Concert

240525 Academy of Ancient Music Sons of England

Saturday 25 May

Sons of England

Academy of Ancient Music

Countertenor Reginald Mobley and AAM explore a different vision of the English baroque: in which the music of Purcell, Handel and Ignatius Sancho redefined the culture of a nation.

Concert

240524 Camerata Musica Rafał Blechacz

Friday 24 May

Rafał Blechacz

Camerata Musica

Camerata Musica presents Rafał Blechacz performing Chopin

Concert

240518 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 18 May

Magic of the Movies

Cambridge Philharmonic

A whirlwind tour of Hollywood’s greatest heroes!

Concert

211003 David Christophersen

Wednesday 15 May

The Piano Music of Gabriel Fauré - 2024 Fauré Centenary Recitals (2/4)

David Christophersen, Cambridge Concert Artists

The refined vision of Fauré's dazzling piano masterpieces refreshingly contrasted with the magical compositions of his pupil Ravel

Lunchtime concert

Lunchtime Series Easter Main Image WEB min

Tuesday 14 May

Cambridge University New Music Group

An exploration of exciting and innovative new music collated by Coby O’Brien and Emily Abbott and performed by members of Cambridge University New Music Group and special guests.

Concert

240512 Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company

Sunday 12 May

Andalucia - Flamenco

Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company

The award-winning Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company presents its long-awaited 2nd production Andalucia, a stunning flamenco production accompanied by a chamber orchestra.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 11 May

Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Two orchestral favourites, and a chance to hear something a little less familiar!

Concert

CUWO Easter 24 Main Image WEB min

Thursday 9 May

Gala Concert

Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

In their last event of the year, the Cambridge University Wind Orchestra will be performing a special Gala Concert. This short concert will feature a variety of music, from film scores and musicals to jazz and pop songs.

Lunchtime concert

Lunchtime Series Easter Main Image WEB min

Tuesday 7 May

Telyn Quartet

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concerts presents: Telyn Quartet

Concert

CUO Haydn Easter 24 Main Image WEB min

Saturday 4 May

Haydn, Mozart, and Rameau

Cambridge University Orchestra

In their final concert of the 23/24 season, Cambridge University Orchestra presents an exciting programme of Haydn, Mozart and Rameau under the direction of Margaret Faultless.

Talk

220527 Newnham College

Friday 3 May

The Sir Robert Rede’s Lecture by Professor Dame Mary Beard

Professor Dame Mary Beard, The Rede Lecture

'The boy who breathed on the glass at the British Museum’: what, or whom, is the past for?

Lunchtime concert

Lunchtime Series Easter Main Image WEB min

Tuesday 30 April

Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music Scheme Showcase

Formed as part of the Instrumental Awards Scheme, the Finella Quartet premiered Robin Holloway’s fourth Quartet in West Road earlier this year in an event to celebrate the composer’s 80th birthday.

Concert

240427 EA Ch O Dvorak and Beethoven

Saturday 27 April

EAChO play Dvořák & Beethoven

East Anglia Chamber Orchestra

John Paul Jennings returns to guest conduct East Anglia Chamber Orchestra with a programme feast including the Wind and String Serenades by Dvořák, and the fabulous 'Eroica' Symphony by Beethoven

Concert

240426 Camerata Musica Quatuor Modigliani

Friday 26 April

Quatuor Modigliani

Camerata Musica

Camerata Musica presents Quatuor Modigliani performing Beethoven and Schubert

Lunchtime concert

Lunchtime Series Easter Main Image WEB min

Tuesday 23 April

Chamber Orchestra

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Max Todes conducts a chamber orchestra of students from across the university, convened especially for the lunchtime concert series.

Concert

240420 Cambridge Wind Band a global adventure

Saturday 20 April

Cambridge Wind Band presents A Global Adventure

Cambridge Wind Band

Come on a musical journey around the world with Cambridge Wind Band!

Concert

240419 Red Events Genshin ii

Friday 19 April

Genshin Impact Symphony by Mystery Ensemble

Mystery Ensemble

Join us for our precious concert on April 19th at 20:30 in a prestigious and intimate music venue, the West Road Concert Hall.

Concert

240419 Red Events Miyazaki

Friday 19 April

Hayao Miyazaki’s Dreams by Mystery Ensemble

Mystery Ensemble

✨ А unique concert on April 19th will take place at 6:30 pm in a prestigious and intimate music venue, the West Road Concert Hall.

Concert

240418 Red Events Interstellar ii

Thursday 18 April

INTERSTELLAR: Tribute to Hans Zimmer by Mystery Ensemble

Mystery Ensemble

✨ А unique concert on April 18th will take place at 20:15 in a prestigious and intimate music venue, the West Road Concert Hall.

Concert

240418 Red Events Lord of the Rings ii

Thursday 18 April

The Music of The Lord of The Rings. Tribute to Howard Shore with orchestra

Mystery Ensemble

Our precious concert’ on April 18th will take place at 18:15 in a prestigious and intimate music venue, the West Road Concert Hall.

Concert

240417 Academy of Ancient Music Le Roi

Wednesday 17 April

Le Roi Soleil: the King dances

Academy of Ancient Music

The Sun King dances: Academy of Ancient Music and baroque dance experts Mary Collins and Steve Player recreate the sounds and sights of the court of Louis XIV of France.

Concert

240413 Collegium Laureatum The Two Haydns

Saturday 13 April

The Two Haydns

Collegium Laureatum

The rarely heard Ursula Mass by Josef Haydn’s brother Michael will be performed along with Josef’s dramatic Nelson Mass.

Concert

240412 Down for the Count

Friday 12 April

Songs from the Golden Age of Swing

Down for the Count

The 30-piece Down for the Count Orchestra returns to West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, for another joyful celebration of swing music as they perform Songs from the Golden Age of Swing.

Concert

240412 Chamber Studio

Friday 12 April

Hans Keller Forum Closing Concert

ChamberStudio

Four of the UK’s finest young chamber ensembles perform works from the great string quartet and piano trio repertoire in the closing concert of ChamberStudio’s 23/24 Hans Keller Forum.

Concert

240411 Chamber Studio

Thursday 11 April

Masterclasses and Open Rehearsals

ChamberStudio

Witness the immersive behind-the-scenes preparation of the great string quartet and piano trio repertoire in masterclasses and open rehearsals by the Hans Keller Forum ensembles and mentors.

Concert

240408 Britten sinfonia Once Upon a Tune

Monday 8 April

Once Upon A Tune

Britten Sinfonia

Live illustration, colourful music and storytelling merge in this magical family concert from author and illustrator James Mayhew and Britten Sinfonia.

Concert

240406 Sampson Orchestra Richard Schofield

Saturday 6 April

Spring

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Orchestral works by Elgar, Grieg, Davison, and Schumann ("Spring" Symphony)

Course

240402 Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra Easter Course

Tuesday 2 Apr - Friday 5 Apr

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra Easter Course

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

Make Music, Make Friends and have fun. For children aged 7-18, 1 Orchestra, String Ensembles, Wind Bands, Harp Ensemble, choir, Jazz, Djembe drumming, recorders and Gamelan. Family Music fun in the afternoons Glock n' Roll, come and sing, Ceilidh

Production

240324 FRUK institute

Sunday 24 March

Soothe: Dance Theatre and Brain Chemistry

Infusion Physical Theatre

Explore adrenaline, dopamine, oxytocin, the hormones that push, pull and drag us through life, in this thoughtful and rambunctious, multimedia dance theatre production. Top researchers unpack the science in post-show talk.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 23 March

Ravel and Prokofiev

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony, with Ravel's Piano Concerto and Dora Pejačević's Overture in D.

