With the sun shining, music fans of all ages gathered to witness the best in folk, blues, country, Americana, roots and beyond. Adrian Peel attended on Friday and Sunday, while Mike Scialom attended on Saturday,
One of the biggest success stories in British theatre history brought the timeless sounds of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, The Temptations and more to a packed crowd at the July Course.
Hottest evening of the year or not, the chance to see The Flaming Lips – a band more used, these days, to headlining festivals and playing to crowds in their thousands – at the 800-capacity Junction was one not to be missed.
Cambridge Summer Music marks its 40th anniversary in 2018 and to celebrate, the festival – which runs from July 5-21 – is teaming up with the Cambridge Independent to offer two pairs of tickets to see Joanna MacGregor on Saturday, July 14.
After his memorable recital of JS Bach’s 48 Preludes and Fugues last year, Patrick Hemmerlé returned to the 2018 Cambridge Summer Music Festival with two works immediately influenced by them, Chopin’s 24 Preludes op. 28 and Debussy’s Préludes, Book 2.
It was the end of the current season for the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) at West Road Concert Hall on Saturday (June 30), and Music from the Movies came in two parts: a scaled-down performance aimed at children aged four and upwards in the late afternoon, and then in the evening an expanded version for the grown-ups.
Cambridge Summer Music celebrates its 40th annual festival in 2018 and is proudly supported by the Cambridge Independent. Starting out relatively modestly as a series of organ recitals, it has developed into a packed fortnight of concerts, from baroque and classical to jazz and world music.
The Wimpole History Festival is offering readers of the Cambridge Independent 20 per cent off any further bookings made between now and the event, which takes place between June 22 and 24 at the Wimpole Estate