West Road hosts a variety of different types of event, including classical concerts, talks, and comedy. Use the filters below to help your search, or browse the list to discover what's on!
Thursday 22 Feb - Saturday 24 Feb
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.
Monday 26 February
Camerata Musica presents Jan Lisiecki in a recital of preludes by Chopin, Bach, Rachmaninov, Szymanowski, Messiaen, and Górecki
Tuesday 27 February
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.
Friday 1 Mar - Saturday 2 Mar
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).
Tuesday 5 March
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.
Wednesday 6 March
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.
Saturday 9 March
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!
Tuesday 12 March
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.
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!
Saturday 16 March
Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra
Enjoy an evening of jazz fusion as the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra is joined by the legendary Mo Pleasure!
Sunday 17 March
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.
Sunday 24 March
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.
Saturday 6 April
The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge
Orchestral works by Elgar, Grieg, Davison, and Schumann ("Spring" Symphony)
Friday 12 April
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.
Saturday 13 April
The rarely heard Ursula Mass by Josef Haydn’s brother Michael will be performed along with Josef’s dramatic Nelson Mass.
Wednesday 17 April
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.
Thursday 18 April
Our precious concert’ on April 18th will take place at 18:15 in a prestigious and intimate music venue, the West Road Concert Hall.
✨ А unique concert on April 18th will take place at 20:15 in a prestigious and
intimate music venue, the West Road Concert Hall.
Friday 19 April
✨ 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.
Join us for our precious concert on April 19th at 20:30 in a prestigious and intimate music venue, the West Road Concert Hall.
Friday 26 April
Camerata Musica presents Quatuor Modigliani performing Beethoven and Schubert
Sunday 12 May
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.
Wednesday 15 May
David Christophersen, Cambridge Concert Artists
The refined vision of Fauré's dazzling piano masterpieces refreshingly contrasted with the magical compositions of his pupil Ravel
Saturday 18 May
A whirlwind tour of Hollywood’s greatest heroes!
Friday 24 May
Camerata Musica presents Rafał Blechacz performing Chopin
Saturday 25 May
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.
Thursday 19 September
Friday 4 October
Royal Air Force Music Charitable Trust, The Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment
The Royal Air Force Music Services is delighted to return to the West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, with a special charity concert to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Royal Air Force Music Charitable Trust.
Friday 29 November
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!
Friday 6 December