Concert

240317 Oakham School

Sunday 17 March

Feel the Spirit!

Oakham School

A diverse programme embracing a celebration of music by Black composers with music by Margaret Bonds and Duke Ellington (marking the 50th anniversary of his death), as well as a captivating suite of spiritual arrangements by John Rutter.

Concert

CUJO Trump indigo 415x215

Saturday 16 March

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra with Mo Pleasure

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

Enjoy an evening of jazz fusion as the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra is joined by the legendary Mo Pleasure!

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Friday 15 March

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra - The Romantics - Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Experience the enchanting melodies of Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn performed by the Cambridge Graduate Orchestra.

Concert

240314 Cambridge Festival electro acoustic day

Thursday 14 March

electro//acoustic day

The electro//acoustic day will bring together both classical instrumental, vocal repertoire and cutting-edge electronic music inviting the audience to explore diverse performances and listening modalities.

Concert

240312 Mag Soc

Tuesday 12 March

MagSoc Lent Term Concert

MagSoc Chorus and Orchestra

MagSoc Orchestra and MagSoc Chorus performs an exciting programme as a culmination of hard work during Lent term, featuring Rei Chin, Charlotte Johnston and Zane Soonawalla conducting iconic choral and orchestral works!

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 12 March

Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music Scheme Showcase

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Discover the pinnacle of chamber music artistry with the intercollegiate Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music showcase concert – a celebration of Cambridge University’s exceptional instrumental talent.

Concert

240310 Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra Society A Toast to the Moon

Sunday 10 March

A Toast To The Moon

Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra Society

Annual concert presented by CUCOS. Come and explore an enchanting mix of Chinese and Western music cultures.

Concert

240309 The Perse School

Saturday 9 March

The Voyage

The Perse School

Hundreds of singers from five Cambridgeshire schools join forces for a community concert like no other. Join us on an epic voyage of discovery!

Concert

240308 Chinese Society

Friday 8 March

Cambridge Variety Show 2024 - Mists of Time

Cambridge University Chinese Society, Cambridge University Variety Show Executive Committee

Embark on a transcendent journey with CUCS (Cambridge University Chinese Society) and the Variety Show Executive Committee as we proudly present this year’s unparalleled showcase: Mists of Time! Delivered in Cantonese with English subtitles, our production delves into profound themes of family dynamics, and interpersonal communication, inviting audiences to contemplate and confront these concepts. Complemented by a diverse array of performances including live bands, captivating dance routines, and soulful vocals, this event promises an unforgettable experience.

Concert

240306 Academy of Ancient Music Italian Concerto

Wednesday 6 March

The Art of the Italian Concerto

Academy of Ancient Music

AAM leader Bojan Čičić takes us on a return trip to baroque Italy, in this celebration of the Italian concerto in all its wildly entertaining forms – from Vivaldi’s Venice to the splendour of Rome.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 5 March

Concerto Competition Final

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Witness musical brilliance and some fierce competition as the University’s most exceptional instrumentalists vie for the chance to perform alongside the top University orchestras.

Production

240301 Cinderella CU Ballet Club

Friday 1 Mar - Saturday 2 Mar

Cinderella

Cambridge University Ballet Club

Cambridge University Ballet Club presents Cinderella: a classic fairytale where love conquers the mightiest of barriers (with a little dose of fairy magic).

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 27 February

Gamelan

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing sounds of the Cambridge Gamelan Society in this concert of traditional music and dance from Java will explore the rich and complex textures of Central Javanese gamelan music.

Concert

240226 Camerata Musica Jan Lisiecki

Monday 26 February

Jan Lisiecki

Camerata Musica

Camerata Musica presents Jan Lisiecki in a recital of preludes by Chopin, Bach, Rachmaninov, Szymanowski, Messiaen, and Górecki

Production

240222 CUOS Orpheus

Thursday 22 Feb - Saturday 24 Feb

Orpheus in the Underworld

Cambridge University Opera Society

“I’m leaving home, because I am dead.” Offenbach’s opera presents the iconic Orpheus myth for the modern age. Join CUOS for an evening bringing deft wit to a love story canonised in classical myth, which still delivers with the shock of the new.

Production

Landscape fairy

Thursday 15 Feb - Saturday 17 Feb

Iolanthe

Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Star-crossed lovers, Strephon and Phyllis, are caught in a conflict between formidable fairies and a hapless House of Lords in this rousing comic opera.

Concert

240210 Rhapsody Image Madeleine Small

Saturday 10 February

Brahms, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky with Bertie Baigent

Cambridge University Orchestra, Cambridge University Chamber Choir

Two flagship University Ensembles join forces for an evening of masterpieces by Brahms, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Concert

211003 David Christophersen

Wednesday 7 February

The Piano Music of Gabriel Fauré - 2024 Fauré Centenary Recitals (1/4)

David Christophersen

The refined vision of Fauré's dazzling piano masterpieces refreshingly contrasted with the magical compositions of his pupil Ravel

Concert

240206 Cambridge Music Festival Hough ii

Tuesday 6 February

Stephen Hough plays Chopin, Liszt & Chaminade

Cambridge Music Festival

Pianist Stephen Hough makes a welcome return to Cambridge to play music by Chopin (Sonata No. 3 in B minor), Liszt (Sonata in B minor) and the late-Romantic composer Cécile Chaminade

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 6 February

Piano Duo

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

This instalment of the Lunchtime Concert series is a two-piano interplay. Calvin Leung and Harrison Cole play the first movement of Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 (I. Non allegro) and Tandem by Francis Pott.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 3 February

Ein Heldenleben

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Strauss’s epic tone poem 'Ein Heldenleben' plus Rosauro’s Marimba concerto and the suite from Holst’s The Perfect Fool

Concert

240201 Clare College Music Society

Thursday 1 Feb - Thursday 1 Feb

CCMS Lent Term Concert

Clare College Music Society

Clare College Music Society return to the West Road Concert Hall with a programme of Prokofiev and Mozart, alongside some of the greatest English choral works through Parry and Vaughan Williams.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 30 January

Cambridge University Chamber Choir

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

The outstanding classical vocalists of the Cambridge University Chamber Choir are led by Sam Gray in this instalment of the Lunchtime Concert series.

Concert

240127 Sampson Orchestra Elizaveta Saul

Saturday 27 January

Symphonie fantastique

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Orchestral works by Debussy, Ravel, Sarasate/Bizet, and Berlioz (Symphonie fantastique)

Concert

240124 Academy of Ancient Music Brandenburgs

Wednesday 24 January

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos

Academy of Ancient Music

All six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos in one gloriously life-affirming concert from Laurence Cummings and the Academy of Ancient Music.

Concert

240123 Camerata Musica Belcea Quartet

Tuesday 23 January

Belcea Quartet

Camerata Musica

Camerata Musica presents the Belcea Quartet performing Beethoven and Bartók

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 23 January

String Quartet

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Enjoy the mastery of Beethoven’s String Quartet No.10 in E-flat major performed by the talented members of the Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music Scheme: Jacqueline Seki, Leon Sturdee, Daphne Delfas, and Doraly Gill.

