Booking info

How to book


Main Festival Box Office

For all events except Britten Sinfonia & The Sixteen (9 Nov)


Phone: 01223 357851 (Mon–Fri 10am–6pm)

In person: Cambridge Live Tickets, 2 Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 1SP (Mon–Fri 12–6pm; Sat 10am–6pm)


Tickets for Handel Coronation Anthems are also available from


Phone: 01223 769340 (Mon–Sat 9.30am–4pm; Sun 10am–4pm, by phone & in person)

The Shop at King’s, 13 King’s Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SP


Tickets for Britten Sinfonia & The Sixteen are only available from


Phone: 01353 660349 (Mon–Sat 9.30am–4pm)

Ely Cathedral Box Office


Multi-buy discount
Buy more of what you love, or try something new:
Book 3–4 concerts and save 15%
Book 5+ concerts and save 20%
Festival Pass: book all concerts and save 25%

Discounts only apply when tickets are bought in a single transaction, and are subject
to availability of tickets. Discounts cannot be combined.


Ticket prices
Wed 6 Nov Handel Coronation Anthems £35, £27, £22, £15
Thu 7 Nov Rush Hour: Amy Dickson saxophone £15 (includes a drink)
Fri 8 Nov Steven Osborne plays Messiaen £22, £15
Fri 8 Nov Gerard Grisey Talea £12
Sat 9 Nov Young Composers’ Network Free event with tea; reserve places online
Sat 9 Nov Britten Sinfonia & The Sixteen £40, £25, £15, £10
Mon 11 Nov I Fagiolini: Leonardo £28, £22, £12
Tue 12 Nov Natalie Clein cello £28, £22, £12 (includes a post-concert drink with the artists)
Wed 13 Nov Lunchtime: Zubin Kanga Free, un-ticketed event; first come, first-served
Wed 13 Nov Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective £22, £15
Thu 14 Nov Rush Hour: Trio Manouche & Friends £15 (includes a drink)
Thu 14 Nov Joshua Bell plays Mendelssohn £50*, £40, £30, £18 (*premium seats include private interval drinks)

All tickets incur an additional booking fee charged by the respective box offices.


Ticket prices that include a drink

The Natalie Clein recital (12 Nov) runs for approximately 75 minutes without an interval. The ticket price includes a drink with the musicians after the concert in the antechapel.

The two Rush Hour concerts – Amy Dickson (7 Nov) and Trio Manouche & Friends (14 Nov) each run for 70 minutes with no interval. The ticket price includes a drink, available from 5.30pm, which can be taken into the concert.

Following the free Young Composers’ Network concert (9 Nov), tea and cake will be served to all attenders including the young composers and members of Explore Ensemble.



Cambridge Live Tickets
Full-time education: 50% discount on all bands except top price (or top two prices for Bell/ASMF on 14 November). Where there is only one ticket price (e.g. Rush Hour and late night concerts), the discount does still apply.

Ely Cathedral – £10 for students (excluding top price)

Shop at King’s – £5 student standby on the door


Tickets bought through Cambridge Live can only be refunded if the Festival is able to resell them on the day of the concert once all other seats are sold. The sum reimbursed will either be the original price paid or the resale price, whichever is lower. Tickets bought through The Shop at King’s or Ely Cathedral box office are not refundable.


Venue access, wheelchair spaces & the disabled
Patrons with a disability are eligible to a free companion ticket if they require a carer to accompany them. All venues are accessible by wheelchair except Trinity College Old
Combination Room. Some venues will require a ramp to be put out. Note that spaces for wheelchairs can be limited and are not available in all price bands. Please advise the Box Office if you have any special requirements so that suitable provision can be made.


Reserved & unreserved seating
Tickets for concerts at King’s College Chapel, Fitzwilliam College Auditorium, Ely Cathedral, Trinity College Chapel, Jesus College Chapel and West Road Concert Hall are all numbered and reserved. All other venues have unreserved seating. Please note that at venues with unreserved seating, an area of the best seats will be held for CMF Supporters.

To enquire about becoming a CMF Supporter, email for details.

All details were correct at the time of going to press. Cambridge Music Festival reserves the right to substitute artists and repertoire as necessary.