• Sun 24 Jul 2022 (to Sun 31 Jul 2022)

    Baroque Summer School 2022

    Baroque Summer School 2022

    The Fairy Queen

    Benslow Music, Hitchin

    Henry Purcell’s Fairy Queen was composed in 1692 and takes Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  • Sat 16 Jul 2022 (to Sat 23 Jul 2022)

    Renaissance Summer School 2022

    Renaissance Summer School 2022

    Mr Byrd’s Private Music

    Benslow Music, Hitchin

    Music for recreation and devotion in Byrd’s inner circle

  • Sun 26 Jun 2022 tickets available on the door

    Bach's Doubles & Triples

    Bach's Doubles & Triples

    Rachel Podger, Director & Violin | Irish Baroque Orchestra

    Trinity College Chapel

    The Irish Baroque Orchestra joins forces with the distinguished violinist Rachel Podger for a feast of double and triple concerti…

  • Fri 6 May 2022

    The Silver Swan

    The Silver Swan

    ORA Singers conducted by Suzi Digby

    Trinity College Chapel

    Stories from Shakespeare retold in music from Byrd to Jonathan Dove

  • Wed 27 Apr 2022

    Thomas Tomkins @ 450

    Thomas Tomkins @ 450

    TENET Vocal Artists

    St Botolph's Church

    TENET Vocal Artists is visiting England and Scotland for a two-week tour highlighting the music of celebrated Tudor composer…

  • Tue 19 Apr 2022

    Her Infinite Variety: Women of Shakespeare in Words and Music

    Her Infinite Variety: Women of Shakespeare in Words and Music

    Elina Mustonen

    Howard Theatre, Downing College

    A dramatic solo piece, which brings Shakespeare’s text to life in combination with music from his age.

  • Mon 21 Mar 2022

    Then and Now: The Changing Face of Historical Performance

    Then and Now: The Changing Face of Historical Performance

    A Round-Table Discussion

    The Recital Room, Faculty of Music

    Participatory discussion about the marketing and programming of early music; the interaction of scholarship and performance…

  • Thu 9 Dec 2021

    The Joyful Mysteries

    The Joyful Mysteries

    The Bach Players – Nicolette Moonen (violin) and Pawel Siwczak (harpsichord)

    Little St Mary's Church

    Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644–1704) wrote 15 Rosary Sonatas, 5 of which make up the Joyful Mysteries…

  • Thu 18 Nov 2021

    Bach, Handel and Telemann - masters of the high baroque

    Bach, Handel and Telemann – masters of the high baroque

    The Brook Street Band

    Downing Place URC, CB2 3EL

    The best of German and English baroque music, illustrating how the direct and indirect influence of these three great masters on each other's music left a firm imprint on their music.

  • Thu 4 Nov 2021 Cambridge Festival of the Voice

    The Polish Court

    The Polish Court

    Echo (conductor: Sarah Latto)

    Downing Place URC, CB2 3EL

    A concert exploring the work of composers living in Warsaw and Krakow in the 16th and 17th Centuries

  • Wed 3 Nov 2021 Cambridge Festival of the Voice

    The Constant Heart

    The Constant Heart

    The Marian Consort

    Downing Place URC, CB2 3EL

    The Marian Consort explores loss and lament in sacred music by Tudor composers and new works by Ben Rowarth and Donna McKevitt.

  • Tue 2 Nov 2021 Cambridge Festival of the Voice

    Fayrfax Quincentenary

    Fayrfax Quincentenary

    Ensemble Pro Victoria

    Downing Place URC, CB2 3EL

    2021 will be 500 years since the death of Robert Fayrfax: arguably the most important composer of the Tudor era.

  • Wed 11 Aug 2021

    Josquin’s 500th anniversary

    Josquin’s 500th anniversary

    The Gesualdo Six

    The Church of Our Lady of The Assumption and The English Martyrs

    The Gesualdo Six programme will feature an exhibition of some of the finest vocal consort works from renaissance and modern-day composers…

  • Tue 29 Jun 2021

    Toward the Dawn - A Musical Journey from Sunset to Sunrise

    Toward the Dawn – A Musical Journey from Sunset to Sunrise

    Stile Antico

    St Botolph's Church

    Music from Wilbye, White, Ward, Byrd, Allegri, Lassus, Muhly, Tallis, Monteverdi & Taverner

  • Thu 12 Dec 2019

    Gabriel's Message

    Gabriel's Message

    Mediva Ensemble

    Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Cambridge

    Music for an English Advent Celebrating the Angel Gabriel’s visitation to the Virgin Mary.

  • Tue 26 Nov 2019

    Eccles' Semele

    Eccles' Semele

    Academy of Ancient Music & Cambridge Handel Opera Company singers

    Trinity College Chapel

    John Eccles' Semele CEM with AAM and CHOC Trinity College Chapel

  • Wed 13 Nov 2019

    The Sense of Hearing

    The Sense of Hearing

    The Brook Street Band & Roots Baroque Ensemble

    Recital Hall, Anglia Ruskin University

    The brilliant Cambridgeshire-based Roots Baroque Ensemble…

  • Thu 17 Oct 2019

    Bespoke for Broadwood: music for the divided sustaining pedal

    Bespoke for Broadwood: music for the divided sustaining pedal

    David Owen Norris

    Howard Theatre, Downing College

    An intimate evening with David Owen Norris playing on his 1828 Broadwood Grand Pianoforte Mendelssohn’s Sonata…

  • Fri 13 Sep 2019 (to Sun 15 Sep 2019)

    FOCEM workshop: Sisters of Ferrara

    FOCEM workshop: Sisters of Ferrara

    Sisters of Ferrara

    Hughes Hall

    A Weekend for thirty women singers to immerse themselves in the polyphonic choral music of convents in Italy in the 16th century

  • Sat 10 Aug 2019

    Renaissance Summer School Showcase

    Renaissance Summer School Showcase

    The Summer School students

    Girton College Great Hall

    The Summer School students show their skills and perform the pieces that they have been studying.

  • Wed 7 Aug 2019

    City voices, Courtly airs

    City voices, Courtly airs

    The Courtiers of Grace

    Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Cambridge

    A journey through sixteenth-century France, from chanson to air de cour.

  • Sun 4 Aug 2019

    Jouyssance vous donneray

    Jouyssance vous donneray

    The Courtiers of Grace

    Girton College Chapel

    French music found enthusiastic admirers and willing imitators across many countries.

  • Sat 3 Aug 2019

    Baroque Summer School showcase

    Baroque Summer School showcase

    The Summer School Students

    Girton College Great Hall

    Our Baroque Summer School students perform the chamber and large-scale pieces they have worked on during the week.

  • Wed 31 Jul 2019

    Marc-Antoine Charpentier & François Couperin

    Marc-Antoine Charpentier & François Couperin

    The Parley of Instruments, Claire Coleman, Daniel Auchincloss and Stuart O’Hara

    Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Cambridge

    A double musical portrait of the two greatest French composers of the reign of Louis XIV.