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City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, first concert of the season: review

15 October 2018
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, first concert of the season: review

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, first concert of the season: review

15 October 2018

Saturday night’s concert by the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, under conductor Robert Hodge, reflected almost the complete historical span of European Romanticism, including Beethoven’s Prometheus Overture (1801) and Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 (1831).


Joanna MacGregor is a brilliant light in the piano world'

16 July 2018
Joanna MacGregor is a brilliant light in the piano world'

Joanna MacGregor is a brilliant light in the piano world'

16 July 2018

Eagerly awaited at this year's Cambridge Summer Music Festival was Joanna MacGregor's recital on Saturday (July 14) at West Road Concert Hall.


Patrick Hemmerlé ‘had audience transfixed’ at Cambridge Summer Music Festival

09 July 2018
Patrick Hemmerlé ‘had audience transfixed’ at Cambridge Summer Music Festival

Patrick Hemmerlé ‘had audience transfixed’ at Cambridge Summer Music Festival

09 July 2018

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.


No one wanted City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra's Music from the Movies concert to end'

02 July 2018
No one wanted City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra's Music from the Movies concert to end'

No one wanted City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra's Music from the Movies concert to end'

02 July 2018

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.


City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra 'one of few where aspiring conductors can gain experience'

21 May 2018
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra 'one of few where aspiring conductors can gain experience'

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra 'one of few where aspiring conductors can gain experience'

21 May 2018

The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) played host to two guests during its performances of Weber, Dvorak and Brahms at West Road on Saturday (May 19).


The Endellion String Quartet 'to be congratulated on excellent series of performances'

17 May 2018
The Endellion String Quartet 'to be congratulated on excellent series of performances'

The Endellion String Quartet 'to be congratulated on excellent series of performances'

17 May 2018

The Endellion String Quartet brought its current season at West Road Concert Hall to a conclusion on Wednesday (May 16) with an attractive programme of music by Haydn, Samuel Barber and Brahms.


Productions of Handel's operas don't get much better than this one'

05 April 2018
Productions of Handel's operas don't get much better than this one'

Productions of Handel's operas don't get much better than this one'

05 April 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.


City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra concert was 'thoughtfully programmed and superbly delivered'

26 March 2018
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra concert was 'thoughtfully programmed and superbly delivered'

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra concert was 'thoughtfully programmed and superbly delivered'

26 March 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).


Review: Stephen Hawking remembered by Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra

19 March 2018
Review: Stephen Hawking remembered by Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra

Review: Stephen Hawking remembered by Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra

19 March 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.


An evening of exceptional musicianship' with The Endellion String Quartet

15 February 2018
An evening of exceptional musicianship' with The Endellion String Quartet

An evening of exceptional musicianship' with The Endellion String Quartet

15 February 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.


The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra goes from ‘strength to strength’

14 February 2018
The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra goes from ‘strength to strength’

The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra goes from ‘strength to strength’

14 February 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).


The Endellion String Quartet put on ‘memorable performance’ of ‘superb musicianship’

19 January 2018
The Endellion String Quartet put on ‘memorable performance’ of ‘superb musicianship’

The Endellion String Quartet put on ‘memorable performance’ of ‘superb musicianship’

19 January 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.


Cambridge Philharmonic's family concert was 'loved by all'

18 January 2018
Cambridge Philharmonic's family concert was 'loved by all'

Cambridge Philharmonic's family concert was 'loved by all'

18 January 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.


City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra in an inspiring evening of Rossini, Beethoven and Walton at West Road Concert Hall

11 December 2017
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra in an inspiring evening of Rossini, Beethoven and Walton at West Road Concert Hall

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra in an inspiring evening of Rossini, Beethoven and Walton at West Road Concert Hall

11 December 2017

The overture to one of Rossini's two act operas, The Thieving Magpie, made a glorious opening to Saturday's concert by the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) under its endlessly imaginative conductor Robert Hodge.


City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra open new season with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi

20 October 2017
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra open new season with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra open new season with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi

20 October 2017

City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) opened its new season at West Road Concert Hall with outstanding performances of Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler and Respighi.


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