MARK DANCIGER finds that CUPO’s latest offering matches up to its stellar reputation.
OLI THICKNESSE and DANIEL REVERE are thrilled by this year’s CUOS Mainshow.
This sing-off between Oxford’s ‘Out of the Blue’ and Cambridge’s ‘Cadenza’ was saved by its lack of pretension, says ZARA MEERZA.
EMMA WELEMINSKY-SMITH is on a sugar-high after SCMS’s triumph with the spangled leadership of Simon Nathan.
HARRY DADSWELL goes to a piano concert with a daring programme. Did the risk pay off?
Cambridge students play Soviet music just like real repressed citizens for TIM COOMBES. Strange…
It fizzed, it sparkled, but didn’t quite pack that extra punch, writes HARRY HICKMORE
Despite a stellar cast, JOE BATES finds this new opera a wasted opportunity.
MEGAN KENNEDY sacrifices her lunch for a concert and is surprisingly happy about it all.
Culture Editor HOLLY STEVENSON gives you a good dose of all things cultural to cure your Freshers’ flu. Swallow it, it’s good for you.
SASHA MILLWOOD and ANTHONY FRIEND are reminded of the exceptional quality that can be attained by Cambridge’s elite student musicians.
JOE BATES finds bum-pinchingly crude jokes of CUOS’s Figaro ‘most importantly very, very funny’.
JOE BATES laughed out loud at CUOS’s one dimensional Rake’s Progress, but worries it may have missed the point.
Miriam Kramer impressed whilst Maggie Caswell stood out like a sore thumb in last Saturday’s concert at West Road.
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.
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 reviews this week’s classical events.
JOE CONWAY is left pondering what might have been.