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Collection Description

Collection Title
Oxford Concert Programmes: Box 5 (1980-86)
Unique Identifier
OXFO 780.7
A miscellaneous collection of programmes and programme books for performances given at various Oxford venues between 1980 and 1986, including a number of season/festival brochures for events given under the auspices of Music at Oxford.

1. Music at Oxford
All documents include programmes with notes (including biographical notes with photographs) for performances given at a range of Oxford venues, including the Sheldonian Theatre, the Town Hall and various college chapels. The brochures for the Handel Festivals include historical notes on the relationship between Handel and Oxford
1 July-28 August 1983: 21 Concerts in Christ Church Cathedral
1 July -31 August 1984: Summer Festival
6 October-22 December 1984: Autumn Season
19 January-18 May 1985: Spring Season
6-14 July 1985: Handel in Oxford Festival, A celebration of the anniversary of Handel's glorious week in Oxford in July 1733.
1-31 August 1985: Summer Season
12 October-21 December 1985: Autumn Season
25 January-31 May 1986: Spring Season/Vivaldi Celebration
9 October-20 December 1986: Autumn Season
26 June-18 September 1986: Summer Festival
5-13 July 1986: Handel in Oxford Festival, a celebration of the anniversary of Handel's glorious week in Oxford in July 1733.

2. Other concerts
17 May 1980, Church of SS Philip and James, Woodstock Road: Summertown Choral Society Summer Concert with Caryl Kelly and George Hibbert (vocal), conducted by David Pritchard (with words).
18 May 1980, St. Mary Magdalen: Solemn Mass celebrated by the Lord Bishop of Oxford (order of service).
1-17 August 1980 and 25 July-13 August 1982, University Church of St. Mary-the-Virgin: International Musical Festival of Oxford, presented by the Kato Havas Summer School for Strings with the International Festival Orchestra (prospectuses with programmes, including biographical notes).
21 November 1981, Merton College Chapel: The Clerkes of Oxenford 20th Anniversary Celebration, directed by David Wulstan (with notes).
Sunday 14 February [1982], Town Hall: Oxford Symphony Orchestra with Moray Welsh (cello), conducted by Robert Secret (with notes, including biographical notes and a list of the orchestral ensemble).
27 February 1982, Town Hall: Blaenavon Male Voice Choir, with Nesta Bowen (mezzo soprano) and Pip Hooper (soprano), conducted by Jean Williams (with biographical notes).
6 June 1982, Town Hall: Haydn, The Creation, given by Theresa Lister, Philip Cave and Mark Wildman (vocal) with members of the Oxford Bach Choir and the Oxford Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Edward Heath (with notes, including biographical notes with photographs).
11 November 1982, Sheldonian Theatre: Oxford Subscription Concerts, 1st concert (63rd season), given by Pascal Rogé (piano) (with notes).
29 April 1984, Sheldonian Theatre: London Schools Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Steuart Bedford (with notes, including biographical notes and a list of the orchestral ensemble).
27 September 1985, Sheldonian Theatre: Finale Concert of the 1985 European Baroque Orchestra, with Thomas Trotter (keyboard), conducted by Roger Norrington (with notes, including biographical notes with photographs).
Date range of collection
1980 - 1986
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

Oxfordshire Studies
Westgate,Central Library Oxford OX1 1DJ United Kingdom
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01865 815749
01865 810187
Collections Overview
Wide range of local studies and family history resources on the county of Oxfordshire; includes collections of maps, photographs, electronic resources and oral history tapes.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council