Saturday 27 May
Cambridge Graduate Orchestra
Soloist: Thomas Kelly
Conductor: Mark Zang
Friday 26 May
Much-anticipated first ever solo tour
Saturday 20 May
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.
Wednesday 17 May
Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra
Cambridge University’s premier student-run orchestra returns for their final concert of the year.
Tuesday 16 May
University of Cambridge New Music Group
Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert
Saturday 13 May
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Robert Hodge; Piano: Victor Maslov
Thursday 11 May
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.
Wednesday 10 May
Academy of Ancient Music
Handel’s spectacular, rarely performed oratorio
Tuesday 9 May
Sunday 7 May
Choir and instrumentalists of Clare College
50th Anniversary Of Co-Education Celebration Concert
Saturday 6 May
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.
Saturday 29 April
Down for the Count
Down for the Count play the Great American Songbook
Friday 28 April
Promoted by Camerata Musica
Tuesday 25 April
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.
Learn more about Ottoman Sufi music and culture in this lecture and concert organised by Yunus Emre Institute London
Saturday 22 April
The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge
Conductor: Darrell Davison; Flute soloist: Emma Halnan
Friday 21 April
The 22/23 HKF ensembles play Beethoven, Britten, Dvorak & Mendelssohn
Thursday 20 April
Novelties, parodies and flights of fancy
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
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.
Saturday 15 April
Cambridge Wind Band
Inspiring music for wind band
Monday 3 Apr - Thursday 6 Apr
Fun Music in the Easter Holiday
Saturday 1 April
A chance to hear Mozart’s glorious Missa Solemnis and the rarely performed Missa Solemnis by his contemporary Sussmayr
Wednesday 29 March
Fitzwilliam Junior School
An evening of instrumental and choral music from Years 3 - 6
Saturday 25 March
Dan Brandon ‘cello; Robert Hodges conductor
Benjamin Britten Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Saturday 18 March
Mysticism pervades this programme, which brings together old and new.
Friday 17 March
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.
Wednesday 15 March
MagSoc Chorus and Orchestra
Join us for the highlight of MagSoc's termly calendar, our Lent Concert at West Road Concert Hall
Tuesday 14 March
The Banff Mountain Film Festival returns with a thrilling selection of films from the most captivating places on earth!
Cambridge University Chamber Choir
Monday 13 March
Cambridge University’s premier student-run orchestra presents an exciting programme of idealised impressions.
Sunday 12 March
Cambridge Concert Orchestra
Supported by the Ambache Charitable Trust, this concert will raise funds for the Cambridge Women's Resources Centre
Saturday 11 March
Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra
Enjoy an evening of energetic jazz standards including Tiptoe, Why Not? and Synchronicity performed by Cambridge’s top jazz musicians.
Friday 10 March
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
Wednesday 8 March
Purcell’s hymn to music – the voice of nature itself
Tuesday 7 March
Clare College Music Society
This will be an evening of beautiful music showcasing the remarkably active and exciting musical scene at Clare College.
Monday 6 March
Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra Society
A 2-hour indulgence of traditional and modernized Chinese music
Sunday 5 March
Cambridge University Chinese Society
CUCS Variety Show 2023
Friday 3 Mar - Saturday 4 Feb
Cambridge University Ballet Club
Featuring Cambridge's local talent and including dancers of all backgrounds.
Wednesday 1 March
Tuesday 28 February
Thursday 23 Feb - Saturday 25 Feb
Cambridge University Opera Society
In one of Mozart’s final masterpieces, childlike adventure collides with fantasy, satire, and comedy.
Saturday 18 February
Delyana Lazarova conductor; Mark Zang piano (winner of the Cambridge University Concerto Competition)
Tuesday 14 February
Cambridge Gamelan Society
Sunday 12 February
Thursday 9 Feb - Saturday 11 Feb
Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society
A swashbuckling musical operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan
Tuesday 7 February
Chilingirian Quartet, Andrew Marriner
The Chilingirian Quartet and Andrew Marriner perform Hans Keller’s Wordless Functional Analysis of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet
Saturday 4 February
Robert Hodge, conductor; Alexander Doronin, piano
Thursday 2 February
Unfolding the secrets of Bach’s gift for a king
Tuesday 31 January
Saturday 28 January
Conductor Darrell Davison; Pianist Christos Fountos
Friday 27 January
Tuesday 24 January
Isaac Sebenius, Tammas Slater
Saturday 21 January
East Anglia Chamber Orchestra
International cellist to play Dvorak Cello Concerto with EAChO
Friday 20 January
Petr Limonov, Zacharias Brandman
Join acclaimed pianists, Petr Limonov and Zacharias Brandman as they perform classical works for two pianos
Tuesday 17 January
Ailsa McTernan, Matt Cresswell
Saturday 14 January
Dust off your dancing shoes and join us for this family-friendly affair!
