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MARTIN ROSCOE PIANO CONCERT A glorious programme of Haydn, Mozart, Brahms & Beethoven from one of the UK's best loved pianists. Saturday 22 October | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Tickets £22 / £11 (under 25) Book online https://www.staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/events/martin-roscoe . Box Office 01223 849004
JOSH KEMP QUARTET - A LOVE SUPREME Friday 28 October | Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval A jazz saxophonist with a gift for melody, Josh Kemp is known for his lyrical improvising style and imaginative compositions and collaborations.
Multi Grammy award-winning pianist with a blend of soulful and mesmerising jazz. BILL LAURANCE Friday 4 November | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval
TRISH CLOWES & ROSS STANLEY Sunday 6 November | 12:00pm Doors from 11:00am | Concert 12:00pm, ends c.1:00pm, no interval Prolific & versatile improvising saxophonist performs with one of the UK's leading jazz pianists.
As darkness falls, the lions begin to prowl! The Neo-classical facade of the university’s Senate House will be illuminated with stunning images of creatures large and small as part of our sound and light show, produced by the award-winning creative agency, Novak. The Kanneh-Mason family’s award-winning recording of Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals provides the soundtrack for a spectacular projection created using artwork produced by pupils from Castle, Arbury, St Matthews and Galfrid primary schools during workshops led by community artist Hilary Cox-Condron. Gather to watch the lions, the fish and the swan as they are brought to life through digital animation.
LADY MAISERY FOLK CONCERT Exquisite vocal harmony from these three multi-instrumentalists at the forefront of the English folk scene Friday 11 November | Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval
Pixels Ensemble Classical Concert A special Remembrance Day Programme including Elgar's majestic Piano Quintet from this acclaimed ensemble
APARTMENT HOUSE - CLASSICAL CONCERT Saturday 19 November | Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Music for strings & piano by Julius Eastman, Cassandra Miller @ Germaine Tailleferre from this cutting-edge group of musical explorers
TIM GARLAND & JASON REBELLO Two of the UK's most admired jazz musicians celebrate three decades of friendship, touring and recording Friday 25 November | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval
We are delighted to return to the atmospheric surroundings of St Andrew’s Church, Wimpole for a festive concert of Baroque music. The programme features seasonal vocal and instrumental works including arias from Handel’s Messiah, a pastoral recorder concerto by Telemann, music for Trumpet and traditional french Christmas carols by Charpentier. Adults £20.50, Students £10.50, Children (under 18) Free
Eboracum Baroque are delighted to present Handel’s Messiah on period instruments in Grantchester Church. This exclusive event will feature an intimate chamber performance of Handel’s Messiah by candlelight in a perfect setting in the run up to Christmas. Hear some of Handel’s greatest music performed by professional singers and on period instruments.* *This performance is with reduced forces due to space restrictions. Tickets – £20.50, £10.50 Students, Children FREE
Eboracum Baroque perform Handel’s celebrated work, Messiah at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge. This performance will be in aid of Cancer Research UK. Relax in the run up to Christmas with this candlelit performance from some of the finest singers and instrumentalists in the UK. Performed on period instruments from the time of Handel, this is an evening of music not to be missed! Adults £25.50, Students £12.50, Children (Under 18) Free
Bringing the river to life in raucous style each June, ‘The Bumps’ are a chaotic series of rowing races. In this Cambridge tradition, which dates back to the early 19th Century, boats set out in single file and must catch and touch, or ‘bump’, the boat ahead without being caught by the rowers on their tail.