Concert

240120 East Anglia Chamber Orchestra Michael Foyle

Saturday 20 January

EAChO play Beethoven, Prokofiev & Dvorak

East Anglia Chamber Orchestra

Jacques Cohen returns to guest conduct East Anglia Chamber Orchestra, with award winning violinist Michael Foyle joining them to play Prokofiev 2nd Concerto

Concert

240113 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 13 January

Storybook Live

Cambridge Philharmonic

Follow us on a magical journey into an enchanted winter forest where the storybook comes to life before your eyes!

Talk

220905 HKF Milein Cosman drawing

Thursday 4 January

Lecture: Shall we blend? Models for ensemble performance

ChamberStudio

The characteristic sound of an ensemble is often described in terms of how well blended it is - whether, in Bernard Fournier's terms, it is homogenous or heterogenous. Laura Tunbridge explores what that might mean for string quartets and piano trios, with examples drawn from recordings of Beethoven and Britten as well as historical perspectives on chamber music aesthetics.

Open rehearsal

230105 Chamberstudio Hannah Uzor

Thursday 4 January

Hans Keller Forum: Masterclasses & Open Rehearsals

ChamberStudio

Witness the immersive behind-the-scenes preparation of the great string quartet and piano trio repertoire in masterclasses and open rehearsals by the Hans Keller Forum ensembles and mentors.

Course

231227 30 Holiday Orchestra

Wednesday 27 Dec - Saturday 30 Dec

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra - Make Music, Make Friends!

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

For children aged 7 to 18 years 4 days of music fun. There are string ensembles, wind bands, orchestras, choirs, percussion party, beginner ukulele, Folk music and recorder groups to join in.

Concert

231221 Cambridgeshire Music 2

Thursday 21 December

Festive Fantasy

Cambridgeshire County Youth Orchestra

Join our finest young musicians in a fantasy celebration of the festive season. Includes music from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Hely-Hutchison’s Carol Symphony - Theme from The Box of Delights, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and Paul Duka’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.

Concert

231216 Collegium Laureatum

Saturday 16 December

Leipzig at Christmas

Collegium Laureatum

Bach, Telemann & Kuhnau

Concert

231215 Down for the Count

Friday 15 December

Swing Into Christmas

Down for the Count

The 30-piece Down for the Count Orchestra returns to West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, for their annual festive extravaganza - it's time to Swing Into Christmas!

Concert

231213 KJV Community Childrens Choir

Wednesday 13 December

KJV Community Children's Choir Christmas Concert

KJV Community Children's Choir

A heart-warming evening of wintry, Christmassy song by our hundred-voice choir, local children's music charity, KJV Community Children's Choir. You might even get to sing-along a carol or two!

Concert

231210 Prime Brass

Sunday 10 December

Prime Brass Present The Nutcracker

Prime Brass

Once again popular Cambridge ensemble Prime Brass presents its special brand of Christmas music making for all the family

Concert

231209 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 9 December

Dvořák Stabat Mater

Cambridge Philharmonic

Heart-wrenching, dramatic and deeply moving: Dvorak’s Stabat Mater performed by Cambridge Philharmonic, with a host of exceptional soloists.

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Wednesday 6 December

Christmas Charity Carol Concerts

Rotary Club of Cambridge

Ten children’s choirs in two concerts singing Christmas music old and new.

Concert

231202 Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Saturday 2 December

CGO Michaelmas Term Concert

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

CGO plays Bizet's 'Carmen', Maurice and Sibelius Symphony No.1 - join us for our Michaelmas term concert!

Concert

231201 CMP NMG

Friday 1 December

Refractions

Cambridge University New Music Group

Enjoy a night of innovative music with the Cambridge University New Music Group featuring avant-garde compositions that push the boundaries of musical expression.

Concert

231130 Camerata Musica Emanuel Ax

Thursday 30 November

Emanuel Ax

Camerata Musica

Camerata Musica presents Emanuel Ax performing Beethoven and Schoenberg

Comedy

231129 Jesterlarf Gary Delaney

Wednesday 29 November

Gary Delaney: Gary In Punderland

Jesterlarf

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back on tour!

Concert

231128 CMP CUWO

Tuesday 28 November

Evolutions

Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

Cambridge University Wind Orchestra presents Mozart, Mendelssohn, Mission Impossible, and much more!

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 28 November

Carols with CUBE

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Embrace the Bridgemas spirit with Carols with CUBE

Concert

231127 Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra

Monday 27 November

CUSO plays Tchaikovsky, Bizet & Boyle

Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra

A programme of concert favourites and brand new music. CUSO's end-of-term concert sees Ed Gertler conduct an exciting new world premiere written by Michael Boyle and Bizet's ever popular Carmen Suites. Daphne Delfas conducts Tchaikovsky's colourful Symphony No.1, 'Winter Daydreams.'

Concert

Emma Rawicz 1 2023 ACT Gregor Hohenberg low res

Sunday 26 November

Emma Rawicz with CUJO

Cambridge Jazz Festival

Award winning composer and saxophonist, Emma Rawicz (Cam Jazz Festival 2023 Artist in Residence) showcases her formidable talents to the world of big band with the renowned Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 25 November

Mahler Symphony no. 7

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

CCSO's multi-year Mahler cycle continues with his Symphony no. 7

Concert

231122 Academy of Ancient Music Maria Theresa

Wednesday 22 November

Command Performance: Music for an Empress

Academy of Ancient Music

Academy of Ancient Music travels to the Vienna of Empress Maria Theresa – where genius paid court, and music flourished in magnificent (and unexpected) new ways.

Concert

231121 Cambridge Gamelan Society

Tuesday 21 November

Scenes from the Javanese Wayang Kulit

Cambridge Gamelan Society

Experience the shadow puppet theatre of Java, where stories from the Mahabharata and Ramayana are re-told to the resonant sounds of the gamelan, an ensemble of beautiful bronze gongs and metallophones.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 21 November

The King's Men

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Enjoy close harmony stylings from Cambridge’s hottest a cappella group, The King’s Men.

Concert

221130 Mag Soc

Monday 20 November

MagSoc Michaelmas Concert

MagSoc Symphony Orchestra

MagSoc Symphony Orchestra performs an exciting programme as a culmination of hard work during Michaelmas term, featuring Jack Robinson, Charlotte Johnston and Millie Clark (flute)

Concert

231119 CMP CUSC Monwabisi

Sunday 19 November

Elijah

Cambridge University Symphony Chorus

The mighty Cambridge University Symphony Chorus returns to West Road Concert Hall for Mendelssohn’s beloved oratorio, Elijah.

Concert

231118 CMP CUO Akihito

Saturday 18 November

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1

Cambridge University Orchestra

Acclaimed conductor Jac van Steen returns to conduct the Cambridge University Orchestra in a dynamic programme including Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto.

Concert

231114 St Catharines College Music Society

Tuesday 14 November

Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky

St Catharine's College Music Society

St Catharine's College Music Society presents a programme of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no. 2 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2 featuring conductor Rhys Lewis and soloist Ashwin Tennant.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 14 November

Music from around the world

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Qinglan Du presents a concert of music from around the world, including Arabic, Hebrew, and Chinese songs.

Concert

231110 Camerata Musica Notos Quartett

Friday 10 November

Notos Quartett

Camerata Musica

Camerata Musica presents the Notos Quartett performing Brahms

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 7 November

Haydn & Beethoven

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

This instalment of the Lunchtime Concert series is a two part concert.

