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Sadly it has been necessary to postpone the series of concerts we had planned for spring this year. Rest assured we are doing all we can to rearrange these events for another time. Join our mailing list for the latest updates (see below).


Stay safe and well.

Happy Listening!

Carol and Graham



Chris Batchelor's Zoetic

Friday 24th April POSTPONED
Celebrated composer and trumpet player Chris Batchelor returns with his latest thrilling project. Chris' new compositions for Zoetic mix East African guitar band grooves with echoes of wistful European folk themes and sinuous lines reminiscent of Arabic music. Chris Batchelor (trumpets), Margrit Hasler (viola), John Parricelli (guitar), Steve Watts (double bass) and Paul Clarvis (percussion).  Read more...

Photo: Steven Cropper
Photo: Steven Cropper

Warmer Than Blood
Friday 15th May POSTPONED

WTB play Chris Montague's beautiful, intricate compositions, creating spell-binding soundscapes which linger in the ears long after the tune has ended. Having entranced the audience with their hypnotic sounds when they played at Listen! last year, we are delighted to welcome them back to launch their new album. Chris Montague (guitar), Ruth Goller (electric bass) and Kit Downes (piano).  Read more...

Friday 5th June POSTPONED

Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian is an award winning composer of chamber, orchestral, electro-acoustic, vocal and theatre works, and gave her first solo BBC Proms performance in 2019. She will be performing her new work inspired by the sounds created by Delia Derbyshire, electronic music pioneer and, like Cevanne, an alumna of Girton College, Cambridge.

Cevanne (voice, harp and electronics) 

Photo: Ali Wade
Photo: Ali Wade


Friday 26th June POSTPONED

Louise McMonagle and Neil Georgeson aim to bring a new identity to cello and piano concert repertoire. They champion new compositions, experimental sounds and explore different ways of improvising. The duo will perform pieces by contempoarary composers such as Kit Downes, Gwilym Simcock, Trish Clowes, Nikki Iles and Euan Stephenson.

Louise McMonagle (cello) and Neil Georgeson (piano)


Unitarian Church, 5 Emmanuel Road, Cambridge CB1 1JW

Doors and bar 7.30pm / music 8pm

£10 from
£12 on the door


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