre, 7.30pm

IT&T and the Oxford Consort of Voices are joined by a choir drawn from Oxford colleges and the Oxford Girls’ Choir to salute the fallen of WW1.

Purcell Funeral Sentences

Pergolesi Stabat Mater

Mozart Requiem

Tickets £15 - £42 (half price for NUS & u18) 01865 305305


22nd November, Holywell Music Room, 7.30pm

François Couperin - musicien du Roi @ 350

Edward Higginbottom and friends invite you into Louis XIV's private apartments to celebrate a significant birthday.

Tickets £18 (£15 concessions - NUS and U18) from

Tickets are available HERE


15th December, St Mary’s Church, Tetbury, 7pm

IT&T return to Tetbury for our first of two Christmas performances of Handel’s Messiah.

Voices of Time and Truth

Conductor Martin Smith

Tickets will be available through the Tetbury Music Festival website from 10am on October 22nd.


22nd December, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, 5pm

Soprano Claire Booth

Alto Alexander Chance

Tenor Nick Pritchard

Bass Giles Underwood

Conductor Edward Higginbottom

The quintessential Oxford Christmas.

Join us to celebrate Handel’s sublime music in the festive atmosphere of a candlelit University Church.

Early booking is strongly advised.

Tickets £25/£35 (NUS and u18s can buy £25 tickets for £15) from

Tickets are available HERE. You can also buy them in person from Pen to Paper in Summertown.