For 40 years Cambridge Summer Music Ltd (CSM) has promoted live performances of classical music of the highest calibre in Cambridge and the surrounding villages.

Founded in 1979 as an organ recital series, CSM’s activity has grown to encompass vocal and instrumental music of diverse genres, ranging from the most intimate solo and chamber repertoire to works for massed choir and orchestra.

In 2018 CSM promoted nearly 40 concerts as part of the annual Cambridge Summer Music Festival in July as well as additional events during the year. CSM reaches more than 15,000 local, national and international concertgoers through its activities, enriching lives with music-making of distinction and maintaining the region’s vibrant classical music tradition.


Honorary Patrons

Lord Smith of Finsbury, Dame Mary Archer, Tim Brown, Stephen Cleobury, Germaine Greer, John Rutter

 Vice Presidents
Katie Derham, Henry Goodman, Joanna Lumley

Henry Eliott, Clare Gilmour, John Harding, Hatty Harris, Roland Klein, Meredith Lloyd-Evans, Howard Mason (Chairman), Tom Petzal, Julia Seiber Boyd

Executive Committee
Julie Anderson, Marguerite Howlett-Jones, Amy Klohr, Erica Lowry, Jane O’Connell, Robert Stripe

David Hill

Simon Patterson