Concert

231104 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 4 November

Mahler 5

Cambridge Philharmonic

Tragedies, triumph and of course the beautiful Adagietto of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, presented with Canteloube’s Chants D’Auvergne

Concert

231103 Red Events - Florian Christl

Friday 3 November

Florian Christl (Germany) in Cambridge

Florian Christl

The famous German composer and pianist Florian Christl is making a triumphant return to the United Kingdom as part of his autumn tour from around Europe, England and the South Caucasus.

Concert

231101 Clare College Music Society

Wednesday 1 November

CCMS Michaelmas Concert

Clare College Music Society

Clare College Music Society returns to the West Road Concert Hall for their Michaelmas offering of Schubert, Brahms, Hensel and Wagner.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 31 October

String Quintet

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

In this instalment of the Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert series, a student string quintet plays Bruckner!

Concert

231028 CMP CUO Tobia Nava

Saturday 28 October

In Praise of Folly

Cambridge University Orchestra

Mark your calendars for the first Cambridge University Orchestra concert of the year!

Concert

231025 Red Events Distribution Ltd Mystery Ensemble

Wednesday 25 October

Hayao Miyazaki’s Dreams

Mystery Ensemble

The Miyazaki Dreams concert is an immersion in the fabulous atmosphere of the films of the world-famous Japanese director and Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki. Mystery Ensemble has collected magical music from his cartoons and compositions inspired by his creations.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 24 October

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

The University’s premier Jazz ensemble is back for their first Lunchtime Concert this year!

Concert

231017 Cambridge Music Festival Takacs Credit Amanda Tipton

Tuesday 17 October

Takács Quartet

Cambridge Music Festival

'You will not hear better string quartet playing anywhere in the world today' - so said BBC Music Magazine of the Takács Quartet's latest Haydn recording. Hear them live playing Haydn, Beethoven and a commission from Stephen Hough.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 17 October

Piano Duo

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Join us for the second instalment of the Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert series, showcasing a dynamic student piano duo.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 14 October

Elgar & Brahms

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Joo Yeon Sir plays Elgar’s Violin Concerto

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 10 October

Cambridge University Samulnori Society

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

The Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert series begins with a bang as the Samulnori Society bring their lively percussion stylings to West Road Concert Hall.

Concert

231007 Sampson Orchestra Christos Fountos

Saturday 7 October

Rachmaninov – 150th anniversary concert

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Orchestral works by Rachmaninov (Piano Concerto No. 2), Dvorak, and Sibelius

Concert

231004 IMS Prussia Cove

Wednesday 4 October

IMS Prussia Cove Autumn Tour 2023

International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove

World Class Chamber Music with works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, and Enescu

Concert

231001 Central Band of the Royal Air Force

Sunday 1 October

Central Band of the Royal Air Force in concert

The Central Band of the Royal Air Force

Join the Central Band of the Royal Air Force for a sparkling afternoon of contemporary music, featuring a new commission by award-winning composer Thomas Hewitt Jones, inspired by and built around the core values of the Royal Air Force.

Concert

230930 East Anglia Chamber Orchestra

Saturday 30 September

EAChO play Brahms, George Walker & Beethoven

East Anglia Chamber Orchestra

Toby Purser returns to guest conduct East Anglia Chamber Orchestra, with award winning pianist Thomas Kelly joining them to play Brahms 2nd Concerto

Concert

230929 David Christophersen and Marie Noelle Kendall

Friday 29 September

Cambridge Concert Artists: Dazzling Piano Duos

David Christophersen, Marie-Noelle Kendall

Classics for two pianos by Rachmaninov, Debussy, Holloway and Saint-Saens, including 'Carnival of the Animals'

Film

230314 Banff Film Festival 16:9

Tuesday 26 September

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Snowline Media

The Banff Mountain Film Festival returns with a thrilling selection of films from the most captivating places on earth!

Film

230925 Ocean Film Festival

Monday 25 September

Ocean Film Festival

Snowline Media

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for autumn 2023 with a brand-new selection of captivating ocean films!

Concert

230916 Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company

Saturday 16 September

Art of Believing - Flamenco

Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company

Award winning flamenco production bursting with incredible musicians

Open rehearsal

230907 Chamber Studio

Thursday 7 September

Hans Keller Forum: Masterclasses & Open Rehearsals

ChamberStudio

Witness the immersive behind-the-scenes preparation of the great string quartet and piano trio repertoire in masterclasses and open rehearsals by the Hans Keller Forum ensembles and mentors.

Course

230821 25 Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

Monday 21 Aug - Friday 25 Aug

Summer Course 2023

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

Make music, make friends and have fun. For children aged 7-18, three orchestras, string ensembles, wind bands, steel pans, choir, jazz, djembe drumming, recorders and gamelan

Concert

230817 Kala Festival

Thursday 17 August

Music Without Boundaries

Kala Festival

Experience the transformative power of music at 'Music Without Boundaries', a special event under the 'Kala Festival' banner. This concert celebrates music as a universal language that transcends cultural and linguistic barriers.

Concert

2308012 Izzy Gizmo

Saturday 12 August

Family Concert | Izzy Gizmo

Britten Sinfonia

A great introduction to live music and orchestral instruments for children aged 3-7, full of songs, actions and opportunities to join in.

Concert

230729 Cambridge Summer Music

Saturday 29 July

Schubertiade: Celebrating the music of Franz Schubert

Cambridge Summer Music

The Cambridge Summer Music Festival presents its Festival Finale. Festival Director Ben Johnson celebrates the music of Schubert with some very special guests.

Concert

230728 GYA London Schools Symphony Orchestra

Friday 28 July

Symphonic Scenery

London Schools Symphony Orchestra

London's premier youth orchestra comes to Cambridge with a programme of highly expressive music inspired by scenes and poems. Conducted by Matthew Lynch and Bradley Wilson.

Concert

230726 Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians

Wednesday 26 July

Fabulous Fitkin 4-Piano Festival

Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians

Young pianists perform in a concert celebrating the piano, and the music of Graham Fitkin. Vivid music by Graham, written for exciting mediums, can be heard alongside contemplative chamber music by Bach and Ravel.

Concert

230722 Cambridge Summer Music

Saturday 22 July

Martin James Bartlett, piano

Cambridge Summer Music

One of the UK's finest pianists comes to Cambridge

Concert

230629 David Christophersen

Thursday 29 June

The Piano Music of Fauré

Cambridge Concert Artists

The piano masterpieces of Fauré are dazzling and revelatory, his refined vision being well demonstrated in the monumental and profound works performed in this concert.

Concert

230625 Choir 2000

Sunday 25 June

Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Choir 2000

Joined by talented soloists Thomas Niesser (bass), Anna-Luise Wagner (soprano), Jessica Lawrence-Hares (alto) and Peter Weatherley (tenor) as well as our wonderful Choir2000 orchestra

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 24 June

Music for a Summer Evening

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Robert Hodge; Violin soloist: Madeleine Pickering

Concert

230620 Elektra Womens Choir 2

Tuesday 20 June

The Lost Words: A Spell Book

Elektra Women's Choir

A whimsical and evocative musical interpretation of the bestselling book by Cambridge author Robert Macfarlane and visual artist Jackie Morris.

Comedy

230618 Jesterlarf Andy Hamilton

Sunday 18 June

An Evening With Andy Hamilton

Jesterlarf

An intimate evening of comic reflection, reminiscence, and revelation.

Concert

230617 Sampson Orchestra Lise Vandersmissen

Saturday 17 June

Midsummer Classics

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Conductor: Darrell Davison Solo harpist: Lise Vandersmissen

Concert

220506 Jive Talkin

Friday 16 June

Jive Talkin'

Jive Talkin'

Renowned as the original and very best Bee Gees tribute show, and THE ONLY Bee Gees tribute show that has actually performed with the original Bee Gees!

