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Front Page News

  • Cambridge University Sinfonia have their first concert of the season on Friday (6 Dec). Conducted by Tess Jackson, they play a programme of Sibelius and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with soloist Leo Appel (one of our 2019 concerto prizewinners). Limited tickets available here.

  • Cambridge University Wind Orchestra present a spectacular evening of firm favourites from stage and screen. Tickets here.

  • It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of Sir Stephen Cleobury.

    Stephen died in his hometown of York last night, 22 November, St Cecilia’s day, after a long illness.

    Stephen conducted the CUMS Orchestras and CUMS Chorus for over thirty years and most recently held the position of CUMS Conductor Laureate.

    He was an inspirational musician, teacher and mentor and he will be greatly missed.

    Tonight’s Cambridge University Orchestra concert in West Road Concert Hall will be dedicated to Stephen.

  • Join Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra at a centenary bash for jazz legend Nat King Cole. Friday 22 November 7.30pm, West Road Concert Hall. Tickets here.

  • Join us for a night On the Town with Cambridge University Orchestra.

    Jamie Phillips conducts Bernstein, Gershwin and Bartók, Saturday 23 November 8pm, West Road Concert Hall. Tickets here.


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Cambridge University Musical Society
West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP
Principal Guest Conductor
Sir Roger Norrington CBE
CUMS Conductor Laureate
Stephen Cleobury CBE
Director, Cambridge University Chamber Choir
Martin Ennis
Artistic Advisor
Sian Edwards
Associate Directors, Cambridge University Chamber Choir
David Lowe, Nicholas Mulroy