Easter Term 2020 CUMS Concerts

We are deeply saddened to announce that due to the ongoing international health situation, many of our Easter Term concerts will not be going ahead. Read our latest news for more information.

Cambridge Brahms Festival Postponed

Due to the ever-changing international health situation, the Fourth Cambridge Brahms Festival, which was scheduled to take place between 20 – 25 April 2020, has been postponed. Updates on the rescheduling of these events will be released when there is more information available.

King’s Foundation Concert 14 March Cancelled.

In light of the unfolding international health situation, we are sorry to announce that the King’s Foundation Concert on Saturday 14 March is cancelled. For more information, please visit the King’s College website.

Upcoming Concerts

We have three wonderful concerts coming up this weekend. See what’s on here, there’s still time to book your tickets!

CUMS Conducting Scholar 2020 announced.

The CUMS Conducting Scholar and Assistant Conductor for 2020/21 have been announced – see here.

Thank you to all musicians who took part, and to our judges Sian Edwards and John Willan.

Concerto Competition Winners Announced.

The winners and prize-winners for the 2020 Concerto Competition have been announced – see here.

Thank you to all musicians who took part, and to our judges John Rink, Dominic Doutney, Odile Ollagnon, Melanie Ragge and guest judge Jac van Steen.

Concerto Competition Finalists Announced.

We are delighted to announce that the finalists of the Concerto Competition are Leo Appel, William Hu, Kevin Loh, Akihito Okuda and Ellis Thomas.
Mention must also go to Lloyd Hampton, Will Harris, Alex Semple and James Tett who were all highly commended.

Many thanks to all those who took part, and to our judges Dominic Doutney, Odile Ollagnon and Melanie Ragge.

Chorus Auditions Announced

CU Symphony Chorus auditions for Lent 2020 have been announced – see here.

Mahler Symphony No. 2 Tickets Selling Fast!

The year’s most ambitious scholarly collaboration is selling like hot-cakes. CLICK HERE for tickets, quick!

Our Conducting, Concerto and Composition Competitions are now accepting applications!

The time has come to apply to our three competitions. FULL DETAILS 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
Director, Cambridge University Chamber Choir
Martin Ennis
Artistic Advisor
Sian Edwards
Associate Directors, Cambridge University Chamber Choir
David Lowe, Nicholas Mulroy