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“Powerful and uniformly accomplished” ~ The Cambridge Independent

Upcoming concerts

Libby Larsen Alaska Spring, Jonathan Dove The Passing of the Year, Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 – Saturday May 21st

Book now for the vivid Alaska Spring by Libby Larsen, Jonathan Dove’s celebratory The Passing of the Year and Rachmaninov’s luscious second symphony, performed by Cambridge Philharmonic at West Road Concert Hall on 21 May 2022.


Book now for this awe-inspiring celebration of life, performed by Cambridge Philharmonic at Ely Cathedral on 9 July 2022.


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The Cambridge Philharmonic, founded in 1887, is one of Britain’s oldest and most distinguished music societies. It comprises both a full symphony orchestra and large chorus, allowing the staging of substantial works such as Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Mahler’s 8th Symphony in venues such as King’s College Chapel and Ely Cathedral.

The society’s members are drawn from in and around Cambridge and represent a wide range of ages and backgrounds. Many of these members generously volunteer their time to ensure the Cambridge Philharmonic remains successful.

Under the direction of Principal Conductor Harry Sever, the Cambridge Philharmonic performs a wide range of repertoire as part of its annual concert series, including an opera and selection of contemporary works.