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Saturday 27 May

Easter Term Concert

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Soloist: Thomas Kelly Conductor: Mark Zang

Comedy

230526 Jesterlarf Clive Anderson

Friday 26 May

Clive Anderson : Me, Macbeth & I

Jesterlarf

Much-anticipated first ever solo tour

Concert

230520 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 20 May

The Sounds of Shakespeare

Cambridge Philharmonic

Principal Guest Conductor Lucy Hollins leads the orchestra through a programme of Shakespearean adaptations, accompanied by excerpts from some of the Bard’s most beloved plays.

Concert

230517 CUSO

Wednesday 17 May

May concert

Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra

Cambridge University’s premier student-run orchestra returns for their final concert of the year.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 16 May

New Music Group

Cambridge University New Music Group

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 13 May

Latin Flavours

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Robert Hodge; Piano: Victor Maslov

Concert

230511 CUWO

Thursday 11 May

Celestial

Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

Under the baton of Tammas Slater, the Cambridge University Wind Orchestra presents an exciting programme for their last concert of the year.

Concert

230510 AAM

Wednesday 10 May

Il Trionfo del Tempo

Academy of Ancient Music

Handel’s spectacular, rarely performed oratorio

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 9 May

Chamber Music

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

230507 Clare College

Sunday 7 May

Clare Choir Alumni Association Concert

Choir and instrumentalists of Clare College

50th Anniversary Of Co-Education Celebration Concert

Concert

230506 CUO

Saturday 6 May

Visionaries with Alexandra Wood

Cambridge University Orchestra

For the last time in the 2022-23 season, Cambridge University Orchestra takes to the stage in West Road Concert Hall with celebrated violinist, Alexandra Wood.

Concert

230429 Down for the Count

Saturday 29 April

Voices of Swing

Down for the Count

Down for the Count play the Great American Songbook

Concert

230428 Camerata Musica Angela Hewitt

Friday 28 April

Angela Hewitt

Camerata Musica

Promoted by Camerata Musica

Concert

230425 Whirling Dervishes evening i

Tuesday 25 April

Whirling Dervishes: Mevlevi Sema Ceremony & Devran Dhikr

Yunus Emre Institute London

Experience an authentic performance of a centuries-old ritual that unites the mind, the heart, and the body through the universal language of music and movement.

Lecture

230425 Whirling Dervishes evening i

Tuesday 25 April

Ottoman Sufi Music & Culture

Yunus Emre Institute London

Learn more about Ottoman Sufi music and culture in this lecture and concert organised by Yunus Emre Institute London

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 25 April

Part II Recitalists in Concert

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

230422 Sampson Orchestra Emma Halnan credit Kiran Acharya

Saturday 22 April

Voices of Spring

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Conductor: Darrell Davison; Flute soloist: Emma Halnan

Concert

220905 HKF Milein Cosman drawing

Friday 21 April

ChamberStudio - Hans Keller Forum

ChamberStudio

The 22/23 HKF ensembles play Beethoven, Britten, Dvorak & Mendelssohn

Concert

230420 AAM

Thursday 20 April

Scherzi musicali

Academy of Ancient Music

Novelties, parodies and flights of fancy

Talk

230420 HKF Lecture Milein Cosman Britten

Thursday 20 April

The Music Behind the Music: Pre-compositional thought in Benjamin Britten’s Second String Quartet

ChamberStudio

In the third lecture of the new Hans Keller Forum series, Nicky Swett presents: Behind the Music: Pre-compositional thought in Benjamin Britten’s Second String Quartet

Open rehearsal

230105 Chamberstudio Hannah Uzor

Thursday 20 April

Hans Keller Forum: Masterclasses & Open Rehearsal

ChamberStudio

Witness the immersive behind-the-scenes preparation of the great chamber music repertoire in masterclasses and open rehearsals by the Hans Keller Forum resident ensembles and mentors.

Concert

230415 Cambridge Wind Band

Saturday 15 April

'Bridges Over The River Cam’

Cambridge Wind Band

Inspiring music for wind band

Course

Sunsettree 16:10

Monday 3 Apr - Thursday 6 Apr

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

Fun Music in the Easter Holiday

Concert

230401 Collegium Laureatum

Saturday 1 April

Mozart Missa Solemnis

Collegium Laureatum

A chance to hear Mozart’s glorious Missa Solemnis and the rarely performed Missa Solemnis by his contemporary Sussmayr

Concert

230329 Fitzwilliam Junior School Stephen Perse Foundation

Wednesday 29 March

Fitzwilliam Junior School Spring Concert

Fitzwilliam Junior School

An evening of instrumental and choral music from Years 3 - 6

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 25 March

English Orchestral Masterpieces

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Dan Brandon ‘cello; Robert Hodges conductor

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 25 March

Family Concert

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Benjamin Britten Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Concert

230318 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 18 March

Les Illuminations

Cambridge Philharmonic

Mysticism pervades this programme, which brings together old and new.

Concert

230317 Cambridge University Sinfonia

Friday 17 March

Beethoven's Symphony No.7

Cambridge University Sinfonia

Under the baton of conducting scholar Max Todes, Cambridge University Sinfonia present a concert spanning cutting-edge of contemporary composition to a film-favourite Beethoven classic.

Concert

Mag Soc 2016

Wednesday 15 March

Price Symphony No. 4 and Faure Requiem

MagSoc Chorus and Orchestra

Join us for the highlight of MagSoc's termly calendar, our Lent Concert at West Road Concert Hall

Film

230314 Banff Film Festival 16:9

Tuesday 14 March

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival returns with a thrilling selection of films from the most captivating places on earth!

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 14 March

Cambridge University Chamber Choir

Cambridge University Chamber Choir

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

230313 CUSO

Monday 13 March

Idealised Impressions

Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra

Cambridge University’s premier student-run orchestra presents an exciting programme of idealised impressions.

Concert

230312 Cambridge Concert Orchestra

Sunday 12 March

Hear, There and Everywhere – a World of Women Composers

Cambridge Concert Orchestra

Supported by the Ambache Charitable Trust, this concert will raise funds for the Cambridge Women's Resources Centre

Concert

230311 Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

Saturday 11 March

Torque of the Town

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

Enjoy an evening of energetic jazz standards including Tiptoe, Why Not? and Synchronicity performed by Cambridge’s top jazz musicians.

Concert

230310 Concertina Limited Iowa City Music Ensembles

Friday 10 March

America’s mid-west meets Cambridge

Iowa City Music Ensembles

The young people of Iowa City Orchestra, Choir and Wind Band raise the roof of West Road in a celebration of classical, traditional American, jazz and band music

Concert

230308 AAM

Wednesday 8 March

Hail! Bright Cecilia

Academy of Ancient Music

Purcell’s hymn to music – the voice of nature itself

Concert

230307 CCMS

Tuesday 7 March

Brahms, Britten, Imogen Holst and a premiere by Clare undergraduate Luca Zucchi

Clare College Music Society

This will be an evening of beautiful music showcasing the remarkably active and exciting musical scene at Clare College.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 7 March

Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music Scheme Showcase III

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

230306 Cambridge Univeristy Chinese Orchestra Society

Monday 6 March

Cambridge Chinese Orchestra

Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra Society

A 2-hour indulgence of traditional and modernized Chinese music

Production

230305 Cambridge Univeristy Chinese Society

Sunday 5 March

狹路相縫 Stitches

Cambridge University Chinese Society

CUCS Variety Show 2023

Production

230303 05 Cambridge University Ballet Club

Friday 3 Mar - Saturday 4 Feb

Coppélia

Cambridge University Ballet Club

Featuring Cambridge's local talent and including dancers of all backgrounds.

