Cambridge Summer Music is pleased to announce their exciting season for this year’s festival which goes on sale on .
This July, Cambridge Summer Music presents an astounding range of music, from the Renaissance to the twenty-first century, from Spain and Vienna to our own shores; the festival will offer something for everyone. A particular treat will be the celebration of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ 150th birthday with performances of The Lark Ascending and On Wenlock Edge.
Opening on Friday 15th July 2022, Cambridge Summer Music will launch with Mozart’s beloved opera Così fan tutte at Childerley Hall. With concerts by legendary pianist Imogen Cooper performing works by Schubert, Ravel, and Liszt and the talented young Wigmore Soloists performing two of chamber music’s greatest works, Beethoven’s Septet and Schubert’s Octet there is something for everyone.
Sounds Green, Cambridge Summer Music’s popular outdoor concerts, returns to Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden every Wednesday evening throughout July. Honey & the Bear, Prime Brass, Camilla George, and Classico Latino will perform in four special and unique outdoor experiences in a stunning setting. This season will include a family-friendly concert played by an all-female ensemble of French Horn players, Cor8 at The Movies.
Cambridge Summer Music is delighted to welcome back Festival favourites, cellist Guy Johnston and pianist Tom Poster, as well as pianist Martin Roscoe, who will perform with American violinist Tai Murray. Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpeter extraordinaire, will give a masterclass as well as perform a trumpet-organ recital with the Festival’s Artistic Director, David Hill. Brass will be represented by the award-winning Connaught Brass and the renowned French Hornist Alec Frank-Gemmill.
The Leeds International Piano Competition winner Artur Pizarro will perform Albéniz’s masterwork Iberia. The festival also features the artistry of another type of keyboard player, classical accordionist Ryan Corbett. Choral fans will be treated to a performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah in historic Ely Cathedral, as well as the Gesualdo Six’s extraordinary close-harmony singing.
The Cambridge Summer Music Festival will conclude on Sunday 31st July, triumphantly at Saffron Hall, with the Aurora Orchestra performing Beethoven 5 from memory!
For further information, including how to book tickets for this year’s exciting festival please visit https://cambridgesummermusic.com/