Thursday 5 January
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
Sunday 18 December
Cambridgeshire County Youth Orchestra & County Ensembles
Join our finest young musicians in a traditional celebration of Christmas
Saturday 17 December
Conductor Harry Sever
Sunday 11 December
Once again popular ensemble Prime Brass presents its special brand of musicmaking in a new one-hour concert for all the family.
Saturday 10 December
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.
Friday 9 December
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.
Wednesday 7 December
KJV Community Children's Choir
Directed by Lynette Alcántara
Saturday 3 December
Under the baton of conducting scholar Max Todes, Cambridge University Sinfonia present a spirited programme of Beethoven, Sibelius, and Shaw
Friday 2 December
Peter Britton directs the Cambridge Graduate Orchestra in an evening of dramatic and passionate music.
Thursday 1 December
Wednesday 30 November
The St. Margaret’s Music Society of Queens’ College is thrilled to present its Michaelmas Term concert.
Tuesday 29 November
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.
Cambridge University Brass Ensemble
Christmas Carols with CUBE
Monday 28 November
Streams, fountains, rivers and bathtubs abound in this eclectic programme from Cambridge University’s premiere student-led orchestra.
Saturday 26 November
Conductor Robert Hodge
Friday 25 November
Cambridge University Symphony Chorus
This concert is presented in collaboration with the university’s premier Baroque ensemble, the Cambridge University Collegium Musicum
Tuesday 22 November
The King’s Men
A concert of jazz and close harmony from the Lay Clerks and Choral Scholars of King’s College Choir.
Sunday 20 November
Featuring Zara McFarlane
Saturday 19 November
The university’s flagship orchestra returns to West Road Concert Hall, under the direction of Joshua Weilerstein.
Tuesday 15 November
Musicians from the intercollegiate Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music Scheme will perform classical chamber music.
Friday 11 November
Emerson String Quartet
Shostakovich and Beethoven
Thursday 10 November
Jesterlarf presents David O’Doherty
Wednesday 9 November
A virtuosic celebration of nature and music
Tuesday 8 November
This concert will feature popular jazz, swing, and big band pieces.
Friday 4 November
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.
Wednesday 2 November
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.
Tuesday 1 November
Samulnori is a virtuoso Korean percussion genre rooted in p’ungmul (farmers’ band music).
Friday 28 October
Jesterlarf presents Rich Hall
Saturday 22 October
In their first concert of the 22/23 season, Cambridge University Orchestra joins forces with the Cambridge University Chamber Choir
Tuesday 18 October
The Princeton Nassoons
The Nassoons are a premier low-voice ensemble, and Princeton University’s oldest a cappella group, founded in 1941.
Sunday 16 October
Come and celebrate with us 10 years of Sing! Choirs
Saturday 15 October
Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition is a colourful depiction of a journey through an art gallery.
Saturday 8 October
The Planets will be introduced by narrator James Mayhew, who will also illustrate the music with interactive art projected on to screen
Wednesday 5 October
International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove
Autumn Tour 2022
Saturday 1 October
Conductor: Darrell Davison
Solo cellist: Jamal Aliyev
Friday 30 September
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Jan Lisecki
Jan Lisecki and ASMF perform Mozart and Beethoven
Thursday 29 September
The Cann Twins
Tuesday 27 September
Rossini Re – Loaded, The Big Band Meets Grand Opera
Saturday 24 September
The programme also celebrates 150 years since the birth of Vaughan Williams
Saturday 17 September
Ed Byrne, Paul Sinha & Jarlath Regan
Thursday 15 September
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.
