Britten Sinfonia at Lunch Concerts

Britten Sinfonia at Lunch Concerts

  • Britten Sinfonia at Lunch concerts
    Britten Sinfonia at Lunch concerts

Discounted ticket prices for Britten Sinfonia's at Lunch concerts in Cambridge - just bring your CAMCard along.

Britten Sinfonia, the University's ensemble-in-association, is one of Europe's most dynamic chamber orchestras, with residencies in Norwich, Saffron Walden and Cambridge. Britten Sinfonia is also the Associate Ensemble at the Barbican in London and performs a chamber series at Wigmore Hall.

With a growing international profile, a recent highlight being its USA debut in New York and acclaimed tours of South America and The Netherlands, the orchestra is frequently heard on BBC Radio 3 and commercial radio.

CAMCard holders are eligible to a discounted ticket price at the At Lunch concerts in Cambridge - just take your CAMCard with you.

2017 - 18 series at West Road Concert Hall 

Concerts at West Road are often followed by discussions with the musicians and members of the Faculty of Music, which are free to ticket holders.

​​At Lunch One – Tuesday 21 November 2017, 1pm
Nik Bartsch’s music was praised by The New York Times for blending ‘post-modernism with a precision groove honed in the spirit of James Brown’. As curator of this programme, Bartsch has set his latest work alongside music by Sarah Kirkland Snider, Judd Greenstein and the winner of OPUS2017, Britten Sinfonia’s competition for unpublished composers.

At Lunch Two - Tuesday 23 January 2018, 1pm
Leo Chadburn’s new work for piano trio is set amongst chamber music both new and old, including works by Philip Glass, Arvo Part and Mozart. 

At Lunch Three - Tuesday 17 April 2018, 1pm
Pulitzer prize-winning American composer Caroline Shaws’s new work is premiered in the third At Lunch concert of the season. Completing the programme is Brahms’ expansive Piano Quartet No. 1.

Occasional offers for Barbican concerts

Britten Sinfonia also gives occasional, one-off ticket offers to Cambridge alumni for its Barbican concert series in London. Look out for notices in our emails and the special offers section of our website. 

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