Music

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Florence Donovan, better known as Dos Floris, will be at the Portland Arms tomorrow (Wednesday)

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

A dramatic curtain-raiser and some copper-plated classics entertain the faithful

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

The acclaimed Californian musician, who will perform at the venue later this month, speaks to the Cambridge Independent

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

The newly re-formed Cambridge Handel Opera Group’s Rodelinda is being staged four times this week in the Great Hall of The Leys School, with Wednesday evening’s being the second performance.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

This year’s Cambridge Folk Festival is shaping up to be another unmissable feast of music.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

We find out why two Cambridge friends have stepped into a new world by launching a record label

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Monday, March 26, 2018

A performance of three somewhat infrequently heard compositions offered an opportunity for the audience to ‘experiment’ a little away from more familiar territory at West Road Concert Hall on Saturday (March 24).

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Monday, March 19, 2018

In a short pre-concert talk for Cambridge Philharmonic’s French Connections on Saturday (March 17) evening, their conductor Timothy Redmond reminded the audience that France has always been a musical nation.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

The acclaimed country singer, backed by four British musicians, warmed hearts and minds at the Unitarian Church on Saturday, March 17

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Don Airey is one of the best-known keyboard players in rock, and the CV of this Great Gransden-based musician reads like a ‘who’s who’ of some of the biggest names in the genre over the past 40 years.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

St Vincent has announced three more UK headline shows including Cambridge for her upcoming 2018 tour.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Cambridge Classical Concert Series at the Corn Exchange has always showcased some of the most outstanding classical performers and orchestras from around the world, none more so than last night’s (Thursday, March 8) breath-taking Russian State Philharmonic.

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

The influential quartet are perhaps best known for Golden Brown, a number two hit in 1982, and Peaches, another classic rock staple.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Last night’s (Tuesday, February 20) concert was smaller in dimensions than previous shows in the Classical Concert Series, but certainly not in scope, grandeur or the impact that it made.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Millers Music is holding the lesson next month which could see hundreds of people learn to play the harmonica under the guidance of Cambridge’s own ‘harmonica genius’, Steve Lockwood.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

British band The Temperance Movement have emerged unscathed from one of the most turbulent periods of their career.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Endellion String Quartet, Cambridge University’s ‘Quartet in Residence,’ continued their current season’s programme at West Road Concert Hall on Wednesday evening (February 14) with a work each by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, under its conductor Robert Hodge, presented an all-Russian programme to a packed West Road Concert Hall on Sunday evening (February 11).

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

The legendary pop duo, now in their 32nd year, delivered a fine selection of classic favourites and songs from their most recent album, World Be Gone.

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Saturday, February 3, 2018

A major name in American music since the late 1980s, Suzy Bogguss is to feature in Transatlantic Sessions, part of a collaborative nationwide tour of Celtic and Americana acts from both sides of the Atlantic.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

The City Roots Festival returns to Cambridge this February and March after the success of last year’s inaugural event.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

We find out more about The Amazons, a young, hip rock band hotly tipped to make it huge this year, which has taken its name from a classic children’s novel.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

There have been some big changes in Lucy Porter’s life recently.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

In the short but excellent pre-concert interview with tonight’s (Thursday, January 18) conductor, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s (CBSO) newly-appointed musical director Mirga Gražinytè-Tyla, the word “energy” recurs many times.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

The Endellion String Quartet’s concert at West Road on Wednesday evening (January 17) began with the cheerful elegance of a late eighteenth-century work by Beethoven, but ended with the sombre tones of Tchaikovsky lamenting the loss of an esteemed friend and colleague.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

A full house of children, parents and grandparents enjoyed Cambridge Philharmonic’s annual family concert at West Road Concert Hall on Saturday (January 13) afternoon with Tim Redmond, principal conductor, and brother, Tom Redmond, as presenters.

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Mr Hill is the new man at Cambridge Summer Music (CSM) and as the director he has a tough task facing him in the festival’s 40th year.

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Cambridge Independent is proud to announce an exclusive new media partnership with the prestigious Cambridge Classical Concert Series (supported by Boldfield Computing) which for the past 30 years has hosted some of the world’s top orchestras, soloists and conductors at Cambridge Corn Exchange.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Fans’ hearts skipped a beat as he posed with them for selfies

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

It’s that time of year again when choristers in Cambridgeshire have been busy rehearsing for their annual carol services – and not always where one would expect.

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