West Road Concert Hall

West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

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The Baroque Trumpet

Trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth makes her period-instrument debut with the AAM on 25 and 26 February in Cambridge and London, playing alongside AAM Principal Trumpet David Blackadder.

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£20 / 01223 335 184

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 1

A lunchtime programme of wind quintet music featuring the premiere of a new work by Patrick John Jones, winner of OPUS2014, Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall's open call for submissions from unpublished composers.

Tue 2 Dec

£9 ( £3; Children £3 under 18s) / 01223 335 184

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 2

In this programme we hear one of Debussy's finest chamber works and Faure's profound Piano Trio alongside Saariaho's Nocturne for solo violin and a new piano trio commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall.

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£9 ( £3; Children £3 under 18s) / 01223 335 184

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 3

Winner of our own Cambridge University Composers Workshop, Ben Comeau's work receives its premiere alongside Vaughan Williams' Phantasy for string quintet and Beethoven's transitional and tumultuous quintet "The Storm".

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£9 ( £3; Children £3 under 18s) / 01223 335 184

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 4

In this hour-long concert we hear a new work from emerging young Dutch composer Joey Roukens co-commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall alongside music by Lou Harrison and Shostakovich.

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£9 ( £3; Children £3) / 01223 335 184

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Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 5

Founded in 2012 Britten Sinfonia Academy is an auditioned youth ensemble for the most talented classical musicians of secondary school age from the east of England. In this concert they perform a new work by Iain Farrington.

Tue 30 Jun 2015

£9 ( £3; Children £3) / 01223 335 184

Britten Sinfonia Family Concert: I Want My Hat Back

Following its premiere at the BBC Proms join Britten Sinfonia and presenter Hannah Conway for this interactive family concert based on Jon Klassen's charming picture book, I Want My Hat Back. Suitable for ages 3-7.

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Britten Sinfonia: John Woolrich At 60

Britten Sinfonia celebrates the 60th birthday of close friend, collaborator, distinguished composer and programmer, John Woolrich.

Fri 21 Nov

£5–£30 / 01223 335 184

Britten Sinfonia: Sarah Connolly In America

An exploration of the American musical sound world with works by visionary composers Aaron Copland, Eliot Carter and Ruth Crawford Seeger and surrogate New Yorker, Richard Rodney Bennett.

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£5–£30 / 01223 335 184

Cambridge Young Composer Of The Year

A platform for exciting new compositions by young people, 17 years and under, in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge composer and competition judge Ewan Campbell will discuss each piece in turn and give guidance on composing techniques. The afternoon will end with the announcement of the competition winners - including the new…

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01223 335 184

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Clarinetists And Saxophonists: Performance Showcase

Following the workshop, the clarinetists and saxophonists, aged 12-18 years, play solos and ensembles.

Thu 30 Oct

Clarinetists And Saxophonists: Play Day

A one-day workshop for children aged 12 to 18 to experience performing in a group or solo.

Thu 30 Oct

Daphna Sadeh and The Voyagers & Baroque Orchestra: Born in Parallel

Heady fusion of Middle Eastern music, klezmer, jazz and classical music from the Israel-born, London-based bassist and composer.

Tue 11 Nov

£15 (Students £10; Children £5) / 01223 335 184

Endellion String Quartet: Faure, Schumann, Beethoven

  • Written by: Beethoven

The ensemble performs Beethoven's String Quartet No 6, Faure's String Quartet No 1 and Schumann's Piano Quintet, featuring guest pianist Oliver Schnyder.

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£26; £12 disabled ( £25; £5; Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 335 184

Endellion String Quartet: Mendelssohn, Haydn, Shostakovich

  • Written by: Shostakovich

The ensemble performs string quartets by Haydn, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn.

Wed 12 Nov

£26; £12 disabled ( £24; £5; Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 335 184

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Endellion String Quartet: Ravel, Mozart

  • Written by: Mozart

The ensemble performs Mozart's String Quartet No 16 and Ravel's String Quartet.

Wed 20 May 2015

£26; £12 disabled ( £24; £5; Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 335 184

Endellion String Quartet: Schubert, Beethoven, Janacek

  • Written by: Janacek

The ensemble performs Beethoven's String Quartet No 3, Janacek's String Quartet No 1 'Kreutzer Sonata' and Schubert's String Quartet In G.

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£26; £12 disabled ( £24; £5; Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 335 184

Endellion String Quartet: Sibelius, Haydn, Beethoven

  • Written by: Beethoven

The ensemble performs quartets by Haydn, Sibelius and Beethoven.

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£26; £12 disabled ( £24; £5; Children £5 under 16s) / 01223 335 184

English Touring Opera: Life On The Moon

  • Directed by: Christopher Bucknall (cond)
  • Written by: Haydn

Haydn's Life On The Moon.

Wed 22 Oct

Phone for prices / 01223 335 184

English Touring Opera: Ottone

  • Directed by: Jonathan Peter Kenny (cond)
  • Written by: Handel

James Conway directs Handel's tragic opera, telling the tale of a 10th-century German emperor and his Byzantine bride. Jonathan Peter Kenny conducts the orchestra.

Thu 23 Oct

£12–£36 / 01223 335 184

Fri 24 Oct

£12–£36 / 01223 335 184

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The Grand Tour: Haydn and Mozart in Paris

On 24 and 25 November The Grand Tour travels to Vienna and Paris via Cambridge (West Road Concert Hall) and London (Milton Court Concert Hall) with Gergely Madaras.

Mon 24 Nov

The Grand Tour: Venice And The Mediterranean

Richard Tognetti returns to direct the AAM on 13 May 2015 in Cambridge (West Road Concert Hall) and on 14 May 2015 in London (Milton Court Concert Hall), having made his debut with the orchestra the previous season.

Wed 13 May 2015

Levin Directs Mozart: J C Bach, Mozart

  • Written by: Mozart

In the 1990s, discs of the Mozart piano concertos with Robert Levin and the AAM were similarly acclaimed. Over the next two seasons Levin will renew his collaboration with the orchestra with a Mozart focus.

Mon 6 Jul 2015

£20 / 01223 335 184

Mozart Clarinet Quintet

Michael Collins is on superb musical and technical form… matchless performances.' International Record Review 'The Borodin Quartet plays with uncommonly rich, even tone and consoling warmth. For sheet musical presence, it has few equals.

Thu 13 Nov

£10–£25 / 01223 335 184

Viktoria Mullova Plays Beethoven

The renowned Viktoria Mullova is equal to its huge technical demands while bringing out its serenity, not least in the beautiful middle movement. She appears here as director and soloist with her regular orchestral partner, the Philharmonia.

Sun 16 Nov

£15–£45 / 01223 335 184

Wild Laughter

D'Oyly Carte stage clown Albert James tells his story through other celebrated clowns - Feste, Grimaldi, Bernhardt and Chaplin - as the show's creators fuse biography, cultural history and family experience. The piece engages with the theme of identities in a number of ways - most obviously because it is a performance…

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01223 335 184

Young Composers Concert

A fun concert presenting some recent compositions by young people, performed by the Dr K Sextet, a group of professional musicians passionate about contemporary music.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01223 335 184

Your Song

Your Song is a celebration of community singing featuring choirs from across the city expressing their unique identities through song. Each choir will be given their moment to shine before joining forces to perform Alexander L'Estrange's Zimbe, an upbeat African work scored for chorus, children's choir and jazz quartet.

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 01223 335 184

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