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Complimentary. Please note that places for these concerts are limited. We therefore encourage you to register as soon as possible.


You are welcome to bring guests to the concerts.


Old Divinity School, St John’s College, Cambridge.

Music Concert Series

To celebrate the admission of women to St John’s, a music concert series will take place in the College this autumn featuring exceptional alumnae musicians.

The series includes performances from violinist Julia Hwang (2014) and cellist Ghislaine McMullin (2012), works conducted by Stephanie Childress (2015) and compositions from Lara Weaver (2016).

Please scroll down to learn more about these concerts and to register.

Julia Hwang and friends in music for violin, clarinet and piano

Sunday 30 October, 8pm to 10.30pm

Julia Hwang presents a varied and virtuosic programme of music for the unusual and colourful combination of violin, clarinet and piano.

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Wednesday 2 November, 8pm to 10.30pm

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective will perform works by Fanny Mendelssohn, Gabriel Fauré, Florence Price and Lara Weaver.

Fanny Mendelssohn – Piano Quartet in A flat major
Gabriel Fauré – Piano Quintet No. 1 in D minor, Op. 89


Lara Weaver – New Work for cello featuring Laura van der Heijden
Florence Price – Piano Quintet in A minor

Please note that this concert was originally advertised with an incorrect date. The event will take place on Wednesday 2 November.

Stephanie Childress conducts new works by Vicky Pham and Katrina Toner

Saturday 12 November, 8pm to 9.30pm

A virtuosic programme of world premieres from St John’s composers and scintillating American modernist works by Charles Ives and Ruth Crawford Seeger, will feature some of Cambridge University’s finest young instrumentalists performing together under the baton of Stephanie Childress, recently appointed Assistant Conductor of the St Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Behn Quartet perform string quartets by Tailleferre and Bacewicz

Friday 2 December, 8pm to 10.30pm

The Behn Quartet take their name from Aphra Behn, the seventeenth-century playwright, political activist, and philanthropist of the arts. Winners of the 2017 Orlando International Chamber Music Competition, they made their Wigmore Hall and Concertgebouw debuts in 2018.