Concert

230301 Camerata Musica Jan Lisiecki

Wednesday 1 March

Jan Lisiecki

Jan Lisecki

Promoted by Camerata Musica

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 28 February

Concerto Competition Finals

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Production

230223 25 Cambridge University Opera Society

Thursday 23 Feb - Saturday 25 Feb

The Magic Flute

Cambridge University Opera Society

In one of Mozart’s final masterpieces, childlike adventure collides with fantasy, satire, and comedy.

Concert

230218 Cambridge University Orchestra

Saturday 18 February

Mahler’s Symphony No.1

Cambridge University Orchestra

Delyana Lazarova conductor; Mark Zang piano (winner of the Cambridge University Concerto Competition)

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 14 February

North American Responses to Indonesian Gamelan Music

Cambridge Gamelan Society

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

Screenshot 2023 01 19 at 11 30 06

Sunday 12 February

Whirling Dervishes: Mevlevi Sema Ceremony & Devran Dhikr - POSTPONED TO 25 APRIL

Experience an authentic performance of a centuries-old ritual that unites the mind, the heart, and the body through the universal language of music and movement.

Production

230209 11 Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Thursday 9 Feb - Saturday 11 Feb

The Pirates of Penzance

Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society

A swashbuckling musical operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan

Lecture

230207 CMS Seminar

Tuesday 7 February

The Musical Analysis of Music

Chilingirian Quartet, Andrew Marriner

The Chilingirian Quartet and Andrew Marriner perform Hans Keller’s Wordless Functional Analysis of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 4 February

The Rite of Spring

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Robert Hodge, conductor; Alexander Doronin, piano

Concert

230202 AAM

Thursday 2 February

The Musical Offering

Academy of Ancient Music

Unfolding the secrets of Bach’s gift for a king

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 31 January

Delfas Quintet

Delfas Quintet

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

230128 Sampson Orchestra Christos Fountos cropped

Saturday 28 January

From the New World

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Conductor Darrell Davison; Pianist Christos Fountos

Concert

230127 Camerata Musica Trio Wanderer

Friday 27 January

Trio Wanderer

Trio Wanderer

Promoted by Camerata Musica

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 24 January

Prokofiev Cinderella

Isaac Sebenius, Tammas Slater

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

230121 EA Ch O Leonid Gorokhov

Saturday 21 January

Leonid Gorokhov comes to Cambridge

East Anglia Chamber Orchestra

International cellist to play Dvorak Cello Concerto with EAChO

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Friday 20 January

Mozart and Rachmaninov for two pianos

Petr Limonov, Zacharias Brandman

Join acclaimed pianists, Petr Limonov and Zacharias Brandman as they perform classical works for two pianos

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 17 January

Schubertiade

Ailsa McTernan, Matt Cresswell

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Concert

230114 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 14 January

Lucy's Legendary Dancing Day Out!

Cambridge Philharmonic

Dust off your dancing shoes and join us for this family-friendly affair!

Talk

230105 Chamberstudio Hannah Uzor

Thursday 5 January

Lecture: The Inner Workings of Britten’s Quartets

ChamberStudio

Simon Rowland-Jones delves into the Inner Workings of Britten’s Quartets with live extracts performed by the Medea String Quartet, a current ChamberStudio ensemble

Open rehearsal

230105 Chamberstudio masterclass Marc Gascoigne

Thursday 5 January

Hans Keller Forum: Masterclasses & Open Rehearsals

ChamberStudio

Witness the immersive behind-the-scenes preparation of the great chamber music repertoire in masterclasses and open rehearsals by the Hans Keller Forum resident ensembles and mentors.

Concert

221218 Cambridgeshire Music

Sunday 18 December

Celebration

Cambridgeshire County Youth Orchestra & County Ensembles

Join our finest young musicians in a traditional celebration of Christmas

Concert

221217 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 17 December

A Child of Our Time

Cambridge Philharmonic

Conductor Harry Sever

Concert

221211 Prime Brass

Sunday 11 December

Winter Wonderland with Prime Brass

Prime Brass

Once again popular ensemble Prime Brass presents its special brand of musicmaking in a new one-hour concert for all the family.

Concert

221210 Collegium Laureatum

Saturday 10 December

Messiah (Pt 1) and Vivaldi Gloria

Collegium Laureatum

Collegium Laureatum is delighted to return to West Road for this performance of Vivaldi and Handel, with five outstanding young soloists and musical director Ian Cobb.

Concert

211217 Down for the Count

Friday 9 December

Swing Into Christmas

Down for the Count

The Down for the Count Concert Orchestra and vocalists present a festive celebration featuring the music of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Concert

221207 KJV Community Childrens Choir

Wednesday 7 December

Christmas Concert

KJV Community Children's Choir

Directed by Lynette Alcántara

Concert

221203 CUMS CUS

Saturday 3 December

Unprecedented Beginnings

Cambridge University Sinfonia

Under the baton of conducting scholar Max Todes, Cambridge University Sinfonia present a spirited programme of Beethoven, Sibelius, and Shaw

Concert

CGO 2017

Friday 2 December

Bruckner Symphony No 4

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Peter Britton directs the Cambridge Graduate Orchestra in an evening of dramatic and passionate music.

Concert

221201 Camerata Musica Piotr Anderszewski

Thursday 1 December

Piotr Anderszewski

Piotr Anderszewski

Promoted by Camerata Musica

Concert

221130 Mag Soc

Wednesday 30 November

Emilie Mayer’s Symphony No. 1

MagSoc Symphony Orchestra

The St. Margaret’s Music Society of Queens’ College is thrilled to present its Michaelmas Term concert.

Concert

221129 CUMS CUWO

Tuesday 29 November

The Country and the City

Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

With conductor Tammas Slater, Cambridge University Wind Orchestra present an animated programme taking the audience on a musical journey through the countryside and city settings.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 29 November

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Cambridge University Brass Ensemble

Christmas Carols with CUBE

Concert

221128 CUSO

Monday 28 November

From Source to Mouth

Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra

Streams, fountains, rivers and bathtubs abound in this eclectic programme from Cambridge University’s premiere student-led orchestra.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 26 November

Mahler Symphony no. 9

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Robert Hodge

Concert

221125 CUMS Symphony Chorus

Friday 25 November

Handel’s Messiah

Cambridge University Symphony Chorus

This concert is presented in collaboration with the university’s premier Baroque ensemble, the Cambridge University Collegium Musicum

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 22 November

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

The King’s Men

A concert of jazz and close harmony from the Lay Clerks and Choral Scholars of King’s College Choir.

Concert

221120 CUJO

Sunday 20 November

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

Featuring Zara McFarlane

Concert

221119 CUMS CUO

Saturday 19 November

Petrushka, Prokofiev & Silvestrov

Cambridge University Orchestra

The university’s flagship orchestra returns to West Road Concert Hall, under the direction of Joshua Weilerstein.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 15 November

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Musicians from the intercollegiate Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music Scheme will perform classical chamber music.

