Category Archives: Blog

Week beginning 21 August

We are thrilled to announce that Agatha Pethers, former BBC Chorister of the Year, will be returning to Emmanuel for our lunchtime concert on Wednesday 23 August at 1pm, this time together with her sister Agnes, an equally talented soprano.  Together they have prepared a wonderful programme of solos and duets together with pianist Simon… Read More »

Week beginning 14 August

We welcome James Williams back to Emmanuel next week on Wednesday 16 August at 1pm for the next in our free Lunchtime Concert series, a concert of wonderful music on our beautiful piano, including the following pieces: J.S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue No. 48 in B minor, BWV 893 Franz Liszt, Sposalizio Claude Debussy, Étude… Read More »

Week beginning 7 August

Next week’s lunchtime concert offers us something completely different!  On Wednesday 9 August at 1pm we have a staged production of Burnand and Sullivan’s ‘Cox and Box’, produced by our friend Stephen Armstrong and starring some of the best talent the Cambridge colleges can offer; James Beddoe, Tom Mole and Stephen Whitford.  The clever plot… Read More »

Week beginning 31 July

A late blog post this week because of a last-minute change of performer in our lunchtime concert series. We’re extremely grateful to Jon Fistein, Konrad Wagstyl and Graeme Mitchison for stepping in at the last minute to replace Sunny Li, who we are sorry to say has a wrist injury. Sunny thrilled everyone earlier this… Read More »

Week beginning 24 July

We welcome Christian Dawson back to Emmanuel this week, this time with soprano Catrin Woodruff for a delightful programme of piano music and song.  Their programme will include the following pieces: Mozart:  Fantasy in D Minor K.397 Poulenc:  La courte paille La dame de Monte Carlo With Catrin Woodruff, soprano  Wagner/Liszt:  Liebestod from Tristan und… Read More »