Clare College Cambridge

CCMS Term Concerts


Michaelmas and Lent Terms feature orchestral concerts held in West Road Concert Hall, often involving a chorus as well. In Easter Term CCMS puts on a May Week Concert, held in Great Hall in Clare College. To book tickets for our next concert, please click here.



CCMS Lent Term Concert 2018/2019: 


John Rutter and the Orchestra of the Clare College Music Society


Thursday 14th March, West Road Concert Hall, 8pm

Butterworth - Shropshire Lad Rhapsody

Grieg - Piano Concerto in A Minor Op.16

John Rutter conducts Rutter Requiem


Conductors - John Rutter, Toby Hession, Oliver Cope

Piano - Victor Wang 


Rutter CCMS concert poster

Poster design: Bryan Hwang




CCMS Michaelmas Term Concert 2018/2019


Friday 2nd November, West Road Concert Hall, 7.30 pm

Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending

Stanford - Songs of the Sea

Beethoven - Symphony No.3 'Eroica'


Conductors - Naomi Woo, Toby Hession, Tess Jackson

Violin - Naomi Warburton 
Baritone - Kit Holliday

CCMS Orchestra

Poster design: Marie Louise James


CCMS Easter Term Concert 2017/18:

Toward the Unknown Region


Sunday 17th June, The Great Hall, Clare College, Cambridge, 8 pm 

Mozart Overture from The Marriage of Figaro

Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme

Vaughan Williams Toward the Unknown Region

Beethoven Symphony No. 1 Op. 21


Conductors Toby Hession, Oliver Cope, Zak Price

 Cello Dominic Martens

The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

CCMS Orchestra

Toward the Unknown Region concert poster

 Poster design: Bryan Hwang


CCMS Lent Term Concert 2017/18


Friday 9th March, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, 7.30 pm 

Tchaikovsky  Romeo and Juliet

Bruch  Violin Concerto

Ravel  Pavane pour une infant defunte

Brahms  Schiksalsleid


Conductors Toby Hession, Oliver Cope, Rhea Gupta

Violin Harry Castle

CCMS Orchestra


CCMS Michaelmas Term Concert 2017/18


Friday 17th November, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, 7.30pm


Felix Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture

Bedřich Smetana 'Vltava' from Ma Vlast

Johann Strauss The Blue Danube

Antonín Dvořák Symphony no. 9 'From The New World'


Conductors Ellie Carter, Rhea Gupta, Toby Hession, Zak Price

CCMS Orchestra



Poster design: Thea Sands


CCMS Lent Term Concert 2016/17


Friday 3rd March, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, 8pm


Witold Lutosławski Musique Funèbre

Camille Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre, Op. 40

Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov) Night on Bald Mountain

Mozart Requiem K.626


Violin Harry Castle

Conductors Harry Castle, Joshua Cleary, John Tothill, Toby Hession

CCMS Orchestra



CCMS Michaelmas Term Concert 2016/17


Friday 4th November, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, 8pm


Rossini Overture from William Tell

Schumann Cello Concerto, Op.129

Warlock Capriol Suite

Faure Pavane, Op. 50

Britten Soirees Musicales, Op.9


Cello Leo Popplewell 

Conductors Riccardo Conci, Toby Hession, Thea Sands, Joshua Cleary

CCMS Orchestra


Poster Design: Harry Castle