Hear leading musicians from the University and local area perform, in our popular Madingley Concert series. These recitals are designed to showcase new student work alongside more traditional repertoire.
Hugh Cutting (countertenor) and Piers Kennedy (piano) perform music by Howells, Dvorak and Kennedy.
A special concert to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of ‘Capability’ Brown, England’s ‘Shakespeare of Gardening’. Francesca Barritt (violin), Joy Lisney (cello) and Matthew Schellhorn (piano) will perform music by Mozart, Haydn, Linley, Boyce and Jeremy Thurlow.
Xavier Hetherington (tenor) and Edward Picton-Turbervill (piano) with Nina Bunting (soprano) and Joe Conway (piano) perform a Shakespearean recital, including songs by Joe Conway.
Alex Rodzianko (piano) performs music by Beethoven, Brahms, Bach and Chopin.
Stephanie Childress (violin) and Maiko Mori (piano) perform music by Ysaÿe, Sarasate, Fauré, Janáćek and Saint-Saëns.
The Ligeti Quintet perform works for wind quintet by Berio, Ligeti, Woolf, and the world premiere of 'Refraction' by Charlotte Eves.
Jake Eady performs music for solo cello by Bach and Kodaly.
Andrew Kennedy (tenor) and Tim Watts (piano) perform a programme of English song and piano music.
Tom Blomfield (oboe) and Alexei Watkins (horn), both students at the Royal Academy of Music, join Cambridge scholar, Alex Woolf (piano), for a programme exploring the full spectrum of colour and expression offered by this unusual combination, including the premiere of a new trio by Woolf.
Alex Rodzianko plays Beethoven's Piano Sonata Op. 109 No. 30 in E major, and music by Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninov.
Jeffery Wilson and Tim Watts perform contemporary works for saxophone and piano that explore the relationship between classical forms and the sonorities and improvisatory possibilities of jazz, including Wilson's Iconic Sonata and music by Derek Rodgers, Joy Ellis and Alex Woolf.
The Arbury Trio return to Madingley Hall, following their highly successful Tchaikovsky concert in 2013, to perform Beethoven's 'Ghost' Trio (Op.70) and a new work by Joy Lisney.
Alexander Simpson (countertenor/recorder), Kieran Brunt (tenor) and Tim Watts (piano) perform music by Britten (Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac, Op.51), York Bowen (Sonatina for recorder and piano, Op.121) and Ivor Gurney.
Singers from St John's College Cambridge perform madrigals and songs in celebration of summer.
Charbel Mattar (baritone) and Martin Ennis (piano) perform Schubert's Winterreise.
The Arbury Piano Trio (Katherine Lee – violin; Ghislaine McMullin – cello; Johnson Leung – piano) perform Tchaikovsky.
Sasha Millwood and Gregor Forbes perform piano solos and duos by Mozart, Debussy, Stravinsky and Millwood.
Cambridge-based choir Ishirini give the premiere of Tim Watts's new setting of St Paul's discourse on the nature of love (1 Corinthians 13) alongside Renaissance masterpieces by Byrd and others.
Medieval ensemble Musica 432 present a feast of early music at Madingley Church. The programme includes music by Dowland, Purcell and Tobias Hume, as well as Medieval tunes, Renaissance madrigals, and the world premiere of Ben Comeau's Artist's Prayer - a work designed to reimagine a Medieval sound for the 21st century.
Schubert's 'Notturno' in E-flat major D.897 for piano trio, Ligeti's exciting and ingenious Six Bagatelles for wind quintet, and a series of miniatures by student composers.
Cerys Jones (mezzo-soprano) and Tim Watts (piano) perform songs by Brahms, Berg and Barber, and the world premiere of Tim Watts's White Shadow song cycle.
The Stern Quartet (Robbie Stern – violin; Imogen Tedbury – viola; Conrad Steel – cello; Philippa Naylor – piano) play Dvorak's Piano Quartet in E flat major Op.87 and the world premiere of A View from Inside by Jay Greenberg.
The Ball Quintet (Sebastian Armstrong – flute; William Ball – oboe; Joseph Shiner – clarinet; Tamsin Alexander – bassoon; Stephen Craigen – horn) perform 20th-century classics for wind quintet...
The Iridian Trio (Clara Biss – violin; Roberto Sorrentino – cello; Tim Watts – piano) play Mozart, Schumann and the world premiere of 'Madingley March' by Tim Watts.