Postponements & cancellations due to COVID-19

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Classical Series 2017/18

Experience the thrill of world class orchestras, conductors and soloists in the heart of Cambridge.

With thanks to our Series sponsor, Boldfield Computing
'We are delighted that Boldfield Computing have agreed to continue their Series sponsorship for a second consecutive year as their managing Director, Andy Irvine, shares with us an abiding passion for bringing the very best classical music from around the world into the city's landmark venue.'
Steve Bagnall, Managing Director, Cambridge Live

'Our sponsorship of the Classical Series not only ensures Cambridge Live can continue to bring the world's best orchestras and artists to the city, it also supports thte Create educational programme, giving younger people the opporunity to become involved in classical music in new and exciting ways.' 
Andy Irvine, Managing Director, Boldfield Computing
(Click on the logo below to see Andy talk about his passion for classical music and why he wanted to support the Series)

The Classical Concert Series would not be possible without the support of generous companies and individuals. You too can support this year's series by setting up a regular donation by Direct Debit. Click this link to set up a regular donation online or you can contact Tom Shallaker on 01223 791794 or emailing


Classical Series 2017/18

Booking for 6, 7, or all 8 concerts opens on Wednesday 17 May 

Current subscribers can renew their subscriptions between Wednesday 17 May - Wednesday 7 June by contacting the Box Office on 01223 357851

Mon 2 Oct 2017 - The Z.E.N Trio, with Corn Exchange Artist in Residence, Esther Yoo
Wed 11 Oct 2017 -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra in Residence
Thu 2 Nov 2017 - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra in Residence
Thu 18 Jan 2018 - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Tue 20 Feb 2018 - European Union Chamber Orchestra
Wed 7 Mar 2018 - Russian State Philharmonic
Sat 5 May 2018 - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra in Residence
Sun 20 May 2018 - Dresden Philharmonic 
Welcome to the 2017/18 Series
Highlights include the return of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra who last performed at Cambridge Corn Exchange back in 2010; an outstanding concert by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by its charismatic Principal Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen; three concerts by the Corn Exchange’s resident orchestra the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; visits by a range of exciting, international world-class European orchestras; Cambridge University undergraduate music student Jay Richardson named as composer in residence for the second consecutive year; and the announcement of BBC New Generation Artist Esther Yoo (violin) as Artist in Residence.  
We are very pleased to announce violinist Esther Yoo as Artist in Residence for 2017/18 Cambridge Classical Concert Series. Find out more.
We are delighted to annouce that Jay Richardson will continue as Composer in Residence for the second consecutive year.


Create: Classical Concert Series education programme

Through Create we, along with our Create partner Millers Music want to open up the world of Classical music to younger people in Cambridge and the surrounding areas. 


Ticket subscriptions and multibuy offers
Make big savings by booking for 3 or more concerts in the Classical Series 2017/18
Multibuy and individual concert booking opens on Tuesday 13 June

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