Cambridge Summer Music

Music in Quiet Places

Our Music in Quiet Places concerts this autumn include two exceptional and unusual groups: the Irish group Tir Eolas who will be coming to St Peter's Church, Duxford – a big hit the last time they were here; and the delightful K’antu who will be playing at All Saints Church, Haslingfield. The third village concert will be given by virtuoso pianist, Alexander Soares performing in St Vigor’s Church, Fulbourn.

We make no apologies for the final Music in Quiet Places concert taking place in Cambridge, since the new organ in Sidney Sussex College is the ideal instrument for the recital by international trumpeter, Crispian Steele-Perkins who with Anne Page offers a fundraising concert for the series. We look forward to your company! Tickets on sale from the Corn Exchange Box Office, 01223 357851 or online via our Event pages.

Posted by Cambridge Summer Recitals on September 12 2014 at 3:14pm

Cambridge Summer Music Festival 2014!

This year's Cambridge Summer Music Festival ran from 18 July to 2 August with thousands of people enjoying nearly 40 concerts. View full details in the Festival Brochure here.

Highlights of the Festival, now in its 35th year, included a performance - fresh from the London Proms – of Bach's St John Passion in King's College Chapel by the Zurcher Sing-Akademie and Kammerorchester, conducted by Sir Roger Norrington with James Gilchrist as the Evangelist. The Festival Chorus, made up of over 100 singers from East Anglian choirs, stunned a packed King's Chapel with their rendering of Fauré's Requiem, conducted by John Rutter. Memorable chamber concerts were given by Tom Poster and the Aronowitz as well as Nicholas Daniel and his Haffner Ensemble. The Carducci Quartet provided an exquisite performance of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet with clarinettist Timothy Orpen. Meanwhile enthusiastic crowds enjoyed our open air Sounds Green concerts in the Botanic Garden, Music for Kids programme, Fitz Proms, lunchtime recitals, street music – and more.

Posted by Cambridge Summer Recitals on May 14 2014 at 2:15am

Support music in Cambridge!

Please help us to continue to promote world-class music in Cambridge throughout the year. Every year the Festival needs to raise £200,000 in order to survive - with ticket sales achieving only half this amount. The remainder has to be raised from donations, sponsorship, fundraising and grants.

You can support Cambridge Summer Recitals via our Sustainability Appeal and play your part in ensuring we are able to provide imaginative, high-quality concerts, and exciting education and outreach programmes, well into the future.

From just £2 a month you can have a share in our '200 club'. You will be entered into a cash prize draw and each quarter, you get the chance to win up to 40% of the proceeds from the 200 Club. The more people who join, the bigger and better the prizes you can win! To take part download and complete the 200 Club form. Congratulations to Carol Gardner who won the latest 200 Club quarterly draw.

Why not join the Friends of Cambridge Summer Music and enjoy priority booking, reserved seats for advanced bookings and special Friends' events - as well as providing vital support for the Festival.

Posted by Cambridge Summer Recitals on January 12 2013 at 3:38am

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