West Road hosts a variety of different types of event, including classical concerts, talks, and comedy. Use the filters below to help your search, or browse the list to discover what's on!
Sunday 1 October
The Central Band of the Royal Air Force
Join the Central Band of the Royal Air Force for a sparkling afternoon of contemporary music, featuring a new commission by award-winning composer Thomas Hewitt Jones, inspired by and built around the core values of the Royal Air Force.
Wednesday 4 October
International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove
World Class Chamber Music with works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, and Enescu
Saturday 7 October
The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge
Orchestral works by Rachmaninov (Piano Concerto No. 2), Dvorak, and Sibelius
Tuesday 10 October
Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert
The Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert series begins with a bang as the Samulnori Society bring their lively percussion stylings to West Road Concert Hall.
Saturday 14 October
City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
Joo Yeon Sir plays Elgar’s Violin Concerto
Tuesday 17 October
Join us for the second instalment of the Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert series, showcasing a dynamic student piano duo.
Cambridge Music Festival
'You will not hear better string quartet playing anywhere in the world today' - so said BBC Music Magazine of the Takács Quartet's latest Haydn recording. Hear them live playing Haydn, Beethoven and a commission from Stephen Hough.
Tuesday 24 October
The University’s premier Jazz ensemble is back for their first Lunchtime Concert this year!
Saturday 28 October
Cambridge University Orchestra
Mark your calendars for the first Cambridge University Orchestra concert of the year!
Tuesday 31 October
In this instalment of the Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert series, a student string quintet plays Bruckner!
Wednesday 1 November
Clare College Music Society
Clare College Music Society returns to the West Road Concert Hall for their Michaelmas offering of Schubert, Brahms, Hensel and Wagner.
Saturday 4 November
Tragedies, triumph and of course the beautiful Adagietto of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, presented with Canteloube’s Chants D’Auvergne
Tuesday 7 November
This instalment of the Lunchtime Concert series embarks on an emotional and introspective exploration of life and loss.
Tuesday 14 November
Qinglan Du presents a concert of music from around the world, including Arabic, Hebrew, and Chinese songs.
Saturday 18 November
Acclaimed conductor Jac van Steen returns to conduct the Cambridge University Orchestra in a dynamic programme including Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto.
Sunday 19 November
Cambridge University Symphony Chorus
Tuesday 21 November
Enjoy close harmony stylings from Cambridge’s hottest a cappella group, The King’s Men.
Wednesday 22 November
Academy of Ancient Music
Academy of Ancient Music travels to the Vienna of Empress Maria Theresa – where genius paid court, and music flourished in magnificent (and unexpected) new ways.
Saturday 25 November
CCSO's multi-year Mahler cycle continues with his Symphony no. 7
Tuesday 28 November
Embrace the Bridgemas spirit with Carols with CUBE
Cambridge University Wind Orchestra
Wednesday 29 November
Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back on tour!
Friday 1 December
Cambridge University New Music Group
Enjoy a night of innovative music with the Cambridge University New Music Group featuring avant-garde compositions that push the boundaries of musical expression.
Saturday 9 December
Heart-wrenching, dramatic and deeply moving: Dvorak’s Stabat Mater performed by Cambridge Philharmonic, with a host of exceptional soloists.
Friday 15 December
Down for the Count
The 30-piece Down for the Count Orchestra returns to West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, for their annual festive extravaganza - it's time to Swing Into Christmas!
Wednesday 24 January
All six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos in one gloriously life-affirming concert from Laurence Cummings and the Academy of Ancient Music.
Wednesday 6 March
AAM leader Bojan Čičić takes us on a return trip to baroque Italy, in this celebration of the Italian concerto in all its wildly entertaining forms – from Vivaldi’s Venice to the splendour of Rome.
Wednesday 17 April
The Sun King dances: Academy of Ancient Music and baroque dance experts Mary Collins and Steve Player recreate the sounds and sights of the court of Louis XIV of France.
Saturday 25 May
Countertenor Reginald Mobley and AAM explore a different vision of the English baroque: in which the music of Purcell, Handel and Ignatius Sancho redefined the culture of a nation.