Cambridge Female Composers Festival

The Cambridge Female Composers Festival is a city-wide festival ran by students to promote the study, performance, and creation of music by female composers. The festival features a wide range of events including concerts, recitals, and evensongs in colleges, churches, and other venues across the city. Many of our events are free, with retiring collections for Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre.


08/02 12:15pm – Kettle’s Yard – FREE
Crossing the Centuries: solo piano music with Ursula Perks

13/02 9pm – Trinity College Chapel -FREE
Cantata series: Cantates Françoises: L’isle de Délos – Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

18/02 1:30pm – Christ’s College Chapel – FREE
Solo string recital with Leora Cohen and Claire Watters

22/02 8pm – Jesus College Chapel – FREE
Contemporary vocal recital with Joanna Ward

23/02 11am – Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ’s College – FREE
Quartet composition workshop with the Granta Quartet

27/02 1pm – Old Labs, Newnham College – FREE
Song recital with Madeline Bryan and Charlie Pemberton

02/03 1pm – St Clement’s Church – FREE
tick tock: experimental vocal music, Pre-concert talk by Naomi Woo

05/03 1pm – Great St Mary’s Church – FREE
Chamber music through the ages with the Arc Quartet

08/03 8pm – Trinity College Chapel – Tickets available at
Festival Concert: conducted by Naomi Woo and Joy Lisney (The only ticketed event – tickets available on our website)

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