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. Tickets for our next concert are available to buy here.


CCMS Lent Term Concert 2020

 The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and the Orchestra of the Clare College Music Society

 Friday 6th March, West Road Concert Hall, 8pm

Pia Rose Scattergood - Chasing Sunlight (première)

Mozart - Mass No.15 in C major, K.317 'Coronation'

Schubert - Symphony No.8 in B minor 'Unfinished'

Conductors - Jess Hoskins, George Gillow, Alistair Burton

Poster design: Tess Jackson



CCMS Michaelmas Term Concert 2019

 The Orchestra of the Clare College Music Society 

Friday 15th November, West Road Concert Hall, 8pm

Mozart - Overture from The Marriage of Figaro

R Strauss - Oboe Concerto

Mendelssohn - Symphony No.4 'Italian'

Oboe - Helena Mackie

Conductors - Caitlin Obee, Tess Jackson, Jess Hoskins


Poster design: Tess Jackson



CCMS May Week Concert 2018/2019

The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and the Orchestra of the Clare College Music Society 

Sunday 16th June, The Great Hall, Clare College, 8pm

Haydn - Symphony No. 60

Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music 

Sibelius - Karelia Suite

Conductors - Oliver Cope, Toby Hession, Tess Jackson


 May Week 2019

Poster design: Bryan Hwang


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 and SJCMS Lent Term Joint Concert 2018/19

Friday 1st February, St John's College Chapel, 8pm

Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

Ignacio Mañá Mesas - El Aquelarre

Britten - The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Conductors - Tess Jackson, Jamie Conway, Matthew Gibson



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, 8pm 

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 infante defunte

Brahms  Schicksalslied


Conductors Toby Hession, Oliver Cope, Rhea Gupta

Violin Harry Castle

CCMS Orchestra



CCMS Michaelmas Term Concert 2017/18

Friday 17th Novermber, West Road Concert Hall, 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, 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, 8pm 

Rossini Overture from William Tell

Schumann Cello Concerto, Op.129

Warlock Capriol Suite

Faure Pavane, Op. 50

Britten Soirées Musicales, Op.9


Cello Leo Popplewell 

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

CCMS Orchestra


Poster Design: Harry Castle