The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) performs six concerts a year at the University Concert Hall in West Road, Cambridge and is conducted by Musical Director, Robert Hodge. CCSO’s 2016/17 season brings new repertoire to our audiences as well as providing the opportunity to hear some well-known, previously performed works. We hope every one of them will give you as much enjoyment as we in the orchestra gain from playing the works. To view our 2016/17 season brochure click here.


Next Concert

1 July 2017, 7:30 pm

Concert Poster Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Barber: Violin Concerto
 Honegger: Pacific 231
 Ravel: La Valse
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Soloists: Joo Yeon Sir (violin)
Conductor: Robert Hodge
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Comments from recent audience members include: "The concert concluded with Rachmaninov’s 3rd Symphony. ..... The CCSO provided us with a strong performance of this extraordinarily demanding work." (John Gilroy, Cambridge Evening News, May 2017) "Thank you for yet another stunning concert." (Robert Arnold, Feb 2017) "Superb! We thoroughly enjoyed every piece. Joo Yeon Sir was so assured playing the Glazunov violin concerto - a real privilege to be there to listen. The final piece - Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique - was just that - fantastic! Overall it was a really nice concert, an interesting programme, played wonderfully, and very greatly enjoyed." (Lee and Paula Smith, April 2016) "The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra provides audiences with a wonderfully stimulating series of high-quality concerts here in Cambridge”(Cambridge Evening News, February 2016)‘Thank you for yet another excellent concert last night.   I really thought I knew The Planets suite but the clarity and passion revealed much that I hadn't previously appreciated! Indeed this sort of thing has been a feature of the concerts throughout."(Robert Arnold, a member of the CCSO Friends Scheme, May 2015)In May 2014, Mike Levy, Local Secrets, said "the orchestra rose to the occasion with some outstanding playing in the woodwinds and strings.”