West Road Concert Hall

11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

West Road Concert Hall was built in 1978 by Sir Leslie Martin and is widely regarded as one of Cambridge’s premiere music venues. The auditorium seats 499 people (including 4 stewards). West Road houses the Faculty of Music in addition to hosting regular concerts from ensembles around the city.

In Lent term West Road hosts the Univesity's Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Opera Society and Ballet Club's mainshows.

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Auditions are open for Pirates of Penzance at West Road Concert Hall in week 3 of Lent! This is one of the largest scale productions in the Cambridge calendar, featuring a full orchestra, a transforming pirate ship, spooky graveyards, and we're now looking for a cast to bring it to life! We welcome people from any musical or theatrical background, no G&S experience required!

    Contact before 4th Dec 2022 00:00 for more details.

    West Road Concert Hall 19:05 on 25th November Twitter

    Streams, fountains, rivers and bathtubs abound in an eclectic programme from Cambridge University’s premiere student-led orchestra on Monday evening.…

    West Road Concert Hall 14:24 on 25th November Twitter

    New event: @SampsonOrch - From the New World
    📅 Saturday 28th January, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 16:01 on 23rd November Twitter

    On Saturday evening, join @CCSOonline as they perform Mahler's last complete symphony.…

    West Road Concert Hall 17:25 on 22nd November Twitter

    Under the direction of @RWilberforce, @CUSChorus and the University's Collegium Musicum perform Handel’s Messiah on Friday, featuring soloists @HilaryCronin, @Hugh_Cutting, @petitjaque and Christopher Webb.…

    West Road Concert Hall 13:37 on 22nd November Twitter

    New event: Angela Hewitt - Camerata Musica
    📅 Friday 28th April, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 14:29 on 16th November Twitter

    On Sunday @cujocambridge performs with multi-award winning jazz vocalist @zaramcfarlane, @CamJazzFest's artist-in-residence.…

    West Road Concert Hall 11:53 on 16th November Twitter

    New event: Leonid Gorokhov comes to Cambridge - International cellist to play Dvorak Cello Concerto with EAChO
    📅 Saturday 21st January, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 10:04 on 16th November Twitter

    New event: @janlisiecki - Camerata Musica
    📅 Wednesday 1st March, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 13:29 on 15th November Twitter

    The University’s flagship orchestra returns to West Road on Saturday under the direction of @joshweilerstein, performing Stravinsky's Petrushka, Prokofiev Piano Concerto no. 3, and Hymne – 2001 by contemporary Ukrainian composer Valentyn Silvestrov…

    West Road Concert Hall 13:41 on 14th November Twitter

    New event: Trio Wanderer - Camerata Musica
    📅 Friday 27th January, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 11:29 on 11th November Twitter

    New event: Piotr Anderszewski - Camerata Musica
    📅 Thursday 1st December, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 12:18 on 10th November Twitter

    Formed in 1976 and based in New York City, the @EmersonQuartet will be performing at West Road on Friday as part of their farewell tour, performing music by Shostakovich and Beethoven.…

    West Road Concert Hall 13:43 on 8th November Twitter

    New events: @prime_brass - Winter Wonderland with Prime Brass
    📅 Sunday 11th December, 3:30pm & 5:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 10:52 on 7th November Twitter

    New event: @CCSOonline - The Rite of Spring
    📅 Saturday 4th February, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 12:06 on 4th November Twitter

    The Perrier Award winning comedian, author, and musician David O'Doherty is back with his new tour show “Whoa Is Me”. Catch him at West Road on Thursday.…

    West Road Concert Hall 11:41 on 3rd November Twitter

    Join @AAMorchestra on Wednesday for cuckoos, nightingales, flood tides and a big bang, as Laurence Cummings conducts a virtuosic celebration of nature and music – baroque style.…

    West Road Concert Hall 14:00 on 2nd November Twitter

    On Tuesday @StevenIsserlis returns to @cammusicfest after his triumphant appearance in 2018, and is joined by Connie Shih, his regular collaborator.…

    West Road Concert Hall 09:10 on 2nd November Twitter

    New event: @Cambridge_Phil - Lucy's Legendary Dancing Day Out!
    📅 Saturday 14th January, 2:00pm & 4:00pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 16:54 on 1st November Twitter

    New event: @Cambridge_Phil - Lucy's Legendary Dancing Day Out!
    📅 Saturday 14th January, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 11:25 on 1st November Twitter

    Join @ClareCollege Music Society on Friday for their termly orchestral concert, featuring Mozart's Piano Concerto No.21 with second-year music student and winner of the CCMS Concerto Competition 2022, Daniel Liu.…

    West Road Concert Hall 16:17 on 31st October Twitter

    On Wednesday, Cambridge University New Music Group joins forces with @BrittenSinfonia for an exciting programme to celebrate Emeritus Professor of Music Alexander Goehr’s 90th birthday.…

    West Road Concert Hall 12:18 on 31st October Twitter

    New event: @MagSocQueens Orchestra - Emilie Mayer’s Symphony No. 1
    📅 Wednesday 30th November, 7:30 pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 18:31 on 27th October Twitter

    New event: @cuso_publicity - From Source to Mouth
    📅 Monday 28th November, 7:30 pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 12:15 on 24th October Twitter

    Catch Montana’s transatlantic comedy messenger Rich Hall who’s back out on tour with his brand new stand-up show Shot From Cannons that has new rants, knife-edge observations, thrilling musical interludes and an ever-formidable knack for laughs on the fly.…

    West Road Concert Hall 17:38 on 20th October Twitter

    New event: Unprecedented Beginnings - @CamUniSinfonia
    📅 Saturday 3rd December, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 15:50 on 19th October Twitter

    In their first concert of the season, @CamUniOrchestra joins forces with @camunichchoir on Saturday to present a programme of Vaughan Williams, Price and Mendelssohn, under the direction @glassyben…

    West Road Concert Hall 11:38 on 19th October Twitter

    New event: Steven Isserlis & Connie Shih - Presented by @cammusicfest
    📅 Tuesday 8th November, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 09:45 on 18th October Twitter

    New event: The Country and the City - Cambridge University Wind Orchestra
    📅 Tuesday 29th November, 7:30pm…

    West Road Concert Hall 16:29 on 17th October Twitter

    The first event in this year's Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert series takes place on Tuesday 18 October. A cappella group The Princeton Nassoons perform repertoire ranging from jazz standards to contemporary pop. Admission free!…


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    Past shows

    See all the shows that have been performed here at the venue history page.