• 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.

  • Sun 28 Jul 2019

    La Boutade: French Chamber Music from Versailles to Paris

    La Boutade: French Chamber Music from Versailles to Paris

    The Parley of Instruments

    Girton College Chapel

    A fascinating musical journey from the royal bedchamber at Versailles, to the bustling streets and the popular theatres of eighteenth-century Paris

  • Sun 12 May 2019

    Choral Matins

    Choral Matins

    Choir of King’s College, Stephen Cleobury director

    King’s College Chapel

    With music by Scarlatti and Monteverdi

  • Sat 11 May 2019

    The Flower of the Italian Madrigal

    The Flower of the Italian Madrigal

    The Gesualdo Six, Owain Park director

    Trinity College Chapel

    Music from and inspired by Italy’s Golden Age, featuring renaissance giants: Monteverdi, Lassus, Gesualdo, Palestrina and Byrd

  • Fri 10 May 2019

    Spanish Glories of the 16th century

    Spanish Glories of the 16th century

    Tenebrae, Nigel Short director

    King’s College Chapel

    Tenebrae will present its BBC Music Magazine award-winning interpretation of Tomás Luis de Victoria’s Requiem Mass for six voices, written in 1603 and published in 1605.

  • Fri 10 May 2019

    The Blind Fiddlers

    The Blind Fiddlers

    Sollazzo Ensemble

    Little St Mary's Church

    The Sollazzo Ensemble's second concert in the Cambridge Festival of the Voice features the music of the two blind fiddle players, Jehan Ferrandes and Jehan de Cordoval, whose amazing playing influenced Dufay and Binchois.

  • Thu 9 May 2019

    Firenze circa 1350

    Firenze circa 1350

    Sollazzo Ensemble

    Trinity College Chapel

    Between 1350 and 1400, the city of Florence was the centre of a cultural blossoming which has influenced Italian culture to this day…

  • Tue 7 May 2019

    A ‘Queen Anne’ Evensong

    A ‘Queen Anne’ Evensong

    Choir of Gonville & Caius College

    Gonville & Caius College Chapel

    This Evensong will make you feel royal as listening to Jeremiah Clarke's piece composed for Queen Anne's coronation…

  • Sat 13 Apr 2019

    "Un-plucked" – lute music from the Baroque to last month!

    "Un-plucked" – lute music from the Baroque to last month!

    Daniele Caminiti & Mirko Arnone

    Clough Hall, Newnham College

    Star Sicilian lutenist Daniele Caminiti and duo partner Mirko Arnone present an exciting evening of music by Antonio Vivaldi…

  • Tue 19 Mar 2019

    Sing Joyfully

    Sing Joyfully

    Voces8

    Trinity College Chapel

    In praise of the European Day of Early Music, Bach’s birthday (‘Boureé’!) and showcasing of our joint education project ‘Roots’…

  • Sat 9 Feb 2019

    From Virginals to Harpsichords

    From Virginals to Harpsichords

    Dr Dan Tidhar

    The Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall

    This lecture-recital will focus on three distinguished members of this family of instruments: the virginals, the Italian single-manual harpsichord and the French double-manual harpsichord.

  • Thu 6 Dec 2018

    The Caius to a Baroque Christmas

    The Caius to a Baroque Christmas

    Gonville & Caius College Choir (dir. Geoffrey Webber) and the Caius Consort (dir. Rachel Stroud)

    Great St Mary's Church

    Gonville & Caius College Choir (dir. Geoffrey Webber) present Charpentier's rarely performed Messe de Minuit pour Noël with the Caius Consort (dir. Rachel Stroud).