Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Oxfordshire
City: Oxford
Location: Broad Street

Built 1664-1668 by Christopher Wren, from funds donated by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Gilbert Sheldon (1598-1677). Used as a secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies by the University. Also used for congresses and classical music recitals. Capacity: 800 seats (concert seating) to 1000 seats (conference seating).

Notable world premieres:

  • George Frideric Handel: Athalia (10 July 1733)

Link: www.sheldon.ox.ac.uk

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