2015 Festival

Joshua Bell (violin/director) & Academy of St Martin in the Fields: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Andras Schiff (piano/director) & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Schumann & Mendelssohn

Organ Gala – BBC Concert Orchestra & combined Cambridge choirs: Widor, Berlioz & Saint-Saens (soloist: Thomas Trotter (organ); conductor: Stephen Cleobury)

Choir of King’s College Cambridge, Endymion: Arvo Part Passio (soloists: Ben Johnson, Edward Grint; conductor: Stephen Cleobury)

Cardinall’s Musick (10-voice ensemble, director Andrew Carwood): Tallis (including Spem in alium, with singers from College chapel choirs) and a new work by Cheryl Frances-Hoad

Federico Colli (piano): Bach, Beethoven, Chopin & Scriabin

Free / new music / community events:

Joby Burgess (percussion & electronics): Xenakis, Takemitsu & Feldman

Little Britten: CMF teams up with Cambridgeshire Music Service & Aldeburgh ‘Friday Afternoons’ for a large-scale vocal education project, involving over 400 young singers

Young Composers’ Network: world premieres by seven young composers