Instruments of Time and Truth


A battle between the two proudest instruments of them all - the violin and the cornett

Tickets £15

This performance is part of the Instruments of Time & Truth Summer Concert Series.

Accounts of concerts in the 17th and 18th Centuries are of full tales of star musicians one-upping each other, engaging in musical contests for the attention of the fickle and adoring crowds, and pushing their instruments to their limits. This concert is a battle between the two proudest instruments of them all: the violin and the cornett. Gawain Glenton (cornett) and Bojan Cicic (violin) will duel it out in a dazzling display of music by Falconieri, Merula, Cazzati, Castello, Fontana, Marini, Cima, Bassano and Rognoni, with Silas Wollston attempting to keep everything in some semblance of order from the organ. An unmissable musical showdown!

Instruments of Time & Truth are Oxford’s own period instrument orchestra, presenting world-class performances of Baroque and Classical music in Oxford and around the UK.

Please note that social distancing requirements may be in place depending on current government guidelines. If 2m distancing is in place, some seats may have a restricted view of the performance. Refreshments will be available after the performance.

A limited number of FREE tickets are available for audience members aged 8-25, supported by the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust. Please contact the Box Office on 01865 305 305 to book these free tickets.

Under 8’s go free with an accompanying adult – please contact the Box Office on 01865 305 305 to book.

Wheelchair Spaces & Accessible Seating

If you require a wheelchair space or accessible seating for this event, please call 01865 305 305 or email for further assistance.