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Set in a time of war, Tosca is a melodrama. It is high Victorian theatre, if you can call the Italian Puccini a Victorian.

The Soul Legends show is at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Friday, May 5.


Pianist, Sir Andras Schiff will be in recital at Saffron Hall on Thursday, May 4, playing Bach (Capriccio in B-flat Major and Four Duets), Bartok (Piano Sonata, Janacek (In the Mists) and Schumann (Fantasie in C Major).

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Rachmaninov’s Concerto No 2 (used as the theme music for the film Brief Encounter and in other films, including Grand Hotel, starring Greta Garbo) will be played by international pianist, Freddy Kempf, with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Thursday, May 11.

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English Touring Opera bring Puccini’s Tosca and Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience to Cambridge Arts Theatre this month.

English Touring Opera

A mix of music, including mambo, indie and psychedelia will be played by Latin music band, Orkesta Mendoza at Cambridge Corn Exchange on April 26, led by Mexican American singer and guitarist Sergio Mendoza.


Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra will be at Saffron Hall on Saturday, April 22 playing Vaughan Williams, (Norfolk Rhapsody No 1) Elgar (Sospiri and Enigma Variations) Moeran (Lonely Waters) and Delius (Walk to Paradise Garden).

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The Saw Doctors will be at Cambridge Junction on April 24 as part of a national tour.


A series of three classical concerts will be held at Wethersfield Church, St Mary Magdalene on Sundays in April and May.

The world’s longest running Abba tribute show, Thank You for the Music, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday, April 22.


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