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Reviews of Spring 2024

Our spring season was a thrilling journey, taking us from 17th-century Leipzig and late Romantic-era Paris, to northern India and the Mexican desert, finally arriving, triumphant, at Santiago di Compostela. Artists included Stephen Hough, Arcangelo, 12 Ensemble, Jasdeep Singh Degun, Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo and Tenebrae. Read...

Meet Jasdeep Singh Degun

"One of the most imaginative musicians in the land" (The Independent), Jasdeep Singh Degun is known for award-winning collaborations across western and Indian music traditions. He's also a virtuoso sitar player, trained by some of north India's finest musicians. He plays in Cambridge on 7...

Meet Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo

Amy Williams and Helena Bugallo will perform music by Nancarrow, Reich and Ligeti on 11 March at Fitzwilliam College. We asked them why they chose the programme and what the audience can expect from the concert. It breathes, it dances and it even smiles. When did you...

Meet Jonathan Cohen of Arcangelo

Jonathan Cohen is the Founder and Director of Arcangelo, who perform at Trinity College Chapel on 16 February in an all-Bach programme. We asked him about the background of the ensemble and what to expect from the concert. What is the story behind Arcangelo and how/why...

Stephen Hough on Chopin, Liszt & Chaminade

Ahead of his recital on 6 February, Sir Stephen Hough introduces the works he will play: Liszt's Piano Sonata for Piano in B minor, Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor and selected works by Chaminade. I have not come across a bar of her music...

“The standing ovation was prolonged and heartfelt

Read the Cambridge Independent review of Angela Hewitt's Goldberg variations recital from 13 November. "A pianist at the very apex of virtuosity, at intervals passionate, joyful, melodic, lyrical, contemplative where required, and whose audience was made to feel and to share the sheer totality of commitment...

Meet Daniel Hyde

Daniel is Director of Music at King's College, and conducts two concerts in this CMF autumn season. He found time in his busy schedule to answer a few questions. See and hear Dan in action on 3 November (in Haydn's Creation) and 11 November (Tavener Remembered)...

Cambridge Music Festival announces 2023 autumn series

17 October - 15 November Tickets are now on sale for Cambridge Music Festival’s autumn 2023 concert series. The festival presents a carefully chosen programme of exceptional and unusual performances unlikely to be heard elsewhere, showcasing everything from traditional Syrian music to classical and early music.  Performances...