Concert

221111 Camerata Musica Emerson Quartet

Friday 11 November

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Shostakovich and Beethoven

Comedy

221110 David O Doherty West Rd Web

Thursday 10 November

David O’Doherty: whoa is me

Jesterlarf presents David O’Doherty

Concert

221109 AAM

Wednesday 9 November

Les Élémens

Academy of Ancient Music

A virtuosic celebration of nature and music

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 8 November

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

This concert will feature popular jazz, swing, and big band pieces.

Concert

221104 CCMS

Friday 4 November

Schubert, Mozart, Mendelssohn

Clare College Music Society

Join the Clare College Music Society for our termly orchestral concert featuring Mozart's Piano Concerto No.21 with second-year music student and winner of the CCMS Concerto Competition 2022, Daniel Liu.

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Wednesday 2 November

Alexander Goehr: A Retrospective

Cambridge University New Music Group

Conducted by Darren Bloom, Cambridge University New Music Group joins forces with the Britten Sinfonia for an exciting programme to celebrate Emeritus Professor of Music Alexander Goehr’s 90th birthday.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 1 November

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

Samulnori Society

Samulnori is a virtuoso Korean percussion genre rooted in p’ungmul (farmers’ band music).

Comedy

221028 Rich Hall West Rd Web

Friday 28 October

Rich Hall : Shot From Cannons

Jesterlarf presents Rich Hall

Concert

WRCH 1 credit Alice Boagey

Saturday 22 October

Serenade to Music

Cambridge University Orchestra

In their first concert of the 22/23 season, Cambridge University Orchestra joins forces with the Cambridge University Chamber Choir

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 18 October

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert

The Princeton Nassoons

The Nassoons are a premier low-voice ensemble, and Princeton University’s oldest a cappella group, founded in 1941.

Concert

221016 Sing Choirs

Sunday 16 October

Celebrating Singing!

Sing! Choirs

Come and celebrate with us 10 years of Sing! Choirs

Concert

221015 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 15 October

Pictures at an Exhibition

Cambridge Philharmonic

Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition is a colourful depiction of a journey through an art gallery.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 8 October

The Planets

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

The Planets will be introduced by narrator James Mayhew, who will also illustrate the music with interactive art projected on to screen

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 8 October

The Planets - Family Concert

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

The Planets will be introduced by narrator James Mayhew, who will also illustrate the music with interactive art projected on to screen

Concert

221005 IMS Prussia Cove (Maria Wloszczowska copyright Miles Essex)

Wednesday 5 October

IMS Prussia Cove Autumn Tour 2022

International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove

Autumn Tour 2022

Concert

Sampson 16 17

Saturday 1 October

This Sceptred Isle

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Conductor: Darrell Davison Solo cellist: Jamal Aliyev

Concert

2220930 Jan Lisiecki ii

Friday 30 September

Cambridge Music Festival presents: Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Jan Lisecki

Jan Lisecki and ASMF perform Mozart and Beethoven

Concert

220929 Cann Twins

Thursday 29 September

The Cann Twins on 2 Concert Grand Pianos

The Cann Twins

International Duo-pianists

Concert

220927 Airshaft Trust Cambridge Modern Jazz

Tuesday 27 September

Mike Westbrook Orchestra

Rossini Re – Loaded, The Big Band Meets Grand Opera

Concert

220924 EA Ch O Sasha Grynyuk

Saturday 24 September

Sasha Grynyuk returns to play Shostakovich with EAChO

East Anglia Chamber Orchestra

The programme also celebrates 150 years since the birth of Vaughan Williams

Comedy

220917 Anglia Comedy

Saturday 17 September

The Best in Comedy

Ed Byrne, Paul Sinha & Jarlath Regan

Talk

220905 HKF Milein Cosman drawing

Thursday 15 September

Lecture: Hans Keller - his life and work

ChamberStudio

Susi Woodhouse, curator of the Hans Keller Archive at the University Library, introduces Hans Keller, his life and work, with special reference to Haydn String Quartets.

Open rehearsal

220905 HKF Milein Cosman drawing

Thursday 15 September

Hans Keller Forum: Masterclasses & Open Rehearsals

ChamberStudio

Witness the immersive behind-the-scenes preparation of the great chamber music repertoire in masterclasses and open rehearsals by the Hans Keller Forum resident ensembles and mentors.

Concert

220730 Cambridge Summer Music

Saturday 30 July

Schubert Octet & Beethoven Septet

Wigmore Soloists

Concert

220727 Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians

Wednesday 27 July

Charlotte Bray Portrait Concert

Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians

Chamber music by Charlotte Bray & Howard Skempton

Concert

220723 Cambridge Summer Music

Saturday 23 July

Imogen Cooper

Imogen Cooper

Piano Legend

Concert

220716 Cambridge Summer Music

Saturday 16 July

Family Concert

Cor8

Cor8 at the movies

Concert

220710 Yen Han Ballet Productions

Sunday 10 July

IAXA Global

Home is where the Heart is. A Celebration of the Arts and Expression

Concert

220709 Hertfordshire Chorus

Saturday 9 July

Hertfordshire Chorus and The Blue Planet Orchestra

Hertfordshire Chorus, The Blue Planet Orchestra

Duke Ellington Sacred Concert and Roland Perrin songs from the cage

Concert

220626 Choir 2000

Sunday 26 June

Choir 2000

Choir 2000

Choir 2000 is pleased to return to the beautiful West Road Concert Hall after a three year hiatus.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 25 June

Rhapsody in Blue

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

A programme of American music

Concert

220618 Sampson Orchestra

Saturday 18 June

Midsummer Classics

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

With cellist Liubov Ulybysheva

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Saturday 28 May

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Join us for our Summer Concert with Bruch, Schubert and Weber

Talk

220527 Newnham College

Friday 27 May

Final Lecture in Newnham College’s 150th Anniversary Lecture Series

Professor Dame Mary Beard

Professor Mary Beard

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 24 May

The Yale Alley Cats

The Yale Alley Cats

All male a capella group from Yale University

Concert

220522 Haverhill Silver Band min

Sunday 22 May

Brighouse & Rastrick Band

Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band, Haverhill Silver Band

Haverhill Silver Band’s Bicentennial Celebration

Concert

220521 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 21 May

Larsen, Dove & Rachmaninov

Cambridge Philharmonic

Cambridge Philharmonic

Concert

220518 AAM

Wednesday 18 May

New Worlds | La Turquie

Academy of Ancient Music

Academy of Ancient Music

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 14 May

Elgar and his English contemporaries

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Butterworth, Delius, Elgar

Concert

220511 CUMS CUWO CUJO

Wednesday 11 May

An Evening of Fabulous Big Band and Wind Band Classics

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra, Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

CUJO & CUWO

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 10 May

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert Series

Cambridge University Experimental Music Ensemble

Cambridge University Experimental Music Ensemble

Concert

220507 CUMS CUO

Saturday 7 May

Alpesh Chauhan | Dvořák 8 & Brahms Violin Concerto

Cambridge University Orchestra

The Cambridge University Orchestra return to West Road Concert Hall with critically-acclaimed conductor Alpesh Chauhan at the helm.

Concert

220506 Jive Talkin

Friday 6 May

Jive Talkin'

Jive Talkin'

Renowned as the original and very best Bee Gees tribute show, and THE ONLY Bee Gees tribute show that has actually performed with the original Bee Gees!