Saturday 30 July
Wednesday 27 July
Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians
Chamber music by Charlotte Bray & Howard Skempton
Saturday 23 July
Saturday 16 July
Cor8 at the movies
Sunday 10 July
Home is where the Heart is. A Celebration of the Arts and Expression
Saturday 9 July
Hertfordshire Chorus, The Blue Planet Orchestra
Duke Ellington Sacred Concert and Roland Perrin songs from the cage
Sunday 26 June
Choir 2000 is pleased to return to the beautiful West Road Concert Hall after a three year hiatus.
Saturday 25 June
A programme of American music
Saturday 18 June
With cellist Liubov Ulybysheva
Saturday 28 May
Join us for our Summer Concert with Bruch, Schubert and Weber
Friday 27 May
Professor Mary Beard
Tuesday 24 May
The Yale Alley Cats
All male a capella group from Yale University
Sunday 22 May
Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band, Haverhill Silver Band
Haverhill Silver Band’s Bicentennial Celebration
Saturday 21 May
Wednesday 18 May
Saturday 14 May
Butterworth, Delius, Elgar
Wednesday 11 May
Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra, Cambridge University Wind Orchestra
CUJO & CUWO
Tuesday 10 May
Cambridge University Experimental Music Ensemble
Saturday 7 May
The Cambridge University Orchestra return to West Road Concert Hall with critically-acclaimed conductor Alpesh Chauhan at the helm.
Friday 6 May
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!
Tuesday 3 May
Featuring Nicholas Swett, cello
Monday 2 May
May, Mozart and Dvorak
Saturday 30 April
Also featuring a World premiere of a piece by award winning Anibal Vidal
Tuesday 26 April
Bach and Beyond
Saturday 23 April
Join us in celebrating our first 10 years!
Saturday 9 April
Conductor: Darrell Davison
Solo pianist: Christos Fountos
Friday 8 April
Cambridge Festival | CSVPA celebration of ‘Phoenix’ by Professor Richard Causton
Cambridge Festival | New stories & performances celebrating Maghrebi traditions on fertility and birth
Saturday 26 March
A programme of popular music from the films.
A concert for children of popular music from the films.
Sunday 20 March
Part of the Cambridge Festival
Saturday 19 March
Alison Rose soprano
Bass-baritone Tristan Hambleton
Conductor Harry Sever
Thursday 17 March
The St. Margaret’s Music Society of Queens’ College (MagSoc) is thrilled to present our Lent Term concert
Wednesday 16 March
Works by Errollyn Wallen, Richard Causton & Darren Bloom
Tuesday 15 March
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!
Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #6
Sunday 13 March
Indulge yourself with exotic music, as well as familiar tunes on different instruments!
Saturday 12 March
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.
Friday 11 March
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.
Thursday 10 March
Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade
Wednesday 9 March
Tuesday 8 March
Viktoria Mullova, Alasdair Beatson
Viktoria Mullova & Alasdair Beatson
Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #5
Monday 7 March
Cambridge Music Festival
Friday 4 Mar - Saturday 5 Mar
Featuring music by Tchaikovsky and choreography inspired by Petipa
Tuesday 1 March
Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #4
Thursday 24 Feb - Saturday 26 Feb
Saturday 19 February
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.
Tuesday 15 February
Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #3
Thursday 10 Feb - Saturday 12 Feb
Sunday 6 February
Cambridge University Oriental Dance Association
Annual dance show
Wednesday 2 February
Lucas & Arthur Jussen
Tuesday 1 February
Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert #1
Wednesday 12 January
Circus Starr bring all the fun of the circus to children and families that may have found this difﬁcult in the past.
Friday 17 December
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.
Sunday 12 December
Popular ensemble Prime Brass return to present their special brand of musicmaking in a new one-hour concert for all the family.
Friday 10 December
Bodywork Dance Company
Bodywork Company Dance Studios present an exhilarating evening of dance and musical theatre.
Saturday 4 December
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra perform Arnold, Prokofiev and Gipps
Friday 3 Dec - Sunday 5 Dec
Thursday 2 December
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.
Tuesday 30 November
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.
The lunchtime concert series continues with Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra performing an hour of jazz
Wednesday 24 November
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.
Tuesday 23 November
Wednesday 29 September
World Class Chamber Music by IMS Prussia Cove
Friday 1 January
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