West Road Concert Hall
Sun 9 February
Ad Hoc Strings

Ad Hoc Strings with Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky

For his new “Ad Hoc” project, Steve Bingham has invited two outstanding soloists. Pianist Jill Morton is a highly successful chamber musician and soloist who has performed throughout Britain and across Europe. Virtuoso trumpeter Paul Mayes is one of Britain’s most exciting and versatile players.

The programme presents an exquisite selection music for chamber orchestra: Rudolf Barshai’s arrangement of Shostakovich’s Eighth String Quartet for string orchestra, and Shostakovich’s spectacular and highly entertaining concerto for piano and trumpet. Tchaikovsky’s Serenade op. 48, with its classical proportions and unclassical zest, summarises an evening that showcases the wide range of colours of the stringed chamber orchestra.


Sun 9 February at 7:30pm


110 minutes


West Road Concert Hall


£20 (£17 Concession), £17 (£14 Concession), £12 (£10 Concession)

West Road Concert Hall is one of Cambridge's premier music venues. Ideally situated only minutes' walk from the famous Cambridge Backs and King's College, it is renowned for its superb acoustic qualities.

Please note there is restricted viewing from some of the balcony seating.


Three wheelchair spaces are available in the concert hall with easy access at ground floor level throughout the building.

The main entrance to the venue has a double width door, with a push button for automatic opening.



West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
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9 February 7:30pm – 9:20pm approx 7:30pm – 9:20pm approx Buy tickets