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 3 May

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert Series

Featuring Nicholas Swett, cello

Concert

220502 CCMS

Monday 2 May

Clare College Music Society – Orchestra

Clare College Music Society

May, Mozart and Dvorak

Concert

220430 EAChO

Saturday 30 April

Phillipa Boyle sings Berlioz with EAChO

East Anglia Chamber Orchestra

Also featuring a World premiere of a piece by award winning Anibal Vidal

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 26 April

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert Series

Bach and Beyond

Concert

220423 Cambridge Wind Band

Saturday 23 April

Cambridge Wind Band

Cambridge Wind Band

Join us in celebrating our first 10 years!

Concert

220409 The Sampson Orchestra

Saturday 9 April

Romantic Classics

The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge

Conductor: Darrell Davison Solo pianist: Christos Fountos

Concert

220408 CSVPA

Friday 8 April

The Phoenix Project

Next Ensemble

Cambridge Festival | CSVPA celebration of ‘Phoenix’ by Professor Richard Causton

Concert

220408 Ya Lalla

Friday 8 April

Ya Lalla: Jewish Saharans Singing to Birth

Cambridge Festival | New stories & performances celebrating Maghrebi traditions on fertility and birth

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 26 March

Film concert

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

A programme of popular music from the films.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 26 March

Film music for children

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

A concert for children of popular music from the films.

Concert

220320 Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Sunday 20 March

Mendelssohn, Vaughan Williams, Beethoven

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Part of the Cambridge Festival

Concert

220319 Cambridge Philharmonic

Saturday 19 March

Vaughan Williams & Sibelius

Cambridge Philharmonic

Alison Rose soprano Bass-baritone Tristan Hambleton Conductor Harry Sever

Concert

Mag Soc 2016

Thursday 17 March

MagSoc Chorus and Orchestra

MagSoc Chorus and Orchestra

The St. Margaret’s Music Society of Queens’ College (MagSoc) is thrilled to present our Lent Term concert

Concert

Errollyn Wallen by Dominic Harris

Wednesday 16 March

University of Cambridge New Music Group

Cambridge University New Music Group

Works by Errollyn Wallen, Richard Causton & Darren Bloom

Talk

220315 Music and Climate Change 2

Tuesday 15 March

Music and Climate Change

The Faculty of Music Green Team presents a free event bringing together a range of speakers and musical performance to explore the intersection between music and climate change. Join the speakers, performers, and Green Team in the foyer afterwards for more informal discussion and drinks!

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 15 March

Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #6

Concert

220313 CUCOS

Sunday 13 March

Cambridge Chinese Orchestra Annual Concert

Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra Society

Indulge yourself with exotic music, as well as familiar tunes on different instruments!

Concert

220312 CUMS CUS

Saturday 12 March

Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major

Cambridge University Sinfonia

The Cambridge University Sinfonia returns to West Road Concert Hall for their first concert of 2022, conducted by 2021-22 Conducting Scholar Jess Hoskins and joined by pianist Ellis Thomas, Concerto Competition 2020 prize winner.

Concert

220311 Cambridge University Symphony Chorus

Friday 11 March

The Way the Wind Blows

Cambridge University Symphony Chorus

The Cambridge University Symphony Chorus returns to West Road Concert Hall to present a concert performance of two major mass setting works for chorus and wind instruments alongside their Principal conductor Richard Wilberforce.

Concert

220310 CUSO

Thursday 10 March

CUSO Lent Concert 2022

Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra

Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade

Concert

220309 AAM

Wednesday 9 March

New Worlds | Exile

Academy of Ancient Music

Academy of Ancient Music

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Tuesday 8 March

Camerata Musica

Viktoria Mullova, Alasdair Beatson

Viktoria Mullova & Alasdair Beatson

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 8 March

Strauss’ Metamorphosen

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #5

Concert

220307 Cambridge Music Festival

Monday 7 March

Schubert: Death & The Maiden

12 Ensemble

Cambridge Music Festival

Production

220304 05 Ballet Club

Friday 4 Mar - Saturday 5 Mar

CU Ballet Club presents Sleeping Beauty

Cambridge University Ballet Club

Featuring music by Tchaikovsky and choreography inspired by Petipa

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 1 March

IAS Chamber Groups

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #4

Production

220224 26 CUOS

Thursday 24 Feb - Saturday 26 Feb

Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus

Cambridge University Opera Society

Cambridge University Opera Society

Concert

220219 CUMS CUO

Saturday 19 February

Jac van Steen conducts Sibelius

Cambridge University Orchestra

The Cambridge University Orchestra performs a programme of Sibelius and Vaughan Williams with Dutch conductor, Jac van Steen, alongside violinist Leo Appel, recent St John’s graduate and joint winner of the CUMS Concerto Competition 2020.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 15 February

Cambridge University Concerto Competition 2022 Final

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #3

Production

220210 12 GS

Thursday 10 Feb - Saturday 12 Feb

The Gondoliers

Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Production

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Sunday 6 February

Cambridge University Oriental Dance Association

Cambridge University Oriental Dance Association

Annual dance show

Concert

WRCH 3 stock credit Alice Boagey

Wednesday 2 February

Camerata Musica Cambridge

Lucas & Arthur Jussen

Lucas & Arthur Jussen

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 1 February

The Minerva Festival

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #1

Production

Circus starr

Wednesday 12 January

Circus Starr

Circus Starr

Circus Starr bring all the fun of the circus to children and families that may have found this difficult in the past.

Concert

211217 Down for the Count

Friday 17 December

Swing in to Christmas

Down for the Count

The Down for the Count Concert Orchestra and vocalists present a festive celebration featuring the music of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald and many more, in a luscious orchestral setting evoking the sounds of the great Capitol Studios recordings.

Concert

211212 Prime Brass

Sunday 12 December

Prime Brass

Popular ensemble Prime Brass return to present their special brand of musicmaking in a new one-hour concert for all the family.

Production

211210 Bodywork

Friday 10 December

Bodywork Company Christmas Show 2021

Bodywork Dance Company

Bodywork Company Dance Studios present an exhilarating evening of dance and musical theatre.

Concert

CCSO Feb 2015

Saturday 4 December

CCSO perform Arnold, Prokofiev and Gipps

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra perform Arnold, Prokofiev and Gipps

Concert

211203 CUMS CU Sinfonia

Friday 3 Dec - Sunday 5 Dec

‘I Got Rhythm’ Variations

Cambridge University Sinfonia

Cambridge University Sinfonia

Concert

Errollyn Wallen by Dominic Harris

Thursday 2 December

The Errollyn Wallen Songbook

Errollyn Wallen

Following on from her public lecture on 1 December, the Faculty of Music presents Errollyn in this free concert performing songs from her Ivor Novello award winning songbook.

Concert

Boatlake

Tuesday 30 November

CUWO Holst, Malcolm Arnold & Shostakovich

Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

The Cambridge University Wind Orchestra (CUWO) return to West Road Concert Hall with a varied concert of works, conducted by the CUMS Assistant Conductor 2020-22, Will Rose.

Lunchtime concert

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Tuesday 30 November

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #5

Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra

The lunchtime concert series continues with Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra performing an hour of jazz

Concert

211124 AAM

Wednesday 24 November

New Worlds | South America

Academy of Ancient Music, VOCES8

The Academy of Ancient Music and VOCES8 travel from Rome to Peru, as they trace the remarkable journey of Domenico Zipoli: priest, traveller and composer extraordinaire.

Lunchtime concert

CULC

Tuesday 23 November

The King’s Men

The King’s Men

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #5

Concert

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Wednesday 29 September

IMS Prussia Cove Autumn Tour 2021

International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove

World Class Chamber Music by IMS Prussia Cove

Concert

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