JOSH SIMONS thinks we should be a little more careful before reeling off patronising, malign and preachy arguments.
HARRY DADSWELL is impressed by the “Yankee swagger” of the CUMS Symphony Orchestra.
JOHN CLAPHAM sees CUSO deliver the last installment of what has been a fantastic year of classical music.
CUCO prove they can still do the canon, but HARRY DADSWELL wants a programme with a bit more of a bang.
Cambridge students play Soviet music just like real repressed citizens for TIM COOMBES. Strange…
CUMS fails to live deliver like a Cambridge’s Chorus should. Oh dear, writes HARRY HICKMORE
It fizzed, it sparkled, but didn’t quite pack that extra punch, writes HARRY HICKMORE
MEGAN KENNEDY sacrifices her lunch for a concert and is surprisingly happy about it all.
Sir Mark Elder’s Parsifal took the splendor of Kings College Chapel to new heights for HARRY DADSWELL
The Britten Sinfonia provide a masterclass for GUY JAMES in the second of Lent term’s Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Season.
RUTH MARINER breaks the silence on one of Cambridge’s best-kept classical secrets: the CUMS free Lunchtime Concert Season.
A week on from his outstanding concert, JOE BATES talks to SIR RICHARD ARMSTRONG about Cambridge students and ‘goddam stupid’ composers.
Week 1 is underway, so stop trawling through all those flyers and termsheets and get back to work- The Tab has got the weeks classical and non-classical music all accounted for in this comprehensive guide. JOE BATES and DAVID HOLLAND bring you everything from I Am Kloot to Scwanengesang.
ANTHONY FRIEND tells how, despite its lack of theatricality, The Dream of Gerontius a was compelling and sensitive performance.
JOE BATES launches the new classical music column and tells you why Elgar’s Gerontius, the visit of Libor Pesek and an interesting marriage of Figaro and Facebook mean that Cambridge concert-goers are in for a treat.
JOE CONWAY’s weekly column returns, with a guest review from JEFF CARPENTER.
JOE CONWAY enjoyed this admirable effort from a developing orchestra with plenty of joyous moments.